TONIGHT: City of Sin - Nana Malone
TONIGHT: Shipwrecked - Sienna Mynx
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer:   |  Rating:
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Prepare to be swept away as two couples embark on an odyssey of secret longings and scorching desires…
TENDER KISSES - Sheryl Lister
The Grays of Los Angeles (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Siobhan Gray has had it with men who view her as a stepping stone to a career with her family's successful home-safety company. Even when a sexy stranger sweeps her onto the dance floor at a gala awards event, the twice-burned PR director vows not to let down her guard. Siobhan doesn't count on Justin Cartwright's persistence as he dissolves her doubts and slowly wins her trust with a passion that tempts her to believe in love again.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of APRIL 2016.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on PRINT | EBOOK to purchase.
April 2016
FEBRUARY 2016 MARCH 2016 MAY 2016
MODEL ATTRACTION - Sharon C. Cooper       
Harlequin Kimani Romance
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming  |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
When an international modeling opportunity called, Janna Morgan answered. The past nine years have brought her fame, fortune and supermodel status, but they haven't lessened her regret at leaving her high school sweetheart behind. A chance encounter proves that Austin Reynolds definitely hasn't forgiven her. But it also becomes clear that some flames just grow hotter with time…
FALLING FOR AUTUMN - Sherelle Green       
Bare Sophistication (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Beverly Jenkins |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
She may be the co-owner of an elite lingerie boutique that caters to women's intimate fantasies, but Autumn Dupree doesn't believe in happy endings. Although determined to keep her own romantic yearnings under wraps, she reluctantly agrees to be her sister's maid of honor. Worse, she has to share the nuptial festivities with Chicago's most irresistible bachelor…
GUILTY PLEASURES - Deborah Fletcher Mello
Bad Boys of Boulder (Book #1)
Kensington Dafina/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell   |  Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Former NBA star Alexander Barrett has slam dunked his career into second gear with the grand opening of his hot new gym in Boulder, Colorado. But his excitement is tempered when his estranged twin brother, MMA title holder Zachary "The Hammer" Barrett returns home from Thailand. Alex has never forgiven Zach for marrying his college sweetheart. And while they're now divorced, his bitterness lingers.
BE MY VALENTINE - Sean D. Young
The McClendon Holiday Series (Book #3)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Now that Patrice McClendon is at the helm of her mother’s aromatherapy company, she has ideas to propel Good Scents to the next level. Starting with developing a signature scent for Valentine’s Day. She’s sure she’s found a perfumer with the training and artistry to assure the smell of success will be sweet. There’s just one problem. The best in the business is a temperamental perfectionist.
THE SUMMER OF ME - Angela Benson  
William Morrow Publishing
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: B
MAINSTREAM FICTION
As a single mother, Destiny makes sacrifices for her children-including saying goodbye for the summer so they can spend time with their father and stepmother. Though she’ll miss them with all her heart, the time alone gives her an opportunity to address her own needs, like finish getting her college degree. But Destiny’s friends think her summer should include some romance.
JILTED - Eve Vaughn
Eve Vaughn Books
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell   |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Skylar Brown is set to marry the man of her dreams. He’s everything she’s ever hoped for in a man: smart, intelligent, sexy and madly in love with her. Or so she thought. When she meets her groom at the altar, she in for a surprise.
THE SHIELD - D. Camille
The Uncut Series
Sable Sistars Publishing
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Marcus Graham is a Special Agent for the FBI. His current assignment is to arrest and convict the infamous Milton Martin. Marcus is unstoppable and elite in every way, and in his role as an agent, he is adamant about never mixing business with pleasure. However, he never knew that pleasure came in beautiful, five-foot seven inch packages of clover honey skin and dark brown eyes...
SOMETHING OLD - Lena Hart
The Brides of Cedar Bend (Book #1)
Maroon Ash Publishing
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After two years of running from her father’s death, Zamya “Mya” Daniels is ready to win back the man she loves. Except Guy doesn’t believe in second chances. When Mya sets out to repair their broken relationship, Guy’s guarded heart is helpless against his body’s desires.
PULLING DOUBLES - Christina C. Jones
The Wright Brothers Series (Book #2)
Warm Hues Publishing
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
All Devyn wants - besides a tall, fine husband and eventually a few babies to fulfill her “about to turn thirty, running out of time, cute black family” dreams - is to finish her yearlong internship at University Hospital. She’s excited about the experience, eager to learn, glad to help wherever she can… it should be easy, right?
BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HOT MESS - Phyllis Bourne
The Sinclair Brides Series (Book #1)
Red Lipstick Press
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After years on the sidelines at weddings, the head of Sinclair Construction now sits home alone on what used to be girls night. Her only companions are television, a bottle of wine and a crush on a stranger she doesn’t have the guts to approach. Too bad she isn’t more like the daring heroine of her favorite show Hot Mess. Men want to bed and wed the glamorous Delilah Cole, while rough-around-the-edges Riley is relegated to the friend zone.