Top Ten of 2014: A Week of Looking Back is a year-end meme hosted by Jamie @Two Chicks On Books, Rachel @ Fiktshun, Mindy @ Magical Urban Fantasy Reads, and Nancy @ Tales of a Ravenous Reader.
Today’s theme is 10 books I’m looking forward to in 2015. There are a lot of great books coming out next here. Here are a few that are currently on my radar.
Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs (Alpha Omega Series #4)
Release: March 3rd 2015
Blurb from GoodReads: For once, mated werewolves Charles and Anna are not traveling because of Charles’s role as his father’s enforcer. This time, their trip to Arizona is purely personal, as Charles plans to buy Anna a horse for her birthday. Or at least it starts out that way…
Charles and Anna soon discover that a dangerous Fae being is on the loose, replacing human children with simulacrums. The Fae’s cold war with humanity is about to heat up—and Charles and Anna are in the cross fire.
Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels Series #8)
Release Date: August 4th 2015
Blurb from GoodReads: Mercenary Kate Daniels and her Mate, former Beast Lord Curran Lennart, have broken with Pack, but Curran misses challenges of leading, so he grabs when Pack offers him its stake in the Mercenary
Guild. As a veteran merc, Kate can take over Guild’s unfinished jobs, not knowing they are connected. An old enemy has arisen.
Otherworld Secrets by Kelley Armstrong
Release Date: August 25th 2015
GoodReads Blurb:Plume has signed up three Otherworld anthologies, each of which revolves around a different theme. The second in the trilogy, Otherworld Secrets, features fan-favorites such as Cassandra, Savannah, and Adam in rare and neverbefore- published short stories—plus a brand new novella. Fans old and new will flock to this mystery-themed volume to discover the deepest secrets of this captivating world.
Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King (Mary Russell Series #13)
Release Date: Feb 24th 2015
GoodReads Blurb:It is 1925, and Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes arrive home to find…a stone. A stone with a name, which they last saw in the Tokyo garden of the future emperor of Japan. It is the first indication that the investigation they did for him in 1924 might not be as…complete as they had thought. In Japan there were spies, in Oxford there are dreams. In both places, there is a small, dark-haired woman, and danger.
Midnight’s Kiss by Thea Harrison (Elder Races Series #8)
Release Date: May 5th 2015
GoodReads Blurb: Kidnapped as leverage against Julian, Melly is convinced that her former lover won’t be rushing to her rescue. But when Julian gives himself up to save her, they both end up Justine’s captives. Armed only with their wits and their anger, Melly and Julian must work together to escape. But will they be able to ignore their complicated history, or will the fiery passion that once burned them blaze again?
Shadow Study by Maria V. Snyder (Soulfinder series #1)
Release Date: Feb 24th 2015
GoodReads Blurb: Oddly enough, when Yelena was a poison taster, her life was simpler. But she’d survived to become a vital part of the balance of power between rival countries Ixia and Sitia. Now she uses her magic to keep the peace in both lands and protect her relationship with Valek.
Suddenly, though, they are beset on all sides by those vying for power through politics and intrigue. Valek’s job – and his life – are in danger. As Yelena tries to uncover the scope of these plots, she faces a new challenge: her magic is blocked. She must keep that a secret – or her enemies will discover just how vulnerable she really is – while searching for who or what is responsible for neutralizing her powers.
SoulBound by Kristen Callihan (Darkest London series #6)
Release Date: Feb 24th 2015
GoodReads Blurb: When Adam’s soul mate rejected him, there was more at stake than his heart. After seven hundred years of searching, his true match would have ended the curse that keeps his spirit in chains. But beautiful, stubborn Eliza May fled—and now Adam is doomed to an eternity of anguish, his only hope for salvation gone…
Release Date: March 24th 2015
GoodReads Blurb:Alice has been living in the Clover Tower for a while now, and with the coming of April Season, she is able to see Julius again and has met with Joker. Nightmare isn’t very pleased, and comes up with ways to keep Alice distracted with all sorts of mini adventures. While Alice can’t get away from Nightmare’s
penetrating gaze, she does not fear him; she may even love him. What will happen when Alice wakes up?
Dark Instincts by Suzanne Wright (Phoenix Pack Series #4)
Release Date: April 7th 2015
GoodReads Blurb:It happens whenever wolf shifter Roni Axton is near Marcus Fuller: a crackle of sexual awareness that’s intoxicating…and deeply annoying. Marcus is a pack enforcer who oozes power, but Roni is lethal in her own right—nothing like the flirty females who flock around him. Even still, his possessive gaze makes one thing clear. Marcus has singled her out for seduction, and he wants to make her sit up and beg.
Figure of Speech by Dana Marie Bell (Halle Shifters #4)
Release Date: March 3rd 2015
GoodReads Blurb:Chloe Williams has waited four very long years for her mate to acknowledge her. He has turned her away time and again for being too young for him, even when she was in the hospital recovering from a traumatic beating. Now that he’s been turned into a Wolf, his mating instincts are kicking in big time. Chloe has to decide if it’s worth risking her heart yet again.
What books are you excited about in 2015?