Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JULY 2019.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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SOUTHERN SEDUCTION - Carolyn Hector
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Before he takes over as president of Southern Style Glitz Beauty Pageants, Caden Archibald needs to refresh the company image. The PR job can eventually build Maggie Swayne’s media profile, though it means working for the commitmentphobe who walked out on her years before. When their history threatens the company’s reputation, Caden declares that they’re engaged. The fake proposal might save his career…but will the consummate bachelor finally lose his heart?
DEVON - Leanne Davis
The Son Series (Book #3)
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
My childhood friend, Claudia Tamasy, is the only one who fully understands what’s happened to me, and unfortunately, she also is the only one to witness my reaction to it all. Her dad opens a branch of his business near Silver Springs and we end up working there together. Friends, co-workers… lovers? No, we can’t be. It’s too odd and weird and it would ruin the honesty we share in every other way. The last thing that will ever distract me is a relationship. Fool me once… well, I watched the girl I loved marry my brother. No, hell no, will I ever be fooled again.
WHAT THE HEART WANTS - Donna Hill
The Grants of D.C (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A
CATAGORY ROMANCE
Genius surgeon Franklin Grant needs only three things-work, work and more work. But when a family anniversary party leads to a date with Dr. Dina Hamilton, Franklin knows he’s in trouble. Dina is gorgeous, brilliant…and Franklin is her supervisor at the hospital. An affair could damage his reputation. But when their relationship is exposed, could Dina be the one behind the sabotage?
SWEET LOVE - Sheryl Lister
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CATAGORY ROMANCE
Surgical nurse Alisha Hunter lives for her children and her career. At a party, she meets a man who vows to broaden her horizons. Former military officer Jabari Sutton is ready to settle into civilian life-with Alisha. And she can’t deny the desire that ignites with a single kiss. But the reappearance of her ex throws her world into chaos. Is Jabari as perfect as he seems-someone Alisha can trust with her heart?
CHERISH MY HEART - Janice Sims
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Cheryl McNeil |  Rating: B+
CATAGORY ROMANCE
Zoologist Petra Gaines can’t believe the gorgeous stranger who shared her bed is the investor she needs to continue her vital research. New York media mogul Chance Youngblood understands how important saving endangered animals is to Petra. Now Chance wants her to star in a television show-and turn their sizzling affair into a permanent partnership. But Petra is wary of the spotlight and wonders if their love is worth every risk
BECAUSE OF YOU - Elle Wright
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Cheryl McNeil |  Rating: A
CATAGORY ROMANCE
The sexy stranger Bailee Sanders invites back to her New Orleans hotel room makes her totally forget the relationship she just ended. She never imagines they’ll meet again…until Dr. Ian Jackson shows up at her brother’s wedding. Their chemistry’s off the charts, but Bailee’s wary of trusting another man. As they forge new career paths, can she and Ian find a way to live-and embrace love-on their own terms?
SEALED WITH A KISS - Nicki Night
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A
CATAGORY ROMANCE
Actress Kendall Chandler is determined to succeed on her own terms. But sexy producer Tyson Blackwell sends her “no on-set romance” rule up in flames. An affair with the CEO of Blackwell Communications Group could destroy her career. Experience has taught Tyson to protect his heart, even as Kendall breaks down his walls. Can these lovers find their own Hollywood ending?
PLEASURE IN HIS ARMS - Pamela Yaye
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATAGORY ROMANCE
The video about her one-night stand with Hamptons bad boy Chase Crawford could make YouTube sensation Demi Harris an even bigger social media star. The catch? The beauty-and-lifestyle expert must pretend they’re a couple to promote Chase’s new dating app. But business becomes pleasure when desire reignites. Will past heartbreak and an ex with an agenda shatter their dreams of a real-life love affair?
SEDUCED BY SECOND CHANCES - Reese Ryan
Dynasties: Secrets of the A-List (Book #3)
Harlequin Desire
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Gideon Johns inspired singer Jessie Humphrey to write her first hit about unrequited love. So when a star-studded event brings Jessie face-to-face with her former crush, sparks fly. But the handsome-as-ever real estate billionaire is still her sister’s ex. Still off-limits. Still impossible to resist. Is she setting herself up for more heartache, or for her wildest fantasy come true?
BLACK LIFE - D. Camille
The Excellence Series (Book #2)
Sable SiStars Publishing
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Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Two people in the same place for the same reason...to protect the excellence of Black Life. Agent Keisha Baker is in Grayling to lead her team against those committed to taking over the growing town. Keisha brings the exceptional skills and talents that she learned when she was forced to take control...over both her life and her heart.
LOVE IN NEW YORK - Shirley Hailstock
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Completely captivated by his new employee, André Thorn is about to break his never-mix-business-with-pleasure rule. But amateur photographer Susan Dewhurst is concealing her true identity. Although she’s falling for the House of Thorn scion, she can’t reveal the secret that could jeopardize far more than her job at the flagship New York store. Amid André’s growing suspicions and an imminent media scandal, does love stand a chance?
SWEET DECEPTION - Patricia Sargeant
Mediopolis Communications
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A. Haney |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Can desire and obligation … No one would expect that modest minister’s daughter Joan Brown has a secret identity. But to her many fans, Joan is the author of a popular erotic romance series. And to fellow writer Ronald Montgomery, whom Joan met at an author panel, she is every bit the seductive diva. While their passion ignites instantaneously, Joan has another life to return to.
LOVE LIKE IT'S HOT - Various Authors
Amazon Digital Services
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Leslie Whitfield/Shirley Fleming |  Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
A searing, sensuous box set featuring stories of love and romance from six of today’s hottest contemporary romance writers! Each story surrounds the Fourth of July holiday, bringing passion and heat to life. This box set abounds with smart, witty, and loving characters these authors are known for and their readers have come to expect. The featured writers for this BLISTERING e-box set are: Ann Clay, Barbara Keaton, Deatri King-Bey, Donna Hill, Nicki Night, Xyla Turner.
SHOTS NOT TAKEN - Nicole Falls
Nymphs & Trojans (Book #1)
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Starting Forward for the Tennessee Trojans Nikolas Verette hasn’t always lived the golden life. After personal setbacks placed barriers in his path to professional basketball superstardom, he took to approaching life with the motto “you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”. Following his passions leads him to an opportunity of a lifetime, but he is in need of a slight bit of assistance to achieve his goal.
ONE LAST SHOT - Anexandra Warren
Nymphs & Trojans (Book #2)
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
As a professional basketball player, Selena "Sharpshooter" Samuels seemingly has everything going in her favor. Playing for her hometown, playoff-bound team, the Nashville Nymphs. Playing under a knowledgeable coach who she adores. Playing for a franchise that's well respected and family-owned. But the potential dynasty she's trying to build comes under threat when a new assistant coach is hired; an assistant coach who she may or may not have had a huge crush on growing up
THE KISSING GAME - Anita Davis
Love Alive (Book #1)
Amazon Digital Services
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Jennifer Copeland  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Reserved and career-focused Miriam Caldwell didn't get to where she is today by half-stepping her efforts. But when her best friend convinces her to participate in The Kissing Game, a new social experiment, it just may be the first thing she shirks away from. She’s convinced there's no way sparks can fly with one kiss.