Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from March 21st-27th.
Claiming Keaton’s Sanctuary: Black Lush (Crowne Legacy Book 6) by Sherelle Green
Ever wonder if revealing your secrets will be the missing piece to finding your soulmate?
They say I’m one of the good ones, whatever that means. While most of my family work against the law, I work for it… somewhat. Being a Crowne comes with certain responsibilities, but it’s hard to shine when people expect you to be brilliant all the time. To have all the answers regardless of the questions. Yet, even I have secrets. I’m a lawyer by day, but at night, that’s when I come alive. That’s when everything makes sense.
My world was built on lies and secrets, eating away at the good parts of me. When knowing too much incriminating information could get you killed, your only choices are to adapt or die. There are things about me others would never understand. Yet, one knowing look from her and I realize that my world just got more complicated. She could be my sanctuary in more ways than one. Or she might just be the siren leading to my demise.
Please Note: To avoid any spoilers, please check out the other books in the Crowne Legacy series, including the spin off, Two Dirty Santas.
In a society of unpredictability, greed and crime, several individuals were thrust into a world of money, sex and power after they were adopted by an affluent Chicago couple. For years, they have lived by the code, Know Thy Enemy. However, what seems too good to be true usually is. Can they trust their allies and defend the Crowne legacy? Or will they realize that loyalty and honor are luxuries they can’t afford?
Personal by Alexandria House
He’s handsome, talented, and troubled. Known as the bad boy of the NBA, Armand Daniels is both a liability and an asset to any team he’s a member of due to his hair-trigger temper. He’s no stranger to instability, but this latest trade may be what forces him onto the path of true change.
Ella McClain is her daddy’s princess, the daughter of a beauty icon, and a successful model in her own right. However, she’s tired of the spotlight and all that comes with it. Although cherished and protected by her family, she is overcoming deep issues when she crosses paths with Armand.They are an unlikely pair who share a combustible chemistry and an inextinguishable passion, but do they have what it takes to build an enduring love?
Loving State of Mind by Mycah Edwards
“That’ll never be me again,” Zoelle promised herself after the last heartbreak. Throwing her all into her goals, she becomes a successful business owner to suffice not having what she really desires.
All Amor remembered is being told one thing and doing another. Independent and doing well for himself, he loves a life of freedom. The last thing on his mind is something serious, yet from the moment he lays eyes on Zoelle, he can’t think of anything else.
Open to the idea of more, he embraces the serendipitous opportunity to spend time ducked off with Zoelle, forgetting about real life and getting lost in a loving state of mind. Zoelle runs from the peace inside Amor knowing he would wreak havoc on her walls. Mentally and Physically. Read at your own risk.
Disclaimer: Loving State of Mind is a nineteen-thousand-word novella.
Uncovering Her Hunger (Big City Small World Book 2) by Rae Shawn
What if they can’t keep the heat in the kitchen?
Desire Blackstone enjoys two things in life, cooking and doing whatever or whomever she wants. After a run-in with her ex-girlfriend, she starts to see her love life through a new lens. Her no-sex diet was designed to help her build real connections, but she hadn’t counted on meeting a hot photographer.
Midnight Wolfe has been living the dream, half his time spent at home, the other half traveling the world and taking photos. But after the death of his mother, everything is on hold. He has a decision to make, run his mother’s beloved bakery or continue jet-setting as a freelance photographer for a travel and food blog.
After an engagement party leads to a heated encounter between Desire and Midnight, the chef and the baker struggle to keep the heat in the kitchen, but their undeniable hunger seems to be insatiable. More than that, it’s leading them toward a love neither thought they’d uncover.
The Book of Luke: Earthquake (The Gems & Gents Series) by Iris Bolling
The life of his family…his future…his everything is in her hands…the hands of a stranger.
The world knows Luke Lassiter as Earthquake, all-star pro wide receiver. A powerhouse both on the field and between the sheets, Luke leaves women in a frenzy just for a taste of the sexy Lassiter. Little does anyone know he has an intimate relationship with the United States government as a classified secret weapon.
Sasha Coles lived a simple life. In the blink of an eye that all changed for the United Nations translator. Family ties she thought were permanently severed surface. Sasha finds herself whisked into a life brimming with fast-paced action, suspense, and the threat on her emotions when she meets the irresistible Luke Lassiter.
The attraction between the two is immediate and addictive as Luke discovers an uninhibited woman who needs the love of family. Sasha sees a man with layers no one has dared to unearth and wonders what will be uncovered if she digs deeper.
Luke needs her special skills to protect his family. Sasha needs his love to accept her family. Will the family ties bond them together or will the danger separate them forever?
Take Me by the Hand: The Moods of Love by Tisha Andrews
Misty Blue, the infamous and only daughter of Alexander Blue, has been tasked with leading the family’s billion dollar brewery company. With no life outside of the family business, her father feels confident that she would not only successfully represent the family but exceed his expectations. The only problem is he chose her over her older brother, Deuce. Although doubting herself, a plane ride turns into an experience where she not only finds herself but possibly the love of her life.
Prime Sterling, a parole officer, takes great pride in working with men despite their checkered past… That is until he’s faced with one of his greatest challenges in his career when a model parolee goes rogue. To save face and his pension, he takes a last minute trip and soon finds more than a man in need of saving, but a woman that saves him, too.
Will Misty and Prime allow the difference in their worlds to be the deciding factor as to why they can’t have a future together, or will their one opportunity at finding love, even in the strangest places, be all that matters to them?
Heaven in Your Eyes: The Moods of Love by Lex C.
Persia Cauley had a providing husband, a home, a close relationship with her mother, and then it was all gone. With nothing to cling to but solace within the walls of her older brothers lavish home, she decides something has got to give in her life, and soon.
Ronan Byars career as a professional baseball player gave him and his family the life they dreamed of and prominent name… A name he shared for years with the wrong woman.
When Persia and Ronan cross paths, twin-flame sparks fly, but how soon is too soon to let love in again? Could their pasts with failed marriages be the perfect setup for a success or simply the backdrop for a lasting moment in paradise?
Can’t Live Without You : The Moods of Love by B. Moni
Sometimes betrayal comes from the people closest to you. For Amara Cambridge, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Life as she knows it changes and love becomes a distant memory until a familiar face reappears in her life.
Hamilton Lawrence has always believed that everything happens at the right moment. Returning home for a short period of time proves him right as he comes face to face with the only woman he’s ever loved. Now that he’s back, he makes it his mission to make her his once and for all.
Old feelings resurface and hearts are on the line but will fear and doubt overshadow the desires of their heart?
Only for You: The Moods of Love by Kaye Lovett
Cassidy “Cass” Raymond has turned his small clothing store into a multi-million dollar business, designing clothes, styling celebrities, and teaching aspiring designers to do the same. In doing so, Cass has finally reached the peak of his career. With his thirty-fifth birthday approaching, his future is on his mind heavily. He can’t help but think about who he would pass his wealth down to. He promised to never fall in love, only using women for sexual satisfaction, and now, to conceive a child—and he knew the perfect candidate.
Twenty-seven-year-old Abella Anderson looked up to Cass despite how he was always riding her. He had rescued her from her less than desirable decisions in work and men. She’s shocked when he asks her to carry his baby, never thinking it would be the favor she had to repay for Cass taking her under his wing. She finds his arrangement insane and the reasoning even more asinine, but for Cass, she’ll consider it.
Can Abella hold up her end of the bargain and walk away from not only her child but Cass as well to live the life she’s always dreamed? Or will she fall for his charm and end up a childless mother with a broken heart?
My Heart to Yours: The Moods of Love by Monae Nicole
Kamari is lost. His mother died, and his girlfriend left him shortly after. All he has to live for is his mother’s flower shop, which is something he knows nothing about.
Lola is the town’s famous wedding planner and is very happy with her life. Her business is thriving, and she’s settled into being comfortably single.
With mutual friends and businesses that mesh well together, they’re bound to meet and possibly fall in love… Except she thinks he’s a jerk and he thinks she’s too happy. Forced to interact during two of their closest friends’ wedding, they learn a lot about each other along the way. One thing is for sure, his mother forcing this shop on him dropped a lot of surprises in his lap with Lola being one of them.
Will the connection save Kamari in more ways than one? Find out in My Heart to Yours.
Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart by D.M. Ellis
A person never really gets over their first love… in Chanelle’s case, it was extra hard being that her ex’s face was plastered all over tabloids. After having to deal with both heartbreak and tragedy simultaneously, she vowed to herself that she’ll never let another man break her heart the way he did. But when she bumps into Jay eight years later, she finds herself falling back into his hands like putty. Well you know what they say… absence makes the heart grow fonder.
At eighteen years old, Jaceon was faced with the biggest decision of his life when he received a call from a record label and was offered the deal of a lifetime. Overcome by his newfound fame, he chose to uproot his life from the pissed-up hallways of his Brooklyn project building to live lavishly in Hollywood; even if it meant leaving behind the love of his life.
Asia is an up-and-coming singer signed to Jay’s label and also happens to be close friends with Chanelle. While trying to figure out a way to get her two friends back together, she is faced with her own relationship problems. Will she hold onto her partner, or will she realize that there are much more fish in the sea?
Vanished by Mark Stephen O’Neal
Darius Carter was a successful sales rep for a local pharmaceutical company in Chicago. He was all set to marry his college sweetheart, Ashley Johnson, but she went missing a week before their planned wedding. He also searched high and low for her with the resources that he had to no avail and exhausted himself both mentally and physically. Everyone initially thought that Ashley was kidnapped or dead but mounting evidence would later suggest that the whole ordeal was a cover-up for something more sinister. Find out what happens next in the urban fiction mystery thriller titled Vanished.
Dream of Me by Dara Girard
Candice Ayodele prides herself on accomplishing many things.
But putting a man to sleep isn’t one of them.
When Jarell Ventura hires her to help him with his chronic insomnia, the reticent video editor (a secret gamer), hesitates.
Still recovering from a devastating loss, she knows helping Jarell will force her out of the safety of her fantasy world.
However, she takes a gamble and decides to work with the enigmatic businessman.
But she soon discovers real life means risking her heart…
Not What It Seems: A Christian Romance Thriller by Tanisha Stewart
Sparks begin to fly between Priscilla and Raheem, but soon they will learn, all is not what it seems.
Priscilla moves across the country to escape a toxic ex who won’t let her go. Her mindset is healing, but within days of her arrival, she’s introduced to the sexiest man she’s ever laid eyes on: Raheem.
When Priscilla and Raheem’s eyes meet, the chemistry is immediate. One would think they are a match made in heaven, and everything will go smoothly for them.
Because the closer Priscilla and Raheem get to one another, the more strange things begin to happen.
What has Priscilla gotten herself into?
She’s locked into Raheem, and he wants her to stay, but as the song goes, jealousy is cruel as the grave… (Song of Solomon 8:6).
There’s More To Her Than Meets The Eye 2 by Vivian Blue
Now that Granny knows about Harper and Zeke, the pressure is even greater to tell Mekhi that they’re a couple. Even if Harper was determined to stall with the truth, they could keep their relationship a secret only for so long. Mekhi became suspicious when he learned of a new mystery man in Harper’s life after she disappeared for a few days. Although Harper was refusing his calls, Zeke covered their bases. Still and all, he was tired of hiding the love of his life from his brother, even if she was his best friend.
Harper’s sneaky link was the question on everyone’s mind, especially after a strange exchange between her and Kamal at the beauty shop. Keva thought she knew who Harper’s Prince Charming was, yet Shreya knew the actual truth. Witnessing Zeke’s betrayal with her own eyes, even though they weren’t together, still left her confused and vengeful. What happens when she sinks her claws into her ex’s current infatuation?
As the unlikely connect, Harper did what she had to do to take care of herself and her granny so they didn’t have to ask nobody for nothing. But when Zeke finds out how she got money, of course he felt the need to protect her bright future from the downside of the hustle. What happens when he gives Harper an ultimatum?
Building With You : Keandra & Quintrell by Reign Lee
Keandra and Quintrell have had more than their share of challenges, and in this part of their lives, it is no different. She is no stranger to the lengths Quintrell will go to for something he wants. Her getting hurt behind it is the issue. He’s presented, yet again, with a proposal he can’t say no to that involves the help of Keandra, but she can’t know the full truth of the circumstances surrounding it.
Will Quintrell get her full cooperation and his deal go according to plan, with him being rewarded? Or will the truth be exposed, and it blow up in his face, leaving him a price to pay and Keandra questioning their lives together.
Not only will this deal complicate things in their relationship, but it also highlights another decision that needs to be made that neither one of them can seem to agree upon. Decisions, decisions, decisions is what this chapter of their lives is all about as they try to build one together. Find out what decisions will be made by the two of them in this lighthearted novel, Building With You.
Lucid Love: A Novelette by Jazmen Walker
An ex-college athlete, Jalen, works at a black-owned bookstore with his coworker, Larissa. She is just that to him until a string of lucid dreams help Jalen focus on what’s really important to him.
Lucid Love is a sweet and entertaining quick read. If you’re looking for an interesting novelette to reach your reading goals or just need an extra dose of romance, Larissa and Jalen are sure to capture your heart.
Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell: A Novel by Taj McCoy
A delicious curvy romance about a plus-size sweetheart who gets a full-life makeover after a brutal breakup.
Savvy Sheldon spends a lot of time tiptoeing around the cracks in her life: her high-stress and low-thanks job, her clueless boyfriend and the falling-apart kitchen she inherited from her beloved grandma—who taught her how to cook and how to love people by feeding them. But when Savvy’s world starts to crash down around her, she knows it’s time for some renovations.
Starting from the outside in, Savvy tackles her crumbling kitchen, her relationship with her body, her work–life balance (or lack thereof) and, last but not least, her love life. The only thing that doesn’t seem to require effort is her ride-or-die squad of friends. But as any home-reno-show junkie can tell you, something always falls apart during renovations. First, Savvy passes out during hot yoga. Then it turns out that the contractor she hires is the same sexy stranger she unintentionally offended by judging based on appearances. Worst of all, Savvy can’t seem to go anywhere without tripping over her ex and his latest “upgrade.” Savvy begins to realize that maybe she should’ve started her renovations the other way around: beginning with how she sees herself before building a love that lasts.
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