Romance Authors at BookExpo 2015 and BookCon

    Visit RWA's booth at BookExpo America 2015 and BookCon to learn about romance novels and engaging the romance readers in your community.

    BookExpo America (industry-focused event with bloggers, librarians, booksellers)
    Wednesday, May 27 – Friday, May 29

    BookExpo America 2015
    RWA Signing Schedule Booth 2656

    Wednesday, May 27
    1:00 p.m. Wendy Corsi Staub The Perfect Stranger Romantic Suspense The second creepy thriller in bestselling author Wendy Corsi Staub’s new series exploring the world of internet predators.
    2:00 p.m. Sophie Barnes The Danger in Tempting an Earl Historical The third in Sophie Barnes’ Kingsborough Ball series in which three titled rogues meet their matches.
    3:00 p.m. Melinda Leigh Hour of Need Romantic Suspense Home on leave from Afghanistan, Major Grant Barrett must find his brother’s killer before his nephew becomes the next target.
    Thursday, May 28
    10:00 a.m. Cindy Kirk Fortune's Little Heartbreaker Contemporary Sir Oliver Fortune Hayes understands Texas is a different world than London. But, seriously, a cowgirl for his son's nanny?
    11:00 a.m. Mark Perini Halfway Perfect Young Adult Julie Cross and model Mark Perini pen a YA novel about love and the dark side of modeling and fashion.
    1:00 p.m. Renee Ryan Wagon Train Proposal Inspirational A marriage of convenience? Rachel Hewitt couldn't possibly accept. Not even for the sake of three adorable little girls who desperately want a new mother. Sheriff Tristan McCullough offers Rachel a home and family, but not the one thing she truly seeks—someone to love her for herself.
    2:00 p.m. Nan Rossiter Under a Summer Sky Contemporary A warm, compelling story of family, new beginnings, and finding the courage to love honestly and well...
    Friday, May 29
    9:00 a.m. Laura Kaye, Monica Murphy, Sylvia Day Premiere Contemporary Romance Writers of America's first anthology featuring 18 short stories that showcase the breadth of the romance genre.
    10:00 a.m. Laura Kaye Hard as You Can Contemporary From bestselling author Laura Kaye comes the second in a hot new series about a brotherhood of elite Special Ops.
    10:00 a.m. Monica Murphy Owning Violet Erotic Romance The first in the Fowler Sisters trilogy, this sizzling contemporary romance focuses on love and deception in the cosmetics industry.
    11:00 a.m. Nancy Robards Thompson A Celebration Christmas Contemporary What girl wouldn't adore spending the holidays with a warmhearted new family---and their irresistibly handsome foster dad?
    12:00 p.m. Jamie Beck Worth the Wait Contemporary A man she’s always loved.  A woman he shouldn’t desire.  A lesson in love and redemption.
    1:00 p.m. Nancy Naigle Life After Perfect Contemporary Only after her perfect world falls apart can she finally see what she's been missing.
    2:00 p.m. Kelsey Browning Designed for Love Contemporary A Texas society princess and a rough-around-the-edges contractor—is it only temporary chemistry or can they build something real together?


    BookCon (consumer focused event)
    Saturday, May 30 – Sunday, May 31

    BookCon 2015
    RWA Signing Schedule
    Booth 2656

    Saturday, May 30
    10:00 a.m. Katy Lee Permanent Vacancy Inspirational Romantic Suspense An old Victorian turned B&B becomes a five-star deathtrap. The renovation reality TV host now has to play bodyguard to the homeowner.
    11:00 a.m. Regina Kyle Triple Time Contemporary Voters think Gabe's too boring to be D.A. Devin can loosen him up -- if they keep their hands to themselves.
    12:00 p.m. Kimberly Lang Something To Prove Contemporary Former wild-child returns to her small southern hometown. But she's not looking for redemption...
    1:00 p.m. Jennifer Armentrout writing as J. Lynn Stay with Me New Adult The third novel in in #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout’s “With You” saga.
    1:00 p.m. Cathy Maxwell The Bride Says No Historical Lady Aileen never thought she’d be in this position--falling in love with her sister’s betrothed! Of course, her sister did run away rather than marry him, and he doesn’t seem to be all that interested in her sister either, but even so, such a match is impossible...isn’t it?
    Sunday, May 31
    10:00 a.m. Jeannie Moon Until You Contemporary A divorced, bestselling thriller writer's 40th birthday present to herself is embarking on an affair with a much-younger professional ice hockey star - a mismatch that somehow is just right.
    11:00 a.m. Hope Ramsay Last Chance Family Contemporary Heartwarming, small town Romance set in the quirky town of Last Chance, South Carolina.
    12:00 p.m. Mingmei Yip Secret of a Thousand Beauties Historical A ghost-bride who escapes to learn embroider with a former imperial embroiderer and her group of supposedly celibate woman followers.