Check out these new releases from July 31st-August 6th.
Sex and Rescue by A. Blossom
Being locked away in an emergency situation with your ex can’t be that bad… Right?
Somehow Lennox’s love life has come crashing down for the second time. With a new city and new job, she’s just trying to stay afloat and piece her life back together. But what happens when choosing to work on what should have been the happiest day of her life causes her to spend the day locked away with her college ex Romelo Saint?
Romelo Saint made some difficult decisions in college that ultimately cost him his career, his freedom, and the love of his life Lennox Avery. While deep down he knows that Lennox isn’t solely at fault for their demise, his hate for Lennox runs deep. When he needed Lennox the most she ran. Rome hasn’t had an easy life, but he’s accomplished everything he said he would. Everything except for getting over Lennox.
When these old college lovers find themselves stuck in a very small space and forced to spend the day together, will the rehashing of this love story send Lennox and Rome on a dreadful trip down memory lane, or will they finally be to able rescue each other from the agony of being apart?
The Devious Date: A Billionaire Baby Romance by C. Monet
Follow the captivating tale of Ledisi Darden, a determined project manager who finds herself both hesitant and intrigued when her friend arranges a blind date. Little does she know, this unexpected encounter will lead her back to the very person who shattered her heart in the past.
Adalis Thomas, now a prominent figure in real estate development and the streets, is equally taken aback by this unforeseen reunion. Despite the awkwardness, they decide to embrace the moment and spend an evening filled with laughter, reminiscing, and a glimmer of hope.
As fate intricately weaves its threads, love rekindles between Ledisi and Adalis, pulling them into a passionate whirlwind. However, their renewed romance is far from a fairytale. Adalis’s ties to the criminal underworld and complicated relationships threaten to dismantle the very love they’re trying to rebuild.
Amid a storm of challenges, Ledisi and Adalis fight with unwavering determination to forge a path to happiness together. But as they soon learn, sometimes love alone is not enough. Can they conquer their inner demons, leave the past behind, and build a future where love triumphs over all?
A Fatal Melody by Wynta Tyme
Dominix Lasalle Jr is a small-town radio host and DJ from the gritty streets of Fuhara, IL. Though most of her time is spent on the mic, the music lover is manifesting the days when she’s making beats for the hottest artists. As if the stars aligned perfectly for her, Dominix stumbles on a contest being held by hot, new rapper Loonatic that could solidify her future on the music scene. However, when the venture requires a three-way partnership with billionaire producer Manuel Moyota and classical instructor Bentley Avenue, it may serve as a scratch on the imprints she’s attempting to make.
Tangled between the music and the men, the DJ is smitten by the balance of elegance and roughness of one while complicatedly consumed by the accolades and maturity of the other and still a job must be done.
Nevertheless, the talented threesome is forced to not only maintain their integrity but their lives when an unsuspecting source attempts to add more static to the collaboration and true intentions have the chance to snip heartstrings.
Rehab: Healing After Heartbreak by DeeAnn
Love after heartbreak. It’s not easy for everyone, especially when it starts an unhealthy addiction you hide from the world.
Months before her wedding day, Erana Pointer receives devastating news from her fiancé and uproots her life back home, not knowing that love was unexpectedly waiting for her there. She meets Austin “Four” Mims, and the connection is instant. The closer they get, the more Four begins to figure Erana out. The truth is right in front of him, but he refuses to acknowledge it until the unthinkable happens, leaving the pair to decide whether it’s best to grow with one another or give up.
The attachment is there, but is it strong enough for them to work through?
Fabienne: The Laplanche Boys by Natisha Raynor
*Fabienne was first introduced in Azon: The Laplanche Boys*
Fabienne has had too many negative experiences with women to ever want to be in another relationship. Linking up and having fun is the kind of time that he’s on, and he’s not interested in changing that. Even if he meets someone that he likes, Fabienne will entertain them until things start to get too heavy. His main focus is on saving his money and attempting to leave the game, so he can show his mother that she can be proud of him and his endeavors. When life begins to take a lot of unexpected twists and turns, all of Fabienne’s plans are derailed and life gets shaken up. The way he deals with stress isn’t the best and he soon learns that he may be digging a hole for himself that he can’t climb out of.
Havanna has no time for F boys. She has a career that she loves, an amazing daughter, and her life is stress free. Always one for a good time even if it doesn’t last a long time, a hook up in Vegas goes further than she anticipates, and Havanna has a decision to make. One that she just might end up regretting but a tattooed, muscular good time is too much temptation for her to resist. Will Havanna get the happily ever after that her best friend Gia wants for her, or will she realize that fairytale romances aren’t in the cards for her?
Mr. Time Waster by Jessica Terry
For most women, getting dumped on their birthday – and not for the first time – would be enough of a lesson.
But for Claire Hutchinson, letting go of Montrel Burns is easier said than done, despite his pattern of dissing her, missing her, and then dissing her again. She tries to move on with the respectful and romantic good guy Warner, but there’s something about Montrel that keeps sucking her back in…
Montrel swears he’s not a monster. He loves Claire and is sure they’ll end up together eventually; he just needs time to be ready. But seeing Claire with anyone else in the meantime drives him crazy.
Will Claire wise up and focus on Warner, or will she let Montrel waste her time one time too many?
A Memphis Gangsta’s Pain (Ode to Memphis Book 2) by B. Love
Between Memphis and Rose Valley Hills, there are the good and the gritty—both have a story to tell…
In Love Letters from Memphis, a clear and distinct line was drawn between the secret society and the underworld.
In A Memphis Gangsta’s Pain, friendships and family bonds are on the line as Londen Graham and Noah Gabriel both claim their freedom and choose different sides of the law to abide by. As Londen yearns to be a family man with his fiancée Lei, the wild lifestyle of his best friend Noah and his father’s pleas for help have him on the brink of returning to the streets. Will Noah’s friendship, combined with explosive secrets and street wars pull Londen back to the life he swore to Lei he’d retired from, or will the love he expressed in Memphis be enough to keep him on the straight and narrow?
Never Should Have Let You Go by TaKisha Trenean
Is love enough? Will a second chance be worth it?
Journee Williams is a dreamer and a hopeless romantic at heart. With goals of getting into the music industry as a songwriter, she refuses to let anything get in the way. Even if it costs her the person she loves the most. Faced with living a lifestyle she didn’t choose, Journee finds herself making a tough decision that will lead to her success, but at what cost.
Keith “Saint” Masters is no stranger to losing the things and people that mean the most to you. Abandoned by his parents and placed in foster care, Keith continues to experience loss after loss. He thought he found his peace in Journee, but a tragic incident leads her to end their relationship. Without her light and positive influence Keith falls deeper into the streets and ultimately end up where he vowed to never be.
Journee and Keith were the couple that everyone would describe as relationship goals, but life had other plans. Apart, their lives begin to take a downwards turn and both finds themselves at their lowest. One phone call brings them back in each other lives and their spark is rekindled. Presented with a second chance at love, will they discover that they are stronger together or allow the past to come in between them.
Campus Chronicles: Kamaria & Kyree’s Story by Cion Lee
Kamaria Laurent has spent majority of her college career flying under the radar. As a plus sized girl who’s always faced criticism from her peers and family, all she wants to do is stay out the way and get her degree. That all changes when she meets Mr. Popularity himself, Kyree Pierre. Kyree has had the opposite college experience from Kamaria. He throws parties, dates around, and makes the most of the time he’ll never get back. When he crosses paths with Kamaria he convinces her to do the same thing. They’re both on borrowed time with graduation rapidly approaching, so they want to live it up together. They quickly learn that the saying “opposites attract” is factual. But what will happen when outside forces come into play and challenge their blossoming relationship? Will their love be able to make it past the campus? (This is a standalone)
Bare With Me by Daroncia
Love is said to be a safety net that catches you when you fall. This couldn’t be more untrue for McKenna Steele. McKenna seemed to have put everyone’s needs before her own. And now After recovering from heartbreak, McKenna has pulled herself together in hopes of taking charge of her life. On vacation, McKenna stumbles across someone that tests her faith in love. Will she push her fears aside or allow fear to prevent her from experiencing the true meaning of love? Find out in this short-instalove novelette
Apeshit Mad : About You (The Collins Sisters Trilogy Book 2) by N. Lichells
Apeshit Mad About You is book two in The Collins Sisters Trilogy. This sizzling enemies to lovers romance has adversaries waving more than a white flag.
Sugar Collins is a prisoner of past experiences and heavily guards her heart. She views her sister’s brother-in-law as an arrogant man whore and doesn’t want anything to do with the likes of him.
Miles Dawson enjoys the bachelor life and vows to never fall in love. He’s drawn to Sugar’s spit-fire personality and can’t get her out of his mind nor in his bed.
When their meddling siblings conspire to get the two together, Sugar and Miles find themselves in Key West at the same time and at the same resort.
Miles turns up the heat and the ice around Sugar’s heart starts to thaw. But her ex isn’t done with her and resurfaces, wreaking havoc. When the mayhem is unleased, Miles comes to Sugar’s rescue and commits one of the greatest acts of love.
Will Miles’s ultimate display of affection be enough to break Sugar’s heart free? Or will she secure the padlock and throw away the key?
Apeshit Mad About You is a steamy contemporary romance novel. Readers will best enjoy this blistering page turner when read after Batshit Crazy In Love. Please be aware: this story contains themes of explicit language, acts of violence, sexual content, domestic violence, and infant death that could trigger certain audiences.
Love’s Patient Journey : Embracing True Love in Life’s Later Chapters by Andrea AJ Jones
Embracing Life’s Twists and Turns:
In this chapter, readers embark on an exploration of the unexpected journey to finding true love. Life often takes us on unforeseen paths, and this section highlights the beauty and growth that can arise from embracing life’s twists and turns. Through inspiring anecdotes, readers witness how individuals navigated through unexpected detours, changing circumstances, and chance encounters that eventually led them to their soulmates. This section emphasizes the importance of adaptability and resilience in the face of the unknown, ultimately realizing that the journey of love is a dynamic adventure full of surprises.
When Love Walks Out by Kirby Speaks
They say, “When Love Walks Out,” pain walks in. Jetta Cooper is devastated when her fiancé, Julian, dumps her six months before their wedding. An impromptu roadrip to Miami with her cousins turns out to be more healing than expected
Crowned Mine by Jade Royal
In this dark mafia romance, Vivian falls for the dangerous and alluring Dante, not knowing that he’s a rising member of the mafia. Dante struggles to keep his double life hidden from Vivian as they navigate a world filled with danger and deception.
Their relationship is threatened when Vivian discovers Dante’s true identity and must choose between love and loyalty. With danger lurking around every corner, they must fight to stay alive and protect each other from the treacherous mafia world.
As they battle to survive and keep Dante’s secret identity hidden, they realize that their love may be the only thing that can save them from the darkness that surrounds them. But with betrayal and danger lurking, can their love overcome the obstacles in their path?
This intense mafia romance is filled with secrets, passion, and danger at every turn, as Vivian and Dante struggle to keep their love alive in a world where the consequences of their actions could be deadly.
Black Stud Love: That Chocolate High by Mood Boost
Part 2 of Black Femme Magic
In part one of this series Black Femme Magic, we were introduced to four studs and their love interests. Now in part two we get to hear the story from the femme’s point of view. Ride along as these four women fight through life, love, and pain to find their happy ending.
Roxanne almost loses the love of her life in the blink of an eye. She finds herself struggling to deal with Avery’s new condition while trying to chase her own dreams. When she drops the ball one too many times, she will find herself at a crossroad. Will she allow her insecurities and tunnel vision to allow her to lose the one person her soul can’t live without? Or will the possibility of losing her lover to another woman cause her to wake up and fight for the love she knows is meant for her.
London finds herself in a sticky situation when an old flame comes rushing back into her life after discovering she was in the hospital. Try as she will to remain true, London will soon find she’s the only one fighting for her and Harper’s relationship. After the two of them are released from the hospital their lives take a turn in different directions. Will London learn to let go before she destroys herself? Or will her need to be loyal to Harper cause her to lose out on real love?
Janet finds herself embarrassed by Robin for the last time. After calling it quits with her for good, she will find that Robin isn’t one to go away so easily. She runs into a new love interest and is ready to pursue something new. But Robin isn’t having it. Janet finds herself in a deadly situation and is in a race against time to save her own life. Will she make it to her happily ever after or is her time up?
Kelsey is living in a world of confusion. Now that’s she knows she’s pregnant. She and Luke take their relationship to the next level. There is only one problem. Kelsey doesn’t really know Luke. After keeping their relationship on the DL for so long Kelsey may find this isn’t exactly what she wants. What happens when she meets a charismatic stud who grabs her attention? Will she find herself falling for a woman again? Will Luke be ready to accept his child’s mother being gay again or will his pride get in his own way? Find the answer to all these questions in part two of Black Femme Magic.
Lia & Zamion: Love After Heartbreak by Stephanie Wilson
Lia has no one left; still grieving with her parents and brother’s death, she is now having a baby, and Charles, still loves Lia and wants to prove his innocence. Zamion is dealing with issues of his own. Rayleen, the mother of his child, calls Zamion when things go south with her and her new boyfriend. Rayleen wants to rebuild their son’s relationship; Zamion still hasn’t found out if Damion is his or his half-brother. Rayleen still has issues she had to work out on her own. Lia and Zamion both try to balance out school, work, and parenting. Will they find time for each other? Charles tries to plead his case that he is innocent, with a lawyer that is just in it for the money, Lia not waiting to see him, return his calls and letters. Charles doesn’t know what to do when the judge serves him a life sentencing behind bars. Lia and Zamion become close; Zamion wants to show Lia that not all men are not like Charles; Zamion has strong feeling for Lia. Lia has feelings for Zamion as well, but with her guard up, she plays hard to get and keep her feeling to herself until Zamion explains how he feels about her. Will the two be able to have love after heartbreak, or will things go downhill?
The Promise by TM Smith
In “The Promise,” a heartrending tale of love, resilience, and faith, we delve into the profound journey of a devoted wife determined to honor her dying husband’s last wish. When Aisha’s beloved spouse, James, passes away, he leaves behind a bittersweet request: for her to find love and happiness once again. Overwhelmed by grief and torn between loyalty and the prospect of a future without James, Aisha embarks on an emotional odyssey that will test the limits of her own heart, guided by her unwavering relationship with God.
As Aisha seeks solace and strength, she turns to her faith, finding solace and direction in her prayers and devotion. Encouraged by her belief in divine guidance, she tentatively ventures into the world of love, trusting that God’s plan will unfold in her life. Along her path, she encounters a cast of vibrant characters-a compassionate widower, a vivacious young artist, and a wise mentor-who become instruments of God’s grace, each offering a different perspective on life, love, and the intricate workings of the heart.
As Aisha navigates the complexities of new relationships, she grapples with conflicting emotions, guilt, and the fear of betraying James’s memory. Through her unwavering connection with God, she finds solace and wisdom, relying on her faith to guide her decisions and provide clarity. The poignant and tender moments shared with her suitors reveal both the beauty and the challenges of moving forward while keeping her promise alive, always in communion with God’s presence.
“The Promise” is an evocative and uplifting tale that explores the depths of human resilience, the enduring power of love, and the courage it takes to embrace a second chance, all within the framework of Aisha’s unwavering faith. It delves into the complexities of grief, the resilience of the human spirit, and the transformative power of honoring one’s promises with the support of a loving God. Ultimately, the story reminds us that through our relationship with God, we can find the strength, guidance, and love needed to navigate life’s most challenging chapters and embrace the future with hope and grace.
The Love Script (Love in the Spotlight) by Toni Shiloh
A Hollywood hair stylist.
Nevaeh Richards loves making those in the spotlight shine but prefers the anonymity of staying behind her stylist chair, where no one notices her. But when a photo of Nevaeh and Hollywood A-lister Lamont Booker goes viral for all the wrong reasons, her quiet life becomes the number-one trending topic.
The silver screen’s latest heartthrob.
Lamont Booker’s bold faith has gained him a platform, and the authenticity of his faith is well known . . . until the tabloids cause the world to question everything he claims to be. With his reputation on the line, he finds himself hearing out his agent’s push for a fake relationship–something he never thought he’d consider in a million years.
A love that goes off script.
With their careers at risk, Nevaeh and Lamont have to convince the world that their scripted romance is more than just an act. But when fake seems to turn into something real, can Nevaeh trust her heart in a world where nothing is ever as it seems?
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