Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JANUARY 2018.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
January 2018
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OVERTIME FOR LOVE - Synithia Williams
Scoring For Love (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Optimistic and hardworking, Angela Bouler prides herself on getting through life without asking for an assist. School, two jobs, caring for her nephew, Cory-she’s keeping it all together…then Isaiah Reynolds bounces into her life. The Jacksonville Gators’ star forward is coaching at Cory’s summer camp, but guardians and mentors aren’t supposed to mix-and certainly not surrender to red-hot kisses…
PLAYING WITH SEDUCTION - Reese Ryan
The Westmoreland Legacay (Book #3)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer  |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
As the reigning queen of competitive beach volleyball, Brianna Evans wants her career to go out with a bang. And what better send-off than a signature tournament sponsored by an exclusive high-end luxury resort? But Bree’s heart could end up on the line. Her partner on the project is the irresistible man with whom she shared one perfect night in London…and never heard from again.
SOARING ON LOVE - Joy Avery
Cardinal House (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
When her engagement party is crashed by her fiancé’s mistress, Tressa Washington will do anything to escape the disastrous aftermath. Even stow away in the back of a guest’s SUV. And when she tells Roth Lexington to “just drive,” the handsome aerospace engineer does exactly that. In his snowbound mountain cabin, mutual attraction ignites a scorching affair…
IT'S ALWAYS BEEN YOU - Elle Wright
The Jackson of Ann Arbor (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Newly minted Dr. Lovely “Love” Washington plans to devote her medical career to helping women. But her own happy ending eludes her. Then one morning she wakes up in a Vegas hotel under the sheets with the very familiar and extremely charming Dr. Drake Jackson. The longtime best friends didn’t only become overnight lovers. They got married, even if neither remembers tying the knot. And Love is tormented by sizzling memories of the passion-filled night they shared.
UNITED BY THEIR ROYAL BABY - Therese Beharrie
Conveniently Wed, Royally Bound (Book #1)
Harlequin Romance
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A baby to heal their countries and their hearts? When Queen Leyna of Aidara took the throne, she walked away from her first love, King Xavier of Mattan, putting duty first. Now their kingdoms are under threat, and the only way to bring stability is with a royal union.
ON POINTE - Shelly Ellis
MacLaine Girls (Book #1)
Shelly Ellis
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Reviewer: 
Wayne Jordan |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Bina MacLaine is having a rough time. Still haunted by an ugly breakup that meant walking away from her fiancé and her high-rise apartment, now the dance teacher faces the possibility of losing her job, too, if her performance academy closes. When Maurice Hewitt, one of her old ballet students, arrives in town, Bina sees he’s not the goofy boy she once knew-but a very handsome, very sexy grown man.
THE RANCHER AND THE CITY GIRL - Kathy Douglass
Sweet Briar Sweethearts (Book #3)
Harlequin Special Edition
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Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  B
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Wall Street hotshot Camille Parker is the last person rancher Jericho Jones expects to find on his doorstep. Ever since his late wife’s best friend interfered in his marriage, she’s persona non grata in Jericho’s book. But the situation is literally life-and-death for this damsel in distress, and he opens his home to her. The problem is, he opens his heart, too.
A DELICATE AFFAIR - Lindsay Evans
The Decades Series (Book #1)
Red Hills Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A+
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Golden Worth is a proud southerner. But when some “good” Georgia boys threaten to lynch him, he runs north to Washington DC to make music and a new life for himself. He doesn’t count on falling for the untouchable Leonie Harper, an aristocratic beauty with a mind for sin. He knows better than to want her, but the Radcliffe-bound girl who’s supposed to be a blushing debutante is anything but. She captivates him, tempting him to want things he once thought were out of reach.
AWAKEN ME - Farrah Rochon
The Holmes Brothers (Book #6)
Wandering Road Press
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
As his 30th birthday approaches, Reid Holmes wonders whether he should be doing more with his life than working as a plumber for Holmes Construction. Now he has the chance to shed his carefree playboy image and go into business for himself, but is leaving his cousin’s construction company a sign of growing up, or the ultimate show of disloyalty? And with the arrival of Holmes Construction’s gorgeous new site coordinator, Reid isn’t sure now is the best time to jump ship
CLAIMING THE CAPTAIN'S BABY - Rochelle Alers
American Heroes (Book #1)
Harlequin Special Editon
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Former marine captain Giles Wainwright had seen his share of battles. When the military man turned multimillionaire learned he had a baby girl, he vowed to go to war to keep her. But Mya Lawson had her late sister’s last will and testament on her side and was prepared to fight for custody.
WHEN LOVES CALLS - Sharon C. Cooper
Jenkins Family & Friends (Book #2)
Amaris Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Mona Lisa Gregory is ready to live her best life. She's moving on after thirty-five years of dating one man. Scrapping the holy matrimony fantasy, a carefree and no-strings-attached passion is her new obsession. But her perfect plan has one hiccup. Dexter Jenkins.
BACKSLIDE 2 - Keith Thomas Walker
The Backslide Series (Book #2)
KeithWalkerBooks
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
As his 30th birthday approaches, Reid Holmes wonders whether he should be doing more with his life than working as a plumber for Holmes Construction. Now he has the chance to shed his carefree playboy image and go into business for himself, but is leaving his cousin’s construction company a sign of growing up, or the ultimate show of disloyalty? And with the arrival of Holmes Construction’s gorgeous new site coordinator, Reid isn’t sure now is the best time to jump ship
MAKE THE PLAY - Jamie Wesley
Body & Soul: The Jones Boy (Book #1)
KeithWalkerBooks
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After signing a contract with his hometown team that made him the league's highest paid wide receiver, Carter thought life couldn't get any sweeter. But he's dropping passes in games and hearing the boos from the fans. Worse, his oldest brother/roommate keeps butting into his business. He needs a new place to stay. Today. When he drives by an open house, he thinks his luck is changing. When he meets the beautiful real estate agent, he knows things are looking up--even if she wants nothing to do with him.
ALL I WANT - Angie Daniels
A Beumont Novella
(Book #2)
Caramel Kisses Ink
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Childhood sweethearts Jace and Sheyna Beaumont have been married twelve years. They have everything they could ever want-an adorable son, wonderful careers, and explosive chemistry that hasn’t diminished over the years. When Sheyna is attacked in a parking lot, at first they thinks it’s an isolated incident, but now she’s not so sure. In fact, she’s certain someone is watching her. As her fears escalates, Jace will stop at nothing to find out who’s stalking his wife.