Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of SEPTEMBER 2019.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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THIS TIME FOR KEEPS - Rochelle Alers
Wickham Falls Weddings (Book #7)
Harlequin Special Edition
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Reviewer: 
Jennifer Copeland |  Rating:  B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Attorney Nicole Campos hasn’t spoken to local mechanic Fletcher Austen since their high school friendship went down in flames over a decade ago. But when her car breaks down during her return to Wickham Falls and Fletcher unexpectedly helps her out with a custody situation in court, they find themselves suddenly wondering if this time is for keeps…or if their past differences are just too much to overcome.
ISLAND FLING WITH THE TYCOON - Therese Beharrie
Harlequin Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating: B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Sparks fly when Piper Evans meets tycoon Caleb Martin on the way to her brother’s wedding. Gorgeous but uncompromising - he’s the kind of man heartbroken Piper has sworn to stay away from. Yet when the perfect wedding turns to disaster, Piper must search for the runaway groom - with Caleb’s help! Island hopping around Greece, Piper finds herself increasingly tempted by the man whose totally off-limits…
BLACK TIE BILLIONAIRE - Naima Simone
Blackout Billionaires (Book #2)
Harlequin Desire
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Reviewer:
Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
During a blackout at a black-tie gala, Shay Neal says yes to one night with billionaire Gideon Knight…not knowing he’s her brother’s enemy with plans for payback! Now, to save her brother, Shay must pretend to be in love with Gideon. But playing his game means resisting the very real desire that could destroy them both…
A GINGERBREAD ROMANCE - Lacey Barker
Hallmark Publishing
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Taylor’s architectural firm enters her in a contest to build life-sized gingerbread houses. After the contest, she’s likely to get a promotion to a position in another city. But it’s a team competition, and Taylor’s temperamental partner soon backs out. Taylor needs a replacement-fast. When she meets Adam, a baker and single dad, she convinces him to be her partner in the contest. After all, winning would give his bakery much-needed exposure.
THE OTHER SIDE - Trice Hickman
Kensington Dafina/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating: B+
MAINSTREAM FICTION
After one too many failed relationships, businesswoman Bernadette Gibson is resigned to singlehood. Yet on the heels of her fiftieth birthday she meets Cooper “Coop” Dennis, a charismatic nightclub owner who literally sweeps her off her feet. But just as they’re ready to make the ultimate commitment, a secret from Coop’s past threatens to end their relationship . . .
THEN CAME YOU - Kianna Alexander
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
A cattle baron’s only child, Robyn Chance will inherit one of the most prosperous ranches in New Mexico. But despite loving the animals and the land, Robyn longs to see the world and all she’s missing out there. She won’t make her mother’s mistakes. So when her sexy former flame begins working at Chance Cattle Enterprises, she tries to steer clear of Troy Monroe. But the intriguing cowboy and life are full of surprises.
WRITTEN WITH LOVE - Joy Avery
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
A couple weeks at a friend’s North Carolina summerhouse is just what romance novelist Zahra Hart needs to get some writing done and forget her broken heart. But then she discovers the man who secretly inspires all her sexy heroes is staying at the estate. Superhot pro football player Gregor Carter is nursing an injury and a bruised ego, and suddenly he and Zahra have to share Lake Lamont. Will fantasy and reality come together?
THE CEO'S DILEMMA - Lindsay Evans
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Furious and devastated when the project for the prestigious contest she won is canceled, architect Aisha Clark storms into the new CEO’s office demanding he reconsider the decision. Billionaire Roman Sykes was reluctant to take over his father’s firm, but he’s intrigued by the brilliant beauty. Her project deserves a chance, but an entanglement is off-limits. With passion as powerful as their ambitions, can both put career dreams on the line for love?
FALLING FOR THE BEAUTY QUEEN - Carolyn Hector
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Runway and pageant coach Charlotte Pendergrass has swapped her ex-husband’s lavish lifestyle for her family’s quiet Georgia cabin. Her charismatic next-door neighbor is a distraction she’s starting to enjoy. Successful pecan farmer Richard Swayne feels the chemistry between them, but the wary single dad guards his heart. As she helps Richard’s daughter fulfill her pageant ambitions, can Charlotte make her own dreams come true?
A PASSIONATE PROMISE - Donna Hill
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Celebrity chef Alonzo Grant is no stranger to gold diggers. But his beautiful new maid doesn’t fit the mold. Mikayla Harris is smart, determined and utterly irresistible. She’s in Hollywood to pursue her acting dreams and care for her sick mom, not to embark on a passionate affair with her sexy side-job employer. But when she finally lands a film role-and an unwanted proposition from the director-will Alonzo trust her love is real?
SPARK OF DESIRE - Sheryl Lister
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
A suspicious fire at one of his construction sites ignites an all-consuming passion when Cedric Hunter meets arson investigator Randi Nichols. A woman battling to prove herself in a male-dominated arena, Randi won’t back down from danger, even if it costs her a love that fulfills them both. And if Cedric wants to win her heart, he must be ready to risk his own.
UNDENIABLE PASSION - Kayla Perrin
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Her mother’s wedding brings burned-by-love magazine editor Rita Osgood to Sheridan Falls…where she feels an instant connection to homegrown hunk Keith Burke. A hot fling with the sweet-talking Realtor could be just what she needs. Until an unexpected arrival shatters the fragile bond between Rita and Keith…and their trust in a future together.
ALL FOR YOU - Elle Wright
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Cheryl McNeil  |  Rating: A+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Dedicated and talented surgeon Myles Jackson can always be counted on to do what is expected, like joining his father’s practice. Then he meets free-spirited painter Aria Bell, who creates her own rules for art and life. She challenges Myles to rethink everything he thought was important and pursue his passion. As this desirable, extraordinary woman becomes more than his inspiration, can Myles find the courage to live his dream?
TEMPTED AT MIDNIGHT - Cheris Hodges
Kensington Dafina/Romance
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
For hopeless romantic Sylvie Gates, there’s nothing quite as magical as a New Year’s Eve kiss. So as the clock nears midnight at her best friend’s party, Sylvie makes a beeline for the sexiest guy in the room. A happily-ever-after would be nice of course, but Sylvie’s trying to live in the moment. Plus, she’s about to begin the biggest project of her interior design career, so she better just enjoy her last night of freedom . . .
WHEN ELIJAH MET SALLIE - D. Camille
Fall Black in Love (Book #4)

Sable SiStars Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
As a prominent physician in Chicago, Dr. Elijah Madison's world is turned upside down after he decides to relocate to Mound Bayou. Nurse Sallie Smith lives a happy life in Chicago, under the tutelage of her beloved aunt. When she learns of an all Negro town built on the premise of black excellence, she throws caution to the wind and places her trust in a young doctor with dreams as big as his heart.
HEALING HANNAH'S HEART - Preslaysa Williams
Immortal Works
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MAINSTREAM FICTION
Hannah Hart may have been burned by the breakup of her rocky marriage, but the ambitious Afro-Filipina model has big plans for her future. Her stunning looks and flawless skin provide the opening she craves to become a celebrity in the fashion world. Then an arsonist’s match brings Hannah’s world crashing down around her.
RETURN TO ME - Farrah Rochon
The Holmes Brothers (Book #8)

Wadering Road Press
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Three years after his bride-to-be jilted him at the altar, Jonathan Campbell is still struggling to expunge every reminder of her from his life. His new motto is to never again expose his heart to such anguish. But when she pops up uninvited on his doorstep, his life is suddenly upended all over again.
SHAME OF YOU - Rhonda McKnight
Elevated Books
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CHRISTIAN FICTION
A suspicious fire at one of his construction sites ignites an all-consuming passion when Cedric Hunter meets arson investigator Randi Nichols. A woman battling to prove herself in a male-dominated arena, Randi won’t back down from danger, even if it costs her a love that fulfills them both. And if Cedric wants to win her heart, he must be ready to risk his own.
SOUL'S DESIRE - Sharon C. Cooper
Unparalleled Love Series
Amaris Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Ballet dancer Soul Carrington has lived her dream of traveling the world. But the past year has been one life hurdle after another until she moves back to Atlanta. Now life is looking up, especially when she comes face to face with a past love. A man who makes her heart dance pirouettes and her body pulse with desire...
HEART'S DESIRE - Delaney Diamond
Unparalleled Love Series
Garden Avenue Press
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Co-workers Nathan Crenshaw and Janice Livingston once had a passionate relationship that went up in flames and created a strained environment at their place of employment. Since then Janice has tried to move on. Unfortunately, they have to work together, and unfortunately, she's still very attracted to Nathan.
EVERLASTING DESIRE - Stephanie Nicole Norris
Unparalleled Love Series
Amazon Digital Services
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Discovering the truth behind her boyfriend’s infidelity, Jada Wilson decides it’s time to regain her independence. She wants to shed her anxiety, and while looking for a stress-free resolution, the answer to her quandary comes from an unanticipated source-her best friend. He’s been the only consistent person in her life, and the unexpected way his touch ignites a passion within her takes Jada to new heights she wasn’t ready to explore, until now.
PROMISE ME A DREAM - Wayne Jordan
Decades: A Journey of African American Romance (Book #7)

WAJ Creations
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Reviewer:
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A+
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Chandra Williams's dream of becoming an actress carries her from her home on Barbados to the bright lights of Broadway. But it's the 1960s, and her goal of gracing the stage is obstructed by the limited opportunities for black actresses. Driven to help end discrimination and inequality, Chandra joins the Civil Rights movement.
BLACK KNOWLEDGE - D. Camille
The Excellence Series (Book #4)

Sable SiStars Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Vincent Burton, the new City Manager, has been tasked to identify the next direction for Grayling. As a researcher, his quirky mind is filled with knowledge that he'll use to create a new way of life, both for the town and for himself. Kory Whitmore has known and worked with Vincent for years, but when the final wave hits the town, she's swept up in the beautiful black love it brings, with the man who can make all of her dreams come true
BLACK ROSE - D. Camille
The Life of Bliss (Book #4)

Sable SiStars Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Bliss Marshall is a Private Wealth Manager on a mission. Working at a prestigious firm, she's perfected 'the presentation', in order to achieve her goals in the the world she has to navigate for success, as a black woman. Focused, driven, educated and brilliant, Bliss is the whole package...and when she finally meets the man who fits into both of her worlds, Bliss puts everything on the line to prove that they are the perfect combination.
WHEN LOVE COMES AROUND - Suzette Riddick
Love Conquers All (Book #2)

Amazon Digital Services
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Jennifer Copeland |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
The walls are closing in on Starr Avery. An unexpected health crisis sends her into an emotional spiral. Everything she's ever dreamed of having now hangs by a thread. When she thinks all hope is gone, her salvation is closer than she realizes.