HARD AND FAST - Raven Scott
A Fortis Novel (Book #2)
Kensington Dafina/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell  |  Rating:  B+
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
A covert ops specialist, a cyber-surveillance expert, and an unmatched international security and recovery pro. These are the men of Fortis. When money is no object, discretion is essential, and the police are not an option, the wealthy and powerful call on this trio of former government agents with elite military training-not to mention charm and good looks…
DRAWING HEARTS - J. M. Jeffries
Passion's Gamble (Book #3)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming  | Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Taking over the boutiques at her grandmother's Reno casino is a lucky break for fashion buyer Kenzie Russell. But while she relishes the challenges at Casa de Mariposa, Kenzie longs to launch her own designer line. There's also another distraction-Reed Watson, the supersmart, übersexy tech guru who's generously offered to fix the casino's software glitches.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JANUARY 2016.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on PRINT | EBOOK to purchase.
January 2016
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PASSION PLAY - Regina Hart
The Anderson Family (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: B
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Ever since she threw her cheating fiancé's ring back in his face, Rose Beharie has avoided men. With her law school reunion fast approaching, she needs a sexy, successful date who'll prove to her ex that she's moved on. Sales executive Donovan Carroll more than fits the bill. In fact, from his sensual smile to his compassionate heart, the man seems too perfect for a woman whose emotions are on ice…
TUSCAN HEAT - Deborah Fletcher Mello
The Boudreaux Family (Book #4)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer:   |  Rating:
CATEGORY ROMANCE
A coveted teaching invitation gives Donovan Boudreaux the chance to leave his New Orleans comfort zone and meet his secret email pen pal-world-renowned author Gianna Martelli. But when he arrives at the Martelli wine chateau in Tuscany, he discovers he's been deceived. His misgivings dwindle as Gianna introduces him to the hidden pleasures of Italy-and a passion that takes both Donovan and the reclusive writer by surprise.
A NEW YORK KIND OF LOVE - Synithia Williams
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer   |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Winning an all-expenses-paid weekend in New York with Hollywood's sexiest heartthrob makes Faith Logan the envy of women everywhere. This small-town nurse has too many responsibilities, including caring for her aging parents, to be interested in fame or status. But as the sensual celebrity escorts her to exclusive Manhattan nightclubs and glitzy movie premieres, Faith is falling fast for the genuine, charismatic man behind the slick media image.
THE REPRESENTATIVE'S REVOLT - Piper Huguley
Home to Milford (Book #3)
Liliaceae Press
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
INSPIRATIONAL HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Someone has tried to assassinate Virgil Smithson. The Georgia State Legislature is not a safe place-if it ever was. To protect her growing family, Amanda wants to go home to Milford. Virgil is willing to serve out his term and return to life as a blacksmith, but first he has to know…who is trying to have him killed?
TELL ME LIES - Michelle Lindo-Rice
Nothing But The Truth (Book #1)
Brown Girls Faith
PRINT | EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL FICTION
A broken heart...When Sydney Richardson meets Pastor Noah Charleston it was practically love at first sight. Sydney has battled so much deception in her personal life and in her work as an attorney, she is glad to have a perfect man she can depend on. But her Prince Charming has some secrets that are worse than Sydney could have ever imagined. What will she do when Noah's past life come to light?
FOR THE LOVE OF YOU - Candace Shaw (Novella)
Precious Moments (Book #1)
Shaw Press
EBOOK
Reviewer:
  Brenda Larnell |  Rating: B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Zaria Richardson is determined to make her event planning company, Precious Moments, the most sought after on St. Simon’s Island, Georgia. When Dr. Garrett Braxton approaches her with shocking information about their trip last year to Las Vegas, the perfect life she’s created for herself comes crashing down. All of her mixed emotions over him rise to the surface and she’s now faced with a life-changing decision.
MY UNBROKEN HEART - Adrianne Byrd
The Unforgettable Hintons (Book #1)
Byrdwatchers
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Beverly Jackson |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Quentin Hinton has no time, patience or interest in love. Not after his brother, Sterling had stolen who he believed to be his soul mate years ago. That devastating experience with the fickle emotion has chewed him up and spit him out. None of the women in his infamous black book…have been able to pull him out of his funk…No one, it seems, can mend his broken heart. But that doesn’t mean that his demons or rather-love-is through with him. There’s someone he’s overlooked, but when he least expects it, love shows up in the middle of the road-already wearing a wedding dress.
IF YOUR WIFE ONLY KNEW - Cydney Rax
Love And Revenge (Book #1)
Kensington Dafina/Fiction
PRINTEBOOK
Reviewer: 
Beverly Jackson  |  Rating:  B
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Something's wrong with her perfect marriage, but Kiara Eason isn't sure what. Her ambitious husband, Rashad, is the last person who'd ever cheat--and she never imagined she'd stray. Still, why is she confiding so much in her handsome co-worker, Eddison? And why is she wondering what would happen if she put her marriage to the ultimate test--secretly setting Rashad up with a younger woman to see if he's tempted?...
UNDERCOVER HERO - Jenn Winter
Amazon Digital
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Cora Johnston flees an abusive ex-husband with the help and companionship of her beloved twin sister Fiona. Months later an accident has left Fiona seriously injured. To recuperate she has to move to a private facility, leaving Cora on her own. To protect Cora the sisters agree that as a precaution if she needs to go anywhere, she will pretend to be Fiona. Since no one is aware that Fiona has a sister, far less a twin, what could go wrong?
GETTING SCHOOLED - Christina C. Jones
The Wright Brothers (Book #1)
Warm Hues Publishing
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  | Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Jason is a grown man. 28 years old, seasoned and scarred by his real-life experience in the world, he’s at Blakewood State University to finish his degree and move on. The last thing he’s interested in is the female population on campus… but sexy, infuriating Reese might be a notable exception.
THIS IS TRUE LOVE - Jamie Wesley
A Exclusive Novel! (Book #2)
Amazon Digital
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
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.