Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from August 2nd-8th.
Zander (A St. Claire Novel Book 8) by Tina Martin
A Friends-to-Lovers and Firefighter Romance
Zander St. Claire, a firefighter, is settled and content with his South Carolina life. He has his family and his sweet best friend, Alyssa Scott. She’s his ace. His everything. Since twelve, they’ve always been there for each other – through the good times and bad ones. Now, at twenty-eight, nothing’s changed – well at least in those respects.
Alyssa fell in love with Zander a long time ago, hoping Zander would see it somehow, but he never did. Zander only wants friendship, she realizes. Anything more could ruin their friendship. Finally accepting this, Alyssa decides to move on and start dating to take her mind off of him. That doesn’t sit well with Zander.
When another man moves in on his best friend, stealing her time and attention away from him, it forces Zander to take a long, hard look at their relationship. His interference in her dating life almost ruins their friendship. But it was the fire that changed everything.
St. Claire Series Titles:
Book 1 – ROYAL (Royal and Gemma)
Book 2 – RAMSEY (Ramsey and Gianna)
Book 3 – ROMULUS (Romulus and Siderra)
Book 4 – REGAL (Regal and Felicity)
Book 5 – MAGNUS (Magnus and Shiloh)
Book 6 – MONTY (Monty and Cherish)
Book 6a – Honeymoon With a St. Claire
Book 7 – MAJOR (Major and Selah)
Book 7a – Just Being Us (A Prequel to Zander)
Book 8 – ZANDER (Zander and Alyssa)
I Wish I Could Be The One 2 by Monica Walters
Wesley Henderson, Jr. has had a hard life. He seems to be the outcast within the Henderson clan, and he’s tired of that position. Despite his efforts to be everything his father wants, nothing he does seems to be good enough. While trying to solve those issues on his own, he reaches a breaking point. Despite his efforts, he finds himself at rock bottom with nowhere to look but up or to just close his eyes altogether. With all the trauma he faced in the past and now still trying to deal with those demons, he finds that his journey to peace, healing, and self-love will be even harder than he anticipated… Until he meets Olivia.
Olivia August is in a great place in her life. Divorced with a grown son and happy with who she is, she’s living her best life, traveling the world. Being a nurse for twenty-nine years has afforded her a good life and she is making the best of it. When she crosses paths with one of her patients, things change. Wesley Henderson steals her good sense with his amazingly good looks and his spirit. She can’t figure out why the pull toward him is so great, especially with him being a patient of hers, but she’s willing to find out.
Wesley has a long journey to mental healing ahead of him, but he can’t stop thinking about the beautiful nurse who grabbed his attention. Olivia has her reservations at first but decides to let whatever is going to happen… happen. However, will Wesley be able to overcome his issues to prove he’s ready to move forward with her or will he allow his demons to swallow him whole?
From The Hood With Love 3 by BriAnn Danae
While Loriana thought she’d made progress on discerning the people in her life, nothing prepared her for the untimely news she’s hit with. People show their true colors, forcing her to cut someone off. She finds herself in a whirlwind of emotions trying to make amends with the man she loves most, as Projex shuts down all advances between them. But only for so long with Loriana’s persistent efforts to win him back.
Trying his best to remember how far he’s come, Projex makes a decision that’ll indeed cause drama between his family and in his life. Never having been the one to take his L’s in stride, Projex gives Loriana a taste of the person she met years ago. It was clear the love they shared hadn’t wavered, but her loyalty had. In his eyes, there was no coming back from what’d she’d done, and Projex made it very clear where their relationship stood.
The balance this group of young adults struggles to find makes their lessons learned much more worth it. Not everyone is meant to stick around in your life, but how could they not when they were destined to be there? In this finale, Projex and Loriana’s hearts are tested beyond what they could imagine. Their love is one the hood raved about and missed. But could they withstand all the turmoil that came along with it?
One More Shot by Indigo
What happens when wanting someone doesn’t exactly pan out like it’s expected?
Rebel and Cross have a not-so-great history with each other, but fate keeps them tied together. She finds she can’t get him out of her head, and he won’t forget about her. After trying to fight off what they feel, they decide to let it flow, giving it one more shot.
Trip-ups and mishaps one after the other pop up, stressing an already-fragile tie. Can they withstand the storms thrown their way, or will everything continue to crumble where they are involved?
A Heart’s Rejection: Loving a Black Mafia Princess (Black Mayhem Mafia Saga Book 3) by B. Love
As the Princess of the Black Mayhem Mafia, Dijon has been able to get every heart’s desire… except Rakim Mayhem. Not only is Rakim forbidden by her brothers but her mother too. After seeing the effect loving the wrong man had on her mother, Dijon is determined to not have the same fate. She’s forced to choose between what she thinks is a want and what her heart really needs.
Rakim Mayhem lives by a code of honor, loyalty, and respect. Nothing has ever been worth breaking that code… except Dijon Black. Not only is she his best friend’s sister, but she’s a part of the mafia he swore an oath to. No one wants to see them together, but they find it almost impossible to stay apart.
In the midst of their chaos, Naeem arrives—seemingly the answer to the mafia’s current problem and the solution for Dijon’s aching heart. However, Karma and Fate are at play and at war. Will Dijon get the happily ever after she deserves, or will she find herself rejected by both men and the option of love no longer being served?
Reunion by TaKisha Trenean
an instance of two or more people coming together again after a period of separation.
What happens when past feelings come rushing back between two distant friends at their twentieth high school reunion?
Asha and Boom Part 3 by Keith Thomas Walker
As Asha and Boom continue their bloody saga, the wages of war become too costly, and the need to retire takes precedent. When the streets they’ve taken so much from return to exact vengeance, the likelihood of the murderous duo obtaining their five-million-dollar nest egg seems more and more improbable.
Whispers of Dawn by Osar Adeyemi
Life can be tough but I’m not going to let it beat me down. Giving in to my emotions and letting my heart rule me has never been on the cards. Staying on top continually, whatever it takes, is the name of the game.
I never imagined that I’d fall in love with a woman like Mina. But one look into those eyes and I was totally floored. Worse still, I don’t seem to have the will to walk away from her.
But how do I convince her that vulnerability is not necessarily weakness? How do I draw her out from the thick fortresses she’s built around her heart?
Beautiful and sassy Mina has life all figured out. She has learned that toughness is needed to withstand the curve balls that life may throw at her, and she has fully embraced that toughness.
But the entrance of Nifemi into her life tempts her to discard her beliefs.
With Nifemi’s help, she starts learning to trust again and believe in “happily-ever-afters” until events happen that open up old wounds.
Will Mina allow the hurts she’s kept hidden for so long finally get healed or will she find it easier to retreat within the walls she’s built around herself?
Let Your Love Fall Like Rain by Mya
From childhood trauma and neglect to becoming a prominent figure in the corporate world, Alana Allen was never one to complain about the obstacles life put in her way. One night, she allows temptation to get the best of her, betraying one of the few people who had her back through it all.
Charles Davis was every woman’s dream man. He was wealthy, handsome, a loving father, and had a sex drive out of this world. The only problem was that his wife, Christina, did not see eye to eye when pleasing him. With an unsatisfying marriage, Charles feels neglected and suffocated in his marriage, wanting more. One fateful night, he succumbs to the temptation of another woman, allowing her to fill a void in his life that made him feel whole again.
Rain comes out of the blue in unexpected waves. It’s brutal and blinding if one falls victim to the storm, similarly to the love shared by Alana and Charles. One minute he’s a happily married man, the next, he’s having an affair with someone half his age. Lust and temptation combine to create a passion-filled tale of a forbidden romance. Will they get their happy ending?
Karma’s Chaos: A Novella (One Foot Out the Door Spinoff) by Lesanda Moore
The whole cheating scandal with her ex caught Karma off guard and she just wants to get back to her normal self. When she meets Polo, he steps in and nurtures her back to health, both mentally and physically. On New Year’s Eve, he pops the question and she accepts his offer. Since then, she has been questioning her decision. She does love Polo, but they’ve only known each other for a couple of months. Maybe she’s just paranoid because of the shit that transpired in her previous relationship. Or maybe she’s still in love with E.
Stuck between a rock and a hard place, Karma has no clue what to do at this point. Does she move forward into the unknown with Polo or fall back into her comfort zone with E?
Hope For A Misfit: (Parts 1 & 2) by Christina Fletcher
It’s a true statement when people say opposites attract. That’s what Hope Wellington discovers when she first meets Misfit. Although she looks for reasons not to like him, she eventually gives in to her fears and decides to give him a chance. However, she still struggles with her feelings for her ex-boyfriend Joe. Even after her ex does the unthinkable, she still can’t seem to let him go. Things are going well with Misfit, but she calls it quits after she realize she isn’t going to leave Joe alone. Hope has to live up to her name and find herself, but will she when her meddling best friend Shara keeps interfering in her love life? Will Hope ever go after what she knows is true love, or will she continue down a road that can lead to a broken heart?
Misfit has made a name for himself in the community, in despite of his known ways from his past. He is a completely changed man and has opened a youth center to help troubled teens like he once was. Somehow, his past comes back to haunt him and he can’t appear to escape the lifestyle he hoped to leave behind. Meanwhile, he falls for Hope, but she can’t seem to make up her mind about what she wants. He’s not interested in her indecisiveness, but decides he’ll be there with open arms whenever she’s ready to come around. In addition to his love life, he takes interest in helping a young man named Rashad who reminds him of his younger self. Rashad is in danger of encountering death or prison, but exactly how far will Misfit go to save him?
Love conquers all… or does it?
Hope Wellington has had her share of pain and disappointments with her ex-boyfriend, Joe, but Misfit makes up for her lack by making her feel loved and secure. While Misfit is the man she has been needing all along, it’s almost like they have this forbidden love. Issue after issue arises that continues to get in the way of them fully committing to each other. In addition to the back and forth drama she has with Misfit, she is trying to remain supportive to her best friend, Shara, who finds herself in a heap of trouble. Will Hope maintain her sanity through this entire ordeal or just give up on everyone and everything?
Misfit’s love for Hope goes beyond any love he has ever had for any woman. The back and forth drama with Hope is more than he bargained for, but he’s up for the challenge to make it work with the woman he loves. He makes a few mistakes along the way, but will they cost him his relationship with Hope? Meanwhile, Misfit is still trying to save Rashad and even puts his youth center at risk. The final outcome will be more than Misfit can imagine.
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