Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JUNE 2018.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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PLEASURE IN HIS KISS - Pamela Yaye
Love in the Hamptons (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Beauty blogger and owner of the Hamptons’ hottest salon, Karma Sullivan has been swept off her feet by judge Morrison Drake. But she knows their passion-filled nights must end. She can’t let her family secret derail Morrison’s ambitious career plan. Even if it means giving up the man she loves…
WHEN I'M WITH YOU - Donna Hill
Lawsons of Louisiana (Book #8)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Longtime New Orleans bachelor Rafe Lawson is finally ready to tie the knot. His heart has been captured by gorgeous senator’s daughter Avery Richards. Then the media descends, jeopardizing her Secret Service career-and their imminent wedding. But it’s the unexpected return of Rafe’s first love that could cost the tycoon everything.
PRIDE & PASSION - Carla Buchanan
Decades: A Journey of African-American Romance (Book #6)
Oddly Novel
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Behind the soft smile, perfect manners, and helpful air, Constance Ray is a woman struggling to make it through the day. After her husband is killed in the Korean war, his death leaves her lost...Although, when a handsome navy officer shows up with a final word from the grave, Constance can’t ignore the message. She also can’t continue to be indifferent to the man who brought it, or his involvement in the war - the one for everyone’s right to be treated equally.
SEDUCED BY THE BADGE - Deborah Fletcher Mello
To Serve and Seduce (Book #1)
Harlequin Romantic Suspense
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Wayne Jordan |  Rating: A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Chicago detective Armstrong Black follows the rules-his rules. When he’s assigned to partner with an Atlanta detective who’s hell-bent on bringing down criminals who targeted her sister, he’s determined to stay in control. But stunning Danni Winstead is all blazing temper and sweet temptation. Working with her tests Armstrong’s restraint; trusting her could put them both in fatal jeopardy…
TOUCHED BY YOU - Elle Wright
Wellspring Series (Book #1)
Kensington Dafina Romance
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Brooklyn Wells has fought her dominating father, CEO Parker Wells, every step of the way. Instead of taking her appointed place in the boardroom, she's a social worker. Instead of living for diamonds and designer gowns, she helps her community's poor and lost. And now she's falling hard for the troubled newcomer who saved her life-and holds dangerous secrets . . .
WHEREVER YOU ARE - Elle Wright
Jacksons of Ann Arbor (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Avery Montgomery created a hit show about her old neighborhood, but there’s one secret she can’t reveal: the reason she left town. Avery felt like an outsider in Dr. Elwood Jackson’s world, thanks to his brother’s disapproval. Elwood has never forgiven Avery for leaving. But when a crisis lands her in El’s emergency room, passion sparks hotter than before. Will it be too late for another chance at love?
A RISQUE ENGAGEMENT - Stephanie Nicole Norris
In The Heart of A Valentine (Book #2)
Amazon Digital Service
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
That’s why when Xavier finds himself locked in close quarters with Corinne Thomas, he questions the very thing that he’s prided himself on conquering: his mind. Since meeting Corinne on a blind date weeks before, Xavier manages to find time for her at every turn. And the moment he decides to let Corinne in, with her comes a powerful elixir of love.
ENVY - Victoria Christopher Murray
The Seven Deadly Sins (Book #2)
Simon & Schuster/Touchstone
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MAINSTREAM FICTION
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?
TEMPTING THE BEAUTY QUEEN - Carolyn Hector
Once Upon A Tiara (Book #5)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
If Kenzie Swayne didn’t require a date for a string of upcoming weddings, she’d turn Ramon Torres’s offer down flat. The gorgeous entrepreneur stood her up once, unwilling to let emotion interfere with his ambition. Ramon needs Kenzie’s expertise for a new business venture, so he agrees to escort her. But when secrets from their pasts are revealed, can Ramon make Kenzie his-forever?
INDEBTED - Sharon C. Cooper
Atlanta's Finest (Book #2)
Ameris Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Detective Lazarus Dimas doesn’t play by the rules. On the streets, he’s a force to be reckoned with, a dangerous man with a badge and a gun. But he does have a soft spot - the sexy Assistant District Attorney Journey Ramsey. There is something about the woman he can’t shake. She’s irresistible and off limits. At least that’s what he keeps telling himself, but one kiss leads to others and well…so much for limits.
PERIL & PRAYER - Olivia Matthews
A Sister Lou Mystery (Book #2)
Kensington Books/Dafina
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Wayne Jordan |  Rating:  A
COZY MYSTERY
This year's Advent retreat has been booked for the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Hermione of Ephesus at the pastoral Briar Coast Cabin Resorts in New York. But when the combative Sister Marianna practically loses her religion arguing over minor details with resort co-owner Autumn Tassler, Sister Louise “Lou” LaSalle blessedly steps in as peacemaker.
SWEET SUMMER DAYS - Sheryl Lister
The Grays Family & Friends (Book #1)
NYLA
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Celeste Williams has finally gotten her life back on track and the last thing on her mind is dating again. Then she meets Thaddeus Whitcomb, a man as caring as he is handsome. The chemistry between them is instant and irresistible. Celeste thought no man could move her as deeply as her late husband, but Thad rekindles a passion she never believed she’d feel again.
THE COURTSHIP - D. Camille
The Bookclub (Book #1)
Sable SiStars Publishing
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Tiffany, Debra and Nadia decide to exchange their Book Husbands for real life mates, and go on a quest to find love with their very own heroes. Come visit the small town of Grayling, where black love, black life and laughter abound while the trio utilizes some of their book knowledge to land their Prince Charming, and live out their very own fairytales.the
CHERISH ME - Farrah Rochon
The Holmes Brothers (Book #8)
Wandering Road Press
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Harrison Holmes has it all...until it all comes crashing down around him. Of all the problems suddenly complicating his life, the troubling state of his relationship with his wife Willow scares Harrison the most. In an effort to rekindle the dying flames of his once-perfect marriage, he makes plans to whisk Willow off to Italy for their wedding anniversary. But will it be enough, or will Harrison have to face his greatest fear of all, losing the woman he cherishes?
LET ME HOLD YOU - Alexandria Hose
McClain Brothers (Book #2)
Amazon Digital
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
NBA player, Leland McClain, the baby of the McClain family, is tall, handsome, talented…and spoiled. He’s a man who gets what he wants, and what he wants is the lovely Kimberly Hampton. Kim Hampton is the director of a community center, a woman who lives to help others while trying to forget a troubling past. As far as she’s concerned, a relationship with any man is a horrible idea. But a relationship with Leland McClain? That’s just out of the question.