Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of FEBRUARY 2024. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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HER NEW YORK MINUTE - Darby Baham

The Friendship Chronicles (Book #4)

Harlequin Special Edition

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Reviewer: Brenda Larnell | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
From the moment Brit Olivia Robinson lands in New York City, she’s single-minded in her ambition: take America by storm and become the best portfolio manager the New York office has ever seen. Romance? No way. But after a chance airplane connection with handsome Thomas Wright, the instant spark that ignites is unlike anything she’s ever felt. Thomas's role is clear. She needs a friend—nothing more. If ambitious Liv pauses on her zoom to the top, though, can she find room for Thomas in her heart and her life—permanently?
THE BODYGUARD'S DEADLY MISSION - Lisa Dodson

Harlequin Romantic Suspense

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(23 January)

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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Alexa King and Andrew Riker met when he trained her to be a bodyguard. Despite their simmering connection—and a few unguarded moments—she’s managed to keep their relationship purely professional. But now she runs her own security business, and her latest contract puts both her and Andrew in danger. She knows she can trust Andrew with her life. Will she trust him with her heart?
A HOME FOR THE DOCTOR - Kellie A. King

A Ballad Inn Romance (Book #1)

Harlequin Heartwarming

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(23 January)

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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Mia Ballad loves running the family inn with her sisters—it gives her a sense of security and belonging. But when newcomer pediatrician Ryan Cassidy arrives with his belief in fun, Mia is swept off her feet by his charm. His lifestyle is exciting and their witty banter irresistible—but the uncertainty keeps her guessing. Can he find a permanent place in her heart?
A STALKER'S PREY - K.D. Richarls

West Investigations (Book #8)

Harlequin Intrigue

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(23 January)

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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Hollywood actress Bria Baker has all that comes with worldwide fame…including a stalker who’s followed her to a New York City film set. To assure her personal protection, the superstar hires bodyguard Xavier Nichols—the man whose heart she once broke. As the stalker’s threats escalate, so do Bria’s feelings for Xavier. But the stalker has a special role for Bria: his and his alone.
THE SINGLE DAD PROJECT - Niama Simone

Rose Bend (Book #5)

Canary Street Press

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Reviewer: Shirley Fleming | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Back in Rose Bend after a work trip that went wrong, Florence “Flo” Dennison craves the kind of distraction only a searing fling with a gorgeous stranger can provide. And she gets it—in an encounter hot enough to leave scars. But satisfaction turns to shock when Flo realizes her one-night stand is leading the restoration project she’s been hired to photograph. And his sweet little girl has decided Flo’s her new bestie…
ER DOC'S LAS VEGAS REUNION - Denise N. Wheatley

Harlequin Medical Romance

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Reviewer: Shirley Fleming | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
The last place straitlaced Dr. Eva Gordon expects to call home is Las Vegas. But when her famous fiancé abruptly ends their engagement, Eva’s desperate to escape her small town and its gossipmongers. Yet, whilst Fremont General provides a clean slate, Dr. Clark Malone makes her history impossible to forget… Because Eva’s new colleague was once her best friend, before an evening of passion changed everything. Could her fresh start lead to their second chance?
GUARDING HIS PRINCESS - Yahrah St. John

The Mitchell Brothers (Book #3)

Oliver Herber Books

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(20 February)

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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When sexy, sensitive Cameron Mitchell arrives to protect Princess Amani Naseer, she’s star-struck. But Cameron, still troubled, strains to convince himself that he doesn’t notice the striking, intelligent beauty. One night, he can no longer pretend and passion takes center stage. Then the princess becomes pregnant, and Cameron must decide: Will he hold on to his past or embrace the greatest love he’s ever known?
THE QUEEN OF SUGAR HILL - RaShonda Tate

A Novel of Hattie McDaniel


Harlequin Medical Romance

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(30 January)

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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

The last place straitlaced Dr. Eva Gordon expects to call home is Las Vegas. But when her famous fiancé abruptly ends their engagement, Eva’s desperate to escape her small town and its gossipmongers. Yet, whilst Fremont General provides a clean slate, Dr. Clark Malone makes her history impossible to forget… Because Eva’s new colleague was once her best friend, before an evening of passion changed everything. Could her fresh start lead to their second chance?
THE HUSBAND SITUATION - Niama Simone

Rose Bend (Book #4.5)

Canary Street Press

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Reviewer: Shirley Fleming | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When marketing exec Brooklyn Hayes wakes up in Vegas after a corporate team-building trip, she’s expecting the hangover. The ring on her finger, not so much. And nothing could have prepared her for the sight of her best friend—her sister’s ex—right there beside her. She has no idea how this happened, but the one thing she knows for sure is that no one from their nosy, close-knit hometown of Rose Bend can find out!
NOT BY BLOOD - Altonya Washington

Altonya Washington

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Reviewer: Brenda Larnell | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

The task was simple- decide whether Yazmyne Murray's party planning business was the right fit for the event Noah Volley wanted to give his game designing brother. Then, he met her, and everything changed. Yazmyne Murray was a light that had sifted into the darkness of Noah's world with an ease that had him reeling. He didn't want to lose her but was hesitant to pursue her. New loves met swift ends in the Volley realm. To have Yazmyne become one of the latest casualties was a thing Noah could not risk.
BID ON LOVE - Sharon C. Cooper

Jenkins & Sons Construction (Book #5)

Amaris Publishing

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Reviewer: Brenda Larnell | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Single dad, Benjamin Jenkins Jr learned the hard way that women can’t be trusted. But the moment Mahogany Rowsey hits his radar, he’s captivated and unable to resist her magnetic pull. Mahogany can spot a player a mile away, and she’s managed to dodge every single one…until Ben. He charms her into a one-night fling that leaves her panting for more. But it won’t happen again. She lives in Chicago. He lives in Cincinnati. Still, that doesn’t stop her from wanting what she can’t have.
CLOSER TO MY DREAMS - Iris Bolling

A Brooks' Family Value (Book #5)

Siri Austin Entertainment

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Reviewer: Brenda Larnell | Rating: A

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Singer, Taylor Brooks, the baby of the Brooks' family dynasty, has had more drama in her life than any one person should have to endure. Her mother was murdered, her father was charged with homicide, and the court trial exposed her sex life. To keep her sanity intact, she stepped away from the limelight and the man she loved. Now, she is ready for a comeback on both fronts. Gone is the young performer the world knew as Lil Tay. Emerging is the grown and sultry singer, Taylor. The young love she experienced with Jason Whitfield was now something she knew could last forever.