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Check out these new Black Romance releases from May 27th-June 2nd.

Starcrossed: An Enemies to Lovers Romance (Jackson Brothers Book 2) by Shae Sanders

Electra Montrose is a fighter. After clawing her way back from a career disaster, she’s now on the brink of landing a game-changing account.

But Victor Jackson believes the account is his for the taking. He’s worked hard to overcome his own troubled business past, knowing this win could secure his future.

When they lock eyes in the conference room, the tension is electric. Their shared history is fraught with conflict, and now they’re forced to collaborate, tearing open old wounds and unearthing unresolved grudges.

Then, something unexpected happens. Sparks ignite.

Hate turns to something even more intense, and the two must navigate business, pleasure, and their distrust of one another to win something even more important than their client’s approval: love.


Say the Word: A WAGS mini (WAGS SZN I) by Aubree Pynn

a wags mini.
meet supermodel koa and baseball player ishmael.


The Strongest Whiskee (The Protectors Book 4) by B. Love

Whiskee carries the weight of witnessing her mother’s tragic murder. With her father now gone, her only family is her older brother. Little does she know, her brother has a secret agenda that will reshape her destiny.

Beethoven struggles with the revelation that his father is not the honorable man he believed him to be. Faced with the news of an arranged marriage, Beethoven decides to break free from his father’s suffocating control.

As Whiskee’s life becomes entwined with Beethoven’s, a web of deceit, desire, and dangerous secrets unravel. Drawn to each other against all odds, they navigate a love they never saw coming.

In a world where trust is a luxury and betrayal is a currency, The Strongest Whiskee is a tale of love, redemption, and the struggle to break free from the chains of a treacherous legacy.


A Little Kissing Between Friends by Chencia C. Higgins

Music producer on the rise Cyn Tha Starr knows what she likes, from her sickening beats in the studio to the flirty femmes she fools around with. Her ever-rotating roster has never been a problem until her latest fling clashes with Jucee, her best friend and the most popular dancer at strip club Sanity.

It makes Cyn see Jucee in a different light. One with far fewer boundaries and a lot more kissing.

Juleesa Jones makes great money dancing the early shift and spends most evenings with her son, her Sanity family or at Cyn’s house. Relationships are not high on the priority list—until she’s forced to admit that maybe friendship isn’t the only thing she wants from her bestie.

But hooking up with your ride-or-die is risky. Jucee isn’t just Cyn’s best friend—Jucee is her muse. When Cyn lays down her tracks, it’s Jucee she imagines in the club throwing it back to every note. If they aren’t careful, this could crash and burn…but isn’t real love worth it?


Embrace: The Arranged Hearts Series by Mya

What happens when best friends meet at the altar? Feelings are revealed and love is made in this beautiful friends to lovers and arranged marriage infused romantic tale.
Suvi Summers never had luck in the love department. Failed relationship after failed relationship leads her to an unforgettable interview with the matchmaking service, Arranged Hearts.
Blaze Snow was a ladies’ man through and through. He’d never had any trouble finding a woman but keeping her was a different story. When his best friend signs up for a matchmaking service, he goes for moral support, but ends up in an interview of his own.
Neither of them expects to gain much from the service, but when they meet at the altar a few weeks later, they are forced to come to terms with feelings neither of them was prepared to reveal.
Will this unexpected start lead them to embrace their love, or will they find out they were only meant to be friends? Will the arranged hearts commit to forever or will “I do” turn into “I Don’t”?


My Love Is Only For You by Joslyn Marks

De’Quincy Harrison thought he had found the love of his life until she broke his heart and made him a single father.
Not one to wallow in hurt and self-pity he picked up the pieces and strived to provide a stable environment for his daughter giving her the love she deserved.

Whitney Whitmore grew up in a dysfunctional household and vowed to never raise her children in dysfunction. Her boyfriend lived for the street life jeopardizing the peaceful home she’d created for them and their daughter. His arrest was the final straw for her, Whitney wanted peace and stability for her and her daughter. Walking away was hard but worth it to live the life she desired.

De’Quincy and Whitney desire love but neither is seeking it. If love comes their way, they won’t run from it. Can these two single parents find the love they desire in each other?


Taken a Chance on Love: A Captor to Lover Novella by Kinzy Serbin

Life for the beautiful successful, Maia Davidson takes a sudden turn after witnessing her boss’s murder. As if witnessing a murder wasn’t bad enough, her life is turned upside down from going into witness protection to being taken from her home in the middle of the night.

Chance Mason is a handsome former street hitman turned tech and security genius whose focus is a changed life. After leaving the street life behind to build his own cyber security business, he was finally living the life of his dreams until he was hired by a notorious mob boss to break inside a home to disarm a security system. That seemed like a simple task until it led him and his partner into the home of a beautiful woman whom he would be ordered to take and hold hostage.

In Chance’s journey to a new life away from the streets, it was never in the cards to go from hitman to kidnapper nor was it in his plans to fall for anyone in the process.

Find out what happens when being taken leads to a Chance at love…


Uncovering Her Dreams (Big City Small World Book 5) by Rae Shawn

His music inspires her moves…

Ego Adams thought she’d finally caught a break. Her San Francisco burlesque group and dance studio were doing well, and the drama of her past was in the rearview. Until her apartment flooded, and she found herself being thrust into the vicinity of a man she was about to start working for. A man whom she’d accidentally seen naked and may have teased to the point of wanting to jump his bones.

Sincere Emerson was busy, focused on relaunching his music career after a snafu almost ended it before it ever began. He never expected Ego to walk into his house and announce that her best friend told her to take the empty room. He needed to keep things professional since she was choreographing his upcoming show, but what he wanted was anything but a working relationship.

The skeletons in both of their closets threaten to cause more harm than good, and navigating the spotlight proves to be more complicated than they thought. But when his song and her dance come together, dreams are uncovered.


Against the Run of Play by Kiru Taye

Step into the thrilling world of professional footballers in the Viva City FC Books series!

Soccer player and reformed bad boy, Asher Uzodimma, is struggling through a challenging season. Due to a string of injuries, he finds himself relegated to the bench during crucial games as his team battles for promotion into the league’s top division. Frustrated, he falls back on some old habits and escapes to find solace where he encounters the vibrant Vivi. She has zero interest in celebrities. Yet, spending only two days with her brings a sense of calm and stability back into his life. She possesses all the qualities he never realised he desired in a woman, and his yearning to be in her presence grows stronger with each passing day. Nevertheless, when he finally learns her full identity, she quickly becomes the last woman anyone wants for him.

Vivacious and fun-loving Vivi Osondu is currently in seclusion after the highly publicised end to her turbulent relationship. She needs a break to reevaluate her life and dedicate time to self-reflection. Meeting Asher brings back her laughter, which had been missing for months, and each time she lays eyes on him, her stomach fills with a delightful sense of excitement. However, he’s part of the famous crowd, and she’s made a conscious decision to steer clear of that world, so she chooses to walk away. But Asher is determined to turn the game around both on and off the pitch, against the run of play.


A Month of Sundays by Jade Olivia

Quiet creative Imani Wright finally has everything she’s prayed for – lovely friendships and an art career on the rise.

As a part-time stylist assistant to celebrity client Melody Monroe, she’s met her fair share of entertaining figures, one of them being tennis legend DeAndre Harrison. They first met at Melody’s wedding more than four years ago, building an instant visceral connection that Imani never felt with anyone…

After a chance encounter with Imani at his friend’s wedding a few years ago, DeAndre hasn’t been able to get her out of his mind. The two have remained mutual acquaintances since then, something that DeAndre reluctantly accepted. But, he figures out just what to do to get Imani back in his life.


My Heart Belongs To You by Sheena Binkley

Kierra Thornton is currently grappling with a myriad of challenges. Balancing her final semester of college and her role as the dependable figure at Suds, she finds herself constantly on the go, with no room for additional complications. Just when she thought her life was falling into place, her long-time boyfriend, Jeremy Thomas, drops a bombshell that shatters her world. Now, Kierra is faced with a heart-wrenching decision: can she find it in herself to forgive Jeremy and move forward, or will she opt for a fresh start with someone new?

Sharif Howard is doing his best as the store manager at Suds Dallas. However, he has been having second thoughts about his career choice and wants to explore other options. Unfortunately, an unexpected incident occurs at the store, forcing him and his employees to transfer to Suds Richmond, an entirely new environment for them. As he adjusts to the new workplace, Sharif meets Kierra, who immediately catches his attention. However, he knows he can’t pursue her since she is currently in a relationship with Jeremy, who happens to be his brother.

Kierra and Sharif, despite knowing that their attraction is forbidden, find themselves drawn to each other time and again. Their feelings grow stronger with each encounter, eventually leading them to embark on a relationship that surpasses their expectations. However, when Kierra uncovers the truth about Sharif, she is faced with a monumental decision: can she find it in her heart to forgive him, or should she give Jeremy another chance?

Kierra and Sharif have a lot to discover, both personally and professionally. Will they ignore what their hearts are telling them, or will they realize it before it’s too late? Find out in My Heart Belongs To You, the fifth book in the Into You series.


Desperate: Season One: Selah by Tia Love

Set in the distant hills of Langston Lake, Divinity is the most prestigious zip code in this fictional Black Mecca. The successful and ridiculously wealthy call this quiet, cultured suburb home.

Desperate is a 3-part series following 3 Divinity residents: Selah, Elle, and Genevieve. Separately, their lives are complicated by men, families, and careers that threaten their peace, but an unshakable sisterhood keeps them tethered to real joy. Even when the winds blow, they bend, never break.

The first installment tells the story of Selah Beecher, a 33yo divorcee, and aspiring erotica writer. Selah’s ability to craft stories with climaxes that are felt off the page is hindered by the fact that she hasn’t shared an intimate moment with a man in almost two years. Selah is desperate to finish her book, and when she meets Divinity’s newest resident, retired basketball player Amir Jackson, he has all the tools to unlock a “happy ending.”

For her book, her body, and her life.


Hyacinths and Hydrangeas: Syd’s Story (TLFS Spin-Off Series Book 1) by Aricka Alexander

After a much-needed gap year, Sydney is finally ready to start her college basketball career and become one step closer to achieving her dreams of playing for the Charlotte Does. Before she even steps foot on South State University’s campus, she’s famous. Everyone knows of the basketball prodigy who had been winning awards and being looked at by WNBA scouts since she was 15. But with popularity and fame comes gossip, haters, and past traumas. It’s something she’s used to though and she has never let it bother her in the past. But when she falls for a dancer named Jamie and things start to spin out of control, will she be able to brush it all off?

Jamie Wiser may be a sophomore in college, but she’s far from experienced in anything thanks to the sheltered life she lived most of her childhood. When the life she knows is suddenly upended at the age of 15, she finds herself moving in with her bestfriend, Ariana, and her family. They care for her like family, but with money being tight, she still misses out on a lot of experiences outside of dance classes. But when she meets Sydney, her world is once again turned upside down. She experiences stuff she’s never had before like luxuries, fancy trips, but most importantly — acceptance.

This is a story about love. About compassion. Trauma. And finding your person.

This is the story of how Sydney and Jamie found each other.


Intimate Allure (The Intimate Series Book 1) by Sean D. Young

In the heart of the city, nestled between bustling streets and hidden alleys, lies Simone Reid’s lingerie boutique, Intimate Secrets, a haven where women discover the beauty of their bodies and the power of their sensuality. Simone, a traditionalist at heart, has dedicated her life to helping others embrace their allure, yet she struggles to see her own.

Darius Mitchell, a corporate powerhouse whose ambition knows no bounds changes all that. He is tasked with acquiring Simone’s business, he enters her world expecting a simple transaction. But as he gets to know the woman behind the boutique, he discovers a beauty that transcends the physical—a beauty that challenges his beliefs about love and ambition.

As Simone and Darius navigate their undeniable attraction, they find themselves on a journey of self-discovery. Simone learns to see herself through Darius’s eyes, embracing her sensuality and beauty. Meanwhile, Darius comes to understand that while ambition is important, love is the true path to fulfillment.

“Intimate Allure” is a heart-warming story of forbidden love, workplace drama, and the enduring power of the human heart. Join Simone and Darius on a journey of love, betrayal, and redemption that will leave you breathless.


You’ve Been On My Mind: An Erotic Lesbian Romance (You Are My Everything: A College Friends-to-Lovers Lesbian Romance Series Book 2) by Tuesday Harper

Skylar has been crushing on Iyanna since their college days, so running into her again after a decade feels like she’s getting the second chance to win her heart.

Unfortunately, Iyanna is so busy with work and building her business that she can’t be bothered with any woman for longer than one night. It seems like the woman of her dreams might slip through her fingers again, so Skylar decides to step out of her comfort zone in order to win Iyanna’s heart.

This is an erotic college friends-to-lovers, second-chance WLW romance with Black main characters.


One Look by Cierra Solange

In this modern-day Christian romance, Grace, a woman struggling with self-love, and Jeremiah, a man grappling with forgiveness. They cross paths at a grocery store and feels an undeniable connection.

Unbeknownst to them, their blossoming relationship is forbidden. Despite the warnings Grace and Jeremiah vow to keep their growing bond a secret.

As their connection deepens, they must navigate the challenges of hidden love while seeking resolution for their own personal struggles.


Falling For Her Student’s Single Dad (The Firefighters of Orange Valley Book 2) by Aminata Coote

They’re supposed to work together, not fall in love.

Meghann Headley loves her job as a counselor at a prestigious Christian prep school. When a child transfers to the Academy in the middle of a school term, Meghann is furious at the parent for disrupting the child’s life—until she learns the heart-wrenching truth.

Meghann is irresistibly drawn to the child’s uncle and guardian, Levi Armstrong, a firefighter who sacrificed his dreams of love to care for his niece. As they work together to support Avery, Meghann and Levi are caught in a whirlwind of suppressed feelings and undeniable attraction.

As Meghann fights to maintain her professional boundaries, Levi struggles to balance his new responsibilities with his growing feelings for the fiery counselor. Their worlds collide in a sweet and passionate dance of love and duty.

Will Meghann and Levi overcome the obstacles standing in their way? Will they fight to become the family Avery desperately needs? Or will their fears and responsibilities tear them apart?

Falling For Her Student’s Single Dad is book two in the Firefighters of Orange Valley series. This is a Christian Contemporary Romance with strong faith themes.


Tracey’s Saga by F. Kadence

Tracey Grant, is a single mom who has her life sorted, and settled. Until her past love Todd starts to stir up emotions she thought were long gone.

Sure, there’s still a spark between them, but Tracey’s not prepared to dive back into murky waters without a second thought.

Enters Johnathan, the young charmer who is trying to plant himself in her life and heart. He has potential, but there’s something about him that gives Tracey pause as well.

Suddenly, she is caught in a broken love triangle she never saw coming.


Falling For The Good Girl by Systematick

Wes King is an adult film star in Sin City, getting paid top dollar to do what he does best. Settling down is not in his vocabulary and he intends to ride the bachelor train until the wheels fall off. That was his plan, at least, before making a routine shopping trip and encountering the beautiful and timid, Ella Boatwright.
As he gets to know her, Wes finds himself falling for the last type of woman he expected to fall for: a good girl. All he has to do is keep his job and Ella’s holy roller mother from tearing them apart.


Driven By Desire: A Crash Course With Fate (Cayenne P. Escapades) by Ebony Q

Starting route to my collision course with fate. 

Living paycheck to paycheck
Still love my unemployed baby father
Pissed when I crash into the driver in front of me

Successful businessman
A few sneaky links
Pissed when I crashed into himMY DESTINATION
Lust and Love
Betrayal and Loyalty
Honesty and Deceit

Ride along with two strangers who are brought together by fate, bound by tragedy, and driven by desire. Buckle up!


A Matter of Principal by Troinetta Nichole

contemporary romance story about a principal who has cut himself off from connecting with those around him and a parent volunteer who distracts herself from her own romantic desires.
The two strangers meet for one night to lose all their inhibitions. One night to give into their own desires. One night and that is all, until they meet again by chance.


Rapture by King Benjamin

Apollo Harris is a well-off stock investor, part-time dating coach, and full-time savage with the ladies. He is completely content with his life just the way it is until he meets a woman who shakes up everything he thought he knew about the opposite sex. For once, Apollo can’t just have his way with a woman and he sets out on a mission to break her will, but in the process; she might break his.
Lyric Adesina is a kind-hearted soul fresh on the dating scene looking to connect with someone who shares her beliefs and values. Instead, she meets Apollo and quickly realizes that though they are complete opposites they somehow share a strong connection. Needing a break from the monotony of her life, Lyric decides to entertain this unlikely relationship no matter how brief it may be. Apollo and Lyric soon find that beneath their chemistry lies something even more real, but with each new awakening comes a setback. The more she learns about Apollo the more skeptical Lyric becomes. And when Apollo realizes what Lyric truly expects from him, he wonders if he’s losing himself trying to hold onto her. Will Lyric and Apollo conclude that their love could never be or will they risk it all and get caught up in the Rapture?


Just Like Her: A Queer Romance by Fiona Zedde

Has this 40-year-old virgin finally found someone who makes her want to risk it all?

In this slow burn, friends to lovers romance, Delphine’s life is made up of secrets. About her passions, her sexual identity, and even her past.

She coasts along on a tide of half-truths until a familiar “straight” woman splashes deeper into her world, threatening her tenuous peace of mind.

This woman wants to be everything Delphine has never had before – a confidant, a seductress, a trusted lover. But, by giving in to this siren, is Delphine setting herself up for heartbreak?


In This House: Five Families, Five Stories, and The Secrets A House Holds. by Ebony Evans, Jhordynn, Monica Walters, Tanisha Stewart, Untamed, Kaylynn Hunt 

As Hazel Woodbine approaches her 100th birthday, her walls carry unspoken stories of love, tragedy, and bizzare occurrences. Secrets long kept hidden are exposed as each family’s story reveals a different thread of the house’s past. These gripping tales will keep you guessing about the real meaning of Hazel Woodbine’s eternal existence, as they reveal sinister truths hidden in the foundation and surprising links that go beyond time. Immerse yourself in the captivating secrets that await as five families face the challenges of life, death, and the mysterious energies that connect them to this extraordinary home that is 100 years old.


Finding My Way To You : A Redemption Love Story (finding my way series) by Briyanna Michelle

“I won’t let anything happen to you. I promise you that, and this is one promise I won’t ever break.” 

FBI Agent Kendrix Thompson has always prided himself on protecting his loved ones.
Once blood is spilled and bodies drop, Kendrix is reminded that the hell that followed him through his childhood clings to him like a second skin. He isn’t ready for the love of his life to be affected by the demons of his past.

Will he be able to rise above the ashes to save Phoenix, or will everything he has worked so hard for blow up in his face?

Follow their journey through broken promises, deadly betrayal, and redeeming love.


Summer on Highland Beach: A Novel (Summer Beach Book 3) by Sunny Hostin

The View cohost and three-time Emmy Award winner Sunny Hostin transports readers to Highland Beach in the captivating third novel of her New York Times bestselling Summer Beach series.

In this awakening, spirited novel, Sunny Hostin celebrates family, friendship, and community and reminds us of the importance of the legacies of our collective past and finding one’s way in the world.

Founded in the late 1800s by the son of Frederick Douglass, Highland Beach along the Chesapeake Bay is the oldest Black resort community in America. Inside this proud and secluded beach community of about 100 private homes is Olivia Jones’s legacy.

But Oliva’s legacy comes with thorns—intertwined are secrets of her aunt’s death; a controlling grandmother who is determined to crush anyone or anything that will interfere with her son’s political career; and a father who wants to rebuild the family he rejected decades ago.

In the midst of tense family drama, Olivia must decide if she wants to return to the beautiful life she’s created in Sag Harbor—with the neighbors and wonderful man who’ve become central to her happiness—or finally achieve her dream of having a family and home to call her own in Highland Beach.


If there are any new releases that we missed, please feel free to send them our way and we will share them ASAP.

New Release Round-Up May 27th-June 2nd

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