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BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP

A member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.• A Pearson Company

NOVEMBER 2013

BERKLEY BERKLEY SENSATION PRIME CRIME JOVE BOULEVARD ACE


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR

“CUSSLER IS A MASTER AT BUILDING

SUSPENSE AND TENSION.”

—RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

A TECHNOLOGICAL MIRACLE.

A HISTORICAL MYSTERY.

DIRK PITT MUST CONTEND WITH BOTH.

Poseidon’s Arrow

A Dirk Pitt® Novel

Clive Cussler and

Dirk Cussler

978-0-425-26505-5 • $9.99/$10.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100999926505

RIGHTS: E30 PAGES: 560

SPINE: 1 1/8” CARTON: 24

CATEGORY: Novel

AUTHOR’S HOME: Arizona

BACKGROUND: Putnam hardcover

978-0-399-16292-3 (11/12)

PREVIOUS BOOK: Crescent Dawn

978-0-425-24239-1 (11/11)

MARKETING

❏❏ Promote in conjunction with simultaneous Putnam hardcover,

Mirage, on sale 11/5/13

❏❏ National print advertising

❏❏ Airport lightbox display advertising

❏❏ 18-copy solid floor display with special riser available

978-0-425-27063-9 @ $179.82/$197.82 Can.

❏❏ 18-copy mixed floor display with special riser available (includes

9 copies of Poseidon’s Arrow and 3 each of Crescent Dawn,

Arctic Drift, and Treasure of Khan)

978-0-425-27064-6 @ $179.82/$205.41 Can.

A NOVEMBER 2013 BERKLEY PREMIUM EDITION PREMIERE RELEASE, STRICT ON-SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Promise Me Texas

A Whispering Mountain Novel

Jodi Thomas

978-0-425-25074-7 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525074

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 320

SPINE: 13/16” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Historical Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Amarillo, TX

BERKLEY

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Wild Texas Rose

978-0-425-25037-2 (8/12)

The New York Times bestselling author

returns to Texas in her new Whispering

Mountain novel.

“A masterful storyteller...You can count on Jodi Thomas to give

you a satisfying and memorable read.” —Catherine Anderson

A runaway bride’s future gets a lot more exciting when she takes up with a sexy

outlaw who’s on the run himself.

MARKETING

❏❏National consumer advertising

❏❏Online advertising

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

❏❏18-copy solid floor display with special riser available

978-0-425-27065-3 @ $143.82/$161.82 Can.

SALES POINTS

❏❏Thomas is a New York Times bestselling author and four-time recipient of the

RITA Award

❏❏The third book in the historical romance series following Wild Texas Rose (8/12)

and Texas Blue (4/11)

❏❏Bestselling author of the contemporary Harmony romance series including

Chance of a Lifetime (1/13)

❏❏Author websites: jodithomas.com; facebook.com/queenoftexasromance;

twitter.com/jodithomas

ALSO AVAILABLE

Wild Texas Rose 978-0-425-25037-2 @ $7.99/$8.99 Can.

Texas Blue 978-0-425-24047-2 @ $7.99/$9.99 Can.

The Lone Texan 978-0-425-23062-6 @ $7.99/$9.99 Can.

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STRICT ON-SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Rumor Has It

An Animal Magnetism Novel

Jill Shalvis

978-0-425-25582-7 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525582

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Contemporary Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Reno, NV

BERKLEY

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Rescue My Heart

978-0-425-25581-0

(Berkley Sensation mass market;

11/12)

From the New York Times bestselling author—

the fourth in a “steamy and fun”* contemporary

romance series set in Sunshine, Idaho.

“Jill Shalvis will make you laugh and fall in love.”

—*Rachel Gibson, New York Times bestselling author

Back in Sunshine, Idaho, Special Ops soldier Griffin Reid finds comfort in the

last person he’d expect—small town school teacher Kate Evans. But can their

passionate connection turn into something lasting?

MARKETING

❏❏National consumer advertising

❏❏Extensive online advertising

❏❏Promote at romance conventions throughout the year

❏❏Spokesperson for the 2013 Read Humane promotion

❏❏Social media outreach

SALES POINTS

❏❏Fourth in a fun series centered around an animal rescue center, from bestselling

author Jill Shalvis, following Rescue My Heart (11/12)

❏❏Animal Attraction was a USA Today bestseller and chosen as one of Booklist’s

Top Ten Romances for 2011

❏❏This author has received great praise from Publishers Weekly and fabulous

endorsements from New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Gibson,

Susan Mallery, Carly Phillips, and Jaci Burton

❏❏Author websites: jillshalvis.com; facebook.com/jillshalvis;

twitter.com/jillshalvis

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ALSO AVAILABLE

Rescue My Heart

978-0-425-25581-0

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

Animal Attraction

978-0-425-26837-7

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

Animal Magnetism

978-0-425-26836-0

$7.99/$9.99 Can.

STRICT ON-SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Secret Prey

A Lucas Davenport Novel

John Sandford

978-0-425-26850-6 • $9.99/$10.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100999926850

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 512

SPINE: 1 1/32” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Novel

BERKLEY

AUTHOR HOME: Minnesota

BACKGROUND: Reissue

PREVIOUS BOOK: Sudden Prey

978-0-425-25053-2 (11/12)

The classic Prey—with a new Introduction from

the #1 New York Times bestselling author.

“Don’t start if you don’t plan to finish it in one sitting.”

—Richmond Times-Dispatch

Lucas Davenport knows it won’t be easy. Not with one man dead and four

suspects—each with a reason to kill him. But Lucas can also sense there is

something else at stake, and that more deaths will follow—including, maybe,

his own…

“By far the best Prey.” —Associated Press

SALES POINTS

❏❏The latest reissued classic in John Sandford’s #1 New York Times

bestselling Lucas Davenport series, following Sudden Prey (11/12)

❏❏Features a new Introduction by the author and a fabulous new package to

attract new readers

❏❏Recent Sandford repackages have hit the New York Times list all over again

❏❏Premium edition

❏❏Author websites: johnsandford.org; facebook.com/johnsandfordofficial

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Knit the Season

A Friday Night Knitting Club Novel

Kate Jacobs

978-0-425-26944-2 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526944

RIGHTS: E30 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Novel

AUTHOR HOME:

Los Angeles, CA

BERKLEY

BACKGROUND:

Berkley trade paperback

978-0-425-23676-5 (11/10)

PREVIOUS BOOK: Knit Two

978-0-425-26943-5 (7/13)

The ladies of The Friday Night Knitting Club

return in this festive New York Times

bestselling sequel.

“The spirit of the season permeates every page.” —USA Today

The Friday Night Knitting Club at the Walker and Daughter yarn shop is a

haven for Dakota, Peri, Darwin, Lucie, K.C., Anita, and Catherine. And with

the holidays just around the corner, and a special wedding planned for New

Year’s Day, the ladies will need their special bond more than ever...

MARKETING

❏❏Online advertising

❏❏Social media outreach

SALES POINTS

❏❏The mass market reprint of the third novel in the series, following Knit Two (7/13)

❏❏Previous titles Knit Two (Berkley trade paperback; 12/08) and The Friday Night

Knitting Club (Berkley trade paperback; 1/07) have both hit the New York Times

bestseller list

❏❏All the well-loved characters return in this moving, crafty, and laugh-out-loud

funny holiday tale

❏❏Author website: katejacobs.com

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Knit Two

978-0-425-26943-5

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

The Friday Night

Knitting Club

978-0-425-26526-0

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


The Cardinal of the Kremlin

A Jack Ryan Novel

Tom Clancy

978-0-425-26939-8 • $9.99/$10.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100999926939

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 832

SPINE: 1 43/64” CARTON: 24

CATEGORY: Novel

AUTHOR HOME: Maryland

BERKLEY

BACKGROUND: Reissue

PREVIOUS REISSUE:

The Hunt for Red October

978-0-425-24033-5 (10/13)

Catch the movie Jack Ryan—and all the action

from #1 New York Times bestselling author

Tom Clancy.

“Clancy does it again!” —New York Daily News

In this electrifying thriller from Tom Clancy, a silent war between the USA and

Russia will decide the fate of the world—and Jack Ryan is behind enemy lines.

Two men possess vital information on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense

system. One of them is CARDINAL—America’s highest agent in the Kremlin—

and he’s about to be terminated by the KGB. The other one is the American

who can save CARDINAL and lead the world to the brink of peace...or war.

MARKETING

❏❏Promote in conjunction with the release of the feature film Jack Ryan, in

theaters 12/25/13

❏❏National print advertising

❏❏Online advertising

❏❏Social media outreach

SALES POINTS

❏❏Paramount will release the new movie Jack Ryan, starring Chris Pine and

Kevin Costner on 12/25/13

❏❏This is the second book in the New York Times bestselling Jack Ryan series

❏❏The following titles in the Jack Ryan series are being repackaged with fresh

new looks

❏❏Premium edition

❏❏Author websites: tomclancy.com; facebook.com/tomclancyauthor

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STRICT ON-SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


The Fire of Greed

A Bladen Cole Western

Bill Yenne

978-425-25076-1 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525076

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 272

SPINE: 11/16” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Western Novel

AUTHOR HOME: San Francisco, CA

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Bladen Cole: Bounty Hunter

978-0-425-25054-9 (11/12)

BERKLEY

“More twists and turns than

the Missouri River.”

—Michael Castleman on

Bladen Cole: Bounty Hunter

Bounty hunter Bladen Cole is hired to

catch three men who robbed a railroad’s

payroll—but the robbery is only the

beginning of something much bloodier

on the horizon…

“Yenne effectively evokes the

loneliness and wide open spaces

of the Big Sky Country.”

—Michael Castleman, author of

the Ed Rosenberg mystery series

SALES POINTS

❏❏The second book in an action-packed

new series

❏❏Bill Yenne is well-known for his historical

books, which have received rave

reviews from The New Yorker, Library

Journal, and more

❏❏Author website: billyenne.com

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The Yoga Store Murder

The Shocking True Account of the

Lululemon Athletica Killing

Dan Morse

978-425-26364-8 • $9.99/$10.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100999926364

RIGHTS: E30 PAGES: 352

SPINE: 57/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: True Crime

AUTHOR HOME: Washington, D.C.

BACKGROUND: Original

A crime that shocked the

nation—in one of America’s

wealthiest suburbs.

A saleswoman is brutally murdered

in a Lululemon Athletica store in

Bethesda, Maryland, and her coworker

Brittany Norwood found tied up in the

bathroom. As Brittany speaks out about

her terrifying experience, investigators

are sympathetic—until her story begins

to unravel...

MARKETING

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏The shocking true story of a Lululemon

employee’s murder, ripped from the

headlines

❏❏The author is a journalist and Pulitzer

Prize finalist who covered this story

from the beginning

❏❏Includes eight pages of black-andwhite

photos

❏❏Premium edition

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Kinked

A Novel of the Elder Races

Thea Harrison

978-0-425-25511-7 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525511

RIGHTS: E30 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Paranormal Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Colorado

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Lord’s Fall

978-0-425-25106-5 (11/12)

BERKLEY SENSATION

Two opponents must confront the cause of their

obsessive fury in the latest novel of the

Elder Races.

“A dark, compelling world. I’m hooked!”

—J.R. Ward, #1 New York Times bestselling author

While working together on a reconnaissance mission, Sentinels Aryal and

Quentin must deal with their escalating antagonism—but their passionate

fighting begins to build to an explosively sexual confrontation. And when their

mission reveals real danger, Aryal and Quentin must resolve their differences in

ways beyond the physical.

“Thea Harrison is a master storyteller.”

—Christine Feehan, #1 New York Times bestselling author

MARKETING

❏❏Print advertising

❏❏Online advertising

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏The sixth book in the Elder Races series, following Lord’s Fall (11/12), from a

USA Today bestselling author

❏❏Harrison is also the author of the Game of Shadows series

❏❏Author websites: theaharrison.com; facebook.com/theaharrison;

twitter.com/theaharrison

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ALSO AVAILABLE

Lord’s Fall

978-0-425-25106-5

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

Oracle’s Moon

978-0-425-24659-7

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

Serpent’s Kiss

978-0-425-24440-1

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Striking Distance

An I-Team Novel

Pamela Clare

978-0-425-25735-7 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525735

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 368

SPINE: 59/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Romantic Suspense

AUTHOR HOME: Colorado

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Breaking Point

978-0-425-24051-9 (5/11)

BERKLEY SENSATION

The next thrilling installment in the

sizzling romantic suspense series about

investigative journalists.

“Pamela Clare is a dazzling talent.”

—New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster

TV reporter Laura Nilsson spent eighteen months in an Al-Qaeda compound

after being kidnapped live on the air. Two years later, she learns her abduction

was not random. But can the man who rescued her once before become her

savior again?

MARKETING

❏❏Print advertising

❏❏Online advertising

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏Sixth in the series following Breaking Point (5/11), Naked Edge (3/10), and

Unlawful Contact (4/08)

❏❏Clare, known for her historical romances, uses her experience as an

investigative journalist to lend gritty realism to her heartpounding series

❏❏Perfect for fans of Maya Banks’s bestselling KGI series

❏❏Author websites: pamelaclare.com; twitter.com/pamela_clare

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ALSO AVAILABLE

Breaking Point

978-0-425-24051-9

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

Naked Edge

978-0-425-21976-8

$7.99/$9.99 Can.

Unlawful Contact

978-0-425-21762-7

$7.99/$8.99 Can.

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


The Luckiest Lady

in London

Sherry Thomas

978-0-425-26888-9 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526888

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Historical Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Austin, TX

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Tempting the Bride

978-0-425-25102-7 (10/12)

BERKLEY SENSATION

A stunning new trilogy begins—from the

author of the acclaimed Tempting the Bride: a

“Best Book of 2012.”*

“[Thomas’s] writing is nothing short of a revelation.”

—New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas

Louisa Cantwell must marry rich to support her sisters. But does she dare fall

in love with a man of so many dark and devstating secrets as the Marquess

of Wrenworth?

“One of the rising stars of historical romance.” —Booklist

“Thomas has an exquisite ability to transport the reader.”

—Publishers Weekly

MARKETING

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

*Library Journal

SALES POINTS

❏❏The first book in a fabulous new trilogy from one of the genre’s hottest

new authors

❏❏Thomas’s books in the previous trilogy include: Tempting the Bride (10/12),

Ravishing the Heiress (7/12), and Beguiling the Beauty (5/12)

❏❏Tempting the Bride was a Kirkus Reviews “Best Romance of 2012”

❏❏Ravishing the Heiress was a Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book and a

Woman’s World Magazine Best Romance Novel

❏❏Author websites: sherrythomas.com, facebook.com/authorsherrythomas;

twitter.com/sherrythomas

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Wild Darkness

A Bound by Magick Novel

Lauren Dane

978-0-425-26218-4 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526218

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Paranormal Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Renton, WA

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Going Under

978-0-425-26210-8 (2/13)

BERKLEY SENSATION

The fourth and final novel in this “steamy, exciting ride”*

of a series from New York Times bestselling author

Lauren Dane.

“[I] can’t wait to see what Ms. Dane has in store for us next.”

—Under the Covers

As tensions grow worse between the humans and the Others, security head

Helena Jaansen finds herself relying more heavily on her personal guard

Faine—and falling more deeply into their intimate connection. When war

breaks out and the Others are forced into hiding, Helena must once and for all

save her people...and her heart.

MARKETING

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏The final installment in the series, following Going Under (2/13)

❏❏Dane is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

❏❏For fans of Christine Feehan and Yasmine Galenorn

❏❏Author websites: laurendane.com; twitter.com/laurendane

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*New York Times bestselling

author Larissa Ione

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Gossamer Wing

Delphine Dryden

978-0-425-26577-2 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526577

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Paranormal Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Houston, TX

BACKGROUND: Original

BERKLEY SENSATION

The first novel in an “action-packed”* new

steampunk romance series.

“Emotional, and erotic.” —*Night Owl Reviews

“Steampunk erotica at its best.” —RT Book Reviews

To make her mark as a spy, Charlotte Moncrieffe sets out to recover secret longlost

documents from the Palais Garnier in her stealth dirigible, Gossamer Wing.

Makesmith Baron Dexter Hardison is an ideal husband-imposter for Charlotte.

But from their marriage of convenience comes a distraction: a passion that

complicates an increasingly dangerous mission.

MARKETING

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏The first book in a new series

❏❏Dryden is an erotic romance author published by Ellora’s Cave and Carina Press

❏❏Perfect for readers of Meljean Brook and Gail Carriger

❏❏Author websites: delphinedryden.com; facebook.com/delphinedryden;

twitter.com/deldryden

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Somewhere to

Dream

Genevieve Graham

978-0-425-26557-4 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526557

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 336

SPINE: 27/32” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Historical Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Nova Scotia

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Sound of the Heart

978-0-425-25467-7 (10/13)

“A remarkable talent.”

—New York Times bestselling

author Madeline Hunter

Two strangers live among the Cherokee.

Jesse has a warrior’s heart; Adelaide has

deadly dreams that foresee the future—a

future they must face together…

Praise for the novels of

Genevieve Graham:

BERKLEY SENSATION

“Sweeping and epic.”

—Truly Bookish

SALES POINTS

❏❏This new romance follows the reprints

of the romance bestsellers Under the

Same Sky (7/13) and Sound of the Heart

(10/13)

❏❏For readers of Diana Gabaldon and

Sara Donati

❏❏Author websites: genevievegraham.com;

facebook.com/genevievegrahamauthor;

twitter.com/gengrahamauthor

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Before and

Ever Since

Sharla Lovelace

978-0-425-25514-8 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525514

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Contemporary Romance

AUTHOR HOME: Port Neches, TX

BACKGROUND: Berkley trade paperback

978-0-425-25305-2 (11/12)

PREVIOUS BOOK: The Reason is You

978-0-425-25486-8 (5/13)

“A hauntingly beautiful

love story.”

—New York Times bestselling

author Jodi Thomas

When a love she hasn’t seen for twenty

years returns to town, one woman’s

perspective on life and romance will be

forever changed.

“Warms my heart.”

—Fresh Fiction

SALES POINTS

❏❏From the national bestselling author of

The Reason Is You (5/13)

❏❏For fans of LuAnn McLane and

Lori Wilde

❏❏Lovelace has received endorsements

from Jodi Thomas, USA Today,

and others

❏❏Author websites: sharlalovelace.com;

facebook.com/sharlalovelace;

twitter.com/sharlalovelace

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


The Clue is in the

Pudding

A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery

Kate Kingsbury

978-0-425-25232-1 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525232

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: Tigard, OR

BACKGROUND:

Berkley Trade paperback

978-0-425-25327-4 (11/12)

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Herald of Death

978-0-425-25166-9 (11/12)

BERKLEY PRIME CRIME

“A wonderful holiday read”* featuring the

beloved sleuths of the Pennyfoot Hotel.

“Quite an entertaining group of characters.” —*Fresh Fiction

The Pennyfoot Hotel is proud to host the famous actor Archibald Armitage

over the Christmas season, until the star drops dead after eating a plum

pudding. The new temporary housekeeper is everyone’s favorite suspect, but

Cecily soon discovers that the case may not be as easy as pie...or pudding.

MARKETING

❏❏Promote in conjunction with simultaneous Berkley Prime Crime trade

paperback, Mulled Murder

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏The twentieth Pennyfoot Hotel mystery, following Herald of Death (11/12)

❏❏Set in the same time and place as the hit PBS series Downton Abbey

❏❏For fans of the Mrs. Jeffries mysteries by Emily Brightwell

❏❏Author website: doreenrobertshight.com

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


The Twelve Clues of Christmas

A Royal Spyness Mystery

Rhys Bowen

978-0-425-25234-5 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525234

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 336

SPINE: 27/32” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME:

Northern California

BACKGROUND:

Berkley Prime Crime hardcover

978-0-425-25278-9 (11/12)

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Naughty In Nice

978-0-425-25145-4 (8/12)

BERKLEY PRIME CRIME

Lady Georgiana is on the lookout for a

Christmas killer in the sixth mystery of this

national bestselling series.

“Brilliant...[A] great murder mystery.” —Louise Penny

Georgie’s not spending the holidays with her beau, but she will be with her

annoying brother and sister-in-law. Plus there are a number of “accidental”

deaths, a prison break, and a long-standing witch’s curse, making for a not-somerry-but-very-mysterious

Christmas.

MARKETING

❏❏Promote in conjunction with simultaneous Berkley Prime Crime hardcover,

Heirs and Graces

❏❏Print advertising in mystery publications

❏❏Social media outreach

❏❏Online promotion

SALES POINTS

❏❏The sixth book in the nationally bestselling series, following

Naughty in Nice (8/12)

❏❏Set in 1930s England and featuring a cameo by Noel Coward

❏❏Bowen is an Agatha and Anthony Award winner

❏❏Also author of the Molly Murphy mysteries and the Constable Evans mysteries

❏❏Includes an English Christmas companion, featuring recipes and tips on how to

have a traditional English Christmas

❏❏Author websites: rhysbowen.com; facebook.com/rhysbowenauthor;

twitter.com/rhysbowen

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Read It and Weep

A Library Lover’s Mystery

Jenn McKinlay

978-0-425-26072-2 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526072

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: Scottsdale, AZ

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Book, Line, and Sinker

978-0-425-25176-8 (12/12)

BERKLEY PRIME CRIME

Check out the newest arrival in the

New York Times bestselling series.

“[An] intelligent, fun, and lively series.”

—New York Times bestselling author Miranda James

When the Briar Creek Community Theater mounts its newest Shakespeare

production, library director Lindsey Norris has no intention of leaving the

stacks for the stage. Unfortunately, a villain is waiting in the wings...

MARKETING

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❏❏The fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Library Lover’s series

❏❏The previous title, Book, Line, and Sinker (12/12), hit #12 on the New York

Times bestseller list

❏❏The first two books in the series, Books Can Be Deceiving (7/11) and

Due or Die (3/12), hit the New York Times extended bestseller list

❏❏McKinlay also writes the Cupcake Bakery mystery series and the new Hat Shop

mystery series

❏❏Author websites: jennmckinlay.com; facebook.com/jennmckinlay;

twitter.com/jennmckinlay

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


If Hooks Could Kill

A Crochet Mystery

Betty Hechtman

978-0-425-25233-8 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525233

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 320

SPINE: 13/16” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: Tarzana, CA

BACKGROUND: Berkley Prime

Crime hardcover

978-0-425-25279-6 (11/12)

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Behind the Seams

978-0-425-25527-8 (11/12)

BERKLEY PRIME CRIME

The seventh entry in this national

bestselling series.

“Molly’s bookstores sound like a wonderful place to gather.”

—The Mystery Reader

When a television crew descends on Tarzana, Molly Pink and the rest of her

crochet group, the Tarzana Hookers, put up with the inconvenience as best they

can—until one of their homes becomes a real-life crime scene...

MARKETING

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For Better or Worsted

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SALES POINTS

❏❏The seventh book in the national bestselling series, following

Behind the Seams (11/12)

❏❏Includes delicious recipes and crochet patterns

❏❏A terrific choice for readers of Maggie Sefton or Monica Ferris

❏❏Author websites: bettyhechtman.com; killerhobbies.blogspot.com;

facebook.com/bettyhechtmanauthor; twitter.com/bettyhechtman

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ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Words with Fiends

A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery

Ali Brandon

978-0-425-25236-9 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525236

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 320

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: West Palm Beach, FL

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: A Novel Way to Die

978-0-425-25169-0 (11/12)

The third book in this

national bestselling series.

Brooklyn bookstore owner Darla

Pettistone and her fat cat Hamlet are on

the case when Darla’s karate teacher

is murdered.

Praise for the series:

“A fun mystery that kept me

guessing to the end!”

—New York Times bestselling author

Rebecca M. Hale

MARKETING

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SALES POINTS

❏❏The third book in the national

bestselling Black Cat Bookshop series

❏❏The previous book, A Novel Way to

Die (11/12), hit the New York Times

extended bookseller list

❏❏Author websites: alibrandon.com;

twitter.com/dianestuckart

BERKLEY PRIME CRIME

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Freezer I’ll Shoot

A Vintage Kitchen Mystery

Victoria Hamilton

978-0-425-25237-6 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525237

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: London, Ontario

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Bowled Over

978-0-425-25192-8 (3/13)

Murder is served cold in the

latest from this national

bestselling mystery.

When vintage kitchenware enthusiast

Jaymie Leighton discovers a dead man

in an icehouse with an ice pick in his

heart, she has to sharpen her sleuthing

skills to chip away at the mystery.

“A charming new series.”

—New York Times bestselling author

Sheila Connolly

SALES POINTS

❏❏The third book in the national

bestselling Vintage Kitchen series,

following Bowled Over (3/13) and

A Deadly Grind (5/12)

❏❏Includes recipes

❏❏Author websites:

victoriahamiltonmysteries.com;

twitter.com/mysteryvictoria

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


The Thrill of the Haunt

A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery

E.J. Copperman

978-0-425-25239-0 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799525239

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: Highland Park, NJ

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Chance of a Ghost

978-0-425-25168-3 (2/13)

Fifth in the “witty, charming

and magical”* series.

Alison Kerby’s haunted guesthouse

business is thriving, but when two

deaths land on her doorstep, she’ll have

to think fast before someone else checks

out for good…

“E.J. Copperman is certainly

wonderful at weaving a great

mystery.” —Once Upon a Romance

*Mystery Gazette

SALES POINTS

❏❏The fifth book in the bestselling series,

following Chance of a Ghost (2/13)

❏❏A Barry Award–nominated author

❏❏Perfect for fans of Alice Kimberly’s

Haunted Bookshop mysteries,

Jennie Bentley’s DIY mysteries, and

Juliet Blackwell’s Witchcraft mysteries

❏❏Author websites: ejcopperman.com;

twitter.com/ejcop

BERKLEY PRIME CRIME

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The Quotient of Murder

A Professor Sophie Knowles Mystery

Ada Madison

978-0-425-26270-2 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07183100799526270

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Mystery

AUTHOR HOME: Northern California

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: A Function of Murder

978-0-425-25175-1 (1/13)

“Madison has found the right

equation for success.”

—Richmond Times-Dispatch

When winter seizes Henley College,

Dr. Sophie Knowles must thaw out a

cold case to track down a killer—her

most difficult puzzle yet...

“An engaging new protagonist

with a fresh venue.”

—Library Journal

SALES POINTS

❏❏The fourth book in the series, following

A Function of Murder (1/13)

❏❏This series has received great reviews

from bestselling author Miranda James,

Genre Go Round Reviews, and more

❏❏Includes original puzzles

and brainteasers

❏❏Author websites: minichino.com;

twitter.com/minichino

ON SALE NOVEMBER 5, 2013


Archangel’s Legion

A Guild Hunter Novel

Nalini Singh

978-0-425-25124-9 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07115200799525124

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 352

SPINE: 57/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY:

Paranormal Romance

JOVE

AUTHOR HOME: New Zealand

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Archangel’s Storm

978-0-425-24658-0 (9/12)

New in this New York Times bestselling

series from “the alpha author of

paranormal romance.”*

A series that’s “amazing in every way.”

—New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter

Angels suddenly fall from the sky as vampires succumb to disease. Guild

Hunter Elena Deveraux and the Archangel Raphael must discover the cause

before it engulfs the entire city.

*Booklist

MARKETING

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❏❏18-copy solid floor display with special riser

978-0-515-15460-3 @ $143.82/$161.82 Can.

❏❏18-copy mixed floor display with special riser (includes 9 copies of Archangel’s

Legion and 3 copies each of Archangel’s Storm, Archangel’s Blade, and

Archangel’s Consort) 978-0-515-15461-0 @ $143.82/$164.82 Can.

SALES POINTS

❏❏The sixth book in the New York Times bestselling series following Archangel’s

Storm (9/12), Archangel’s Blade (9/11), and Archangel’s Consort (2/11)

❏❏Singh is a New York Times bestselling author

❏❏Singh has received winning reviews and endorsements from Christine Feehan,

Patricia Briggs, Meljean Brook, and Gena Showalter

❏❏Author website: nalinisingh.com; facebook.com/authornalinisingh;

twitter.com/nalinisingh

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STRICT ON-SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


The Guild Hunter Series

❏❏ARCHANGEL’S LEGION

978-0-425-25124-9

❏❏ARCHANGEL’S STORM

978-0-425-24658-0

❏❏ANGELS’ FLIGHT

978-0-425-24681-8

❏❏ARCHANGEL’S BLADE

978-0-425-24391-6

❏❏ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT

978-0-425-24013-7

❏❏ARCHANGEL’S KISS

978-0-425-23336-8

❏❏ANGEL’S BLOOD

978-0-425-22692-6

NALINI SINGH CHECKLIST

The Psy-Changeling Series

❏❏HEART OF OBSIDIAN

978-0-425-26399-0

“AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2013

❏❏WILD INVITATION

978-0-425-25513-1

❏❏TANGLE OF NEED

978-0-425-25109-6

❏❏KISS OF SNOW

978-0-425-24489-0

❏❏PLAY OF PASSION

978-0-425-23779-3

❏❏BONDS OF JUSTICE

978-0-425-23544-7

❏❏BLAZE OF MEMORY

978-0-425-23111-1

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❏❏BRANDED BY FIRE

978-0-425-22673-5

❏❏HOSTAGE TO PLEASURE

978-0-425-22325-3

❏❏MINE TO POSSESS

978-0-425-22016-0

❏❏CARESSED BY ICE

978-0-425-21842-6

❏❏VISIONS OF HEAT

978-0-425-21575-3


❏ SLAVE TO SENSATION

978-0-425-21286-8


Longarm and the

Lying Ladies

Tabor Evans

Longarm settles a score with a few

unsavory ladies.

Longarm contends with ladies of the evening

who moonlight as thieves.

SALES POINTS

❏ ❏ #420 in the USA Today bestselling series

UPC: 07115200699815379

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 192

SPINE: 31/64” CARTON: 96

CATEGORY: Western

JOVE

978-0-515-15379-8 • $6.99/$7.99 Can.

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Longarm

and the Arapaho Hellcats

978-0-515-15378-1 (10/13)

Slocum and the Long Ride

Jake Logan

Slocum is on a war path against a

savage outlaw.

An outlaw is using Apache raids to burn a path

of terror through Texas.

SALES POINTS

❏ ❏ #417 in the all-action series

978-0-515-15385-9 • $6.99/$7.99 Can.

UPC: 07115200699815385

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 192

SPINE: 31/64” CARTON: 96

CATEGORY: Western

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BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Slocum and the Thunderbird

978-0-515-15384-2 (10/13)

Death in the Desert

J.R. Roberts

Clint has the cure to a

man-made epidemic.

Clint protects a girl and a young woman from

some very sick men.

SALES POINTS

❏ ❏ #383 in this action-packed series

978-0-515-15391-0 • $6.99/$7.99 Can.

UPC: 07115200699815391

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 192

SPINE: 31/64” CARTON: 96

CATEGORY: Western

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Standoff in Santa Fe

978-0-515-15390-3 (10/13)

ON SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


Kris Longknife:

Defender

Mike Shepherd

978-0-425-25341-0 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07274200799925341

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 384

SPINE: 31/32” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Science Fiction

AUTHOR HOME: Vancouver, WA

ACE

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Kris Longknife: Furious

978-1-937007-39-3 (11/12)

COVER ARTIST: Scott Grimando

National bestselling author Mike Shepherd

returns with another adventure in his

hard-hitting military sci-fi series.

“Kris can kick, shoot, and punch her way out of any dangerous

situation, and she can do it while wearing stilettos and a tight

cocktail dress.” —Sci Fi Weekly

Kris Longknife is back in the good graces of the brass—and to demonstrate

that, they’ve promoted her to Admiral. But no mission is ever simple when

your name is Longknife, as Kris discovers when she has to make some difficult

command decisions about her future...

MARKETING

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SALES POINTS

❏❏The eleventh book in the series, following Kris Longknife: Furious (11/12),

Kris Longknife: Daring (11/11), and Kris Longknife: Redoubtable (11/10)

❏❏For fans of David Weber’s Honor Harrington series

❏❏Author website: mikeshepherd.org

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ON SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


The Cassandra Project

Jack McDevitt and

Mike Resnick

978-0-425-25645-9 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07274200799925645

RIGHTS: E30 PAGES: 352

SPINE: 57/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Science Fiction

AUTHOR HOME:

Brunswick, GA (McDevitt) and

Cinncinatti, OH (Resnick)

ACE

BACKGROUND: Ace hardcover

978-1-937008-71-0 (11/12)

PREVIOUS BOOK:

Firebird (McDevitt)

978-1-937007-80-5 (10/12)

COVER ARTIST: S. Miroque

Two science fiction masters deliver a classic

thriller in which one man uncovers the hidden

history of the U.S. space program.

“A top-notch, edge-of-the-seat thriller.” —Kirkus Reviews

“[A] soon to be classic science fiction novel.” —Examiner.com

Jaded PR man Jerry Culpepper finally found a client he could believe in when

he was hired as NASA’s public affairs director. But when a fifty-year-old secret

is revealed, he finds himself embroiled in a mystery that could destroy much

more than his own faith...

MARKETING

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SALES POINTS

❏❏The mass market reprint of a thrilling science fiction novel by two

acclaimed authors

❏❏McDevitt’s backlist titles are perennial sellers and Resnick is a bestselling author

❏❏Expanded from a novella published in the first issue of Lightspeed Magazine

❏❏Author websites: jackmcdevitt.com; mikeresnick.com; twitter.com/resnickmike

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ON SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


Black Heart

A Black Wings Novel

Christina Henry

978-0-425-25659-6 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07274200799925659

RIGHTS: W00 PAGES: 304

SPINE: 49/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Fantasy

AUTHOR HOME: Chicago, IL

ACE

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: Black City

978-0-425-25658-9 (3/13)

COVER ARTIST: Kris Keller

A brand new Black Wings novel from the

author of Black City.

“This series reminds me of the Harry Dresden series by

Jim Butcher.”*

Ex-Agent of Death Madeline Black is caught in a turf war between a group of

fae and a disturbingly familiar foe—and discovers she cannot escape the twisted

plots of her grandfather, Lucifer, no matter where she runs...

Praise for the Black Wings novels:

“A fun, fast ride through the gritty streets of magical Chicago.”

—Nancy Holzner, author of Hellforged

“Enough action, suspense and sarcasm to keep my attention. I

look forward to seeing where Christina Henry takes us next.”

—*Dark Faerie Tales

MARKETING

❏❏Print advertising in fantasy publications

❏❏Social media outreach

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SALES POINTS

❏❏The sixth book in the series, following Black City (3/13), Black Lament (11/12),

and Black Howl (3/12)

❏❏Action-packed paranormal romance/urban fantasy for readers of Chloe Neill,

Ilona Andrews, Jim Butcher, and Nalini Singh

❏❏Author websites: christinahenry.net; twitter.com/c_henry_author

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ON SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


The Clone Assassin

Steven L. Kent

978-425-26449-2 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07274200799926449

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 368

SPINE: 59/64” CARTON: 48

CATEGORY: Science Fiction

AUTHOR HOME: Seattle, WA

BACKGROUND: Original

PREVIOUS BOOK: The Clone Sedition

978-0-425-25818-7 (11/12)

COVER ARTIST: Christian McGrath

ACE

“A skillful storyteller.”

—Sci Fi Weekly

With Wayson Harris missing and their

most deadly enemies on the loose,

the remaining officers of the Enlisted

Man’s Empire must uncover a plot to

overthrow their government while

preparing for war...

Praise for the

Clone Republic novels:

“Taut writing.” —Village Voice

SALES POINTS

❏❏The ninth book in the series, following

The Clone Sedition (11/12), The Clone

Redemption (11/11), and

The Clone Empire (11/10)

❏❏Kent is a high tech entertainment

journalist and author of The Ultimate

History of Video Games

❏❏Military sci-fi action for readers of Jack

Campbell, Mike Shepherd, and

David Weber

❏❏Author website: sadsamspalace.com

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The Book of Merlyn

T. H. White

978-0-441-07015-2 • $7.99/$8.99 Can.

UPC: 07274200799907015

RIGHTS: E00 PAGES: 224

SPINE: 9/16 CARTON: 96

CATEGORY: Fantasy

BACKGROUND: Reissue

PREVIOUS BOOK:

The Once and Future King

978-0-441-02083-6 (11/11)

COVER ARTIST: Christian Dente

“Filled with poignance and

marvelous power.”

—Los Angeles Times

The Once and Future King is one of the

most beloved tales of the legendary King

Arthur. The Book of Merlyn completes

the saga with the king in his final days—

aided one last time by the magician and

mentor who put him on the throne…

“Superb reading.”

—Kansas City Star

SALES POINTS

❏❏The New York Times bestseller, now

with a fantastic new package

❏❏The true last chapter of The Once and

Future King (2/12)

❏❏The Once and Future King was the

basis for the Disney animated film

The Sword in the Stone, and the Tony

Award-winning Broadway musical

Camelot, which was also adapted into

an Oscar-winning film

ON SALE OCTOBER 29, 2013


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