MOCHA PLEASURES - Pamela Yaye
The Drayson: Sprinkled With Love (Book #6)

Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating: B
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Jackson Drayson has never been one to stick to the rules-or resist a dare. So when he's challenged to jump-start a patisserie that rivals his cousins' shop, Lillian's of Chicago, he's all in. Between his good looks, captivating manner and newly discovered gift for innovative cake designs, Jackson is soon winning over legions of customers, including Grace Nicholas. The willowy, reserved master baker is also Jack's chief competition-and the one woman who seems immune to his legendary charms.
A MALIBU KIND OF LOVE - Synithia Williams
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Slick lines and sweet nothings have zero effect on ambitious real estate developer Julie Dominick. Her love rules have thankfully saved her from dealing with messy relationship complications. But since R & B superstar Dante Wilson hired her to open his new Malibu nightclub, he's determined to add some pleasure to their business dealings. And Julie's strategy to protect her heart may not stand up to his seductive appeal.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of AUGUST 2016.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on PRINT | EBOOK to purchase.
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BACHELOR UNFORGIVING - Brenda Jackson
Bachelors in Demand
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer:
Beverly Jackson  |  Rating: A
CATERORY ROMANCE
They say you can forgive but you can never forget. Virgil Bougard takes that saying to heart. Four years ago Kara Goshay believed a vicious lie about him and ended their relationship. And even after her apology, Virgil is still bitter. He doesn't intend to make things easy for Kara when his family's firm hires her PR company to revamp his playboy image. But faking a liaison with Kara for the media backfires when the line between fantasy and reality is blurred by strong sexual attraction.
LOVE ON MY MIND - Tracey Livesay
Harper Collins/Avon Impulse
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AVON IMPULSE
Successful PR executive Chelsea Grant is one assignment away from making partner at her firm and nothing will stand in her way. Her big break? Turn a reclusive computer genius into a media darling in time for his new product launch. He may have been dubbed the "sexiest geek alive" but he has no patience for the press-and it shows. Piece of cake, right? Only problem is… his company doesn’t want him to know they hired her.
ONE TO WIN - Michelle Monkou
The Meadows Family (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Detective Fiona Reed lives a life far from the privilege of her family's vast media empire. But forging her own path came at a cost, and an invitation to her family's estate in the Hamptons is just the thing to help Fiona heal from her emotionally draining job. When sensual Leo Starks returns to her life, he's no longer an intern, but now a brilliant lawyer who reawakens her deepest desires.
SWEET THANG - Deatri King-Bey
Hourglass Unlimited
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EROTIC ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Meet Joy, a thirty-three-year-old, sexually-frustrated virgin who has fallen for a man she met online-a man she knows will alleviate her frustration and a whole lot more. The conversations Sean and Joy share would make a phone-sex operator blush. When Joy decides to move close to Sean, he knows he should stay away, but can’t.
A PASSIONATE KISS - Sharon C. Cooper
The Bennett Triplets (Book #1)
Amaris Publishing
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Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Retired Marine, Mason Bennett, has two goals: adjust to civilian life and keep drama out of it. His focus is on his role as part-owner, along with his siblings, of Atlanta’s hottest nightclub. However, his attention shifts when the woman he has loved like a sister reenters his life and thoughts of a passionate kiss they shared hijacks his mind. Their connection is explosive. Feelings he’s tried to deny come to the forefront, and he’s tempted to do something he thought he would never do-cross that line from friends to lovers.
A PASSIONATE LOVE - Dalaney Diamond
The Bennett Triplets (Book #2)
Amaris Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Simone Brooks and Cameron Bennett should not be together. She’s a wealthy socialite looking for a suitable husband. A man with the right pedigree and an economic status that matches her own. He’s part owner of the hottest nightclub in Atlanta with his siblings. Someone who loves cooking, the outdoors, and women, not necessarily in that order.
A PASSIONATE NIGHT - Candace Shaw
The Bennett Triplets (Book #3)
Amaris Publishing
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Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Harper Bennett’s motto is work hard, play hard. Lately, she’s forgotten the latter and has focused her time as part-owner, along with her brothers, of the hottest nightclub in Atlanta. When an intriguing client enters, Harper forgoes her promise to never date a man that doesn’t live in the same city and she finds herself playing hard to get with Hunter Arrington. The passion that has ignited between them can’t be extinguished, and she dreads the day he has to leave.
GODDESS GETAWAY - D. Camille
A Black Diamond/Uncut Series Annex
Sable SiStars Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Summer heats up for the Diamond Goddesses in this Uncut Series novella. A tropical getaway includes fun, family, sisterhood, love, and of course...SECRETS!