Can’t Wait Wednesday – BRIDE by Ali Hazelwood


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  It is a meme that I have  loved participating in since I first started blogging, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.

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My selection for this week is BRIDE by Ali Hazelwood. I’ve grown so accustomed to Hazelwood writing her STEMinist romances that I did a double take when I saw the news about her latest book, which is a vampire-werewolf romance that features a marriage of convenience.  I’m excited to see what she does with this. It sounds like fun!

BRIDE by Ali Hazelwood

Publication Date: February 6, 2024

by Berkley



A dangerous alliance between a Vampyre bride and an Alpha werewolf becomes a love deep enough to sink your teeth into in this new paranormal romance from the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis.

Misery Lark, the only daughter of the most powerful Vampyre councilman of the Southwest, is an outcast-again. Her days of living in anonymity among the Humans are she has been called upon to uphold an historic peacekeeping alliance between the Vampyres and their mortal enemies, the Weres, and sees little choice but to surrender herself in the exchange. Again . . .

Weres are ruthless and unpredictable, and their Alpha, Lowe Moreland, is no exception. He rules his pack with absolute authority, but not without justice. And, unlike the Vampyre Council, not without feeling. It’s clear from the way he tracks Misery’s every movement that he doesn’t trust her. If only he knew how right he was . . .

Because Misery has her own reasons to agree to this marriage of convenience, reasons that have nothing to do with politics or alliances, and everything to do with the only thing she’s ever cared about. And she is willing to do whatever it takes to get back what’s hers, even if it means a life alone in Were territory . . . alone with the wolf.


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I’d love to hear what upcoming book releases you’re waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me your link in the comments below and I’ll stop by and check out your CWW selection for this week. 🙂

26 replies
  1. Sam@WLABB
    Sam@WLABB says:

    Doesn’t sound like my thing, but I know there are many readers who will be excited about this

    • Suzanne
      Suzanne says:

      It’s definitely different for me too, but I’ll read it just because I’ve enjoyed everything from Hazelwood so far.

  2. Lark
    Lark says:

    I’m really looking forward to this one, too. I love both paranormal romances and Ali Hazelwood’s books. 😀

  3. Jody
    Jody says:

    Oh, vampires and werewolves sounds very good to me. I hope you enjoy it when it comes out, Suzanne 🌞📚

  4. Rachel @Waves of Fiction
    Rachel @Waves of Fiction says:

    Omg! I didn’t know about this! How exciting she’s publishing a paranormal shapeshifter romance! I love her contemporary romances so I’m super excited about this! Going on the TBR!

  5. Verushka
    Verushka says:

    Oh my, that cover and the blurb look and sound brilliant! (no I do need to know what the only thing Misery has ever cared about is)

  6. Laina
    Laina says:

    Oh that’s definitely different!! I’m into that, though. I haven’t read any of her books before but I like the sound of this one.

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