A CHASE FOR CHRISTMAS - Candace Shaw
Chasing Love (Book #3)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
The pursuit of love has always been high on Preston Chase's priority list. But the video game developer has yet to find the soul mate he craves. His sister's best friend-artist and studio owner Blythe Ventura-is a world away from the shallow glam girls who've thrown themselves at him. With her creative spirit and passionate commitment, she's the ideal candidate for his Winter Wonderland project. Too bad she doesn't seem interested in being the one to win his heart.
Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of DECEMBER 2016.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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ONE MISTLETOE WISH - A. C. Arthur
The Taylors of Temptation (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Janet Caldwell  |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Everything schoolteacher Morgan Hill loves is in her hometown of Temptation, Virginia-her twins, her students and the charming community center where she's staging their holiday play. But now the building's new owner, Grayson Taylor, is putting sexy visions into Morgan's head, making the young widow long for a future even Santa couldn't deliver.
KISSED BY CHRISTMAS - Jamie Pope
Tropical Destiny (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Hallie Roberts has had a string of bad luck, beginning with her fiancé dumping her! Now she is disillusioned and ready to leave her beloved big-city teaching job behind and return to her idyllic island hometown. Then fate intervenes, and a slip and fall on the ice brings gorgeous, brave paramedic Asa Andersen to her rescue and into her chaotic life.
A PERFECT CARESS - Nana Prah
Kimani Debut
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Alicia Aaron |  Rating: B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
The moment suave businessman Dante Sanderson brushes hands with Lanelle Murphy, he can't get her out of his head. The guarded beauty resists all of his polished attempts at seduction. To soften the pain in her past, she's dedicated her life and family fortune to helping others, not chasing sexy millionaires like Dante.
ALL HE WANTS FOR CHRISTMAS - Elle Wright
Edge of Scandal (Novella)
Hachette/Forever Yours
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Morgan Smith is more than ready to settle down with the love of his life. He fought hard for Syd, and just thinking about calling her "Mrs. Smith" . . . man, he'd happily elope right now. But his bride wants a Christmas wedding, and he's not going to disappoint her. Nothing will stop him from meeting her at the end of that aisle-until one night changes everything.
THE TROUBLE WITH LOVE - Jamie Wesley
An Exclusive Novel! (Book #2)
Amazon Digital
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Five years ago, R&B star Dean Copeland finally found the success he’d always wanted, but only after leaving behind the only woman he’s ever loved. He’s never been able to forget her… even when she tried to ruin his career. Now, a quirk of fate has brought her back into his life, sources tell us.
A CHAMPION'S HEART - Piper Huguley
Born To Win Men (Book #1)
Liliaceae Publishers
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Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
HISTORICAL INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE
Champion Bates left poky old Winslow, Georgia when he was seventeen years old. He had promised to elope with his childhood sweetheart, but pressured by other influences, he took an earlier train leaving his Delie behind. The pain at leaving her behind has tormented him for the seven years he fought as a ham and egg boxer, trying to make himself worthy of her. He had no chance for the big time until now. He has a fight with a contender boxer--a white man. However, he has been told more fighting will possibly blind him.
COUPLE BY CHRISTMAS - Pat Simmons
Generations Quest Press
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Janet Caldwell   |  Rating: B
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ROMANCE
Holidays haven’t been the same for Derek Washington since his divorce. He and his ex-wife, Robyn, go out of their way to avoid each other. This Christmas may be different when he decides to gives his son, Tyler, the family he once had before they split. Derek’s going to need the Lord’s intervention to soften her heart to agree to some outings. God’s help doesn’t come in the way he expected, but it’s all good, because everything falls in place for them to be a couple by Christmas.
GOOD BEHAVIOR - Delaney Diamond
Johnson Family (Book #5)
Garden Avenue Press
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Susan Plummer  |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Can he still be considered good, when his behavior is so bad? An affair with the second most powerful man at Johnson Enterprises was not in Diana Cambridge’s plans, but one night their smoldering attraction for each other culminates into an erotic kiss that leaves her aching for more.
LOVE AT LAST - Sharon C. Cooper
The Jenkins Family (Book #1)
Amaris Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Carolyn Jenkins has never had a problem getting a man, but keeping one is another story. After two failed marriages and numerous short-term relationships, she’s ready to wave the white flag and give up on love. Yet, with Christmas quickly approaching, she dreads spending the holiday alone. Will a chance encounter with a handsome stranger make all of her Christmas wishes come true?
LURING THE LAWYER - Lindsay Evans
Professional Lovers (Book #3)
Amazon Digital
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Derrick never had any trouble keeping it in his pants. He’s a monogamous kind, even while secretly in love with his best friend and sleeping with a string of women to soothe his bruised heart. And ego. But when his best friend gets taken off the market and out of his romantic reach -by his sister no less-Derrick’s love life flies off the rails.
CAPTIVATED BY LOVE - Brenda Jackson
The Grangers (Book #1)
Madaris Press
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After being locked up for a crime he didn't commit, Sheppard Granger is back to take over the reins as CEO of Granger Aeronautics. On top of that, he intends to totally romance his wife Carson and make up for the time they couldn't share together. When their idyllic marriage is threatened by someone from Carson's past, the Grangers unite and prove that when it comes to protecting those they love, they are more than prepared to meet trouble head on.
ONE SPARK OF MAGIC - Iris Bolling
Siri Austin Entertainment
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Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
A dream leads dancer Paige Cartwright to a plane ride that will change her life. The man in the seat across from her sent a spark through her heart. It was him. She knew it without a doubt. She knew her grand mere's dream had sent her to meet the man she was to marry.
THE SCALES - D. Camille
The Black Lands (Book #2)

Sable SiStars Publishing
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Brenda Larnell | Rating: A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
His fight… Brandon Williams is the Head Prosecutor for the city of Detroit. He’s decided to take on a new role by throwing his hat in the ring for Mayor. In this bid, Brandon will need the support of the Police Chief, Mackenzie Green, and his strong sense of justice will be tested throughout the campaign from an opponent he’s shared a past with.
LOVE AT CHRISTMAS - Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku
Amazon Digital
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Janet Caldwell |  Rating: B
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Emem is on her way to attend a Christmas speed dating contest in her hometown. This season, she has her mind made up to only date a bachelor who grew up in Barrow-in-Furness. Her reasons are personal and there is no way she would date a man who is a non-local.
SOLD: A Holiday Romance - J. L. Campbell
The Writers' Suite
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Janet Caldwell | Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Christmas looks dismal this year for Feechi Anoduro, until she meets Carsten Raimes at an auction. The wealthy businessman asks for her help with an event he's planning, but Feechi has reservations, because the last time a man asked for her help, she wound up disillusioned and pregnant. She has no time to waste on a man who's clearly out of her league, especially when she has immediate problems that need solving...
THE WINTER REUNION - Rhonda McKnight
Restoration Series (Book #1)
Grace Publishing
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Janet Caldwell  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ROMANCE
Everyone knows the woman in the "viral” video that hit two million views on YouTube. Humiliated, Tamar Johnson changed her name and disappeared behind the embarrassing video that captured her losing her virginity on prom night. But who was the guy?
BLIND EXPECTATIONS - Jacinta Howard
Amazon Digital
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Aristotle once said the only thing constant in life is change. Or was that Confucius? Whatever. People are fluid-they come into your life for a while, and when it’s time for them to float on, Leah has no qualms waving goodbye. The only exception is her neighbor and best friend, Trevor. When all else fails in her crazy world, Trevor is always there, reliable, steady… real.