Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from November 26th-December 2nd.


Hot Chocolate: A Winter Novelette by Tina Martin

*This is a sweet, clean and wholesome romance. It’s also a novelette at around 17,000 words. If clean and wholesome romances aren’t your thing, you may want to skip this one.*

Haven Baker is a beautiful, lonely manager of her parent’s business, Baker Bed & Breakfast, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Her ordinary, humdrum life gets a much-needed shakeup when Titus Cassidy checks in as a solo guest for a full week. His interest in her isn’t something he hides, but not something she’s eager to accept. He has her truly seeing the mountains for the first time in a romantic, snowy setting. But can she truly trust a perfect stranger who’s supposedly just researching the area?



Always My Baby: A Christmas Short Story by Alexandria House*

What Melanie sees as an inconvenience, Luke sees as a long-desired opportunity. Hopefully, this converging of divergent paths on Christmas Eve will lead to pleasant surprises for both of them.

This story is very short and contains profanity and sexual content. If none of this is your cup of tea, this is likely not the story for you.



Sleigh by Grey Huffington*

Ever had a man to put you first?
Prioritize your presence.
Emphasize your existence.
Maintain his focus… on you?
Over everything?
As if it was nothing?

I hadn’t either, not until him.
Not until Harlem Knight.



The One He Craves by A. Marie Johnson*

“Don’t fall in love with me because I won’t be good for you.” —Bria

After being hurt by one terrible man after another, Bria Willis’ heart has been shattered and is unrepairable in her mind. Her trust issues have made her vow to swear off relationships completely, but deep down she knows her heart is in need of a good man.

The once perfect relationship Keyon Jones shared with his ex-girlfriend changed dramatically overnight and left him with a broken heart and a promise to be a player for the rest of his days, but whether he wants to admit it or not, deep down he knows he is in need of a woman who will love him and never leave.

Sounds like they’re the perfect match, doesn’t it? 
Too bad getting together won’t be an easy task for the two. 
Bria and Keyon’s broken hearts and trust issues limit their wills to love again and leave them with the choice to love or to lose each other. Which one will they choose?



I’ll be Bad for You by B. Love*

They say the best way to get over one man is to get under another, but what happens when he makes you fall twice as hard?

Denver has always been off limits. As the youngest daughter of Abraham and Eden, most men steered clear of her for one of two reasons – they’ve heard of her reputation or they’ve heard of her father’s reputation.

Symphony has never met a woman he couldn’t have, but when he encounters Denver, she becomes the one he can’t keep.

Will a temporary agreement satisfy both their needs, or create an ache so deep in the pit of their souls that no other lover will ever be able to reach?

This is a 16,000-word short story. If you prefer books with more content, please check my catalog for another novel.



Old Man Peterson: murder it’s all in the family (Cops in Love Book 1) by B.L. Wilson

Lieutenant Abigaile Truman’s latest case involves a skeleton in the closet, literally; and it has been there for sixty years. Ina Peterson’s husband has been missing for just that long, so odds are the skeleton is his. Thing is, Ina has what appears to be a serious case of dementia, and her fiery granddaughter Jannita has her claws out in her defense. She and Truman clash in every way—or do they? As the case progresses, increasingly sabotaged by outside forces, it becomes obvious that there is more than one skeleton in the Peterson’s closet, and someone is resorting to murder to keep them there.
In this surprising, sassy romance, sparks of contention turn to passion as Ina’s story of struggle during the Depression in the South and betrayal and lust when she marries above her station slowly changes the lives of three very different women.



Ethic 3 by Ashley Antoinette

Healing requires separation. When Ethic discovers malice in a woman he thought was perfect, he walks away from their love. Keeping his family safe is his main priority and falling for Alani Lenika Hill is dangerous. The history of their love haunts him however, and getting over her isn’t easy.

Alani has beguiled his two youngest children and they crave her presence as much as Ethic. They want a mother. He wants a woman, but with ghosts and lies between them the couple is forced apart yet again.

With love comes pain and Ethic feels all of it. He can’t focus on anything and while he is distracted by heartbreak, his eldest daughter, Morgan is caught up in a deceptive affair. With bad boy Messiah, pledging allegiance to Morgan she is willing to defy everything and anyone to keep his love forever.

This story is a soul-stirring journey of love, loss, and forgiveness. Will Ethic finally receive everything he deserves? Or will karma circle back for him and destroy him for good?

Ashley Antoinette has penned a new classic with the Ethic series. Ride with her as she paints a poignant picture of Ezra “Ethic” Okafor, the imperfect man who gives perfect love.



Young, Gifted, and Black: The Quarter-Life Crisis by Christine Mills

Three friends: Anderson, Kendra and Alex all arrive in New York City seeking a fulfilling career. However, they find themselves navigating relationships and answering challenging questions, which will impact their entire lives.

Young, Gifted and Black: The Quarter-Life Crisis is the first installment of the Young, Gifted and Black series. Join these characters in a humorous and thought provoking journey through their twenties and beyond.



Bachelor Unbound (Bachelors in Demand Book 597) by Brenda Jackson

Is an abduction gone wrong…

their chance for love?

International jeweler and sought-after bachelor Zion Blackstone felt an instant connection to Celine Michaels when he designed a unique gemstone for her. When she shows up at his house in Rome claiming kidnappers are after her, he offers the Hollywood producer’s daughter his protection…and passion. But a shocking revelation could upend his once-in-a-lifetime chance with Celine…



For Richer or Poorer (African American Novella): The Struggle is Real by Marita Kinney

Can my life get any worse? We lost everything and dealing with a pregnant teenager doesn’t help. God, what did I do to deserve this? Ryman was supposed to do something to prevent this, anything. He’s the man of the house. I’m bitter and broke. I know my vows said “For Richer or Poorer”, but I didn’t sign up for all of this. How did love leave me feeling so dumb? I love my husband, but what’s love got to do with this? I want a divorce!



A Los Angeles Rendevous (Millionaire Moguls Book 9) by Pamela Yaye

The woman he’s never considered…

Might be the only one he’ll ever need

Jada Allen’s Christmas wishlist is simple: her gorgeous boss. A-list talent agent Max Moore counts on Jada to handle his life—and help him get through to his tween daughter. Yet workaholic Max never really notices her until a makeover reveals the vibrant woman he’s taken for granted. Will one hot night shatter their working relationship or lead to something far sweeter?



Her Mistletoe Bachelor (Once Upon a Tiara Book 6) by Carolyn Hector

This tycoon knows if she’s been naughty or nice!

After a public breakup, CFO Donovan Ravens plans to spend the holidays alone in a small-town hotel. But beautiful science teacher British Carres has other ideas for the space that the sexy bachelor booked—a contest starring her students. In British, Donovan sees a future he never expected. As they give in to their chemistry, a threat from the past could keep them from finding true love…



Collide: An Erotic Romance (Lost Without You Book 2) by Akilah Saunders

Exhausted from her mundane life, Nova yearns for a sweet escape. Sure she has a stable career as a photographer, a committed relationship, and a cute cozy condo, but she desperately misses the exciting connection that she & Christion shared when they first started dating. Lately she finds herself feeling like a lonely Rapunzel, dying to let down her hair.Unexpectedly Nova is quickly sucked into a powerfully seductive sexcapade. How could a collision this explosive feel so good? Travel down this erotic bumpy road with Nova as she’s torn between lust and love.



Just What She Needed at Christmas: A Holiday Novella by T. Key

They say Christmas isn’t Christmas without the one you love. Jessica Hudson and her family were fully prepared to find out what the lonely do at Christmas. Still reeling from the loss of her mother, Jess and her family tried to get through the holidays like Mom would have wanted. Being the baby, and the closest to her mother, Jess struggled the hardest to even fathom trying to celebrate Christmas, let alone enjoy it. She was missing something…

Caleb Mathers, well versed in loss himself, came in like the ghost of Christmas future and pulled at the strings of joy in her heart. Unexpectedly, he gave her a hope for finding her way back to happiness. Would he be just what she needed? Would Christmas prove to be something worth looking forward to?



Forever I’m Yours by Shanicexlola

I never imagined ‘forever’ could have a face until I saw him.

Then, a domineering whisper in my ear contained the capacity to rule my world.

His deep baritone was the beginning of a profound obsession-an irresistible mirage that turned into my incontestable truth.

I never thought I could love someone like him. He was foul-mouthed, demanding, and far from the standard I preferred.

Then he caressed me, and I became hooked.



And the Room Went Silent by L.A. Logan

Valerie Ann Newton is your typical girl next door who has always been a hard worker, while following all the golden rules of life. She strives to keep her world in perfect order by keeping God first, and being loyal to family and friends while pursuing her dreams.
Valerie’s love interest, Franklin Rhone, a fire fighter, has his own personal aspirations and goals, which at times don’t seem to include her.
With all else Valerie has going on, she’s also covering the mysterious disappearance of a close friend. This brings back memories of experiences she has struggled with for many years. Determined not to allow distractions to derail her goals, she ventures into a world so dark that it causes her to lose sight of what is important and within divine order.
With each new clue Valerie uncovers, she begins to realize those she loves and trusts the most may have committed the ultimate betrayal.



The Expert (The Negus Effect Series Book 2) by D. Camille

Malachi Roberts is The Expert. When he answers the call from The Master, Malachi embarks on a new mission, and begins working on another case with Detroit’s top Investigative Journalist. As a private investigator, bringing down criminals is Malachi’s job and he does it well, but as he begins to uncover a complex network of crime, Malachi also discovers the complexities of a woman, who is unlike any other.

Cynthia Walters has dedicated her life to exposing the dark side of Detroit, in hopes of making it a better place. From politicians to celebrities, no one stood above the law in her mind. Little did she know that her next story would be as mysterious and complicated, as the man working beside her.

As Malachi and Cynthia unravel the connections to the crimes, they also discover their connection to one another.



Every Kind of Way by A. Jones

Have you ever found yourself in a relationship out of convenience? A relationship that made sense, but didn’t necessarily make you feel good? You know the ones you tell yourself is for the best because… who wants to be seventy and alone?

That was Marley.

Marley and Drexel had been dating for two years, and best friends for even longer. On paper they made sense, on paper they were the ideal goals, but in her heart, she knew they were never supposed to be.

Drexel didn’t give her butterflies. He didn’t make her heart race. Her body flush with heat or her sex thump. No, he didn’t ignite her desire. He didn’t make her choose recklessness over common sense. Risk over safety.

No one man could do that and do it so well. Well…

Demetri Savant.

The walking embodiment of pure unadulterated sex. The only man to make her abandon every bit of her morals. The only person to singlehandedly challenge the life she settled for. He was a risk she craved, but she was used to safety.

Torn between her heart and hurting another, what will Marley choose? Better yet, who will she choose?



Pleasured by You (Wellspring Series Book 3) by Elle Wright

For decades, the fate of Wellspring, Michigan, has been tied to the Wells family’s fortunes—for better and worse. Their corporation keeps the small town afloat, despite the greed and corruption at its heart. But now, as the next generation comes into its own, a new day dawns . . .
It’s been years since Bryson Wells cut all ties to his hometown and family, going so far as to change his name and delete his social media accounts. He’s built a profession and a life for himself away from his domineering father, but as the man’s death draws near, Bryson finds himself back in Wellspring—and face to face with the woman who has a hold on his heart . . .

Jordan Clark’s life is not turning out quite as she planned. Instead of working towards her law degree, she’s in Wellspring caring for her ailing grandfather. Running into Bryson in the hospital brings back memories of the night their longtime friendship erupted into passion. The attraction between them has only gotten stronger. But Jordan will have to decide if Bryson’s love is real, or if he’s settling to get the family he’s always wanted. . .



A Sister’s Survival (The Reeves Sisters Book 2) by Cydney Rax

To keep their family ties strong, the five Reeves sisters meet regularly to give each other a reality check. But explosive family secrets begin to pour out like molten lava, and forever change all they treasure most . . .
After a shattering revelation, youngest sister Elyse struggles to overcome the sexual abuse that nearly destroyed her. Between her tough eldest sister, Alita, and a promising fresh start with a new man, she’s finding the strength to make the most of her fierce intelligence. But Elyse still has a score to settle with the perfect sister she feels betrayed by—and she’s going after everything Burgundy can’t afford to lose . . .

Coco thinks her useless baby daddy is finally about to commit—until she catches him with a woman who’s everything she’s not. As she tries to move on with her life, she can’t resist carrying out the ultimate revenge. But when she inadvertently gets caught up in Elyse’s plan, she must confront an unforgivable truth that could crush any chance these sisters have to make things right.



In These Streets (The Branch Avenue Boys Book 1) by Shelly Ellis

BOOK 1 of the Branch Avenue Boys series

They beat the odds and turned their lives around. But now three best friends will go head-to-head with ambition, deception–and each other . . .

Derrick. Ricky. Jamal. One’s responsible; one’s still a player; one’s upwardly-mobile. Sentenced to the Branch Avenue Boys’ Youth Institute at twelve, they grabbed the chance for better futures. They stayed tight even when their lives diverged–but the times . . . they are a-changing.

New deputy mayor Jamal is anti-corruption, which means severing ties with Ricky, now a “criminally-adjacent” businessman. But political power plays and unrequited love will lead Jamal to a lethal choice . . .

Ricky doesn’t mind running a front for DC’s biggest drug dealer, but when he pursues a sexy customer at his strip club and discovers she’s a cop, any wrong move could end Ricky’s good times permanently . . .

Now the Institute’s new leader, Derrick is torn between his job and his fiancée, Melissa. But when a cute new instructor who supports him and his mission arrives, he wonders if he should leave Melissa behind, not the Institute. However, this dilemma is nothing compared to a problem brewing right under his nose, and the fallout will strike at the heart of the three friends’ bond–and put more than their survival on the line . . .

If there are any new releases that we missed, feel free to send them our way and we will add them ASAP!
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New Release Round-Up November 26th-December 2nd

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