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  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Essence best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray populates her compelling faith-based novels with engaging characters. Sins of the Mother stars Jasmine Larson Bush, a young woman who thought she had finally outrun her scandalous former life. Now a loving wife and mother, her world is shattered when her four-year-old daughter is kidnapped. Are sins from her past finally catching up to her? 'Victoria is one of our best . an excellent storyteller.'-Eric Jerome Dickey, New York Times best-selling...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Victoria Christopher Murray writes Essence best-selling novels of relationships, life's trials, and the faith that saves. In The Ex Files, four very different women see their lives fall apart. They react differently, but each struggles with how to pick up the pieces devastation left behind. After their pastor asks the four women to meet for weekly prayer, their lives take another unexpected turn. 'Victoria is one of the best ...'-Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling...read more

  • Reshonda Tate Billingsley

    Award-winning authors Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley are both beloved for their strong female leads and juicy plotting. In Sinners & Saints, Murray and Billingsley join forces to tell a tale packed with drama, scandal, and redemption. Jasmine Bush and Rachel Adams both want their husbands to be elected president of the National Baptist Association, and they're willing to use plenty of low-down tricks to win. But when another woman joins the fray, she proves more devious than either of them could...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Three Los Angeles women who've helped each other overcome heartbreak are reunited eight years later when their troublesome exes come back into the picture in this follow up to Victoria Christopher Murray's bestselling novel The Ex Files. Sheridan, Kendall, and Asia first bonded when they met at a church prayer group and helped each other overcome romantic heartbreak. Now eight years later, their exes are back, wreaking havoc on the lives they've worked so hard to rebuild. Sheridan has found love again after her ex-husband left her for a man, but her old wounds are reopened when her daughter tells her she's gay and Sheridan blames her ex. Kendall is forced to reunite with her former husband,...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Essence best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray thrills audiences with her trademark twists and unforgettable voice. Scandalous gives listeners an early look at one of Murray's most notorious characters. Exotic dancer Jasmine Cox is engaged and ready to settle down. But then a bachelorette-party roll in the hay ignites a torrid affair that threatens to drown out the sound of wedding...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Victoria Christopher Murray's compelling faith-based tales have earned her a spot on the Essence best-sellers list. In Destiny's Divas, Sierra Dixon, Raine Omari, and Liza Washington are winning fans across the country with their dynamic gospel act. But their real lives are much different than their soul-stirring music suggests. While Sierra drifts from one man to another, both Raine and Liza's family lives reach breaking...read more

  • Joy

    Victoria Christopher Murray

    Victoria Christopher Murray authors superb novels of African-American Christian fiction. Joy, a work of both romance and tragedy, is bound together by the unshakable faith of its protagonist. Anya Mitchell seems to have it all--a profitable financial services business, a handsome fiance, and an expensive diamond ring. But there are unwelcome doubts lingering in her mind. Danger also looms on the horizon, as a stalker lurking at the edge of her life draws closer. After Anya is savagely attacked, she must struggle to regain her sense of self and faith before making an important decision. At once heart-wrenching and inspiring, Joy teaches that God's way is not always easy to understand. The...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Victoria Christopher Murray is an Essence best-selling author who creates absorbing tales of contemporary love. For 17 years, Sheridan and Quentin seemed to have the perfect marriage. Now he is leaving her for another man. Her life shattered, Sheridan wonders how she can help their two children live through this crisis, while keeping her own emotional turmoil under...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Essence best-selling author and Phillis Wheatley Award winner for excellence in contemporary fiction, Victoria Christopher Murray delivers a compelling tale starring ever-popular character Jasmine Cox Larson Bush. Jasmine once tried- and failed-to break up her best friend's marriage. Then she turned to God to improve herself, but couldn't escape her shady past. Is Jasmine finally ready to put her lying and scheming ways behind her for...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    In number-one Essence-best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray's new novel, three women must grapple with their faith and belief in justice when they become caught up in a highly charged murder trial involving the death of an African American teenage boy whose shooter maintains a ''stand your ground'' defense. Stand Your Ground is the story of three women who find themselves thrown together because of the most horrible of situations. Janice Johnson suffers through every mother's nightmare when she finds out that her 16-year-old son, Marquis, was murdered in the parking lot of a convenience store. But she and her husband's horror becomes greater when they find out that the shooter has...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    From the NAACP Image award winner and national bestselling author Victoria Christopher Murray, a novel inspired by the seven deadly sins about a woman caught between an entertainment mogul with a shady past and his childhood friend who is out for revenge. Is lust a sin? Tiffanie has lived a sheltered life in a very strict household with her pastor grandfather and her grandmother in Washington, D.C. But when she meets Damon, she falls for the successful entertainment businessman despite his history as a drug dealer. Everyone sees a bright future for the couple-yet when Tiffanie meets Trey, her lustful feelings leave her confused just days before her wedding. Trey is Damon's childhood...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    The best of friends.. Since they were five years old, Jasmine Cox Larson Bush and Kyla Blake had a bond that could not be broken. They shared secrets, marked milestones, and held each other up through life's adversities. It was a friendship that they both thought would last forever. But when Jasmine's jealousy led her to seduce Kyla's husband, Dr. Jefferson Blake, that bond was severed and their friendship was damaged forever.. The worst of times.. Now, twenty years later, a major tragedy brings the two together when Jefferson, in New York for a medical convention, is shot in an attempted robbery. It's the love that Jasmine once had for Kyla that sends her rushing to the hospital to be by...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Winner of the African American Literary Award for Fiction, Essence best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray delivers a cautionary tale about debt and the dangers of an overly tempting offer. Married at 17, Adam and Evia Langston have worked their way up from rags to riches. But as they are enjoying all the trappings of their success, a financial downturn leaves them teetering on the brink of disaster. And that's when Evia's boss makes the Langstons a five-million- dollar offer they can't...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Savannah Hudson always looked for a surprise from her husband, Sheldon, when he returned home from his travels. It was a tradition that began at the start of their twenty-three-year-long marriage. But when her husband returned from his latest trip, Savannah finds surprises she never expected: one pretty red thong and lots of questions. But before Savannah can get answers, her husband goes into cardiac arrest. Now, as Sheldon fights for his life, Savannah struggles to put her bitterness aside. But as every female in his life becomes a suspect and Savannah finds herself questioning everything she's ever believed, a handsome doctor may be the only one that can help Savannah find the...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Passion, money, and a deliciously devious twist: Greed is the newest novel in award-winning author Victoria Christopher Murray’s Seven Deadly Sins series—“the drama of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Booklist)—and soon to be a Lifetime movie. You can’t put a price on love… Zuri Maxwell isn’t happy. Her job is a grind, and money is always tight. Her boyfriend Stephon is the best part of life, but between his income as an artist and her commission-based paycheck, they are barely scraping by. When Zuri meets a sleek entrepreneur eager to pick her brain, she jumps at the chance to talk business with someone who has everything...read more

  • ReShonda Tate Billingsley

    First ladies of the Baptist church and sworn frenemies Rachel Jackson Adams and Jasmine Cox Larson Bush are stunned to learn they may have more in common than they thought-like who's their daddy-in the scandalous new collaboration between national bestselling and award-winning authors ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray. A heated American Baptist Coalition election. A murky murder cover-up. An outrageous reality TV show. What in heaven's name kind of drama will holy rivals Rachel Jackson Adams and Jasmine Cox Larson Bush-prominent first ladies of the Baptist church-get themselves into next? Since he first met Jasmine, Rachel's father Simon Jackson has had a funny...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    Since failing to break up her best friend’s marriage and fleeing Los Angeles, Jasmine is a changed woman and a Christian. She vows to attend church every Sunday, swears off married men, and begins her search for the soul mate she is sure God has on hold for her. Now living in the Big Apple, she has shed twenty-five pounds, shaved ten years off her age, and filled her expensive apartment with designer clothes, all to begin her man-finding mission. She quickly meets her dream mate, a preacher, who falls head over heels in love with her. Surely, God is good! But things start slipping when another man from Jasmine’s past refuses to stay there and an unexpected pregnancy threatens...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    'Music, suspense, and some steam up the windows scenes make this a wonderful book for lovers of Mature YA/New Adult books' - Book Loving Mom 'If you want to change up what you usually read or you like contemporary romance with a kick I dare you to read this book. I promise you won't regret it.' - The Haunted Rose YA - Mature/New Adult What girl wouldn't want to be surrounded by the sexy guys from the hottest teen rock sensation in the country? 18-year-old Never 'Neve' Knight, not only is surrounded by the hottest boys to hit the music charts, but she is the band's lead singer. As the band's lead singer and manager, Never formed and shaped the band to where it is today, a band on the rise...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    For 16 years, Kyla and Jefferson have enjoyed a seemingly perfect marriage. They share a wonderful daughter, a passionate love for one another, and a deep spirituality. But their happiness is shattered when Kyla finds Jefferson in bed with another woman-a woman who happens to be her childhood friend. If there's any hope to repair their broken marriage, they will have to trust their faith like never before. Temptation is a moving story of contemporary people struggling through one of life's most difficult obstacles-and trusting in God to steer the way. Narrator Caroline Clay captures all the emotions of loved ones fighting to preserve their sacred...read more

  • Victoria Christopher Murray

    A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. Gabrielle Wilson has the perfect life: a Beverly Hills mansion, a loving family, and a massively successful PR firm. When her father admits that an affair he had years before resulted in a daughter, Gabrielle is shocked, but is actually happy. Could this be the sister she has been praying for all her life? Keisha Jones's life is a struggle. Her late mother worked on the streets, and school was its own nightmare. When Gabrielle offers to fly Keisha out of Arkansas to meet the family, Keisha instantly agrees. But Gabrielle doesn't realize that Keisha has known about the Wilsons for years. Keisha is determined to have...read more