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July’s Featured Authors

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The summer is here! And this month, we have some HOT new romances for you to fall in love with. From steamy paranormal romance to seductive contemporary romance, we’ve got something for everyone. Get ready to be enticed by these alphas and the women they love.

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Everyone has gifts.
Hers happen to be illegal.

Getting outed as a witch is the worst thing that’s ever happened to Libra. Worse than the betrayal of her blabbermouth ex-husband. The last straw? The big, dumb bodyguard who thinks he can protect her from a witch-hating gang. As if.

Ash has one foot out of the life he’s grown to hate. The last thing he wants is to save one more life, but they’ve dragged him back in. All he has to do is guard some woman, supposedly the most powerful Magical in the country. Too bad she’s rude as hell and doesn’t believe she’s in danger. And he’s pretty sure she’s put a spell on him, because he can’t stop thinking about her.

When the line between the good guys and the bad guys vanishes, working together might be their only hope. Becoming lovers, however, might just kill them.

Casting A Spell is a steamy romance in a contemporary setting, with equal parts magic and suspense. The characters are smart, brave, and know their way around a spell or two.

Buy links:

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3gek8Kd

BN: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/casting-a-spell-pe-kavanagh/1137066102

kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/casting-a-spell-2 

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She needs security.
He seeks redemption.

The façade of Lola’s carefully-crafted life begins to crumble the moment the sexy stranger walks into her neighborhood coffee shop. Aidan is smart, stunning, and impossible to refuse.

She isn’t looking for love and he’s too good to be true.

Ominous dreams and looming suspicions keep guiding her to stop. But she doesn’t.

Until the deception that brought them together becomes
the danger that tears them apart.

Born in betrayal and threatened by revenge, their future demands they find the courage for bare, brutal honesty.

It comes at an impossibly high price…


Buy Links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0752CMX8C

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1418236530

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sex-money-and-the-price-of-truth-pe-kavanagh/1127212346?ean=2940155740537

amber hard knox


Book two in the Perfect Stats series

Everything comes easy to quarterback Gavin Knox—women, football, even money. However, the only thing he truly wants but can’t win is the beauty of his dreams, Remy Bell.

A simple favor to save the girl turns into the quarterback losing his heart.

As beautiful as she is fun, Remy Bell has only one problem—a psychotic killer with political power wants her dead. Always a ‘two steps ahead’ type of gal, she plans to outrun the maniac. Marriage and a sweet life in the football star’s hometown in Canada would give her the cover she needs, but Remy doesn’t stick around long enough to find out. She travels all over the world, photographing the most beautiful and devastating events, but her now-husband’s tabloid activities lead her to the one place she should avoid…back home.

Superstar Gavin Knox wins at everything. However, once he scores the girl of his dreams, he’s suddenly in danger of losing the one thing he has always needed. Before she can slip through his fingers, he offers her a deal she can’t refuse—marry him for Canadian citizenship, which will protect her, and after five years, they can divorce. Knox is positive that she will fall head over heels in love with him, but it doesn’t happen. After six years of marriage, two playoff titles and a third on the way, Knox is forced to contend with a successful wife almost more famous than he is.

Determined to get exactly what he wants, which includes having Remy and a family, he devises a stupid scheme that puts everything he’s worked so hard for in jeopardy.

Buy Links:

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NMyCoG 


sylvia hubbard mistaken identity

Mistaken Identity is about a woman who finds inner strength being someone else, but may be the fool in the end for her deceit.

For years Dana has loved Jerome from afar and for years Dana has watched her twin sister take everything she has wanted – Even Jerome.

So when Dana is given the opportunity to take her sister’s place on the wedding night, Dana jumps on it – or more like jump on Jerome. Yet, her deceit to her brother-in-law may make her the fool in the end.

In this urban polyamorous romance that will leave you panting for more, you will never forget the heart stopping erotic ending!

Buy Links:

https://www.amazon.com/Mistaken-Identity-Book-ebook/dp/B002GHBV44/ https://m.barnesandnoble.com/w/mistaken-identity-sylvia-hubbard/1100075788



I am death. My face is the last thing my targets see before I snatch their souls from their bodies. I gain strength from their fear and pleasure from their screams. Just hearing my name will make a mother fucker think twice about crossing me. In my line of business there is no weakness and there’s definitely no room for love. At least that’s what I used to think until her little feisty ass came back into my life. She came in like a wrecking ball and bringing all kinds of havoc with her. Now someone has the audacity to think they can take her from me. Fuck no. Her mind, body and soul belong to me. I am the Snatcher of Souls and I will snatch life from anyone who tries get in between me and my queen even if that means burying the man who made me.

Buy link: https://amzn.to/38gwFKt


After three failed marriages, Renee Joseph is through with men. She just can’t seem to get it right. Then things heat up with her neighbor, Clive. Will this relationship last, or is she destined to spend the rest of her life alone?

Right when Adelaide Flores is getting used to life without her ex-husband, they’re thrown a curve ball that forces them together. As she and Hector handle a family crisis, the time they spend together reminds her of the good aspects of their marriage and how much she still misses him. But have they grown too far apart to make marriage work the second time around?

All her adult life, Jackie Bryant has worked to get to the point where she is. She owns three successful boutiques, but there’s something missing from her life, and her happiness will depend on the tough decision she must make when her old lover, Tyson, comes back into her life.

Buy Links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08B5SDTFD




I am Felix Salvant, the middle brother of the Salvant brothers. I’m just as deadly in the kitchen as I am breaking any firewall and using my Desert Eagle. I’ll do whatever I have to do to protect my family and the woman I love. Speaking of the woman I love, Keirra better get her shit together before I walk away from her ass for good.

Buy Link: https://amzn.to/31KDTW3

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Growing up in the aftermath of her mother’s murder, Silver Garner successfully buried her soft, loveable, carefree side under layers of hurt, masked by a G.I. Jane persona. She harnessed her skills to freelance as a security expert and spent her entire adult life as a social recluse, working behind a computer screen and content with her life of solitude—or so she thought.

Buy Links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BKJFXSJ

BN: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/claiming-her-heart-s-taylor/1137205316?ean=2940162695226

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/claiming-her-heart-3


I am Adam Salvant, the brother with secrets, but why wouldn’t I have secrets after the darkness I experienced in my earlier years. Now that everything is starting to unfold, will what I’ve kept hidden from my brother’s break our bond? With enemies gunning for us, can we put our differences aside to eliminate the threat? In the midst of it all, fate sent the woman who is destined to be mine, but will she walk away when she finds out who I really am?

Buy Link https://amzn.to/2YO077t

stella get undressed

~ A Flirty & Feisty Romance Novel ~

A speed-dating event involves 2 strangers from 2 different continents. They’ve got six short weeks to make the biggest decision of their lives!
To date.
Get undressed &
Get engaged.
Break up.
And go their separate ways. There is no second chance.

Nigerian nurse, Ola Gowon has no man who whispers sweet nothing in her ears at night or one who loves her for herself. Hopeful about the future, she shows up at the speed-dating event in Canada to find out her blind date has the exact attributes she stated she did not want in the guy of her dreams. What will it take for her to find the man who will rock her world?

After losing hope of ever finding the woman of his dreams, heroic fireman, Liam Thomas shows up at the speed-dating event to find there has been a mix up. How else can someone explain why the woman standing in front of him as his blind date is the exact opposite of what he said he needed?

But when they start dating, differences erupt, jealousy rears its head and their hearts are stirred in ways they did not imagine.

Will Liam and Ola choose each other to save their needy hearts?

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loren antho

Ten, never-before-released short stories fill The Glittering World Charity Anthology with tales that will take you away. Created with love, authors S.E. Smith, Elle Boon, Trinity Blacio, Jamie K. Schmidt, Stephanie Burke, Wendi Zwaduk, Lia Violet, Kate Richards, L. Loren, and Barb Shuler have teamed up to support The Navajo Nation fundraising efforts in their fight against COVID-19. These ten unique Paranormal and Futuristic Romance stories are filled with diverse characters you can’t help but fall in love with from a Navajo god to futuristic tales of romance The Glittering World Charity Anthology has a story for everyone. Click now to purchase your limited-time copy TODAY!

Buy Link: https://amzn.to/2YP3Rpg

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Romance author Xavier Neal delivers a jaw dropping story about a broken marriage and the man who unexpectedly fixes it…


For her sake I should walk away. I’m not the man she needs.


For his sake I should walk away. I’m not the one he wants.


For their sake I should walk away. I’m not the solution. I’m a new problem.

What happens when three people unexpectedly fall in love and one should walk away, but can’t?

Buy Link: https://amzn.to/2VAZOuD

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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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From bestselling romance author Xavier Neal comes another scorching standalone installment in the series that sports romance fans can’t get enough of!

Once upon a time, the Vlasta Vipers hockey team was so incredible — on and off the ice — they were almost mythical.

Rightfully, labeled as legends.

Affectionately, worshiped in the sheets like rock stars.

However, when their glorious reign came crashing to an end, the idols lost much more than their treasured titles.

They became the laughingstock of locker rooms.

Oh, and of course, the punchline to every bad joke on campus.

Puck Bunnies continued hopping into their beds because, well, that’s what Puck Bunnies do.

All hope seemed completely lost until last season when a new head coach emerged to help put them back on their golden thrones.


Tucker Gillette, the team’s right winger, is causing so much commotion off the ice — instead of just on — that new rules have to be added to their code of conduct to help ensure another season of victory.

Don’t sleep with other athletes — their coaches hate it.
Don’t drool over the team’s mascot once you realize it’s a fine AF, flexible female instead of a freckled freshman.

And, definitely, don’t try to date said mascot or fall face first in love with her simply so your brother — who is the lead singer in her favorite metal band — can’t.

Will this right wing troublemaker become a champion in the game of romance, or will this be his biggest loss yet?

Buy Link: https://amzn.to/2U7MFZx
Amazon Worldwide:  mybook.to/TFMCHockeyGods 

loren anthology

It’s all in the name of love…

Get lost in more than twenty African American romances filled with passion, desire, and love. This collection includes short reads ranging from sweet to sensual, to dark and addicting.

These dirty alphas and sassy heroines will keep you up until long past your bedtime. Believe us, there is something for everyone in this anthology.

Don’t delay. This collection of tales will only be available for a short time.

One-click now!

Note: This collection contains material for mature readers (18+ and older) only.

The publisher’s proceeds from Love Me Always will be donated in their entirety to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Please note that Love Me Always is not affiliated with or endorsed by the NAACP.

Buy Link: https://amzn.to/2NLy6aj

hero shani green dowdell

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/

battle man

She’s just a genie, cursed to grant the wishes of others.
He’s just a savage, a ruthless killer, whom she despises.

Yet, he’s also the Keeper of her Lamp. Which means she’s his to command. And though she tries to fight the attraction she feels for him, she can’t fight the curse that binds her to him. Because of that curse, she must grant all of his wishes. And there’s only one thing Saxon O’Rourke wishes for.

And it’s the one thing Calypso Rivers refuses to give to anyone.

Buy Link: amzn.to/2UCdSDW

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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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