Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of OCTOBER 2019.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
October 2019
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READY FOR THE RANCHER - Zuri Day
Sin City Secrets (Book #2)
Harlequin Desire
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Wealthy rancher Adam Breedlove won’t compromise his professional plans for anyone. But when a chance encounter leads to Ryan Washington’s bed, their chemistry spells trouble. She’s headstrong, seductive, stands for everything Adam’s against. And she’s his business partner’s sister-a partner with ulterior motives. Is Ryan’s heady passion a fun fling, something more serious…or cover for her brother to destroy the company?
AMERICAN LOVE STORY - Adriana Herrera
Dreamers (Book #3)

Harlequin/Carina Press
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Haitian-born professor and activist Patrice Denis is not here for anything that will veer him off the path he’s worked so hard for. One particularly dangerous distraction: Easton Archer, the assistant district attorney who last summer gave Patrice some of the most intense nights of his life, and still makes him all but forget they’re from two completely different worlds.
REUNITED BY THE BADGE - Deborah Fletcher Mello
To Serve & Seduce (Book #3)
Harlequin Romantic Suspense
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Janet Caldwell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
When he discovers his patients’ lives are threatened, Dr. Paul Reilly can turn to only one person: Simone Black. She will have his back, even if they don’t agree on much else. But as the former lovers work together to track down the evildoers who are tampering with medications, they rediscover unexpected feelings for one another…even as an enemy wants to silence them permanently.
ROYAL HOLIDAY - Jasmine Guillory
Berkley Books
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Vivian Forest has been out of the country a grand total of one time, so when she gets the chance to tag along on her daughter Maddie’s work trip to England to style a royal family member, she can’t refuse. She’s excited to spend the holidays taking in the magnificent British sights, but what she doesn’t expect is to become instantly attracted to a certain private secretary, his charming accent, and unyielding formality.
FAILURE TO PROTECT - Pamela Samuels Young
Angela Evans & Dre Thomas Series (Book #4)

Goldman House Publishing
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LEGAL THRILLER
When the classroom is no longer a safe space for her child, a grieving mother is determined to seek justice for her bullied daughter. Enter hard-charging attorneys Angela Evans and Jenny Ungerman. From the start, the two lawyers face more than an uphill battle.
A GROOM WORTH THE WAIT - Patricia Sargeant
Meet the Bridegrooms (Book #3)
Mediopolis Communication
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Cynical screenwriter Asher Tomlin needs help researching and writing the script for his company’s historical documentary. Before their divorce almost three years ago, Asher and his ex-wife had made an impressive scriptwriting team. Now Asher’s two business partners and best friends urge him to turn to her again. Asher doesn’t need much prodding, though, to commit to doing whatever it takes to reunite with his ex-wife.
TAYE'S GIFT - Pat Simmons
Small Town Christmas Wishes (Book #6)
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE (Chrisitan)
Welcome to Snowflake, Colorado-a small town where wishes come true! When six old high school friends receive a letter that their fellow friend, Charity Hart, wrote before she passed away, their lives take an unexpected turn. She leaves them each a check for $1,500 and asks them to grant a wish-a secret wish-for someone else by Christmas. It sounds simple but the friends soon discover that it isn’t as easy as it seems! With the clock ticking, will they make it happen in time?
THE BOOK OF MATTHEW: ADONIS - Iris Bolling
Gems & Gents  (Book #9)
Siri Austin Entertainment
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Heroes come from all walks of life. Matthew Lassiter will learn that lesson in many ways. At a crossroads, he wonders if being a high school coach is all there is for him, until…ribs, peach cobbler and Leah Saxton walks into his life. Leah Saxton has a father who believes a woman’s place is in the kitchen, and having babies. According to him, a brain is a terrible waste in a woman. Determined not to bow to his or any man’s will, she constantly battles to be a force in her father’s world, until…Matthew Lassiter walks into her life.
EQUIVALENT EXCHANGE - Christine C. Jones
Night Shift (Book #1)

Warm Hues Creative
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Keris Bradford is a woman on the brink. Of what? She doesn’t quite know. Her life is shifting, rapidly, and the sudden, captivating intrusion of Laken Kimble isn’t exactly… reassuring. For Keris, Laken is comfort and risk wrapped in one very appealing package. For Laken, Keris is barrier and providence all at once.For both, there arises a need to navigate those contrasts to a conclusion neither was looking for… a need to answer a simple question.
HEARTH AND HOME - Rebel Carter
Golden Sky Series (Book #2)
Violet Gaze Press
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HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Julian Baptiste was determined to find a love as epic as that of his parents. Shrewd in business and discrete with his affairs, Julian was not a man to be trifled with. Until her. One glimpse of Violet Shield and Julian is haunted. As the cook of the boarding house where he is staying while visiting his sister Julie and her two husbands Violet is a breath of fresh air. But Julian is hesitant to call it love at such a short acquaintance and is determined to be only a friend to her.
SEPTEMBER SONG - S. Taylor
Southern Seduction (Book #3)
Garden Avenue Press
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Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A 
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Connor Smith, a brilliant gaming designer, and Rhonda Macintyre, a sassy rich girl deemed a trust fund brat, first meet when Connor moves to Georgia from Dubai in the fourth grade. The childhood best friends eventually embark on a secret love affair in high school, which blossoms into a promise of a real future together.
BEL AMOUR - Chelle Ramsay
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
A beautiful story of love between a man and a woman. Photographer Kelly Holloway has changed her life, and is now pursuing her first love in a career of creating beautiful art from behind the lens of a camera. A freelance photographer for Courtside Magazine, she’s begun rubbing elbows with some of the NBA’s elite players. Running from heartache and disappointment, she’s come to the end of the road when she meets Atlanta Cobras’ Elias Dacosta.
A CHAMPION'S PROPOSAL - Tina Martin
The Champion Brothers (Book #7)

Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Mordecai Champion has found the house of his dreams. Unfortunately, it’s located in a specially zoned, exclusive neighborhood in Wilmington, North Carolina. To be eligible to buy the home, he must meet certain requirements. Hence, a proposal for the real estate agent who’s caught his eye from the first - Jemisha Rayford.
REDEEMED THROUGHT LOVE - Umona Nwankwor
A Danjuma Story
KevStel Publications
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CHRISTIAN FICTION
When he discovers his patients’ lives are threatened, Dr. Paul Reilly can turn to only one person: Simone Black. She will have his back, even if they don’t agree on much else. But as the former lovers work together to track down the evildoers who are tampering with medications, they rediscover unexpected feelings for one another…even as an enemy wants to silence them permanently.
SOMEONE SEEKING SOMEONE ELSE - Nicole Falls
More To Life (Book #1)
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
On the surface, Kai Alexander has it all - the perfect life - but her niggling subconscious is hellbent on the fact that her happily single status is in need of eradication. Instead of succumbing to the new age wave of sliding onto an app, she goes old school - placing a personal ad in her hometown newspaper, hoping to spark a love connection.