Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of AUGUST 2020. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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LOTUS FLOWER BOMB - Kanya Goree Bell
The Mogul Series (Book #2)

Goree Books
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Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: B
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Six Parker is the Sun God…when a war is on the horizon, it’s his job to protect the village, the culture, and the woman he loves, even when her secrets threaten to tear them apart. As the leader of the Heirs, he will decide their future after facing the greatest threat the Diamonds have ever known…
SCANDELOUS SECRETS - Synithia Williams
Jackson Falls (Book #3)

HQN Books
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Can they do what’s right…without betraying their hearts? Senatorial candidate Byron Robidoux always does the right thing. And, after years of focus and dedication, his life and campaign are going exactly to plan-until a blackmailer jeopardizes everything. No one is supposed to know that thirteen years ago, Byron told a lie to protect a college friend. And now that lie could destroy his career…and threaten the woman he never stopped loving.
THE SINGLE MOM'S SECOND CHANCE - Kathy Douglass
Sweet Briar Sweethearts (Book #7)

Harlequin Special Edition
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Facing the fight of her life after a cancer diagnosis, widow Roz Martin is forced to ask her estranged brother-in-law to help care for her children. Being there for his nieces and nephew is a no-brainer for gym owner Paul Stephens. But being there for the woman who’d betrayed him by marrying his half brother is hard. Especially when he discovers the feelings he once had for Roz never died…
IMPROMPTU SEDUCTION - Stephanie Nicole Norris
In the Heart of a Valentine (Book #8)

Amazon Digital Service
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Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Raised as a debutante, ladylike, and reserved, London Jones has stepped into unknown territory. From the moment her life collided with a man who should’ve been off-limits, a bachelor with a hot reputation-staying out of his way was the sensible thing to do. However, she finds herself caught in a tangled web of passionate fervor whenever he comes near. So much so that her ability to place a barrier between them becomes a futile battle. The heart wants what it wants, and London’s heart yearns for him
ASHA AND BOOM - Keith Thomas Walker
(Book #1)

KeithWalkerBooks
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Things quickly spiral out of control when Asha hires a contract killer to avenge her godson’s murder. In this edge-of-your-seat drama, Asha and Boom embark on a harrowing ride as they dodge feelings for each other and bullets from an unknown assailant.
SIN CITY SEDUCTION - Zuri Day
Sin City Secrets (Book #3)

Harlequin Desire
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Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
After a serious accident, worldly CEO Noah Breedlove’s family hires Damaris Glen as his live-in caretaker. She’s sheltered, far too innocent…and his instinct is to seduce her, even though he knows she’s forbidden fruit. As she heals the man, she heals his hardened heart, too. At least until their mutual attraction overrides logic, and she’s forced to choose between her family…and him.
THIS TIME ALWAYS - Suzette D. Harrison
Rose Gold Press
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Vivacious Niyana Nichols isn’t looking for love. Between the demands of work as a Wellness Clinic Administrator, recent widowhood, and being there for her two beautiful daughters, love has taken a back seat for the fifty-three-year-old. To make matters worse, she’s also suffering from Alopecia. Yet, when Niyana meets her daughter’s handsome professor, she is faced with emotions she thought she’d buried with her husband.
THE LURE OF LOVE - Iris Bolling
The Hearts (Book #9)

Siri Austin Entertainment
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Brandon “BJ” Jamison didn’t get to the height of his career without his fair share of foul balls, home runs, and being a team player. He is from good stock and taught the best things in life come from working hard. For BJ, decisions are not entered into lightly and are strategically considered with a long term goal in mind. So, when a “Bad Call” and “Wild Pitch” send BJ’s world spiraling out of control, it’s Alexis Harrison that brings it home.
IN NAME ONLY - Sean D. Young
The Love Connection Series (Book #1)
Amazon Digital Services
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Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Cassaundra Moore, event planner extraordinaire, stopped believing in fairy tales only in creating them for her clients. Why would she believe something so magical would happen to her after being scammed by her ex-husband causing her loss of business and social standing.But when Adam Simmons, candidate for governor of Virginia comes along making a proposition that would not only help propel him in the race but also relieve her of her financial worries, she has to redefine what fairytales are made of.
LIKE LOVERS DO - Tracey Livesay
A Girl Trip (Book #2)
Harper Collins/Avon Books
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Sometimes faking it can lead to the real thing…Driven and focused, Dr. Nicole Allen is an accomplished surgeon. With a tough past, Nic’s gone above and beyond everyone’s expectations. But when she disciplines an intern-a powerful donor’s son-a prestigious fellowship she’s awaiting is placed in jeopardy.
SIX - D Camille
The Heirs (Book #8)

Sable SiStars Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Six Parker is the Sun God…when a war is on the horizon, it’s his job to protect the village, the culture, and the woman he loves, even when her secrets threaten to tear them apart. As the leader of the Heirs, he will decide their future after facing the greatest threat the Diamonds have ever known…
FACE DOWN FRIDAYS - Sherelle Green
The Crowne Legacy (Book #1)

Amazon Digital Services
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Reviewer: 
Jennifer Copeland  |  Rating: A+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Ever indulged in your wildest fantasies without any restrictions or consequences? Sly smirk. Heated glance. I knew I was hooked from the first moment our eyes connected. But I’m not the type of woman to give in easily. Especially when his offer is dripping in rule breaking notions threatening to consume me.
ENTANGLED PURSUITS - Brenda Jackson
Men of Action (Book #1)
Madaris Publishing
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Reviewer:  Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A+
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Detective Andrew Logan hears that Detective Antonia Oliver is back in town. It's been four years since they were involved in a hot, heavy, and steamy affair. Andrew's life gets complicated when Toni is assigned as his new partner. Paired together, they try hard to ignore the sexual chemistry that's stronger than ever between them.
THE WAY YOU TEMPT ME - Elle Wright
Pure Talent (Book #1)

Kensington Books/Dafina
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Reviewer:
Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
The heir-apparent to Pure Talent, ex-playboy Xavier Starks had it all figured out. With an engagement to Hollywood's hottest actress and his innovative expansion plans, he can finally prove to his dad, Jax, that he’s responsible enough to step into a leadership role at their company. Until a jilting-gone-viral puts Xavier back in the relentless social-media spotlight, out of the running for partner-and in competition with the last person he ever expected: his very-grown-up childhood friend and girl-next-door . . .