Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of NOVEMBER 2022. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
November 2022
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THE CHRISTMAS SWITCH - Zoey Marie Jackson
Love Inspired Romance

BUY (25 October)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE (Inspirational)
Swapping places with her identical twin over the holidays sounds easy enough to Chanel Houston. But playing the role is trickier than expected when it comes to maintaining frosty relations with her sister’s neighbor and nemesis-especially since he has an adorable little girl and a rowdy puppy. Ryder Frost’s supposed to be grumpy and rude…so why does Chanel find the single dad so irresistible?
THE OUTLAW'S CLAIM - Brenda Jackson
Westmoreland Legacy: The Outlaws (Book #5)
Harlequin Desire
BUY
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Maverick Outlaw is a man who knows his own mind-and he knew from the beginning that a fling with longtime friend Sapphire Bordella would be more than just sizzling, mind-blowing sex. That is, until Phire says they should go back to being just friends-and then announces that she’s pregnant with Maverick’s child and her father expects her to marry someone else! Maverick may not be ready to give his heart, but nothing will stop him from claiming what’s his…
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER HOURS - Kianna Alexander
404 Sound (Book #4)
Harlequin Desire
BUY
(25 October)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
From the moment R & B star Cambria Harding walks into Miles Woodson’s Atlanta recording studio, he knows there’ll be trouble. She’s as fiery as he is reserved, and she gets under his skin like no woman ever has. The impassioned artist forces Miles out of his comfort zone, saying this spark is just a pleasurable distraction. But the heat of their “limited engagement” makes them wonder if opposites can do more than just attract…
THANKFUL FOR THE MAVERICK - Rochelle Alers
Montana Mavericks: Brothers & Broncos (Book #5)

Harlequin Special Edition
BUY
(25 October)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
As a rodeo champion, Brynn Hawkins is always on the road, but something about older, gruff-but-sexy rancher Garrett Abernathy makes her think about putting down roots. Brynn doesn’t know why she is so drawn to a man who says he doesn’t date, but his quiet dignity makes her rethink everything. As Thanksgiving approaches, Brynn fears she's running out of time, but she’s determined to find her way into this callused cowboy’s heart!
CINDERELLA MASQUERADE - LaQuette
Texas Cattleman's Club: Ranchers & Rivals (Book  #7)
Harlequin Desire
BUY
Reviewer:
Cheryl McNeil |  Rating: B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After a stunning makeover, Dr. Zanai James barely recognizes herself. The reserved, no-nonsense therapist even dared to kiss rancher Jayden Lattimore in the middle of the dance floor. Though a mask had hidden her identity, Jayden tracks down his mysterious Cinderella, claiming he can’t forget her. But Zanai isn’t sure about the motives of a dashing man like Jayden, who’s never looked twice at her before. With their meddling families causing all kinds of trouble, will Zanai finally go after what she really wants?
BEFORE I LET GO - Kennedy Ryan
Skyland (Book #1)
Grand Central Publising/Forever
BUY
(15 November)
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell | Rating: A+
COMTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Their love was supposed to last forever. But when life delivered blow after devastating blow, Yasmen and Josiah Wade found that love alone couldn’t solve or save everything. It couldn’t save their marriage. Yasmen wasn’t prepared for how her life fell apart, but she’s is finally starting to find joy again. She and Josiah have found a new rhythm, co-parenting their two kids and running a thriving business together. Yet like magnets, they’re always drawn back to each other, and now they’re beginning to wonder if they’re truly ready to let go of everything they once had.
CHOC-LIT - Edwina Martin-Arnold
The Chocolate Romance Series (Book #4)
Independently Published
BUY
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell | Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Nurse Ingrid Russell has admired Dr. Brian Madison from afar. She has been burned in love once before, and the good doctor is older than her. The pandemic throws them together, and Ingrid can no longer ignore her attraction. Nor does she want to because Brian's eyes are open to her, as well! But Ingrid is feisty and has her own mind. Will her passionate nature combined with the pandemic allow Brian and Ingrid to have a chance at love, or will it all go up in flames.
WYOMING WINTER RESCUE - Juno Rushdan
Cowboy State Lawmen (Book #1)
Harlequin Romantic Suspense
BUY (25 October)
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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Having to do the unthinkable to stop a murderous patient has consumed psychotherapist Lynn Delgado with fear and guilt. And because of his dangerous job, she’s ended her relationship with lawman Nash Garner. But when a serial killer targets Lynn, she must overcome her resistance to protection. As she flees the killer in a raging blizzard, Nash follows, risking everything to save the woman he's falling for.
A SWEET LOWCOUNTRY PROPOSAL - Preslaysa Williams
Harper Collins/Avon Books

BUY (8 November)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
It was supposed to be the happiest day of Jaslene Simmons’ life, the day she’d say “I do” to Marcus Clark. But when her sister dies in a tragic accident everything changes-including her once rosy future with Marcus. Jaslene instead pours all of her energy into caring for her now-motherless niece and running the wedding planning company she and her sister had built, wanting to honor her sister’s dream even if she has to sacrifice her own.
DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME - Niama Simone
Love on the Radio (Book #2)
Oliver Heber Books
BUY (1 November)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Whoever said be careful what you wish for had a serious gift for understatement. As one of the world’s hugest musicians I’d seen and had it all. Sold out tours. Awards. Fame. Money. Women… And I’d almost lost it all. Epically. Now I’m back home. A broken, burned out, desperate rock star…and a single father. I returned to give my son a family, stability. To figure out my life. But coming home meant seeing her.
RAVAGED - Niama Simone
Burned Inc. (Book #2)
Montlake Publishing
BUY (15November)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
It’s no coincidence that my family’s breakup service is called BURNED Inc. I know what it’s like to be dumped. I’ve been there. Long story short, I’ve got a rule when it comes to my love life: no athletes. As it happens, my best friend, Jordan, is a professional basketball player. He also has a delicious body and sexy tattoos. But rules are rules.
TAKE ONE OF MINE - Keith Thomas Walker
KeithWalkerBooks

BUY
Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A++
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
After a rash of racially motivated mass shootings, Zahra finds herself in the company of a group that has decided that hopes and prayers aren’t good enough.
SIX DAYS TO LIVE - Lisa Dodson
Harlequin Romantic Suspense

BUY (25 October)
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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
In less than a week he’ll be dead…Unless she can save him. The poison Coulter McKendrick was injected with during a commando raid will kill him in six days. Dr. Marena Dash is Colt’s only chance to live. Though Colt devastated Marena when he left her, she’s determined to find the antidote to save him. And with the criminals behind the biotoxin on their trail, Colt and Marena must put their past behind them to stay alive.