New York Times bestselling author Katie Reus tops today’s Buffet with First Surrender, the first novella in her newest series, “Sin City.” This is a hot romantic-suspense story with a Jeep-driving heroine.

katie1Katie fell in love with romance at a young age thanks to books she pilfered from her mom’s stash. Years later she loves reading romance almost as much as she loves writing it. However, she didn’t always know she wanted to be a writer. After changing majors many times, she finally graduated with a degree in psychology. Not long after that she discovered a new love, writing. She now spends her days writing dark paranormal romance and sexy romantic suspense.

Katie also writes the “Red Stone Security” series, the “Moon Shifter series and the Deadly Ops series. Her favorite authors are Lisa Marie Rice, Cynthia Eden, Charlotte Stein, Sherrilyn Kenyon, J.R. Ward, Karen Marie Moning and Kaylea Cross.

First Surrender

Romantic Suspense
Author: Katie Reus
First Surrender (The Serafina: Sin City Series)

He’s dangerous, sexy, and everything she wants…

Sierra hit it off with Hayden from the moment they met. The dangerously sexy, tattooed ex-SEAL is one of the best friends she’s ever had—and the main star in her wildest fantasies. But he doesn’t see her that way. And she’d die of embarrassment if he found out she was still a virgin.

And he’s about to make his claim…

Hayden’s struggled to keep his attraction to the beautiful, dark haired casino chef a secret. He’s not good enough for her. But when an attacker targets Sierra, Hayden’s protective instincts go into overdrive. With the attraction between them burning out of control, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect her and convince her they’re meant to be together.



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Vampire Vacation (The V V Inn, Book 1)

Romance > Paranormal > Adult
Author: C.J. Ellisson
Vampire Vacation (The V V Inn, Book 1)

Meet Vivian. She’s a 580-year-old vampire who exudes sex, has a talent for drama, and is passionate about two things: her human husband, Rafe, and their resort for the undead. Her ability to project physical illusions has created the perfect vacation spot—a dark, isolated Alaskan hideaway where visitors can have their wildest fantasies come true.

Vivian knows the best performance requires perfect timing, but the powerful vamp is put to the test when she discovers a corpse in a locked guestroom minutes before the next arrivals. Always cool-headed, Rafe hides the body, convinced he and Vivian can find the culprit without disturbing their guests.

Juggling the increasingly outrageous demands of their customers while tracking a killer isn’t easy. Will their poking and prodding give them the answers they need, or will it uncover secrets Vivian would kill to protect?

The Tube Riders (The Tube Riders Trilogy, Book 1)

Science Fiction > Genetic Engineering
Author: Chris Ward
The Tube Riders (The Tube Riders Trilogy #1)

Beneath the dark streets of London they played a dangerous game with trains. Now it is their only chance for survival…

Britain in 2075 is a dangerous place. A man known only as the Governor rules the country with an iron hand, but within the towering perimeter walls of London Greater Urban Area anarchy spreads unchecked through the streets.

In the abandoned London Underground station of St. Cannerwells, a group of misfits calling themselves the Tube Riders seek to forget the chaos by playing a dangerous game with trains. Marta is their leader, a girl haunted by her brother’s disappearance.

Zero Degrees Part 1

Fiction > African American > Urban
Author: Leo Sullivan, Nika Michelle
Zero Degrees Part 1

I watched as the blood oozed from Goody’s head after I’d emptied the gun’s clip. I was supposed to feel something, like remorse maybe, but I didn’t feel shit. He was my mother’s no good, perverted ass boyfriend and I was relieved to see him take his last breath. Good riddance.

I’d caught my first body at the tender age of fourteen and I must admit that I actually enjoyed it. Life had taken me on a dark, destructive path since the gruesome murder of my father when I was nine. All of those bottled up emotions that I never dealt with came full circle and my actions sent me to juvenile detention for second degree murder.

Floor Time (Stewart Realty)

Family Saga > Urban Life
Author: Liz Crowe
Floor Time (Stewart Realty)

Jack Gordon is Ann Arbor’s most delectable bachelor. At age thirty-five, he’s made millions as a top-selling Ann Arbor real estate broker and has the right connections to close a deal by any means necessary. With his rugged good looks and compelling personality, he has a virtual black book most men would kill for and he uses it often, never settling for one woman for very long.

While his D/s past remains buried, exactly where he wants it, an undercurrent of boredom and dissatisfaction runs through his life now. A disastrous experience years earlier made him swear off the whole scene, but the more Jack suppresses his natural Dom, the more his frustration grows.

Immoral (Tales of a Vampire Hunter #1)

Horror > Dark Fantasy
Author: Zander Vyne
Immoral (Tales of a Vampire Hunter #1)

Sometimes, the only person you can rely on is the last person you should fall for…

Falling for a mysterious vampire girl is crazy, but Oliver Ripley breaks away from his controlling family of vampire hunters determined to make his own rules . . . and he’s starting with her.

His allure is like catnip, but is he casting a vampire hunter’s bewitching spell or does he really want to help her? Falling for him could kill her, but she’s powerless to resist him.

They don’t know someone is manipulating them, determined to find out exactly what they’re capable of. When the truth leaves them nothing to hold onto but each other, they’re forced into a partnership neither expected. Or wanted.

Frozen Past (A Jaxon Jennings Novel)

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Crime
Author: Richard C Hale
Frozen Past (A Jaxon Jennings Novel)

Luke is only fourteen. Eliana is his whole world and for a fourteen year old, the burden is immense. You see, Eliana is being stalked. Stalked by a madman who wants nothing more than to see her dead. The madman knows things that no one should know and sees things that no one should see. He tells them if they say a word to anyone, they will both die. And Luke can’t let that happen.

Eliana’s past is catching up with her and Luke must do anything to save her. Anything.

The Egg and I: How to Make Incredible Omelets and Frittatas

Cookbooks, Food & Wine
Author: Dennis Weaver
The Egg and I: How to Make Incredible Omelets and Frittatas

This is not your ordinary e-book! It has recipe ideas for 31 different scrumptious omelets, omelets you won’t find anywhere else and more than in $30 recipe books. Plus it tells you how to make them and gives video instruction.

So start making omelets like a pro. You can eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can even make a party out of omelets or host the next family gathering with an omelet bar. You’ll learn how here.

Keeping Secrets (Laurel and Helen New York Mystery Series)

Mystery > Women Sleuths
Author: Cathi Stoler
Keeping Secrets (Laurel and Helen New York Mystery Series)

Laurel Imperiole, a reporter for New York’s Women Now magazine, has just received a series of emails from Anne Ellsworth, a young woman in fear for her life. Anne has discovered that her fiancé has several aliases and is terrified of what he will do if he finds out. Laurel, who empathizes with Anne, sees an opportunity to rescue her and write a story on hidden identities that will help her readers avoid similar predicaments.

Helen McCorkendale, a private eye and close friend, agrees to investigate both Anne’s fiancé, David, and Laurel’s banker boyfriend, Matt. Laurel had planned to use Matt as the good guy in the story—the one with nothing to hide—but Anne’s situation and Matt’s sudden strange behavior are making her paranoid.

Soon Helen and Laurel find that they have stirred up a hornet’s nest buzzing with vengeful Mafiosi, greedy bankers, and dirty politicians. In desperation they turn to Aaron Gerrard, Laurel’s ex-boyfriend and head of New York’s Identity Theft Squad, for advice. Aaron, who has never forgiven Laurel for “betraying” him by concealing information important to one of his cases, reluctantly agrees to help.

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Brandenburg: A Thriller

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Glenn Meade
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Brandenburg: A Thriller

A secret that must never be revealed. . . .

An evil never meant to be repeated. . . .

Seventy years ago, the greatest crime against humanity was committed.

Today it’s only a heartbeat away from happening again.

In Paraguay, an elderly businessman kills himself. In Berlin, a neo-Nazi is gunned down in the street.

Trying to connect the murders, intelligence agent Joe Volkmann, aided by a beautiful young German journalist, travels to Paraguay and discovers a clue—the charred remains of an old black-and-white photograph in a remote jungle house. A photograph that holds the first key to an extraordinary secret—and a plot to create the Fourth Reich.

His Ring Is Not Enough

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Maisey Yates
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His Ring Is Not Enough (Harlequin Presents)

After “I do…”

Ajax Kouros had a plan. Being jilted at the altar? Not part of it—especially when facing a thousand guests and one hundred reporters. His company’s future depends on marrying a Holt, and when his bride’s sister steps up to the…altar, can he say no?

Leah Holt grew up watching her beautiful socialite sister hang on Ajax’s arm. Now she has the chance to stand in the spotlight and save her family’s fortune. But saying “I do” is only the beginning, and Leah soon realizes that the man she married is far more complex and distracting than the boy of her childhood fantasies….

The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

Business & Money > Banks & Banking
Author: Ron Chernow
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The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

Published to critical acclaim twenty years ago, and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about American finance. It is a rich, panoramic story of four generations of Morgans and the powerful, secretive firms they spawned, ones that would transform the modern financial world.

Tracing the trajectory of J. P. Morgan’s empire from its obscure beginnings in Victorian London to the financial crisis of 1987, acclaimed author Ron Chernow paints a fascinating portrait of the family’s private saga and the rarefied world of the American and British elite in which they moved—a world that included Charles Lindbergh, Henry Ford, Franklin Roosevelt, Nancy Astor, and Winston Churchill.

What’s So Amazing About Grace?

Theology > Salvation Theory
Author: Philip Yancey
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What's So Amazing About Grace?

Mention the word “grace” and what immediately comes to mind for most of us is a bagpipe wailing the solemn notes of “Amazing Grace.”The grace of which Philip Yancey writes is the freely given and unmerited favor and love of God. This grace seems a remote, almost sentimental concept, without a place in our lives or our society. It is a vague, slippery thing to us, probably because we seem to experience grace so rarely and have managed to leech the word of meaning. But Philip Yancey has set about to rescue grace in his bookWhat’s So Amazing About Grace?

This grace is the true message of Jesus. All faiths have virtues and creeds and justice and truth, but Jesus speaks merely of receiving the love that God has for us. Accepting it, not earning it or making ourselves worthy of it. And frankly, accepting something we have not earned or are not worthy of is not an easy thing for most of us.

In truth, grace is both utterly simple and utterly confounding. Little by little, Yancey guides us into a clearer understanding of grace by using stories, in much the same way Jesus did. We read stories of both grace and ungrace at work in people’s lives. Sadly, it is stories of ungrace that are more prevalent today, the current culture wars painful acknowledgments of ungrace in our lives as Christians in this country.

I Suck at Girls (Enhanced Edition)

Humor > Essays
Author: Justin Halpern
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I Suck at Girls (Enhanced Edition)

In I Suck at Girls, the enhanced e-book edition, Justin’s famously opinionated father goes on camera for the first time, offering life advice on topics from marriage to profanity and debating the appeal of pornography in seven exclusive videos. Justin’s father also tells his version of raising Justin with an essay written in prose as hilarious and poignant as his son’s. In addition the enhanced e-book features nine exclusive photos from Justin’s childhood.

“Human beings fear the unknown. So, whatever’s freaking you out, grab it by the balls and say hello. Then it ain’t the unknown anymore and it ain’t scary. Or I guess it could be a shitload scarier.”

Fans of the #1 bestseller Sh*t My Dad Says will recognize the always-patient voice of Justin Halpern’s dad as it crackles through the pages of this hysterical new book. The story begins when Justin takes his dad out to lunch to announce that he’s decided to propose to his girlfriend.

“You’ve been dating her for four years,” his dad replies. “It ain’t like you found a parallel fucking universe.” But eventually he gives Justin some advice: that he should take a day off and think back over everything he’s learned in life about women, relationships, and himself before making his decision.

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