Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of MAY 2020. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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AN ALASKAN TWIN SUPRISE - Belle Calhoune
Home To Owl Creek (Book #1)

Harlequin Love Inspired
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INSPIRATIONAL CATEGORY ROMANCE
The last person Gabriel Lawson expects to find in town is Rachel Marshall-especially with twin toddlers in tow. Gabriel refuses to risk his heart again on the woman who left him at the altar years ago. But working to renovate her mother’s house means he must spend time with Rachel and her adorable twins…and soon he can’t help but wish they were his family.
REAL MEN KNIT - Kwana Jackson
Berkley Publishing Group
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Jesse Strong is known for two things: his devotion to his adoptive mom, Mama Joy, and his reputation for breaking hearts. When Mama Joy unexpectedly passes away, he and his brothers have different plans for what to do with Strong Knits, their neighborhood knitting store. Jesse wants to keep the store open. His brothers want to tie off loose ends and close shop...
HOW TO CATCH A QUEEN - Alyssa Cole
Runaway Royals (Book #1)
Harper Collins/Avon Books
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When Shanti Mohapi weds the king of Njaza, her dream of becoming a queen finally comes true. But it’s nothing like she imagined. Shanti and her husband may share an immediate and powerful attraction, but her subjects see her as an outsider, and everything she was taught about being the perfect wife goes disastrously wrong.
CLAIMED BY A STEELE - Brenda Jackson
Forged of Steele (Book #1)
Harlequin Desire
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Agreeing a PR stunt would be good for business, trucking CEO Gannon Steele invites reporter Delphine Ryland to hitch a ride cross-country. Soon, he’s keeping his eyes on his sexy passenger instead of on the destination ahead, and when the trip turns from strictly business to strictly pleasure, the consequences might be more than this rough-and-ready bachelor can handle…
SECRETS OF A FAKE FIANCÉE - Yahrah St. John
The Stewart Heirs (Book #4)
Harlequin Desire
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Cruelly rejected by the Stewarts after revealing herself to her birth family, Morgan Young turns to Jared Robinson for comfort. The reformed bad boy proposes they pretend to be a couple to show his own family he’s settling down. And before long, they aren’t pretending! Yet just as Morgan begins to feel accepted, secrets and all, a vicious rumor about Jared’s past threatens them both…
STARTING OVER IN WICKHAM FALLS - Rochelle Alers
Wickham Falls Weddings (Book #11)

Harlequin Special Edition
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Georgina Powell is finally moving out of her parents’ house-at thirty-two! And after years of carrying her mother’s grief, she’s ready for something new. She just didn’t expect it to come in the form of Langston Cooper, the famed war correspondent who recently returned to buy Wickham Falls’ local paper. But as she opens her own business, his role as editor in chief may pull him in a different direction-away from their future together.
THE SEA CAFÉ - Rochelle Alers
The Book Club (Book #1)

Kensington Books/Dafina
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WOMEN'S FICTION
For three decades, the Seaside Café has served delicious meals to locals and island tourists alike. Kayana Johnson has moved home to help her brother run the café-and to nurse her wounds following a deep betrayal. Between cooking favorite recipes-creole chicken with buttermilk waffles, her grandmother’s famous mac and cheese-and spending time reading, Kayana is trying to embrace a life free of entanglements, while staying open to new connections . . .
RUTHLESS PRIDE - Naima Simone
Dynasties: Seven Sins (Book #1)
Harlequin Desire
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Millionaire CEO Joshua Lowell earned his icy reserve and arrogant pride through painful experience. He refuses to allow gorgeous but determined reporter Sophie Armstrong to dredge up his family’s dark past-or circulate rumors of his secret child. But Joshua’s fierce pride is at war with his heated desire for Sophie, the only woman who could ruin him…or save him from himself.
ROARK - A.C. Arthur
The Donavan Brothers (Book #2)

Artistry Publishing
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
International businessman, Roark Donovan has just suffered the greatest loss of his life. After years of being the leader of his family, he had to walk away from them and his business while grappling with the circumstances surrounding his mother’s death. Returning to the countryside of London was supposed to be therapeutic and restful. It wasn’t meant to open his heart to love again…or lead to clues about his mother’s murderer.
CANDIDLY YOURS - Reese Ryan
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Sinfully Sweet Publishing
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Layla St. John has the talent, creativity, and drive to start her own clothing line. What she lacks is capital, because she's spent most of her savings bailing her younger siblings out of trouble. Still, when world-famous photographer Quincy Johnston-her youngest brother's oldest friend-wants to feature her in a photography series about carnival culture around the world, Layla's first response is no. She's happier behind the scenes. But when Quincy promises to help her get funding for her business, she reluctantly agrees to work on his project.