Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from May 29th-June 4th.
Yesterday Was a Long Time Ago by Selena Haskins
Southern gal, Germaine Landry wants to become a writer in the big city of Washington, DC. She meets a privileged heartthrob, Angelo Pearson, who is used to having anything, and every girl he wants. A loner by nature, Germaine is not easily impressed with Angelo’s bravado, but he eventually charms his way into her heart. This pair of opposites develops a friendship that catches fire. Their love is seemingly shatterproof until a malicious scheme leads them down a dark path that could end tragically.
Twenty years later, thoughts of yesterday still haunt Germaine until an unexpected encounter leads her to the pearls of truth. Germaine just may have a second chance at love or finally free herself from the memories of a long time ago.
Ezekiel’s Passion (Bluette Men Series Book Two) by Bailey West
“I’m not looking for a main chick, side chick, wife or baby momma. I’m not even looking for a friend. I’m an eternal bachelor.” Ezekiel lived by those words until one simple word changed his life… “up.”
Zora had experienced hurt and disappointment. She was not looking to alter her life to be in a relationship. She was determined that a man would not change her mind but maybe a boy would…
Falling by Angelia Vernon Menchan
“Why are you here Lance?” Pia finally asked.
“I had a reaction to you when I met you at the fresh market and then when I discovered my brother had showed out in your classroom, I knew it was fate. I needed to meet you.”
“Why me?” Pia asked.
“I know you are fishing for compliments but I’m going to give it to you straight.”
“You look good, damn good. I have seen you around and you aren’t haughty though you could be. I like what you are about in your business and I think your ass and waist together is art. After talking to you and hearing you talk to Jalil I knew you were more than that even. I like you, though I don’t know you, yet. I also liked how you just flowed with I had six lovers… nobody says honest shit like that. Pia, I’m a thirty-six-year-old black man who has gotten lots of ass in my life but now I’m grown and tired of all that. I want a woman, my own woman.” His words filled Pia all the way up. “I’m not proposing to your ass or nothing but I like you.”
Pia howled with laughter at his words.
“You are so funny and you know what I like about you, you are clearly smart as hell but you so damn hood… and hood is good.”
“Hood is good… lots of successful women don’t agree or they think hood means some knucklehead not living up to his potential. My idea of hood is being about where I’m from, giving back and doing black shit for and with black people. I am cool with all people but this black life is me, what I’m about.”
Love in Paradise (Island Paradise Series) by Keitra Crooks
The cold Minnesota weather was hanging on longer than usual and Alicia Daniels desperately desired a vacation to escape it all. So when her boss Nathan offered her the chance to go to Paradise, Florida with him, Alicia packed up her bikini for a week of sun and sand. It didn’t help that she would be spending time with Nathan who she had a crush on since she first started working for him.
Nathan Cummings was being pursued to start another shoe line and they wanted him to come to Florida to discuss it. Not wanting it to be all business in a lovely romantic setting, he invited his secretary Alicia to accompany him. While she thought she was there to support him, Nathan had more personal reasons to bring her along. He was attracted to her and wanted to see if there was more there.
Their vacation was filled with romantic days and passionate nights and neither wanted it to end. Alicia was excited about pursuing more with Nathan once they returned home but Nathan had news that could shatter everything. Would their love survive or would it just be a faint memory from their Love in Paradise?
At Your Request by Mercy B.
One’s strength lies in their uniqueness. While similarities aren’t considered weaknesses, it’s the sole possessions of one human than attracts them to another… that one thing that someone their opposite can find inside of their core, but not within themselves. It’s what attaches them, intrigues them as a flame does a moth. It’s the bridge that gaps them together in a manner that other’s may be ignorant to, while the details are in plain sight for the two basking in the afterglow.
Ripleigh, a young single mother, has been beat down by the biggest villain of all. Life has gutted her of her most valuable vessel, the heart. After suffering through the death of her counterpart, and daughter’s father, she’s left with merely a shell to call home for the rest of the organs that are keeping her amongst the living. Ripleigh packed her things and moved down south for a more modest living and to place the pain of loss as many miles behind her as she could. While life seemed to be plentiful closer to the boarder, Ripleigh’s funds were diminishing. Quick on her feet, she reduced her pride and laced up her highest heels to tread the stage of ILLUSION, the most sought out dwelling for upscale nightlife.
Semaaj, prominent medical provider and face of Northcross Pediatric Care, stumbles into a dimly lit atmosphere full of hookah smoke, chest rocking base, and clad women with insane skills and enough strength to help him lay the final bricks to his newly purchased children’s clinic. Though he feels as if he’s worlds away from his comfort zone, he feels a familiar tugging of his heartstrings after setting his eyes on the talented Blyss. Semaaj, later, finds himself frequenting the underworld at an alarming rate, and the staff soon knows him by name. His request is simple, Blyss.
Two strangers, two completely different worlds, two bizarre parties discover that there is likeness even in their oppositions. While Ripleigh decides to run, Semaaj exchanges his stethoscope and lab coat for joggers and tennis shoes. He accepts the challenge of digging up Ripleigh’s, as known as Blyss, heart -the vessel that had been buried along with her previous lover. Bruised, cut, leaking, and dysfunctional as it may come packaged, he cares nothing for it’s appearance. The purity of it’s inside is what he’s most desirable of.
In His Eyes by Sandra Hall
Everyone knew Brian had it bad for Tamera since high school. But Tamera had a problem dating the sports superstar. Namely her parents. Their precious and only daughter was not to date the red-blooded, half Arab son of Muslim parents. Plus there was the obstacle of Brian being in special education until sophomore year.
Years pass and Tamera is approaching thirty with no real romantic prospects. Finally, she gives in to Brian’s constant overtures and dates him to her ailing mother’s dismay. Her mother has grand ideas for Tamera’s future and pressures her to become involved with whom she believes is the most eligible bachelor in town. Tamera wants to please her mother and agrees to also date Jamie Wilcox, a young man with hidden and possibly dangerous secrets.
Meanwhile, her heart is opening up, and she admits since high school there has always been something special about Brian.
Loving the Princess (The Royal Weddings) by A.C. Arthur
To kiss a royal
As Grand Serenity’s goodwill ambassador, Princess Samantha DeSaunters lives a dazzling, high-profile life. Her own romantic dreams come second to her devotion to her island realm. Until she impulsively kisses a sexy stranger at a political gala. Now the reticent royal can’t get enough of Garrison Montgomery, the former soldier hired to keep her and the throne safe. But who’ll protect Sam from yearning to turn their mock courtship into the real thing?
In the Caribbean to run security for the ruling family, Gary instead finds himself caught up in a sizzling forbidden affair that could sabotage his mission. As he and Sam share passionate secret nights that make him forget about his past, the threat against the DeSaunterses escalates. Can Gary protect Sam from the enemies out to destroy the crown and hold on to the chance at happily-ever-after with his princess?
Miami After Hours (Millionaire Moguls) by Yahrah St.John
The tycoon’s tender caress
She’s got sky-high ambitions to match the glamorous penthouses she shows, but real estate agent Angela Trainor keeps both feet firmly on the ground. Her attraction to her sexy boss, Daniel Cobb, needs to remain at bay, or it could derail her promising career. But when Daniel takes Angela under his wing, introducing her to clients at society events, mutual admiration becomes a sizzling physical connection.
Daniel has turned his starter company into Miami’s premier agency. In the process, he’s earned his place among the Millionaire Moguls—an elite and exclusive organization dedicated to paying success forward. He’s known for showering women with lavish gifts, attention…everything except commitment. Now the lovely Angela has discovered the pain in his past and is daring him to open up. But will it be enough to convince her that he wants so much more than just an unforgettable fling?
The Beauty and the CEO (Once Upon a Tiara) by Carolyn Hector
Makeup artist Zoe Baldwin can’t believe the gorgeous guy she flirted with on the way to a job interview was her potential boss. So when Will Ravens, CEO of his family’s cosmetics company, tells Zoe her innovative approach isn’t right for his brand, she agrees to work alongside him at a beauty pageant to prove her skills. But where there are sparks, there’s certain attraction…
Will is fighting to keep his family legacy afloat. He’s going back to basics at Ravens Cosmetics, leaving no time for romance or Zoe’s avant-garde ideas. But despite his intentions, he finds himself falling deeper under Zoe’s sensual spell. Amid the chaos caused by company sabotage, can both their career dreams and passionate fantasies come true?
Reunited Series Box Set (Books 1-3) by Sharon C. Cooper
Where most women would welcome love from a wealthy, good-looking man, Chicago-based investment manager, Dallas Marcel, is not one of them. She will never let a man control her life again. That includes handsome entrepreneur, Tyler Hollister. Dallas is on track to making partner and she’s not letting anything or anyone get in her way. But when her life is put in danger, and a Ponzi scheme ignites a SEC investigation of her firm, she realizes the one man she’d banned from her heart, might be the only one who can save her career and her life.
Tall, dark, and handsome, Tyler Hollister can have any woman he wants, but he only wants one – Dallas. When he starts talking marriage, she breaks things off between them, claiming she doesn’t want a romantic entanglement to hinder her plight to making partner. A chance meeting, six months later, brings them face to face and Tyler soon realizes the intense sexual attraction they once shared is stronger than ever. But he swore he was done with her. Except he finds out her life is in danger, and his protective instincts take over. Can he save her life without losing his heart … again?
RENDEZVOUS WITH DANGER
Alandra Pargas, ex-CIA counter-intelligence officer, plans to wreak vengeance on the people who tried to kill her. A little rendezvous with danger is not what scares her, though. It’s seeing the tall, dark, and dangerously sexy man she vowed to love forever that has her running for cover.
Former U.S. Special Operative, Quinn Hamilton, left the world of covert operations after the love of his life died in his arms during a black op. Three years later, he still loses sleep wondering if maybe he could have done something more to save her – until Alandra shows up on his doorstep. With her lies and betrayal, he wants nothing to do with her, yet, his heart won’t cooperate. It’s not until unknown enemies come after her that he must decide if he can leave the past behind and protect the woman he’ll always love. Will they survive this last mission and rekindle the love and passion they once shared?
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES
Hospital Chief of Staff Natasha Lockham’s life has been all about work and no play. That is until a one-night stand with a man who lives his life on the edge, turns her sexual fantasies into reality. She never expects to see him again, but their paths cross when Natasha suspects an esteemed doctor of committing an unspeakable crime against his patients and danger lands at her doorstep. The closer she gets to the truth, the more she realizes she’s not prepared for the truth – or the consequences.
Former Navy SEAL, Malik Lewis, will always remember the night he spent with Natasha. It was the single most amazing night of his life. So when Natasha narrowly escapes a brutal attempt on her life, Malik stops at nothing to protect her, including hunting a man whose skills match his. Can Malik and Natasha outsmart a vicious assassin who has nothing to lose? And will they ever get to explore the sizzling passion between them that neither can deny?
The Ashes: The Medina Sisters’ Story by B. Love
Oscar and Selena Medina gave birth to four beautiful baby girls – Fury, Blaze, Arsen, and Red. Because of Oscar’s business, the girls grew up close and tough. As time progressed, the girls grew into women and their bond wavered. When Oscar goes missing the sisters reunite, and their already fragile bond completely unravels or ties into an infinity knot that not even death can pull loose.
As the oldest sister and leader, Fury has taken on the burden of finding their father. Her biggest adversary? Her mother. It seems strange to Fury that Selena so quickly and willingly gives up the search for her father, but she has a bigger battle to face – her heart. Her past. Her rekindled feelings for her childhood best friend and first love – Wade Lamar.
Blaze couldn’t care less either way about her father returning home alive. In her mind, all of her family let her down when she needed them most. Now that they need her, Blaze has no desire to help them find Oscar or grieve for him in his absence. All she cares about is herself and her business; until she meets Maddox Reyes.
Although Arsen isn’t the youngest of the sisters, she looks and acts the part. Her quiet and distant innocence has driven an even bigger wedge between her and her sisters. As if dealing with the disappearance of her father isn’t enough, Arsen has gotten herself into a bit of a sticky situation with her best friend, Morgan. She’s so embarrassed that she can’t even go to her big sisters for help. To her benefit, that help comes from Knox Hearst.
As the baby of the family, Red is used to being spoiled, coddled, and getting anything she wants. When she leaves for college and gets her first taste of independence she finds herself stressed beyond measure. Between trying to master five classes and work two jobs, Red is right at the brink of a meltdown that her family knows nothing about – until Nicholas Black comes to her aid with an offer she can’t refuse.
In The Ashes, these sisters are dealing with not only their own personal demons and issues, but they are also dealing with their father missing, secrets coming to the surface, and betrayal from those they least expected. At the end of their weary days all they have is each other… but with so much tension and distance between them… will that be enough?
The Ashes: The Medina Sisters’ Story is a 147,000-word novel with explicit language and some instances of instalove or love at first sight. If either of these aren’t your preference please skip The Ashes as an option for your reading pleasure.
Lovers Remorse by Nia Rich
Chemistry between Royce and Angel quickly turned into a fiery love affair. They fall in love and start planning a life together, but a secret revealed changes everything and makes them both regret ever rekindling an old flame. As they both try to figure out their way through an emotional maze, their once dreamy love affair turns into nightmare. A nightmare that neither one of them will wake up from.
For Keeps by Janice Sims
Cheyenne Roberts of Custer, Montana left home at 17 to attend college in Chicago and wound up a successful financial advisor in the city. At 27, she feels something is missing in her life and she thinks it might be Jackson Kincaid, a man she’s been in love with since she was a teen. But Jackson, who’s her brother’s best friend, sees her only as a surrogate little sister. How can she get this Big Sky man to realize that not only is she a woman, but the woman of his dreams?
Grown & Sexy Senior (Love 101 Book 4) by J.Nichole
In this, the final chapter of J. Nichole’s Love 101 series, Laila Jackson graduates from Lee University and starts her new career as a journalist. As senior year winds down, she must make tough decisions and discover what—and whom—she truly wants in life.
Laila is caught between two incredible men: Josh and Chris.
Josh was her first crush. He patiently waited for her as she tried to sort out her feelings. He always knows just what to say to make Laila feel better, and he wants her to move back home to be with him.
Chris was Laila’s first everything else. He was the first man she wanted to spend the rest of her life with. And he always put her first too. Even their confusing and devastating breakup was a result of the evil scheming of Chris’s ex-girlfriend, Courtney. Chris thought that leaving Laila would keep her safe from Courtney but soon realized he couldn’t live without her. Can she live without him?
Laila will have to draw on all the wisdom she has earned in the past four years to decide which path to take—and which love to choose.
Chocolate Solstice by LAS
Summer love is quietly brewing in the urban beachtown of Far Rockaway, New York.
For Daniel Jacobs, a gift of yummy chocolate wrapped in a thick beard & six-foot frame, love and attention from women are seemingly a constant. Raised by his doting Caribbean mother and grandmother, he is one of the most well-liked and successful bachelors in the neighborhood. However, there is a secret void in his heart that he is desperately seeking to fill.
Asha Martin is a petite, curvy, quick-witted independent spirit. Her wounds from a bout of young love keep her heart guarded. She appears unbothered to most, but her disposition is actually a defense mechanism stemming from a traumatic childhood event. Her refusal to let love bog her down could possibly cripple her chance at something real.
When Daniel and Asha cross paths, their past secrets, present lies and future desires create a hot, sweet tale of summer love.
Safe Space (Book 1) by Tiffany Patterson
*****THIS IS BOOK 1 IN THE SERIES. THIS BOOK ENDS ON A CLIFFHANGER*****
Xavier Grant was everything a woman could want. He was a successful restaurateur and club owner and has the looks of a God with the sex appeal to back it all up. I’d had a crush on him since my early teenage years. Now, here I am thirty years old, after having just moved back to my hometown of Houston and finding myself still lusting over this man. So how did I handle this growing attraction? Like any self-respecting, professional woman who’d had her heart broken numerous times by the men in her life, I ran. I tried to ignore the sparks that flew whenever we were in the same room as one another. I have my reasons. Xavier was one of the most eligible bachelors in the city with women clamoring for his attention. Aside from that, he was my brother’s best friend, practically family—certainly treated more like family than I was. No, I didn’t need those types of problems. My best bet was to steer clear of Xavier Grant.
Chanel had grown into a beautiful woman. Any man with eyes could see that. But, she was my best friend’s little sister. I had no intentions of taking it past looking until she walked into one of my restaurants one night looking a little distraught. There was something pulling me to her. Something was telling me she needed me. Usually, I’m not into being needed by a woman. I do my thing and don’t bother getting too serious, but I couldn’t ignore this pull I had to her. And when I see the danger she puts herself into helping one of her clients, my protective instincts come out. I want her. And no one, not my friendship with her brother or her father is going to stop that. Except, maybe her.
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