THE REALEST CHRISTMAS EVER - Keith Thomas Walker (Novella)
The Realest Ever (Book #2)
KeithThomasWalker Books
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A 
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Three years after their blazing reunion, Donovan and Kyra are still riding an enchanted high. When the couple travels to Little Rock for a family emergency, Kyra is forced to face the demons of her past. The trip threatens to ruin the holidays, but this may turn out to be the best Christmas ever.
I HEARD A RUMOR - Cheris Hodges
The Barrington Brothers (Book #1)
Kensington Dafina/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer:   |  Rating:
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Chante Britt is nobody’s fool-and she’s definitely not standing by her cheating ex-fiancé and current mayoral candidate, Robert Montgomery. Too bad he chose to tell the media otherwise. To escape an onslaught of prying reporters, Chante flees to her grandmother’s South Carolina beach house. But when she meets Zach Harrington, she may be out of the frying pan and into the fire. The man is arrogant, way too forward-and way too sexy…
SILKEN EMBRACE - Zuri Day
The Drakes of California (Book #7)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer:
Janet Caldwell  |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Billionaire businessman and heir to a sprawling Northern California dynasty, Terrell Drake wants to make a difference. Mentoring fatherless young boys at Paradise Cove's new youth center fulfills that dream. However, passion of a different kind ignites when he meets Aliyah Robinson. The stunning single mother's manner reads strictly hands-off. But the heat sparkling in her big brown eyes tells Terrell something else.
A YULETIDE AFFAIR - Monica Richardson
The Talbots of Harbour Island (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell | Rating:  A 
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Alyson Talbot's real estate ambitions have taken her far from her exotic Caribbean home. Now she's coming back to plan a spectacular Christmas wedding for her sister-and win some lucrative new business deals. Samson Steel is an unexpected distraction in both areas. Enigmatic and self-assured, he has a knack for getting under her skin…and into her most sensual fantasies.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of DECEMBER 2015.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on PRINT | EBOOK to purchase.
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HEATED MOMENTS - Phyllis Bourne
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Shirley Flemming |  Rating:  B
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Returning to her Virginia hometown where her fiancé dumped her-years earlier on Christmas Eve-is making Nomi Adams croon the holiday blues. She needs to find the reclusive photographer who can advance her magazine career. However, Lincoln Porter's on his own rescue mission this yuletide. Because during this season of love and renewal, Faith, Virginia, looks to be a place for second chances…
THE MAGIC OF MISTLETOE - Carolyn Hector
Kimani Hottie (Book #2)
Kensington Dafina/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Ever since he accidentally outed Santa as a fraud, guest news anchor Duke Rodriguez is getting his first taste of bad press. Worse yet, the former baseball star is striking out with sexy decorator Macy Cuomo. To prove he's no grinch, he offers to work for free during her busiest weekend. A vibrant, down-to-earth single mom, Macy makes Duke want to leave the limelight behind and focus on making all of her sensual fantasies come true.
BANE - Brenda Jackson
The Westmorelands (Book #31)
Harlequin Desire
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Beverly Jackson  |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
After five years, navy SEAL Brisbane Westmoreland is back home on his ranch and ready to reclaim the woman he left behind. But when he tracks her to Dallas, he's in for a shock. Crystal Newsome isn't ready to forgive Bane for saying he loved her then vanishing from her life. Only now the beautiful chemist needs his protection. As their own irresistible chemistry takes over once again, can Bane keep Crystal safe and convince her they can have the second chance they both deserve?
ANCHORED BY LOVE - Unoma Nwankwor
Sons of Ishmael (Book #2)
KevSal Group
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ROMANCE
When Jabir Danjuma met Damisi Odinga years ago, it wasn’t necessarily love at first sight. However, their attraction can’t be denied. Just as he begins to feel the forbidden emotion, Damisi breaks up with him and moves half way across the world.
IT'S YOU THAT I NEED - Sheryl Lister (Novella)
NYLA
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Melissa Tucker broke off her no-strings attached liaison with Kyle Jamison the minute she realized that she didn’t just like him-she’d gone and fallen in love with him. Now, months later, the former police detective is the only one she can turn to when the threatening notes she’s been receiving start to escalate. Only she didn't count on still wanting him...
SLAMDUNKED BY LOVE - Jamie Wesley
One By One (Book #1)
Entangled Press/Lovestruck
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Three years after their blazing reunion, Donovan and Kyra are still riding an enchanted high. When the couple travels to Little Rock for a family emergency, Kyra is forced to face the demons of her past. The trip threatens to ruin the holidays, but this may turn out to be the best Christmas ever.
HOMECOMING - Beverly Jenkins (Novella)
NYLA
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
In 1883, Lydia Cooper is happily traveling back home to celebrate the simple joys of the holidays when an unexpected complication appears in the all-too-distracting form of Gray Dane, the man she loved as a girl; the man she left behind. Gray, a soldier, is finally returning home too. Seeing Lydia after fifteen years reignites all the temptations from years ago…and also the pain and regret.
MURDER IN THE AISLES - Olivia Hill
A Felicia Smith Mystery Book #1)
Samhain Publishing
PRINT| EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
If there's one thing Felicia Swift likes more than sex, it's books. But her dream job at the Library of Congress takes a macabre turn when she finds a linguistics specialist lying dead between his least favorite subjects. Worse, the utterly sexy detective seems to have his eyes on Felicia's curves more than the evidence, which she is convinced points at the wrong man. And she plans to convince him of just that-right after he buys her an apple martini.
WICKED GAMES - Maureen Smith
Denver Rebels (Book #1)
Wordsmith Enterprises
EBOOK
Reviewer:
Beverly Jackson   |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
College recruiter Nadia Warner has sworn off jocks for good. So when her sports reporter brother drags her out to a hockey practice, the last thing she’s looking for is romance. But when she locks gazes with hockey superstar Reid Holden, all bets are off….
WRAPPED IN A DONOVAN - A. C. Arthur
The Donovans (Book #12)
Artistry Publishing
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Beverly Jackson  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Jenise Langley has always been known in her family as “Ms. Independent”. A seasoned trial attorney now managing the Miami branch of the prestigious Langley Law firm, she’s all about taking care of herself and her business. Until Savian Donovan walks into her office and opens the door to unbridled passion. But outside the bedroom there’s turmoil brewing behind Savian’s stormy eyes and pending murder charges on his doorstep.
BREATHLESS - Angie Daniels
The Beaumont Series (Book #9)
Carmel Kisses Ink
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating: A 
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After the death of her fiancé, Sedona Beaumont had given up on love until she meets nice and oh-so-naughty shipfitter Keith Falcon. The gorgeous hunk has a body that promises hours of tantalizing pleasure, and with every breathless moment they share, Sedona starts to believe there really is a thing called second chances.
THIS IS TRUE LOVE - Jamie Wesley
An Exclusive Novel (Book #1)
Amazon Digital
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Hollywood A-lister Felicity Chambers has managed to walk away with her cheating husband’s share of their production company in their highly publicized divorce, sources close to the situation tell us. Even more scandalous? Their business partner, Alex Graham, knew nothing about it until the papers were signed, sealed, and delivered. After coming oh-so-close to acquiring the shares he was promised, Alex is not happy about the change in plans.