ANOTHER WOMAN'S MAN - Shelly Ellis
A Gibbons Gold Digger Novel (Book 3)
Kensington Dafina/Fiction
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer  |  Rating:  B+
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Dawn Gibbons is shocked when her long-lost father reappears in her life. Seriously ill, his dying wish is to reconnect with her. But for Dawn, it's complicated--her wealthy father comes complete with jealous relatives--and a handsome young lawyer Dawn finds dangerously sexy. Dangerous because he's engaged--to her newfound half-sister. One thing a Gibbons woman doesn't do is steal her sister's man. Yet for the first time, Dawn may care about love more than money. . .
ENGAGING BROOKE - Dara Girard
The Browards of Montana (Book 2)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Jennifer Brathwaite  | Rating:  C  
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Jameson Broward has only one true love: his vast and rugged ranch in Granger, Montana. But he understands the importance of protecting a family's legacy, so he agrees to a marriage of convenience to the woman he's cared about for years. As the stoic groom and his beautiful bride begin their businesslike union, they are confronted by the unexpected lure of their sensual and passionate chemistry. Is it possible for the sexy rancher and his pretend wife to turn their short-term arrangement into a lifetime of love?
UNFORGETTABLE - Delaney Diamond
Johnson Family (Volume 1)
Delaney Diamond
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Reviewer:
Susan Plummer |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. She hasn’t seen him in nine years and never expected to again. Avoiding him is a must. She can’t let him uncover her secret, but Lucas won’t be denied. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other-feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.
LOVE'S LASSO - Kianna Alexander
Graham's Goddesses (Book 2)
Elora's Cave/Legend
EBOOK
Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer  |  Rating: B
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
When Deidra LaRue is called to town hall for a meeting, she knows the news can’t be good. She’s been madam at Miss LaRue’s Gentleman’s Club for a decade and the “good” folks of town have made no effort to hide their opinions about her line of work. When she finds out they have taken over her home and sold it without her knowledge, she has to find a way to begin again. But it’s 1850 and she has few options.
HEART OF GOLD - Beverly Jenkins
A Blessings Novel (Book 6)
Harper Collins
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Reviewer: 
Ashley |  Rating:  A
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Beverly Jenkins returns to the charming town of Henry Adams, Kansas-a place that always feels like home-in this heartwarming story of family, friendship, and the surprises hidden in our lives. Henry Adams has had its fair share of drama ever since Bernadine Brown bought the town with her divorce settlement. Now just when things are starting to settle down, it’s about to get crazy again . . .
SAFE IN MY ARMS - Janice Sims
The Gaines Sisters (Book 2)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer:
Janet Caldwell  |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Former army pilot Mina Gaines isn't looking for a hero. She's too busy running her grandfather's remote mountainside hotel to bother with love. That is, until a private plane crashes and brings danger to her doorstep…and a sexy stranger into her life. There's no mistaking that a serious threat is near, but when faced with no other way to survive, can she trust that there's more to Jake?
HER HEART'S DESIRE - Lisa Watson
The Match Broker (Book 2)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Reviewer:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
After a series of dating disasters, Tiffany Gentry isn't ready to risk her heart again. Just when she decides it's safer to stay single, the Chicago boutique owner meets Colonel Ivan Mangum. The gorgeous military hero is an expert in security. Yet Tiffany has no defense against Ivan's sensual maneuvers….
LOVE TAKES ALL - J. M. Jeffries
Passion's Gamble (Book 1)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming  |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Architect Hunter Russell's grandmother just won a Reno casino in a high-stakes poker game! And she wants Hunter to help renovate it. It's a crazy idea, and he is just about to tell her so-until he meets the stunning young woman who is his grandmother's new business partner. Suddenly Hunter is tempted to say yes.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of MAY 2014.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on ISBN to purchase.
 
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LAKOTA DREAMINGConstance Gillam
Constance Gillam
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Reviewer: 
Marguerite Lemons  | Rating:  B  
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Fired from her job as Editor-in-chief of a New York fashion magazine, Zora Hughes travels to a South Dakota Indian reservation. She hopes to find answers to lifelong dreams her psychiatrist calls genetic memories. Zora dreams of a female ancestor who fled life as a slave and was aided in her journey to freedom by a Sioux warrior who would become her husband.