ALL OF ME - Sheryl Lister
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Declaring a "dating hiatus" was an easy decision for teacher Karen Morris. She intends to unwind and enjoy a luxurious Caribbean cruise without the presence of her cheating ex-boyfriend. But surprisingly all it takes is the deliciously sculpted form of chivalrous businessman Damian Bradshaw to turn Karen's head and change her mind…
THE BEST SHE EVER HAD - Shelly Ellis
A Gibbons Gold Digger Novel (Book #4)
Kensington Dafina/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer:
Susan Plummer | Rating: B+
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Thanks to her cold-hearted ways with men, Cynthia Gibbons doesn't blame the folks in town for calling her the "Ice Queen." They don't know the secret she's kept for twenty years--that she once fell crazy in love with a guy who had no money, a guy who broke her heart in the worst possible way. But now Korey Walker is back in town, and Cynthia isn't sure how much longer she can keep the biggest secret of all--that she still loves him.
FOREVER MY BABY - Jacquelin Thomas
The Dugrandpres of Charleston (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating:  C
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Back in college, Garland Warner developed feelings for her older brother's best friend, Ryker Dugrandpre. But she soon learned the attraction wasn't mutual when he left school and married someone else. In time, Garland moved on and even had a baby of her own. She and little Amya now have a great life together, just the two of them. Yet that may be about to change when a guilt-ridden nurse reveals that Amya might have been switched at birth with another infant girl-Ryker's.
FLAMES OF PASSION - Kayla Perrin
Love on Fire (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell  |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Betrayed by love in the past, Nya Lowe has vowed to steer clear of future heartbreak. But when she sees her deceitful ex at a party, she does something totally out of character and puts the moves on sexy San Diego firefighter Tyler Johansen. Her payback plan backfires when her counterfeit "boyfriend" starts breaking down her defenses…kiss by sizzling kiss.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JANUARY 2015.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on PRINT | EBOOK to purchase.
January 2015
NOVEMBER 2014 DECEMBER 2014 FEBRUARY 2015
SEASON OF LOVE - Velvet Carter
Kimani Hottie - Forever My Lady (Book #1))
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer:
Shirley Fleming |  Rating: B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Lark Randolph is ready to give up on men…especially after her last disastrous relationship! A business trip to Italy with designer Dash Migilio is the kind of getaway the Manhattan fashion tycoon really needs. As they explore Italy's vast countryside, dining in romantic cafés, the sinfully seductive younger millionaire awakens a desire that tempts Lark to cross the line from business…into pleasure.
SUMMER ON KENDALL FARM - Shirley Hailstock
Harlequin Heartwarming
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Beverly Jenkins |  Rating: C
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Jason Kendall grew up being treated like the poor relation he was. And after a devastating betrayal, he fled under a cloud of scandal. Now he needs a place to raise his four-year-old adopted son, and Kendall Farm is the only home he's ever known. The problem is, his old homestead has a new owner.
BRICK HOUSE 2 - Keith Thomas Walker
Brick House Series (Book #2)
KeithThomasWalker Books
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Reviewer:
Ashley Slater |  Rating: C
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Korah Stewart and Brock “Brick” Avery are still reveling in their sizzling, whirlwind romance. With the prized contract secured, Brick is willing to share the spoils. But love may be an obstacle for the competing contractors. Meanwhile Devin and Yolanda struggle to see eye to eye, and Texas Builders is dealt a devastating blow. Korah fights to keep her family and her company together, and Brick must decide if commitment was ever on his agenda.
RUNNING INTERFERENCE - Elley Arden
Cleveland Clash (Book #1)
Crimson Romance
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Reviewer:
Beverly Jackson |  Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
As a wide receiver for the Cleveland Clash, Tanya Martin is tough inside and out. The 5’9” beauty can take a hit and keep on going. But when the man she was best friends with - and secretly in love with - in high school comes home the same day she learns her father’s gym is in financial trouble, she’s unexpectedly blindsided.
THE MAYOR'S MISSION - Piper Huguley
Home to Milford College (Book #2)
Liliaceae Publishers

EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Maxwell | Rating: A
INSPIRATIONAL HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Milford College is in trouble. The mission to create teachers and preachers for the recently freed populations is on a shaky course because of problems between the married founders. Mayor Virgil Smithson has been away to the constitutional convention in the newly established state capitol in Atlanta for almost five months. He’s late in getting back home. Worried about her husband, Amanda Smithson manages the crowded and growing school by herself. How they will pay the taxes on the school property if Virgil doesn’t return from Atlanta?
PRETENDING WITH THE PLAYBOY - Tracey Livesay
In Love With A Tycoon (Book #2)
Entangled Press/Indulgence
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Commitment makes you weak. It's playboy Carter Richardson's motto. The only exception to the rule is his aunt, and when Carter learns she's terminally ill, he rushes to her bedside. Filled with fear and guilt-and desperate to ease his aunt's mind-Carter does the only thing a guy could do...he panics and blurts out that he's engaged to his aunt's enticing protegée. Lauren Olsen has already had her heart crushed once by Carter. Against her better judgment, she agrees to keep up appearances-until Carter makes their “engagement” public in order to protect the family business.
SECRET RELATIONS - Shelia Goss
Hollywood Wives (Book #1)
Samhain Publishing
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer:
Beverly Jackson | Rating: C
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Thanks to her cold-hearted ways with men, Cynthia Gibbons doesn't blame the folks in town for calling her the "Ice Queen." They don't know the secret she's kept for twenty years--that she once fell crazy in love with a guy who had no money, a guy who broke her heart in the worst possible way. But now Korey Walker is back in town, and Cynthia isn't sure how much longer she can keep the biggest secret of all--that she still loves him.