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  • Bettye Griffin

    Author Bettye Griffin pens novels featuring contemporary women trying to make sense of a crazy world. When middle-aged divorcee Emily Yancy moves home to be with her ailing mother, she's not expecting to find romance. But Aaron Merritt is a handsome doctor with all the right moves-except when it comes to the bedroom. Then there's Teddy Simms, her former crush whose only skills seem to lie between the sheets. What will Emily choose-happiness or sexual...read more

  • Michele Andrea Bowen

    In Michele Andrea Bowen's Up at the College, Yvonne Copeland-dumped by her husband and now homeless-returns to her hometown of Durham, North Carolina. Landing a job as an adjunct professor, she begins rebuilding her life and her relationship with God. And then she meets the university's basketball coach, who's everything she wants in a man-except for a defect only God can change. '. a feel-good story full of humor and hope.'-Library...read more

  • Vanessa Davis Griggs

    Delightfully mixing inspirational romance and contemporary fiction, Vanessa Davis Griggs' novels are gripping emotional rollercoaster rides. Here, aspiring event planner Melissa Anderson falls for the handsome, successful Marcus Peeples. But there's a catch-he's divorced-and Melissa struggles to reconcile this with her spiritual beliefs. 'This is a romance for readers who like their books enhanced with religious teachings...read more

  • Janine A. Morris

    Janine A. Morris pens fiction that Booklist has called 'reminiscent of Waiting to Exhale.' In Drama 99 FM, Morris delivers a sizzling tale about three bodacious women who are living life to the fullest-and running the risk of crashing and burning. Naomi is a rising star in the music industry. Sereeta has a special talent for hooking up NBA ballers with luscious ladies. And Madison makes careers as the music director of the Big Apple's hottest radio station. Each is on top of the world, but affairs of the heart have a way of turning everything upside...read more

  • Cheryl Robinson

    From Essence best-selling author Cheryl Robinson comes an uplifting novel about three sisters who rediscover each other-and themselves. After 13 years in Hollywood, Alicia abandons her dream and returns home to Detroit. Hope is still seeking the truth about her husband's disappearance. And Heaven is ensnared in an abusive relationship. It takes an earth-shattering discovery, a lucky lottery ticket, and a near-fatal encounter to bring these estranged sisters...read more

  • Niobia Bryant

    It looked like it would take a miracle for sexy nature guide Jade Prince to notice quiet accountant Kaeden Strong. Then a camping vacation left them stranded together, sharing a sleeping bag and a wild encounter that burned up the cold night. When it comes to making heat, they're compatible in every way, except. . . He's a workaholic who's allergic to the outdoors. She's an adventuress with a vixen's body and a tomboy heart. He's wanted Jade from the moment he saw her, but so do a long line of men--including her business partner, Darren. On paper, Kaeden is all wrong for Jade--but can he prove he's right in all the ways that really...read more

  • Marsha Haygood

    Three powerful African-American female executives celebrate their gender and heritage as they share their secrets for success in this effective guide for businesswomen. Ways to communicate thoughtfully, trust yourself, and exude self-esteem are just a few tactics the authors discuss for those who want to enter the workforce as confident...read more

  • Zuri Day

    Best-selling author Zuri Day crafts sizzling romantic tales that leave listeners yearning for more. Love in Play finds the curvaceous and wildly successful Dominique Clark finally feeling in charge of her life-until she meets Jake McDonald, her son's gorgeous football coach. Their first encounter leads to several passionate nights, but out of the bedroom there's no issue they won't butt heads about. Dominique's good sense tells her to end it, but something in her heart says this game might be worth the...read more

  • Cheris Hodges

    Celebrated author Cheris Hodges pens romantic tales that hit all the right notes. In Recipe for Desire, Marie Charles' party-girl days come to a screeching halt with a DWI arrest and a totaled Jaguar. Sentenced to 500 hours of community service at a local women's shelter, her only bright spot is a fellow volunteer, TV star Devon Harris. But Devon wants nothing to do with Marie and her selfish ways-until her work at the shelter has her turning over a new...read more

  • Brenda Jackson

    A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Brenda Jackson has won numerous awards for her contemporary African-American romances. In Jamaica for a well-deserved vacation, city planner Darcy Owens is stunned by the sight of a chocolate-skinned god in the distance. Upon closer inspection, however, it turns out this dream man is York Ellis, an arrogant ex-cop-and notorious bachelor-Darcy knows all too well. But when her life is threatened, he offers her protection and sparks begin to fly between...read more

  • Regina Hart

    Regina Hart's sizzling contemporary romance Fast Break introduced listeners to the lives and loves of professional basketball's Brooklyn Monarchs. In its seductive sequel, the Monarchs' PR rep Troy Marshall is having a tough time keeping the behavior of the team captain and a troublemaking co-owner in check-a job made even harder when he goes head-to-head with beautiful sports writer Andrea...read more

  • Vanessa Davis Griggs

    How far will faith and love go when an ambitious man finds himself in the fight of his life--with a woman who knows the other side of goodness all too well. . . Fifty-year-old Alabama congressman Lawrence Rudolph Simmons will do whatever it takes to get re-elected--even switch parties from Democrat to Republican. With the political tide turning, Lawrence feels it's his best shot--along with his charisma, solid twenty-nine year marriage, and three great kids. But a buried secret from his past is about to be resurrected.. . . It's been eight years since Gabrielle Mercedes gave up her baby for adoption. But when she learns the child desperately needs a bone marrow transplant, she doesn't...read more

  • Angela Winters

    National best-selling author Angela Winters has earned legions of fans for her tempting tales of passion. This second installment in her D.C. series features the continuing saga of best friends who overcome difficult childhoods to find professional success, but still struggle with chaotic personal lives. As Sherise Robinson puzzles over who fathered her daughter, Erica Kent endures a difficult family reunion. Meanwhile, Billie Carter flounders in the aftermath of a nasty...read more

  • Regina Hart

    To be a pro b-ball champion takes endless drive and passion. But being a winner on the court can often mean losing off the court. . . He's an NBA legend, considered the best of the best. Now veteran player Warrick Evans is determined to lead his team all the way to the championship. It's his last shot before he retires, but the media can't get enough of his story--and all the attention is turning his teammates against him, not to mention his wife. . . Dr. Marilyn Devry-Evans has always stood by her man, even when it meant standing in his shadow. Now she wants to focus on her own career, and on scoring her own dream job. But with the spotlight bearing down on them, Marilyn is reaching her...read more

  • Niobia Bryant

    Is a real man too hot for a pampered diva to handle?... For Kaitlyn Strong, life has been a fun-filled free ride, all expenses paid by her wealthy father. As for relationships, why would Kaitlyn want to give up the fabulous single life? But after she goes on her most outrageous spending bender yet, she's informed it's time to make her own way. For a shocked Kaitlyn, that means getting a job--and an affordable apartment to go with it. Hard-working single father Quinton 'Quint' Wells is proud of his job looking after a small apartment building. But he's never met a demanding diva like his new tenant, Kaitlyn. Yet despite their verbal clashes, there's a sizzling attraction between them. And...read more

  • Zuri Day

    Zuri Day has been much heralded for her pulse-quickening tales of romance. Love on the Run shines the spotlight on the eldest of the Morgan brothers, confirmed bachelor and sports-management hotshot Michael. His newest client, Shayna Washington, is a record-breaking sprinter whose fleet feet are outpaced only by her ravishing looks. But when Shayna's past comes back to haunt her, she turns to Michael for support - and he soon realizes that Shayna is the one prize he'll do anything to...read more

  • Cheris Hodges

    No one is going to tear down the farmland that's been in Crystal's family since the turn of the 20th century - especially not the multimillion dollar suits behind Welco Industries. And until Welco's president meets with her, Crystal wages a fiery one-woman protest to prove she means business. When he finally appears, Douglas Wellington III is far from the elderly curmudgeon she expected. Crystal issues a challenge: spend one week on the land he wants to destroy. He agrees, if only to be alone with...read more

  • Beverly Jenkins

    Beverly Jenkins' historical romances have earned her a Golden Pen Award from the Black Writers' Guild and two Career Achievement Awards from Romantic Times. Set in 19th-century California, Destiny's Embrace introduces listeners to ranch owner Logan Yates, who must come to terms with his true feelings for Mariah Cooper, his beautiful, headstrong housekeeper. But just as Logan decides to make Mariah his own, her former lover reenters her life. Now Logan will have to show Mariah that the passion they share has been written in the...read more

  • Rhonda Bowen

    In Rhonda Bowen's breakout debut novel Man Enough for Me, Jules Jackson has her life under control. There's no man in the mix-until Germaine comes along, and she falls hard. But when Jules discovers Germaine is hiding something big from her, she starts digging for answers. Soon, everything starts falling apart, and Jules must decide to take her new love on faith or risk losing it all. '. fans will love this book!'-Tiffany Warren, best-selling...read more

  • Angela Winters

    The Chases are rich, powerful, and used to getting everything they want. But this privileged African-American dynasty is about to discover that even billions can't buy happiness-or keep trouble outside their gilded...read more