Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from December 18th-25th!
As Long As We Got Love by Tina Martin
At Padma Alexander’s request, the family all assemble for a two-day family reunion at her grand estate in the Outer Banks. The week leading up to the reunion proves to be uplifting for some couples and challenging for others.
Gabrielle and Tyson are still blissfully in love, but something he keeps from her has her questioning whether he ‘settled’ for her and isn’t living up to his full potential.
Dilvan is still battling feelings of worthlessness with his bipolar diagnosis. Some days he takes his medicine. Other days he doesn’t. The constant mood swings are proving to be too much for Eden as she hides a secret that she’s afraid to tell him. She loves him, but there’s only so much she can take.
Preston and Tamera are both busy with their writing careers. Their current lifestyle is carefree, eating out on a regular and always busy with work, but Preston has been thinking more and more about starting a family. Tamera is not on board, at least not while she’s trying to get her business off the ground.
Lalita searches for a purpose. Prasad can’t understand her reasoning since he provides her with everything she needs.
Charity runs a school that was only supposed to be a summer school. She ends up opening a year-round, after-school program, but Heshan thinks it’s too much for her to manage.
Henry considers dating again but thinks he’s too old to get back in the game. That is until a woman visits the pastry shop who piques his interest…
Padma would like nothing more than to get all her family together for this reunion but will the drama surrounding these Alexander couples turn this reunion into one big disaster?
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Discover the entire Alexander Series:
The Millionaire’s Arranged Marriage, Book 1
Watch Me Take Your Girl, Book 2
Her Premarital Ex, Book 3
The Object of His Obsession, Book 4
Dilvan’s Redemption, Book 5
His Charity Challenge, Book 6
Different Tastes, Book 7
Phire: I’m Just Saying (Gems & Gents Book 8) by Iris Bolling
Growing up in a family of overachievers isn’t easy for feisty co-ed, Sapphire Lassiter. With eleven older brothers and sisters, they all have opinions on what she should do with her life. Phire, as everyone called her, of course, has other plans.
No one promised you rainbows and sunshine. Lawrence Trent Palmer never forgot those words for they molded his life. LT, as he prefers to be called, became a multi-millionaire before the age of thirty. This granted him the means to accomplish his life’s mission: Vengeance.
He had a plan until, a fight, a dance and a woman changed it all.
After pulling Phire from a confrontation during a political event, captured on camera, LT is warned to stay away by her larger than life brothers. The feel and vision of her in his arms would not allow him to just let go. Feisty, opinionated, and unforgettable, Phire had his mind on marriage, family and a different kind of future.
With Phire at his side LT’s plan for vengeance is off, until the past stokes the flame and threatens the life of the woman he would kill—even family—to have—I’m Just Saying.
Love in the Streets by AshleyNicole
What do you do when you meet the man of your dreams, but he’s on the wrong side of the law?… You fall head over heels in love with him.
Dr. Sienna Jameson grew up with a crime boss as a father and is not looking for a man with the same occupation. But Streets is cute… and sweet… and everything in between. How is she supposed to resist his charms while craving everything about him?
Streets is just trying to do his job. Hooking up with the boss’s daughter is not in the job description, but after spending some time with Dr. Jameson, he’s not so sure he can stay away; however, the circumstances dictate that he must. What to do?
The Plug & The Privileged 2: The Story of Reign Baylee Jones by Mercy B*
The return of Reign…
Reign Baylee Jones, daughter of the prominent couple RahMeek and Bella, is blossoming into a prepossessing disaster. With the pleasantries of her mother’s beauty staining her frame and a vicious demeanor inherited by her father, Reign’s journey into adulthood is one worth mentioning. Having the best of both worlds, Reign is equip with life lessons from her mother and shooting lessons from her father. While both parents were focused on balancing their daughter, and protecting her from the visible forces of the world, they neglected to warn her of the intangible, most ravishing, deadly, world-shaking, earthquaking force of them all -love.
Until You Came Along (Embarking You Book 1) by Shanicexlola
“I love him, but I love you too.”
Aumora Puri’s perspective of love was black and white until loving two men became her norm. Harboring beauty and brain brought options, and she was unwilling to choose the greater of the goods. In a constant war between considering what was right, and acting as such, she dodged her truth by feeding herself and the men she loved excuses. Each day, she lived in fear of the inevitable occurring, wondering if she should expose herself or wait upon the universe to reveal her dirty secrets.
Hendrix Turner, was a soulful charmer she never imagined she was starving for until approached. Handsome with a hustle that could intrigue any woman out of their precious time, it was hard to turn him down with competence that persistent. Well aware of her role and the way she was playing it coy, Hendrix tries to make it easier on her by disappearing from her life to leave her with the one her heart began with. However, true love couldn’t be escaped, and Aumora was certain he was where her heart would end.
Love had never been as perplexed as it was becoming for the lovers, but eventually they learn how complicated things can become when love offers you two roads to travel.
And now for the Holiday new releases!
Noelle The First (Holliday Sisters Book 1) by Nicole Falls*
Despite sharing a birthday with the holiday, Christmas just wasn’t Noelle’s thing. As a kid she had been in love with the holiday, but adult Noelle just saw it as another day to get through.
Jay has moved back home after a breakup and is looking to reconnect with his childhood bestie. Cooking up a scheme to get her in the holiday spirit with her sisters, he’s determined to bring back to the old Noelle.
With a combination of nostalgia, Christmas magic and a little bit of mistletoe, Noelle the First is a tale of old friends finding their way back to each other and more.
A Touch of Sugar (Sweet Heat Book 3) by Christina C. Jones*
Pru Ashford isn’t looking for… anything. Which is how she ends up finding exactly what she needs – a perfect balance of savory and sweet.
A Senful Holiday: The Novella by BriAnn Danae
With Christmas quickly approaching, Sen finds himself anxiously waiting for Neicey’s pregnancy to come to an end. Having experience with Daiya, he’s determined to be the best father he can be and prove to Neicey that he’s ready for the domestic life. But, as life will have it, the unexpected is thrown the families way and Sen must decide what ’s worth sacrificing… his family or his pride?
In this action-packed, jaw-dropping novella the crew is back for one last ride. Join along to catch up with your favorite couples and their families this holiday season. As the past rears its ugly head, only one male in the crew can right his wrongs, or will he let the unexpected cause a rift in the family?
A True Love for Christmas: A Short Story by Terri T. Thrash
Krisett Campbell is wishing for a lot this Christmas, especially with her boyfriend, Jeffrey. All she’d ever wanted in life was to find true love and to one day have a family of her own. Hoping this Christmas will be the best Christmas ever, she has high hopes of becoming Mrs. Jeffrey Warren Payne… Will Krisett finally find A True Love for Christmas? Or will she be in for a rude awakening?
This intriguing short story by Terri T. Thrash will wrap you in and the message will warm your heart.
Christmas Past by LaChelle Weaver
Christmas just ain’t Christmas…
While Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for most, Addison Ross is haunted by the tragic events of Christmas past. The losses she suffered and pain she endured, damaged the bond she had with her family and hardened her heart. Addison vowed to never return home, but after four years away, she journeys back to North Carolina to deal with what drove her away and grapple with shocking revelations that changes everything she knew about her life.
Salvaging Love: Another Heartfelt Holidays (Hudson Series Book 10) by Colby Taylor
Once again, the Hudson family returns with more heartfelt admissions.
After last Christmas, things take a turn for the parents of the Hudsons we love. Suffering such a loss, so soon after Christmas, is not only devastating, but moving on proves to be just as challenging. Not only must a future be faced without the one you’ve spent decades with, but admitting the true desires of the heart can be even more devastating. Attempting to move forward with the one that got away proves even more of a struggle, as the past begins to stifle any possibility of a happy future. Escaping an excruciating past and trying to recapture what was callously thrown away leaves questions…
Can it be done after 40 years apart?
Is the love still there?
Are the same things that tore them apart still a factor?
How will the Hudson children respond?
Is there one more holiday miracle left for this family?
All of this will be felt over the New Year, leading into Another Heartfelt Holidays for the Hudson family…
Santa’s Secret: A Christmas Romance Novella by Linda Leigh Hargrove
During the most wonderful time of the year, Chelsea Parker is struggling to find some Christmas spirit. Mistletoe and ‘Ho Ho Ho’ remind her of the man who left her at the altar two years earlier.
Can charming and successful Marc Waterman, the town’s newest businessman, help Chelsea heal from past hurts and find a way to love again? Or does he have too many secrets himself?
When Snow Falls by India Lindsey
If you stop and close your eyes, you’ll feel the snow falling. It’s silent, peaceful and unexpected. Can you feel it?
Snow Sullivan refuses to celebrate Christmas – or any other holiday for that matter. As a result of her broken childhood, holidays are just too painful to bear, and getting close to anyone scares her. Everyone she loves dies or leaves, so it’s best she keeps her distance. As a successful event planner, she’s built an empire on making her client’s dreams come true. It is only by chance that she meets the handsome, Jackson Forbes.
Jackson Forbes is finally moving past the loss of his wife, Eden. The holidays remind him all too well of the family they never had the chance to create. He meets Snow and finally feels he can make that dream of having a family come true again.
Love Lies & Christmas (Love Lies & Obsessions Spinoff) by Demettrea Buchanan
***This is a short story****
Harlem and Mia Williams have brought their family together for the holidays but they get more than they bargain for when secrets are unleashed and baby mamas pop up from the past. It’s all deja vu for Mia as she see her son’s repeating what her and her husband went through. she can only hope that they raised them right and that they will do the right thing.
Simone, Mia’s youngest daughter fights love because of what she saw her mom and sister go through but will she push away a good man and end up with the short end of the stick?
I bring you a short story, the beginning of something great. I bring you the lies, the deceit and the drama!
If You’re With Me (A Promises of God Novella) by Kim Cash Tate
From the Promises of God Series – Read after Book 2: IF I BELIEVE.
Faith Langston has made her choice as to whom she loves. But when the love of her life goes home just before Christmas and runs into his first love—he’s faced with choices of his own . . .
“Tate has an amazing gift for getting to the heart and soul of what readers need to hear.” —Romantic Times (Though I Stumble)
A Passion for Paulina (A Climax Creek Prequel) by Kianna Alexander
Welcome to Climax Creek, North Carolina
“Built on Tradition, Moving Toward the Future”
Climax Creek is a small, quaint town situated between Greensboro and Sanford in North Carolina. Bordered by I-85 and three North Carolina state highways, it’s occupied by less than sixteen hundred people. Climax Creek is the kind of town where you won’t find a Starbucks, but you can get a great cup of coffee from Paulina down at Cool Beans. Watch out for Paulina- she’ll talk your ear off if you let her. Down at Phipps Pharmacy, Quinn Phipps has got a cure for whatever might be ailing you. Say the wrong thing to your significant other? Minnie Hughes has got an “apology special” running down at her flower shop- she’ll fix you up. Feel the need for some spiritual guidance? Climax Creek has four churches- take you pick. If you’re looking for something fancy and pretentious, this isn’t the place. But if you’re looking for a little Southern comfort, the kind that you can’t get out of a bottle, then stop on by.
Coffee shop owner Paulina Gray is the keeper of all the secrets in Climax Creek.. sort of. Famous for her conversational skills, she’s a mother figure, friend, and confidante to many of the town’s residents. Yet few know how she came to occupy her very special role. She may be well into her sixties, but she’s known a love as deep as anyone could imagine. Take a trip back to Christmas 1980, and find out about the life Paulina once lived. As they say, everybody was young once, and Paulina is no exception.
A Very Merry Romance (Madaris Series Book 21) by Brenda Jackson
School principal Jonathan Madaris falls hard the moment new teacher Marilyn Bannister walks into his office. The gray-eyed beauty takes his breath away and makes him regret his school’s non-fraternization policy. Still, he immediately knows Marilyn is special. And he’s not letting anything stop him from getting the woman he wants.
Marilyn recognizes the attraction between her and Jonathan but has no intention of breaking school policy. After all, this is her first job and she loves it. So when she’s suddenly transferred to another school and she discovers Jonathan is behind the move, she is furious.
It’s clear that Jonathan needs to be taught a lesson about playing with people’s lives. And Marilyn is just the teacher to do it. But will she go too far? Find out what happens when two proud individuals face off in the game of love.
Will it take a Christmas miracle to save the day?
Rockin’ the Rockies: Two Holiday Sparkle Novellas by Bettye Griffin and Marcia King-Gamble
Two Very Special Red Dresses – Four lives about to change!
In another sparkling holiday novella by authors Bettye Griffin and Marcia King-Gamble, Bethany Gill and Sari Saunders are Rockin’ the Rockies this holiday season!
Set in the Mile High City of Denver and the exclusive resort town of Aspen, Livingston Cox, heir to the L&L Markets grocery chain, rents a date, Sari, for a holiday charity event. Dante Martinez, manager of Livingston’s best-performing store, attends the command performance with his business associate and friend, Bethany.
One look at Livingston’s escort and Dante’s smitten. But Sari is his twins’ teacher…and as for Livingston, he is equally taken with the lovely Bethany. The couples switch partners. But both Sari and Bethany have secrets they don’t want the new men in their respective lives to know about…
The holidays are on!
Catch up with the Red Dress series:
Love on Lake Shore Drive by Bettye Griffin
Naughty in New York by Marcia King-Gamble
Holiday in Houston by Bettye Griffin
Loose in Las Vegas by Marcia King-Gamble
If there are any new releases that we missed, feel free to send them our way and we will add them ASAP!
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