Thursday, August 25, 2022

Showcase - August HQN series romance

Ah today is my favorite post day, the day I showcase the Harlequin August series romance recommendations. I know there will be something for everyone.

TitleThe Big Island Killer

Author: R. Barri Flowers

Imprint: Harlequin Intrigue

On-sale date: August 23, 2022
But It: Publisher/ Amazon

Formats: mmp, ebook


Description: To catch a serial killer stalking paradise they’ll risk everything. Few leads. No witnesses. Detective Logan Ryder is running out of time to stop a serial killer from claiming a fourth woman on Hawaii’s Big Island. Grief counselor Elena Kekona puts her life on the line to help when she discovers she resembles the victims. But Logan’s reserve—and Elena’s secrets—could turn their instant attraction into a devastating endgame that both might not survive.

TitleCinderella’s Last Stand       

Author: Michelle Lindo-Rice

Imprint: Harlequin Special Edition

On-sale date: August 23, 2022
Buy It: Publisher/ Amazon

Formats: mmp, ebook


Description: Working as Hollywood heartthrob Axel Harrington’s personal assistant isn’t exactly a fairy tale come true for Maddie Henry. Despite crushing on his Prince Charming looks, Maddie has had enough of Axel not recognizing her value. Well, this Cinderella is shattering the glass slipper to pursue her dream career! The "Sexiest Man Alive" has two weeks to find a new assistant. And to realize that Maddie is the key to his happily-ever-after.

TitleVacation Crush

Author: Yahrah St. John

Imprint: Harlequin Desire

On-sale date: August 23, 2022

BUY IT: Publisher/ Amazon

Formats: mmp, ebook


Description: After confessing her unrequited feelings for rancher Jonathan Lattimore in an accidental livestream, Natalie Hastings makes a hasty retreat from the gossips of Royal, Texas. But when the object of her affection checks in to her resort, there’s nowhere to hide. Turns out, Jonathan is ready to reciprocate her feelings…at least for the week. With the fire still burning even after they return home, can Natalie make Jonathan see her as more than a vacation fling?

TitleThe Spirit of Second Chances

Author: Synithia Williams

Imprint: Special Edition

On-sale date: August 23, 2022

Buy It: Publisher/ Amazon

Formats: mmp, ebook

ISBN: 9781335724168

Description: Single mom Cierra Greene is determined to achieve success in real estate to support herself and her young daughter. Too bad her most lucrative property for sale is…haunted? Reluctantly, she seeks out her one-time crush, Wesley Livingston, for help. Now the cohost of a popular paranormal-investigation show, he is as appealing as ever. Cierra and Wesley try to ignore their unfinished business, but when old feelings resurface, things get complicated.


Stop back by next month to see more featured titles from the publisher that makes the world go round, Harlequin!


  1. Another batch where I could read and probably love each one. :)

  2. The Big Island Killer and The Spirit of Second Chances is calling to me.

  3. Curious about the Intrigue book. Thanks for sharing these!

  4. I don't think that I have read any of these authors before. I have a feeling that I would enjoy all of them.

    1. often this is where burgeoning authors get there start there are so many new authors in the two lines I used to review for RT magazine.