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ALPHA ALERT!

New month, new book boyfriends to fall in love with. And boy, do we have a great selection for you to choose from. Get ready to be enticed by this month’s alphas!

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BCT Update

Looking for your next billionaire book boyfriend? Meet Grayson Davis.

He’s a brilliant, bullied computer nerd turned handsome playboy, with a penchant for blondes. She’s the assistant to the assistant, who works on the third floor and is… not blonde. And secretly obsessed with him. Complete with all the classic “plain Jane” tropes you thought were hopelessly overdone, read the smart, sexy, bingeworthy debut exceeding “billionaire romance” expectations!

Amara’s Calling is the first book in the Billionaire’s Club series of sinfully sexy romances. If you like unexpected love, lucrative deals, and billionaires with as much prowess in the bedroom as the boardroom, then you’ll love C.L. Donley’s steamy office affair.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078Z3YG7M

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FROM POPULAR ROMANCE AUTHOR AMBER MALLOY!
Book one in the Perfect Stats series.
In the span of a year, Bane Carter acquired a new job, his brother’s four kids, a crappy nanny and, worst of all, his ex-wife. What could possibly go wrong?
Rule number one—never help an ingrate! Ignoring that hard-learned lesson put Dahl Baby Hamilton straight in the path of her famous ex. All she has to do is save her cousin’s failing restaurant, First Down, then she can go back to her fabulous life. But the main financier—Bane Carter, her ex—finds out and decides to make her life a living hell. Either she becomes the personal chef for an ailing house manager, one neglectful nanny and his four charges or risk having her reputation ruined. What’s an award-winning chef to do when her sexy ex-husband is blackmailing her?
The only black GM in the league, former football hero Bane Carter has his work cut out for him. It’s bad enough that he has to navigate around a dysfunctional team, but the recent passing of his brother and his wife have given him full guardianship of their kids. On top of all that, the last thing he needs is to bump into the woman who broke his heart at the worst possible time—the beginning of his career.
After two failed marriages, Bane realizes he has always been searching for the one who got away the first time. Of course, he doesn’t expect to find her in the same city, let alone cooking in his restaurant.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B084ZPSTXC/

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Simone

I’m a bestselling romance author who weaves fantastic happily-ever-afters for my readers; yet in my personal life, I’m as single as an old maid. Every guy I’ve dated has been a complete disappointment – nothing like Evan Hanson, the sexy hero who dominates the pages of my wildly popular romance series, Forever Yours. I shouldn’t use him as a goal post. It’s not like he’s a real person.

But then Jaxson shows up and I swear he’s everything I have ever wanted in a man.

I also swear down that I recognize him…

From the pages of my romance novels.

Evan

I’ve been with Simone Storm from the beginning. This woman is divine, not only because she crafted me with the meticulous strokes of her pen, but because she is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. For years, she’s tried to pair me with other women; women she thinks will make me a perfect match.

But they don’t.

I don’t want any of the women she has tried to offer me. I want her.

When an opportunity arises for me to present myself, I jump at it. Now I can see, hear, and touch her.

And now, I will help her craft a true happily-ever-after.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07XXJ7Y4T/

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Framed for murder, Gage Wilder spent the last five years plotting his revenge on the one who put him behind bars. Not only did his own brother frame him for murder, he stole his company as well as his fiance.

Five years in prison is a long time to plot their demise. With the intention of killing his brother the first chance he gets, Gage sets out to accomplish just that. However, making his brother watch while he strips him of everything he ever stole and more, is even more satisfying.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084D9NWPJ

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From award-winning, bestselling author, Lyndell Williams, a story of bridled desire unleashed.

Tarika is happy living single. She loves her home—her castle—and is not looking for some man to try and take over everything she has built. When her best friend, Hafsah throws Aqil her way, Tarika makes it clear that she is not interested in the shy man, who barely speaks to her. When she needs his help after an accident, she allows Aqil and his daughter into her life, making it difficult to resist his sexy gray eyes and sultry smile. The more time she spends with him, the harder it is to keep her distance.

Aqil planned to stay focused on rebuilding his life with his daughter after a messy divorce until he saw Tarika. He tries to maintain a respectful amount of space, but her confidence and beauty draw him in. He knows he has everything Tarika needs and gets closer to her, bringing them into a passionate abandon that can break down the walls of her inhibitions but may also shatter their lives.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088P8WR33/

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If you want to win the game, you have to make a plan. . .

NBA hooper and self-proclaimed Bible scholar Anthony “The Saint” Chambers finally earned his championship ring after his Brooklyn Monarchs crowned their Cinderella season. Now in the offseason, Anthony is planning the next move in his career – more money, fame and game – as the Monarchs lace up to defend their title. But falling in love wasn’t part of the plan…

Struggling artist Faith Chambers is an administrative assistant by day and a promising cartoonist by night. Her plans include publishing contracts, television agreements and paying her rent on time. Yet she risks all of that for a Bible-quoting baller. When Faith’s finances get even sketchier, Anthony’s teammates paint a dubious picture of her real intent. Is Faith drawn to Anthony – or his money?

Will Faith and Anthony’s relationship be sidelined by suspicion or will they stick to their original game plan of falling in love?

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071ZFRCXD

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/game-plan-patricia-sargeant/1126449271

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Mya McIntosh is attending the wedding of the year as the maid of honor to her best friend Amara Davis, the former employee and wife of billionaire social media mogul Grayson Davis. A dazzling destination wedding in Spain seems like the perfect setting for Mya to finally lose this pesky virginity of hers, but her prospects don’t look promising. Amara has high hopes that Mya could land one of Grayson’s billionaire best friends but Mya isn’t so sure, especially when it comes to Grayson’s obnoxious business partner Dale Abernathy. After a few awkward moments, bad first impressions, a ton of assumptions and a sexy interlude on top of a hill, Mya’s search for Mr. Right Now lands her somewhere she least expected: in love.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DGB7H8W

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~ A Flirty & Feisty Romance Novel ~

It begins with one luxury car ride.
But it does not end there. Not by a long shot.
Things get crazy hot between Lola and Maxwell.
They exchange harsh words with passion.
They then part on a sour note vowing never to see each other again.

Soon after, luxury car driver by day and taxi driver at other times, Lola Lawson catches herself thinking about the ever-so-sexy, tattooed passenger, rude to a fault but also generous. Maybe if she sees him one more time, she will get over him-forever.

Restless in his heart sooner rather than later, cocky doctor and seasoned bachelor, Maxwell Legend wants to see his fiercely honest, warm-hearted and ‘not-so-beautiful’ driver one more time, just to get her bossy attitude out of his system–for good.

Only this time neither of them expects what happens as nothing prepares them for the shocking surprise!

Will Maxwell find his driver irresistible, or will their affair end before it starts?

Buy Links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B081X2155K/

UBL: (iBooks/Kobo/Nook/Scribd/Tolino/24 Symbols):
https://books2read.com/u/mYpl8M

Okada Books:
https://okadabooks.com/book/about/irresistible_driver_a_bwwm_sexy_romance/31966

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A year he wanted to erase…
Zion Wallace was slowly wasting away. An accident left him a broken and powerless man, proving just how much things were truly out of his control. When his well-meaning parents took a decision out of his hands, he came face to face with the one person he couldn’t turn his back on. The two of them were like fire and ice. She pushed him, and he pushed right back. And apparently, it was exactly what he’d been waiting for. Too bad she would never want to be with a man like him.

A lesson she learned the hard way…
Abigail Suarez was getting her life back on track. A recent break-up proved that she couldn’t give her trust to just anyone. She left that life behind in order to reclaim herself. Now, she had a job she loved and new motivation to pursue her dreams. But someone from her past had other ideas. With her newest client doing everything to knock her off her game, she needed to think outside the box. Most importantly, she had to protect her heart because, when his defenses were down, he was quite irresistible.

Can they get their acts together before it’s too late?

Because love creeps in with little notice and after you’ve written it off for good…

Buy links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B087LP2YX7

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/heal-me-gently-kelly-violet/1136918942

Apple Book: https://books.apple.com/us/book/heal-me-gently/id1509960311

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From award-winning , bestselling author Lyndell Williams, the story of Hafsah and Faheem, a Muslim couple struggling to keep their raging desire for each other from getting out of control.

Hafsah grows closer to Faheem, falling hard for the sexy younger man. He is smooth and stokes feelings she meant to suppress.

Faheem uses all his charms to make sure Hafsah becomes his, but flirting can be a dangerous thing when committing to no sex outside of marriage. The two play with some serious fire that might burn them both.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082TXYTF5

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LaRue “Church Mouse” Simmons is a feisty pain in my ass. I knew I loved her when we met in that biker bar two years ago. She blew me off then, but now she’s back and needs my help. I will do anything to show her she belongs with me. Even help her avenge her father’s death. If I can only get her to curb that attitude and listen, we’ll get along just fine. But, who said love was easy? She’s stubborn, independent and thinks she knows everything. I’m a surly bastard who enjoys the game more than she knows. It’s going to be fun taming LaRue.

***This is Book 2 in The Predator MC Series. Book 1 in this series is a prequel, and is only available to the author’s newsletter subscribers. However, The Taming of LaRue can be enjoyed as a Standalone novel.***

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NVZQZP7/

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Adrenaline Series Books 1-3

Follow legendary street racer and career criminal, Merrick McCoy as he creates a classic love story with a vintage girl that can only end in a dark tragedy or a beautiful masterpiece.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B014SAQVP0/

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~ A Flirty & Feisty Romance Novel: Love for real ~

“Will you marry me?”
Commitment-shy, foster parent recruiter, Kiarra Wright shocks herself and others when she asks a mysterious stranger, six-foot-three, well-rounded block of white sexiness she just meets to marry her. Is she out of her freaking mind?

But she is drawn to the dark secrets in his hazel eyes.

Giving up his flashy lifestyle, Ryder Blade, Oceanfront Walk mansion owner settles in a condo hoping for a slice of sanity. When an intrusive, big curvy woman with cellulite thighs and sun-loving brown skin proposes to him, he says a loud, ‘‘Not in a million years.’’ Her sassy, rounded butt knows nothing about him. Like the fact he has never dated outside his race, or that finding love and getting married are not something he wants. When Kiarra shows up in his condo wreaking havoc on his mind and heart, he wants her out…fast!

Until he gets trapped by her allure and sees layers of Kiarra no guy has ever seen.
When Kiarra discovers his secret, she takes a long walk away from him without a backward glance.

Longing for her now, Ryder wants a shot at love with the woman he first turned down.

Buy links: 

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B089FRG9VD/

Okada Books: https://okadabooks.com/book/about/longing_for_you_a_bwwm_sweet_steamy_romance/33893

Paperback-Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2Ar2l2K

 

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Preorder Alert!
Fall in love with a savage on 6/30!
She was just a genie, cursed to grant the wishes of others.
He was just a savage, a ruthless killer, whom she despised.
Yet, he was also the Keeper of her lamp. Which meant, his every wish was her command. Can a ruthless savage and a cursed genie manage to get along long enough to survive the threats against them? And if they do, will the animosity between them grow stronger or will it morph into something they least expected?
Something like love.
Buy Link: amzn.to/2UCdSDW

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Preorder Alert.
Fall in love with a HERO on July 31st!

☆ Cherise ☆
He found me again.
I moved ten times in the past year.
Each time, the bastard found me.
Worst part…I had no idea who he was or what he looked like.
I’d always prided myself on being a strong black woman.
So I hated him for making me such a nervous wreck.
I couldn’t date.
I couldn’t go out with friends.
I couldn’t stay home and feel safe.
One day, I got a call from a guy who was ex-military and looking for a therapist.
He needed clearance to join the FBI.
He could be my stalker, or he could be a hero,
but I was determined not to live in fear any longer.
I told him I would help him.

☆Tobin ☆
After my brother’s suicide, I realized in serving my country,
I’d done a disservice to my family.
So I snapped and broke some shit.
And they quickly accepted my request to leave the military and return home.
As a former Navy SEAL, if I ever wanted to get into the FBI, my next goal,
I’d need to prove I wasn’t a safety concern.
Apparently, people with anger management issues shouldn’t carry weapons.
So, I took the advice of my superiors and found a therapist—a female therapist.
We were all of fifteen minutes into our session when I realized all was not right in her world.
She was on edge because she had a stalker.
Lucky for me, I wasn’t currently employed.
Lucky for her, I was highly trained and intensely motivated to save her.
I’d always been a sucker for a damsel in distress.
And this woman needed a hero.

Buy link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B088NT74JG/

Once you step into these cabins, your life will never be the same.
The Cabin Fever boxset features sexy encounters that will have you turning on your air conditioner during the cold winter months and burning with desire all summer long. That’s just how scorching HOT each story is.
Get ready to fall in love with domineering alpha males and the sassy alpha females who bring them to their knees. This exclusive set is available for a limited time. Grab your copy today and prepare to be enticed by an alpha.
Be careful! You will be begging for more.

Buy Link: https://amzn.to/3aivFp6

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Next June, join us at the I Love Diverse Romance Readers’ Retreat for a weekend of fun. Follow the link for more details.
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