Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of APRIL 2021. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
April 2021
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A NEW FOUNDATION - Rochelle Alers
Bainbridge House (Book #1)

Harlequin Special Edition
BUY
(1 April)
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Copeland |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After escaping an abusive marriage, Sonya Rios-Martin is determined to live an independent life. The generous job offer from Taylor Williamson will help her do that. But her unexpectedly strong attraction to model-turned-project-engineer Taylor throws a wrench in her plans. Sonya and Taylor have to figure out how to build a solid foundation-without re-creating the cracks from her last devastating relationship.
THE THREE MRS. GREYS - Shelly Ellis
To Serve and Seduce (Book #4)

Kensington Books/Dafina
BUY
(30 March)
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MAINSTREAM FICTION
One wealthy businessman, a trio of unsuspecting wives, and an explosive turn of events. In this scandalous, twist-filled new series from Shelly Ellis, will too many secrets and one devastating bond unite three women--or destroy them? Noelle. Diamond. Vanessa. Each woman believes she is Cyrus Grey's only wife--until he's nearly shot to death. Now, as he lies in a coma, the deceptions keep coming, unraveling everything they thought they knew...
HIS STOLEN INNOCENT'S VOW - Marcella Bell
The Queen's Guard (Book #2)
Harlequin Presents
BUY
(1 April)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
The most unconventional of proposals…The most unexpected of replies! Helene d’Tierrza detests her corrupt father’s tainted legacy. It’s why she’s sworn never to wed or have children. That’s never been a problem for this strong-willed soldier. Until superrich Drake Andros makes his proposal!
HIS TO PROTECT - Sharon C. Cooper
Harlequin Romantic Suspense
BUY
(1 April)
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell | Rating: A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
When Connie Shaw witnesses a bank robbery gone horribly wrong, security specialist Trace Halstead makes himself her personal protection detail. Days and nights together make it impossible for Connie and Trace to resist the attraction burning between them. But Connie doesn’t know which she fears more…the threat from the man who wants to end her life or the love of the man trying to save it.
WILD WOMEN AND THE BLUES - Denny S. Bryce
Kensington Books
BUY
(30 March)
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell | Rating: A
HISTORICAL FICTION
Jazz-age Chicago comes to vibrant life in Denny S. Bryce’s evocative novel that links the stories of an ambitious chorus girl and a modern-day film student, both coming to grips with loss, forgiveness, and the limitations-and surprises-of love.
FOLLOW YOUR HEART - Brenda Jackson
Catalina Cove (Book #4)

HQN Books
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(27 April)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Victoria Madaris is next on her great-grandmother’s matchmaking list-and it suits her fine. This way, Victoria can concentrate on her career as a talk show host, knowing that Mama Laverne is vetting unsuitable candidates-like rising US senator Roman Malone. Even though their chemistry crackles when they keep running into each other in Catalina Cove, Victoria doesn’t trust politicians.
THE MARRIAGE HE DEMANDS - Brenda Jackson
Westmoreland Legacy: The Outlaws (Book #2)

Harlequin Desire
BUY
(1 April)
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Businessman Cash Outlaw has inherited almost all of his late mother’s Wyoming ranch…but still needs the fifty acres left to her former caretaker. As negotiations with beautiful, determined Brianna Banks become much more intimate, she reveals she’ll only sell him the property…if he gives her a baby! Cash’s counteroffer? That the mother of his child must become his wife!
THE ROAD TO ROSE BEND - Niama Simone
Rose Bend (Book #1)

HQN Books
BUY
(27 April)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Sydney Collins left the small Berkshires town of Rose Bend eight years ago, grieving her sister’s death-and heartbroken over her parents’ rejection. But now the rebel is back-newly divorced and pregnant-ready to face her fears and make a home for her child in the caring community she once knew. The last thing she needs is trouble. But trouble just set her body on fire with one hot, hot smile.
CONSCEQUENCES OF PASSION - Yahrah St. John
Locketts of Tuxedo Park (Book #1)

Harlequin Desire
BUY
(1 April)
Reviewer:  Cheryl McNeil  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Psychologist Shantel Wilson surprises herself by attending a bachelor auction as a favor to her friend-and bidding on his older brother! The outcome of her steamy night with Roman Lockett, heir apparent to an Atlanta football dynasty? She’s expecting. Now Roman wants to claim her-and his child-yet Shantel needs more than a marriage of convenience from this man who put passion in her playbook…
WINNER TAKES ALL - Sandra Kitt
The Millionaires Club (Book #1)

Sourcebook Casablanca
BUY
(6 April)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Jean Travis has the job of announcing the latest lottery winner on TV and is stunned to find that Patrick Bennett, her teenage crush, is the top mega winner. They haven't seen each other in years, and Patrick is thrilled to renew their acquaintance. Jean, not so much. After all, a lot has changed since they used to study together and Jean worked so hard to hide her feelings. Now that he's won so much money, Patrick faces a whole new world of demands from family, friends, coworkers, strangers. The only person he knows for sure he can trust, is Jean...
AN EARL, THE GIRL AND A TODDLER - Vanessa Riley
Rogues and Remarkable Women (Book #2)

Zebra Books
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(27 April)
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HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Surviving a shipwreck en route to London from Jamaica was just the start of Jemina St. Maur's nightmare. Suffering from amnesia, she was separated from anyone who might know her, and imprisoned in Bedlam. She was freed only because barrister Daniel Thackery, Lord Ashbrook, was convinced to betray the one thing he holds dear: the law. Desperate to unearth her true identity, Jemina’s only chance is to purloin dangerous secrets with help from The Widow’s Grace...
SLOW DANCE AT ROSE BEND - Niama Simone
Rose Bend (Book #1)

HQN Books
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(1 April)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Cherrie Moore is just passing through, the same way she does every year. Rose Bend’s annual motorcycle rally has been her sanctuary-two solid weeks just for herself, just for a little while; one long, peaceful ride through the Berkshires, then back home to bustling Chicago. In and out, and gone again. No strings, no commitments. Until she meets Maddox Holt.
CARELESS WHISPERS - Synithia Williams
Jackson Falls (Book #4)

HQN Books
BUY
(1 April)
Reviewer: Jennifer Copeland | Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
A reporter has come to Wyoming to do a story on doctors for his Black newspaper back east. He thinks Colton Lee will be an interesting subject…until he meets Colton’s sister Spring. She runs her own ranch, wears denim pants instead of dresses, and is the most fascinating woman he’s ever met. A reporter has come to Wyoming to do a story on doctors for his Black newspaper back east. He thinks Colton Lee will be an interesting subject…until he meets Colton’s sister Spring.
LESSONS IN TEMPTATION - D. Camille
Bantu Academy Series (Book #3)

The Khulture
(29 March)
BUY
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell | Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Two stories. One book. Asha Sawyer has been a support to all of those around her in finding Black Love. Now, it’s her turn at manifesting her dreams and she’s being enticed by Mr. Omari Clarke as she travels with him to gather information to open new Bantu Academy locations. But in the end, Asha will have to release the past in order to obtain her future…while never losing the woman she’s worked to become