Hottest New Romance Novels for May
- •"The Earl Takes All," by Lorraine Heath (Avon)Heath tells the story of Edward Alcott and Albert, Earl of Greyling, identical twins who travel to Africa together. Albert is mauled by a gorilla and, on the brink of death, insists that his twin return to England and assume Albert’s identity, at least until the pregnant countess, Julia, safely gives birth. Edward agrees, returning home and convincing the world—including Julia—that he is his brother.
- •"Magnate," by Joanna Shupe (Zebra)Emmett Cavanaugh is a steel magnate who grew up in the gutter and vowed never to return. He is an immensely powerful and terrifying self-made man, a perfect hero for the backdrop of the rising steel city. He’s also the perfect foil for society darling Elizabeth Sloane, who wants more than the life she is expected to live. Lizzie is brilliant and ambitious, and she has plans to open her own investment firm—if only Emmett will back her.
- •"One Night With the CEO," by Mia Sosa (Forever)Karen Ramirez is about to start medical school, which means she is entirely uninterested in a relationship. Add to it the fact that every relationship she’s had previously has been unsatisfying in the extreme, and she’s unconcerned with the idea of a lifetime as a single woman. But love waits for no woman, and Karen is soon tempted by billionaire CEO Mark Lansing, the best man at her sister’s wedding.