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Careless Whispers by Synithia Williams #newrelease #romance @SynithiaW

My author friend, Synithia Williams, has a new release! CARELESS WHISPERS is now available! Check it out!

Careless Whispers

A Jackson Falls Novel #3

by Synithia Williams

Genre: Contemporary Romance

She’s falling in love with the one man she can’t trust…

Elaina Robidoux knows how people view her: coldhearted, ambitious, ruthless. But it doesn’t matter. Running the family business is all she’s ever wanted and she’s so close she can almost taste it…until her father fires her and hires her nemesis—arrogant, unflappable Alex Tyson. Elaina may be hurt but she refuses to be defeated, so she throws herself into creating a business of her own. But she never dreamed that to close her first deal, she’d need Alex’s help…

Alex understands the power of a family legacy better than most and the last thing he wanted was to take that from Elaina. Her beauty and fierce strength are undeniable, but there’s a softer side that no one but him seems to see. She’s been taught that emotions are a liability, yet one impulsive kiss starts a chain reaction that neither of them wants to stop. But can love ignite—and survive—when secrets and loyalties collide?

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Excerpt:

“Thank you for coming down here to help and volunteering. I know you were told to be here.”

Alex chuckled and walked back over to the box next to her. “I didn’t realize being active at the country club was a part of the job description.”

“It usually isn’t. We recently lost the person who helped last year. You were promoted at an opportune time.”

“Tonight wasn’t too bad,” he said.

“I suspect not.” She watched him for a few seconds as he read over the list in the box he’d opened. “Sade was very friendly. I was surprised you chose to help me instead of going off with her.”

He didn’t look up from the paper. “I wasn’t interested in going off with her.”

“I couldn’t tell.”

“Was there a reason you paid so much attention to my interaction with Sade?” This time he did look up and nailed her with that I-can-see-through-your-bullshit stare.

Elaina glanced away quickly. “I just noticed, that’s all. She’s a nice person. I even tried hooking her up with Byron once. You could do worse.”

“Why would I want to do worse?”

She lifted a shoulder. “Sometimes worse is more fun.”

“In what way?” he asked.

“The person you know you shouldn’t be with always holds the bigger appeal,” she stated matter-of-factly. “It’s the entire off-limits aspect that makes everything much more addictive.”

“Are you speaking from experience?”

She turned to face him, her heart pounding again and a dozen warning bells going off in her head. She should shut down the flirting, but the look in Alex’s eyes said he was willing to go with her down this path. “I’ve got some experience with wanting the wrong man.”

“But that’s all in your past now.” He took a half step closer.

She shook her head. She’d never been good at not going for what she wanted. Her ego needed stroking, and Alex with his quiet understanding and empathy had shown her more care than anyone had in a long while. She’d be smarter this time. This was just to quell her curiosity. People said there was a thin line between love and hate. Maybe all their bickering had just been leading to this.

“Not quite,” she said, choosing her next words carefully. She pretended to check the list in her box. “I find myself thinking about someone who I once despised. I miss clashing with him daily. I enjoy the verbal sparring. Not to mention he recently wrapped his arms around me, and for some reason I can’t get that out of my head.” She glanced at him. “He’s stronger than I imagined. His embrace is comforting in a way I didn’t realize I’d like. It makes me want more even though I know I shouldn’t.”

Alex stilled next to her. “What are you going to do about this ill-advised craving?”

“It kind of depends on him,” she said. “I think he’s interested, but I can’t be sure. And you know I could never offer myself to a man who didn’t want me.” She said the last part with a slight shrug though her heart imitated a hummingbird against her ribs, and a mixture of excitement and adrenaline flowed with each beat.

Alex slid closer, closing the distance between them, and filling her senses with him. He pulled the paper out of her hands. “What if he wants you too?”

His deep voice slid over her like warm satin. Elaina’s nipples tightened as heat flooded her sex. She faced him and met his dark eyes. “Then I’m in trouble, because I’m no good at saying no to the things I want but shouldn’t have.”

Alex watched her for several heartbeats. The pulse beat quickly at the base of his neck. A question hovered in his eye. Was she being genuine, or was she playing with him? She wasn’t about to back down now. Not after she’d worked up the courage to acknowledge the attraction humming between them.

Before he could let common sense kill the moment she lifted on her toes and brushed her lips across his. “Tell me, Alex, am I in trouble?”

Alex’s strong arm wrapped around her waist. He pulled her carefully against his body as if she were precious. Emotion squeezed her chest while a jolt of desire rushed through her. She never could resist a man willing to accept her challenge.

Again, here are the buy links. Get your copy today!

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What others are saying about Synithia and her work:

“[An] exceptional tale of forbidden love.” Publishers Weekly, starred review, on Forbidden Promises

Praise for Synithia Williams’s Jackson Falls series

“Williams (His Pick for Passion) makes waves with this exceptional tale of forbidden love.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review, on Forbidden Promises

“A romance for readers looking for equal parts passion and family drama.” —Kirkus Reviews on Forbidden Promises

“Politics, passion, and family drama combine to make a deliciously soapy second-chance, brother’s-best-friend romance. Readers of Alisha Rai’s Forbidden Hearts series or Reese Ryan’s Engaging the Enemy will be tantalized and surprised by the many twists and turns.” —Library Journal on Forbidden Promises

About the Author

Synithia Williams has loved romance novels since reading her first one at the age of 13. It was only natural that she would begin penning her own romances soon after. It wasn’t until 2010 that she began to actively pursue her publishing dreams. Her first novel, You Can’t Plan Love, was released in August 2012.

When she isn’t writing, this Green Queen, as dubbed by the State Newspaper, works to improve air and water quality, while balancing the needs of her husband and two sons. You can learn more about Synithia by visiting her website, http://www.synithiawilliams.com, where she blogs about writing, life and relationships.

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Giveaway

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$10 Amazon gift card.

March 30, 2021 Posted by | Blog Guest | , , | 2 Comments

What’s Next?

Hi All!

Before I share with you what’s coming next from me, let me ask you a question. Have you signed up for my newsletter?? You’re probably wondering – What’s the difference between your blog and newsletter? I’m glad you asked!

I’ve made some changes in how I deliver information about me and my books. Some info I share through both my blog and newsletter. While other information I only share with my newsletter subscribers.

Here’s the difference:

By following my blog you’ll get:

  • New release notices
  • Coming soon notices
  • Introduced to other authors (sometimes I participate in blog tours in order to introduce you to other authors)
  • My random thoughts on various subjects (hence the blog name – Just Thinking…)

By subscribing to my newsletter you’ll get:

  • Access to exclusive giveaways (autographed books, gift cards, chocolate…)
  • Cover reveals
  • Sneak peeks (excerpts of upcoming stories)
  • Information about books and events before anyone else!
  • Book sales

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Now, what’s next for me…

HIS TO PROTECT (Harlequin Romantic Suspense)

She looked a criminal in the eye…and now she’s a target.

When Connie Shaw witnesses a bank robbery gone horribly wrong, security specialist Trace Halstead makes himself her personal protection detail. Days and nights together make it impossible for Connie and Trace to resist the attraction burning between them. But Connie doesn’t know which she fears more…the threat from the man who wants to end her life or the love of the man trying to save it.

Coming April 1, 2021!

Prorder your copy today!

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Whew! What a week!

Hi All,

Hopefully this little note is finding you well!

Thanks to family and friends sending text messages, emails, inbox messages (from all over the world including Spain! Shout out to Fiona), I learned that my photo was on Amazon’s homepage! Here’s a screen shot:

That’s me… next to Janet Jackson!! NOTE: I had no clue that was her until an author friend told me (don’t talk about me).

So, anyway, none of this might be a big deal to some of you, but for me—it’s WILD! Lol! Of all of the fifty-million (I’m probably exaggerating) entrepreneurs who use Amazon’s platform to help support their small businesses, they included MY author photo to grace their popular homepage! Is that crazy??? Anyway, I was shocked and thrilled…and shocked!

Now…how it came to be…

Actually, I’m not sure how they chose me…or my photo, but a couple of months ago, an Amazon representative contacted me and asked if I’d be a part of a Black History Month project that they were working on. At first, I said thanks, but I can’t. It was around the holidays, I was late on meeting a book deadline, and I was mentally and physically exhausted. I didn’t think I could add another thing to my “to do” list. They understood, but asked when would be a good time for me to participate. Lol. Long story short, we agreed on a date and time for an interview, and I can honestly say, I’m glad I did it. The time commitment was short, they asked thought-provoking questions about my experience as an African American entrepreneur which turned into good conversation, and it was actually fun chatting with them.

So, I hadn’t heard anything else from them and had actually forgot about the interview…until I heard that my photo was on their home page. AND when I clicked on the photo, it led to a snippet of the telephone conversation that I’d had with them.

Here’s the link:

https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/company-news/celebrating-entrepreneurs-and-innovators-in-the-black-community#SC

I’m glad I said yes!

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MIND-BLOWING NEWS

Now for my BIG news…As of Thursday, February 18, 2021, I am a USA Today bestselling author! Yup, that’s right, it’s true! *insert scream here* And as you can imagine, I can’t stop grinning!

 

The authors of the FAMILY FIRST: Black Romance Box Set made the USA Today bestsellers list, and we are absolutely thrilled! BUT we know we couldn’t have accomplished this amazing feat on our own. I want to thank each and every one of you who purchased the box set, who helped us promote it, and /or those of you who told a friend about it! Thank you, thank you, thank you! We appreciate all of you for your support!

And for those of you who haven’t grabbed your copy of the box set (8 stories from best selling authors), it’s not too late!

Get your copy today! *LIMITED TIME*

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February 20, 2021 Posted by | Collaboration, Events, Just Thinking | , , , , , | Comments Off on Whew! What a week!

It’s Release Day! Family First Box Set – Now Available! #amreading #newrelease #romance #blacklove

Hi All! It’s release day! FAMILY FIRST “Limited Edition” box set is now available! Don’t miss out! 8 full-length stories for less than the price of one!

Get ready for captivating stories of passion, family ties, and Black love by bestselling authors!

This collection of stories contain your favorite tropes: second chance romance, foodie romance, secret baby, billionaires, and marriage of convenience. From Seattle to Memphis to Lagos, Nigeria and cities in between, you’ll meet heroes who make you swoon and heroines you’ll want to make your best friends.

The collection includes:

INVESTED by Iris Bolling

Myles Dunning, the thirty-five-year-old CEO of Dunning Bank and Trust, is fighting off one takeover attempt after another to save his family’s historical bank. Chrystina Price is a voluptuous, lovable, powerhouse, whose sole purpose in life is too uplift and protect the man she has loved from the first day they met. When the integrity of the family always comes first is it worth Investing in love.

LOVE UNDER CONTRACT by Sharon C. Cooper, Award-winning and bestselling author

Sumeera Robinson refuses to settle for less than she desires, even if what she craves is the sexy Nicolas Jenkins-Moore. She’s ready for marriage and a family, but his five-year plan has those items at the bottom of the list. When Sumeera walks out of his life, Nicolas realizes what he’s lost and will stop at nothing to win her back.

UNFORGETTABLE by Delaney Diamond, USA Today Bestselling Author

Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other—feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.

#BLESSED BY MALAKAI by Sherelle Green

Overnight, Malakai Madden becomes a social media legend after the #BlessedMyMalakai hashtag starts trending. Avery Nightingale is the perfect image consultant to get his life back on track. However, avoiding their explosive chemistry proves to be a bigger distraction than either of them bargained for.

EVENINGS WITH BRYSON by Tina Martin, Three-time Emma Award Winner, including Author of the Year, Book of The Year Award Winner, multiple Amazon #1 new releases

Kalina Cooper doesn’t believe in love since watching her father walk out on her mother years ago. But when she meets Bryson Blackstone in her aunt’s cafe, he challenges everything she thinks she knows about life and love and reveals secrets about her family that she otherwise would’ve never known.

SAFE WITH ME by Stephanie Nicole Norris

Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Celebrity ex-boxer turned business mogul, Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah mulling over a mimosa, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart throbbing heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love.

COOKING UP LOVE by Candace Shaw

When Shelbi Arrington foregoes her medical residency, the last thing she’s searching for is love. However, that’s just what the doctor prescribes when she meets chef Justin Richardson, who is leery of doctors because of his mother’s death years ago. As their relationship heats up, Shelbi learns of a shocking revelation which may extinguish their flame.

KEEPING SECRETS by Kiru Taye

Have you ever loved someone and didn’t know it? That’s the dilemma facing Felix when he wakes from a coma to find he is married to the most beautiful and most sensual woman he’s ever known. However, will he still feel the same way when he regains his memory and realises she’s been keeping secrets and their marriage is not what he thinks it is?

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Get your box set TODAY! 

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THERE IS ALSO A HUGE GIVEAWAY!

Enter for your chance to win (two winners):

Prize #1 – 8 signed paperback copies of participating authors’ book 2, reader’s choice of a $50 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Prize #2 – Reader’s choice of a $25 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Enter HERE

You must enter by February 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST for a chance to win.

Open to U.S. AND international entrants.

February 9, 2021 Posted by | Collaboration, New Release | , , , , , , , | Comments Off on It’s Release Day! Family First Box Set – Now Available! #amreading #newrelease #romance #blacklove

Family First: A Limited-Edition Box Set and Giveaway #romance #99cents #blacklove

Coming February 9, 2021 – FAMILY FIRST: A Limited-Edition Boxset!

This box set is going to be epic, and you don’t want to miss out on the incredible 99 cent deal! FAMILY FIRST includes 8 stories of passion, family ties, and the beauty of black love. The bestselling authors have outdone themselves with these books!

The collection contains your favorite tropes: second chance romance, foodie romance, secret baby, billionaires, and marriage of convenience. From Seattle to Memphis to Lagos, Nigeria and cities in between, you’ll meet heroes who make you swoon and heroines you’ll want to make your best friends.

𝐏𝐫𝐞-𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲 𝟗𝟗 𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬! 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 $𝟒.𝟗𝟗 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞.

The collection includes:

INVESTED by Iris Bolling

Myles Dunning, the thirty-five-year-old CEO of Dunning Bank and Trust, is fighting off one takeover attempt after another to save his family’s historical bank. Chrystina Price is a voluptuous, lovable, powerhouse, whose sole purpose in life is too uplift and protect the man she has loved from the first day they met. When the integrity of the family always comes first is it worth Investing in love.

LOVE UNDER CONTRACT by Sharon C. Cooper, Award-winning and bestselling author

Sumeera Robinson refuses to settle for less than she desires, even if what she craves is the sexy Nicolas Jenkins-Moore. She’s ready for marriage and a family, but his five-year plan has those items at the bottom of the list. When Sumeera walks out of his life, Nicolas realizes what he’s lost and will stop at nothing to win her back.

UNFORGETTABLE by Delaney Diamond, USA Today Bestselling Author

Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other—feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.

#BLESSED BY MALAKAI by Sherelle Green

Overnight, Malakai Madden becomes a social media legend after the #BlessedMyMalakai hashtag starts trending. Avery Nightingale is the perfect image consultant to get his life back on track. However, avoiding their explosive chemistry proves to be a bigger distraction than either of them bargained for.

EVENINGS WITH BRYSON by Tina Martin, Three-time Emma Award Winner, including Author of the Year, Book of The Year Award Winner, multiple Amazon #1 new releases

Kalina Cooper doesn’t believe in love since watching her father walk out on her mother years ago. But when she meets Bryson Blackstone in her aunt’s cafe, he challenges everything she thinks she knows about life and love and reveals secrets about her family that she otherwise would’ve never known.

SAFE WITH ME by Stephanie Nicole Norris

Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Celebrity ex-boxer turned business mogul, Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah mulling over a mimosa, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart throbbing heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love.

COOKING UP LOVE by Candace Shaw

When Shelbi Arrington foregoes her medical residency, the last thing she’s searching for is love. However, that’s just what the doctor prescribes when she meets chef Justin Richardson, who is leery of doctors because of his mother’s death years ago. As their relationship heats up, Shelbi learns of a shocking revelation which may extinguish their flame.

KEEPING SECRETS by Kiru Taye

Have you ever loved someone and didn’t know it? That’s the dilemma facing Felix when he wakes from a coma to find he is married to the most beautiful and most sensual woman he’s ever known. However, will he still feel the same way when he regains his memory and realises she’s been keeping secrets and their marriage is not what he thinks it is?

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PREORDER TODAY for only 99 cents! *Limited Time*

Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | BN | Apple | Kobo

Release Day: February 9, 2021

 

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𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐙𝐄 𝟏: One entrant will win reader’s choice of a $50 gift card (Amz, BN, iTunes) or PayPal cash, and signed paperback copies of participating authors’ book 2.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐙𝐄 𝟐: One entrant will win reader’s choice $25 gift card (Amz, BN, iTunes) or PayPal cash.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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January 26, 2021 Posted by | Books | , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Family First: A Limited-Edition Box Set and Giveaway #romance #99cents #blacklove

It’s Release Day – HUNTED is now available! #newrelease #amreading #romance #romanticsuspense

Hi All!

Guess what today is – release day! *cheers go up around the world* HUNTED (Atlanta’s Finest) is now available! I had a blast writing Myles & Geneva’s story. As for characters, the two of them are as different as bananas and apples, but they click. Myles might be quiet and a little reserve, but Geneva quickly learns that he is straight up alpha! …but so is she. Lol. Needless to say, their journey to happily-ever-after comes with a couple of bumps and numerous surprises. More than anything, though, HUNTED is an entertaining story that I think you’ll enjoy!

Five things you’ll find in HUNTED:

  • Spy business
  • A knife, A gun, and A bat…and not necessarily in that order
  • Bathroom sex
  • Former underground MMA fighter
  • Blasts from the past (Laz, Dakota, Mase, London, Lo, etc)

About HUNTED:

She’s everything he never knew he wanted…

Former CIA spy Myles Carrington experienced enough danger in his clandestine days. The last thing he needs in his life right now is trouble, but that’s what he gets when salon owner Geneva Ramsey crosses his path. She’s combative, fierce and the sexiest woman he’s ever met, but he’s not looking for anything serious. He promises himself only one night with her and nothing more.

Geneva kissed him on a dare. A dare that altered her carefree life, and she’s conflicted. Myles is an enigma, a puzzle she can’t piece together. Yet, she’s addicted to him—which is just crazy. She never gets serious with any guy, but after one night with Myles no other man will do. Now, she just needs him to cooperate.

When an unknown enemy from Myles’s past begins hunting him, the hunter becomes the hunted. Myles will destroy anyone who dares threaten those he loves, but will Geneva become a casualty of his past? Or can Myles save her and begin a life he thought he never wanted?

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Excerpt from HUNTED:

Myles lifted his beer bottle but stopped inches from his lips. His heart kicked inside his chest, and heat soared through his body.

It never failed. The sight of Geneva always got his motor running, even now. At first, all he saw were her long legs encased in thigh-high boots, but then the rest of her luscious body came into view.

Damn, the woman was fine.

She reached the bottom step, and their gazes connected. Geneva had the power to make him forget that they were surrounded by people. Everything about her made her stand out from any other woman, but it was her self-confidence that really made her shine.

She headed his way. Her long strides ate up the space between them, and it was like everything and everybody disappeared. Lust radiated in her gorgeous eyes, and something so sensually intense passed between them.

Myles slammed back the rest of his beer and set the bottle on the bar before meeting her halfway. He gently grabbed hold of her hand and guided her away from the main area and prying eyes. Geneva didn’t speak, nor did she protest as they headed to the back of the basement where no one was hanging out.

Oh yeah. They were definitely picking up where they left off because right now, Myles needed her like an addict needed his next hit.

And there was no better time than the present to check out the closest bathroom.

Copyright © 2021 by Sharon C. Cooper

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GET YOUR COPY TODAY!

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January 14, 2021 Posted by | Atlanta's Finest, Hunted, New Release | , , , , , , | Comments Off on It’s Release Day – HUNTED is now available! #newrelease #amreading #romance #romanticsuspense

Family First Blog Tour and Giveaway! #familyfirst #Booktour #romance #blacklove #giveaway

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Welcome to 2021! I’m kicking off this year with participating in a blog tour. That’s right, the collaboration that I’m a part of -FAMILY FIRST – is on tour! Help us spread the word about this awesome collection of stories. AND we have a giveaway that you don’t want to miss out on!
Family First
A Black Romance Boxed Set
with stories by
Iris Bolling, Sharon C. Cooper, Delaney Diamond, Sherelle Green,
Tina Martin, Stephanie Nicole Norris, Candace Shaw, Kiru Taye
Pre-order your copy for only 99 cents (before the price goes to $4.99 on release day).
Inside the pages of this limited edition box set is an introduction to 8 family series containing 8 contemporary romance novels from bestselling authors. Get ready for captivating stories of passion, family ties, and Black love!
The collection contains your favorite tropes: second chance romance, foodie romance, secret baby, billionaires, and marriage of convenience. From Seattle to Memphis to Lagos, Nigeria and cities in between, you’ll meet heroes who make you swoon and heroines you’ll want to make your best friends.

The collection includes:

INVESTED by Iris Bolling
Myles Dunning, the thirty-five-year-old CEO of Dunning Bank and Trust, is fighting off one takeover attempt after another to save his family’s historical bank. Chrystina Price is a voluptuous, lovable, powerhouse, whose sole purpose in life is too uplift and protect the man she has loved from the first day they met. When the integrity of the family always comes first is it worth Investing in love.
https://irisbolling.com/
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LOVE UNDER CONTRACT by Sharon C. Cooper
 Award-winning and Bestselling Author
Sumeera Robinson refuses to settle for less than she desires, even if what she craves is the sexy Nicolas Jenkins-Moore. She’s ready for marriage and a family, but his five-year plan has those items at the bottom of the list. When Sumeera walks out of his life, Nicolas realizes what he’s lost and will stop at nothing to win her back.
https://sharoncooper.net/
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UNFORGETTABLE by Delaney Diamond
USA Today Bestselling Author
Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other—feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.
https://www.delaneydiamond.com/
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#BLESSED BY MALAKAI by Sherelle Green
Award-winning and Bestselling Author
Overnight, Malakai Madden becomes a social media legend after the #BlessedMyMalakai hashtag starts trending. Avery Nightingale is the perfect image consultant to get his life back on track. However, avoiding their explosive chemistry proves to be a bigger distraction than either of them bargained for.
https://sherellegreen.com/
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EVENINGS WITH BRYSON by Tina Martin
Three-time Emma Award Winner, including Author of the Year, Book of The Year Award Winner, multiple Amazon #1 new releases
Kalina Cooper doesn’t believe in love since watching her father walk out on her mother years ago. But when she meets Bryson Blackstone in her aunt’s cafe, he challenges everything she thinks she knows about life and love and reveals secrets about her family that she otherwise would’ve never known.
https://www.tinamartin.net/
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SAFE WITH ME by Stephanie Nicole Norris
Award-winning and Bestselling Author
Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Celebrity ex-boxer turned business mogul, Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah mulling over a mimosa, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart throbbing heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love.
https://stephanienicolenorris.com/
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COOKING UP LOVE by Candace Shaw
Award-winning and Bestselling Author
When Shelbi Arrington foregoes her medical residency, the last thing she’s searching for is love. However, that’s just what the doctor prescribes when she meets chef Justin Richardson, who is leery of doctors because of his mother’s death years ago. As their relationship heats up, Shelbi learns of a shocking revelation which may extinguish their flame.
https://candaceshaw.net/
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KEEPING SECRETS by Kiru Taye
Have you ever loved someone and didn’t know it? That’s the dilemma facing Felix when he wakes from a coma to find he is married to the most beautiful and most sensual woman he’s ever known. However, will he still feel the same way when he regains his memory and realizes she’s been keeping secrets and their marriage is not what he thinks it is?
https://www.kirutaye.com/
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PREORDER TODAY for only 99 cents! *Limited Time*
*Release date: February 9, 2021
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Prize #1 – 8 signed paperback copies of participating authors’ book 2 AND reader’s choice of a $50 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!
Prize #2 – Reader’s choice of a $25 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Click HERE to enter for your chance to win!

 

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Greetings!

I didn’t want 2020 to end without sending you a little holiday cheer. To say this has been an interesting year would be an understatement, but we made it! Yes! And I am sooo looking forward to 2021! I’m going into the new year expecting great things for all of us!

Be blessed and hug your loved ones! Uhh…air hugs…while wearing a mask…Sigh…

See you next year!

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By the way…

If you’re looking for a feel-good read during this holiday season, I’d recommend LOVE AT LAST (Jenkins Family & Friends)! Not only is it a Christmas story, but it’s only 99 cents through the end of the year!

Amazon | Apple

December 21, 2020 Posted by | Holiday | , | Comments Off on Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Sale! Sale! And Giveaway! #amreading #romance #giveaway

Hi All!

‘Tis the season for a couple of sales! OH, and there’s also a giveaway that you don’t want to miss! More on that in a minute.

Look what’s on sale for only $0.99 – BETRAYED (Atlanta’s Finest)! *LIMITED TIME*

When secrets turn into lies…

Former DEA agent Angelo González’s final undercover operation exploded in a betrayal he’ll never forget or forgive. He’s moved on. As one of Atlanta’s Finest, providing personal security for the rich and famous, Angelo is living his best life—until he has to play fake boyfriend to one of their clients. Not just any client. A client who stirs something so sensually intense inside him, he’s not sure he can fake anything.

Singing sensation Zenobia Westfield’s troubled past and poor judgment, especially with men, nearly destroyed her life. Music saved her, but now her safety is in jeopardy, forcing her to seek personal security. Angelo is more than she expected. Dangerously sexy. Fearless. Attentive. The attraction sizzling between them is impossible to ignore, but her track record with men has her treading lightly.

When the threat against Zenobia escalates, Angelo will stop at nothing to protect her. But lies and treachery come to the forefront. Will another betrayal destroy their newfound love? Or will Angelo realize in time that Zenobia is a woman worth fighting for?

Get your copy for 99 cents! *LIMITED TIME*

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LOVE AT LAST – 99 cents on Apple (iTunes) ONLY! *LIMITED TIME*

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?

After thirty years of a nearly perfect marriage, widower Lincoln Richwood struggles to move on with his life. The idea of dating at his age seems daunting … until he meets the vivacious Carolyn Jenkins. Normally a straitlaced kind of guy, there’s just something about the woman that tempts him to walk on the wild side.

Opposites attract, but will their differences derail their relationship, and keep them from embracing the love they both desire?

Get your copy for only $0.99!  Apple

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Other book retailers for only $2.99!

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If you haven’t preordered your copy of FAMILY FIRST: 8 stories of passion, family ties, and the beauty of black love, for 99 cents, there’s still time! AND we have a giveaway (see below for details)!

𝐏𝐫𝐞-𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲 𝟗𝟗 𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬! 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 $𝟒.𝟗𝟗 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞.

Inside the pages of this limited edition box set is an introduction to 8 family series containing 8 contemporary romance novels from bestselling authors. Get ready for captivating stories of passion, family ties, and Black love!

The collection contains your favorite tropes: second chance romance, foodie romance, secret baby, billionaires, and marriage of convenience. From Seattle to Memphis to Lagos, Nigeria and cities in between, you’ll meet heroes who make you swoon and heroines you’ll want to make your best friends.

The collection includes:

INVESTED by Iris Bolling

LOVE UNDER CONTRACT by Sharon C. Cooper

UNFORGETTABLE by Delaney Diamond

#BLESSED BY MALAKAI by Sherelle Green

EVENINGS WITH BRYSON by Tina Martin

SAFE WITH ME by Stephanie Nicole Norris

COOKING UP LOVE by Candace Shaw

KEEPING SECRETS by Kiru Taye

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PREORDER TODAY for only 99 cents! *Limited Time*

Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | BN | Apple | Kobo

Release Day: February 9, 2021

 

GIVEAWAY!

The authors of FAMILY FIRST have a giveaway! Enter for your chance to win (two winners):

Prize #1 – 8 signed paperback copies of participating authors’ book 2, reader’s choice of a $50 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Prize #2 – Reader’s choice of a $25 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Enter HERE 

More Details:

Giveaway starts – December 4, 2020 and ends February 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST.

Open to U.S. and international entrants.

*Winners will be notified via email*

December 9, 2020 Posted by | Betrayed, Collaboration, Preorder, Sale | , , , , | Comments Off on Sale! Sale! And Giveaway! #amreading #romance #giveaway

Another Collaboration! Family First – A Limited Edition Box Set #comingsoon #romance #blacklove

Hi All! Now this is something you don’t want to miss out on! Family First: 8 stories of passion, family ties, and the beauty of black love

Pre-order your copy for only 99 cents! The price goes to $4.99 after release.

Inside the pages of this limited edition box set is an introduction to 8 family series containing 8 contemporary romance novels from bestselling authors. Get ready for captivating stories of passion, family ties, and Black love!

The collection contains your favorite tropes: second chance romance, foodie romance, secret baby, billionaires, and marriage of convenience. From Seattle to Memphis to Lagos, Nigeria and cities in between, you’ll meet heroes who make you swoon and heroines you’ll want to make your best friends.

The collection includes:

INVESTED by Iris Bolling

Myles Dunning, the thirty-five-year-old CEO of Dunning Bank and Trust, is fighting off one takeover attempt after another to save his family’s historical bank. Chrystina Price is a voluptuous, lovable, powerhouse, whose sole purpose in life is too uplift and protect the man she has loved from the first day they met. When the integrity of the family always comes first is it worth Investing in love.

LOVE UNDER CONTRACT by Sharon C. Cooper, Award-winning and bestselling author

Sumeera Robinson refuses to settle for less than she desires, even if what she craves is the sexy Nicolas Jenkins-Moore. She’s ready for marriage and a family, but his five-year plan has those items at the bottom of the list. When Sumeera walks out of his life, Nicolas realizes what he’s lost and will stop at nothing to win her back.

UNFORGETTABLE by Delaney Diamond, USA Today Bestselling Author

Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other—feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.

#BLESSED BY MALAKAI by Sherelle Green

Overnight, Malakai Madden becomes a social media legend after the #BlessedMyMalakai hashtag starts trending. Avery Nightingale is the perfect image consultant to get his life back on track. However, avoiding their explosive chemistry proves to be a bigger distraction than either of them bargained for.

EVENINGS WITH BRYSON by Tina Martin, Three-time Emma Award Winner, including Author of the Year, Book of The Year Award Winner, multiple Amazon #1 new releases

Kalina Cooper doesn’t believe in love since watching her father walk out on her mother years ago. But when she meets Bryson Blackstone in her aunt’s cafe, he challenges everything she thinks she knows about life and love and reveals secrets about her family that she otherwise would’ve never known.

SAFE WITH ME by Stephanie Nicole Norris

Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Celebrity ex-boxer turned business mogul, Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah mulling over a mimosa, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart throbbing heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love.

COOKING UP LOVE by Candace Shaw

When Shelbi Arrington foregoes her medical residency, the last thing she’s searching for is love. However, that’s just what the doctor prescribes when she meets chef Justin Richardson, who is leery of doctors because of his mother’s death years ago. As their relationship heats up, Shelbi learns of a shocking revelation which may extinguish their flame.

KEEPING SECRETS by Kiru Taye

Have you ever loved someone and didn’t know it? That’s the dilemma facing Felix when he wakes from a coma to find he is married to the most beautiful and most sensual woman he’s ever known. However, will he still feel the same way when he regains his memory and realises she’s been keeping secrets and their marriage is not what he thinks it is?

Preorder your copy today!

Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | BN | Apple | Kobo

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