Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of MAY 2021. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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THE REBEL HEIR - Niobia Bryant
Harlequin Desire
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
He’ll take it to the bedroom…The rebel of the wealthy Cress dynasty, chef Cole Cress, has only one rule: never fall in love. But the heat that keeps sizzling between Cole and his delectable fellow chef, Jillian Rossi, is irresistible-dangerously so. Because Jillian comes from a different world, and the Cress family will do whatever it takes to extinguish this blaze…even if Cole gets burned.
BLIND AMBITION - Latishua Lovely
Kensington Books
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MAINSTREAM FICTION
Since childhood, Chantel has idolized her older sister, Jett, a superstar performer. But she’s seldom seen her Hollywood-based sibling. More on the shy side, Chantel is perfectly happy with her own modest singing career and quiet Missouri hometown life. But when their mother dies and Chantel's world is upended, she hopes that moving to Los Angeles will give her a fresh start-and a chance to know Jett better. Yet the truth is, she doesn’t know Jett at all.
THE BEACH HOUSE - Rochelle Alers
The Book Club (Book #2)

Kensington Books/Dafina
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
It’s been almost a year since Leah Berkley Kent left her lavish Richmond home to spend two months on Coates Island, North Carolina. There she found friendship with two extraordinary women, Kayana and Cherie. Together they formed a summer book club, meeting weekly at the Seaside Café. Leah also found the courage to finally stand up to Alan, her domineering husband of twenty-eight years.
AN OFFICER AND A FORTUNE - Nina Crespo
The Fortunes of Texas: The Hotel Fortune (Book #1)

Harlequin Special Edition
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
His homecoming was temporary. Until he met the woman who changed everything. Captain Collin Waldon is on leave from the military, tending to his ailing father in his final days. Knowing his stay in Rambling Rose will be short, Collin is not looking for romantic entanglements-especially not with Nicole Fortune, the beautiful, free-spirited executive chef of Roja Restaurant in the struggling Hotel Fortune. Yet these two unlikely lovers seem perfect for each other, until Collin’s reassignment threatens their newfound bliss…
GIVE ME MORE - A.C. Arthur
The Fabulous Golds (Book #5)

Harlequin Dare
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Fashion exec RJ Gold hasn’t seen Grace Hopkins since she turned down his marriage proposal and walked out of his life. While he’s in Saint Lucia for his sister’s wedding, a run-in with his journalist ex is unexpected…as is the story she’s writing on the decades-long feud between his family’s fashion empire and a rival Manhattan house. Grace’s body is as delicious as RJ remembers…but he remembers too much to trust her again.
THE LAST LITTLE SECRET - Zuri Day
Sin City Secrets (Book #4)

Harlequin Desire
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Is she willing to risk it all for one more night with the boss?Thanks to a year-long hiatus, interior designer Samantha Price is desperate for a new project. But the only client she can land is Nick Breedlove, a former one-night stand who’s dominated her fantasies ever since! The real estate billionaire agrees their partnership is strictly professional-even as his flirting promises more. If Sam gives in to their passion…will Nick learn the truth about their baby son?