Mia Farris is a successful attorney and owner of a clean beauty cosmetics business. When Fortune 500 company, Sinclair Cosmetics, proposes to invest in her expansion, she is wary of the corporate giant and their sexy chemist Peter Attah. Peter’s job is to convince Mia that opening her mind to compromise will place her products in the hands of more women that need them. Instead, he convinces her that she may need to open her heart as well.
Peter Attah is a chemistry professor committed to helping people of post-war African nations rebuild their lives. As a consultant for Sinclair Cosmetics, he uses his influence with the CEO to do so. When he is assigned to develop new products with the beautiful Mia Farris, he finds her impenetrable. But with time, he realizes her broken heart is an equation that only he can solve.
Love & the Lab is a STEAMY enemy to lovers short read where the characters hate hard and fall in love fast. There are instances of domestic violence, corporate greed, and racism. Please read responsibly.
As the teenaged daughter of New Hope Church’s pastor, Sharonda Peterson knew finding comfort in Carl’s arms was a mistake. But how could the only night she ever felt beautiful be wrong?
When Carl leaves town to pursue an acting and singing career, Sharonda relegates herself to a life of church service–and solitude–rather than face the pain now associated with that one night.
Meanwhile, Carl Ray Everhart has been caught up in the fast pace of fame … and female adoration. But a near-death experience has him questioning everything and vowing to set things straight … starting with the love that got away.
When Carl returns home to serve as the worship leader at New Hope, Sharonda finds that it takes every ounce of her resolve to resist his pursuits … not to mention the memories that threaten to overturn the delicate balance she’s created. Can she finally surrender the one thing she’s tried all these years to protect: her heart?
Sometimes the things we run from, are the very things we need the most.
Dexter Williams has big dreams. Born to working-class folk on Philadelphia’s Westside, Dexter has never forgotten the sacrifices his parents made. Caught in the crossfire of their hopes for him, and his own destiny, he reluctantly follows the path they’d set for him.
Six years after becoming the first in his family to graduate from college, Dexter is scraping by in a dead-end corporate accounting job. While frustrated with life and flirting with failure, Dexter meets Makena Washington, a young vivacious queen whose confidence, optimism, and charismatic nature is hard to ignore.
Their friendship blossoms at a time when Dexter questions if love is really worth a second chance. Fearing love would only get in the way of his complicated life, he finds himself in a tug o’ war of the heart. After a sudden string of troubling circumstances, Dexter is on the verge of giving up on himself and his dreams.
On the day that Julius Gaius Caesar crossed the Rubicon to end the Roman republic, the witch women of the Ose tribe had a vision of the future, and what they saw terrified them. To protect the world, they allied with the new dictator of Rome. In return for destroying his enemies and securing his empire, he would allow a single djambe to serve at his side, to use her magic to guard against the encroaching chaos they knew would one day come.
Two hundred years later, Vesper has been chosen to serve as the emperor’s new hand, but first she must master her power, and herself, or fall victim to the encroaching darkness that she was meant to stand against.
Chosen is a prequel to The Last Witch of Rome, an exciting historical fantasy series set at the height of the Roman Empire.
Meet the women of the Jenkins family – Feisty, smart, and free-spirited women who together run the family’s construction company. Journey with them as they find love when they least expect.
About the story:
Master carpenter, Martina “MJ” Jenkins, has built plenty of structures in her day, but none as sturdy as the walls she’s built around her heart. After crossing paths with a sexy U.S. Senator, with gorgeous brown eyes and a seductive smile, her resolve to stay unattached crumbles. Martina is determined to steer clear, but the Senator’s kisses are too delicious to resist.
Third generation U.S. Senator, Paul Kendricks, faithfully represents his state and is loyal to the family’s political legacy. Still he yearns for a wife, children, and a new career far away from the political arena. Too bad the object of his desire is the one woman who wants nothing to do with commitment. But the sparks that fly between them can’t be ignored.
As Paul chips away at the wall Martina has built, can he convince her to put her fears aside and open her heart to love?
Although part of a series, this novel can be read as a stand-alone.
At the most wonderful time of the year, two hearts discover that family is more than blood.
When Kira Williams left the Christmas Cove Children’s Home for New York, she never dreamed she’d see her childhood best friend Xavier again. For that matter, she never dreamed she’d go back to Christmas Cove, the town where Christmas never sleeps… until Mrs. Davis asks for her help.
After his adoption from the Christmas Cove Children’s Home at age eleven, Xavier Moore had everything he could ever want—family, love, security—everything except for the woman who had ruined him for all other women. In fact, he never thought he’d see Kira again… until she walks into his courtroom.
Facing the biggest challenge of not only their careers but also their lives, will love find a second chance, or will Kira and Xavier let true love pass them by?
Journey back to magical Christmas Cove where Christmas wishes are made, hearts are warmed, and second chances are a possibility in Second Chance at Christmas Cove.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author…“Remember Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, and How Stella Got Her Groove Back? Well, you won’t likely forget Terry McMillan’s Who Asked You? either” (Raleigh News & Observer).
When Who Asked You? begins, Trinetta leaves her two young sons with her mother, Betty Jean, and promptly disappears. BJ already has her hands full dealing with her other adult children, two opinionated sisters, an ill husband, and her own postponed dreams—all the while holding down a job delivering room service at a hotel.
Her son Dexter is about to be paroled from prison; Quentin, the family success, can’t be bothered to lend a hand; and taking care of two lively grandsons is the last thing BJ thinks she needs. But who asked her?
Kofi Ajyei has never had time to fall in love. As the twentieth king of the Ashanti, the youngest ever, he’s determined to raise his country’s profile through education. When he hears school expert Ella Jenkins’ Ted Talk, he knows his country must have her. He didn’t expect his heart to want her for himself.
Ella Jenkins could care less about love. After a failed engagement, all her energy has gone to building a successful charter school network in Atlanta. Her ultimate dream comes true when she gets the chance to develop schools in Africa, but she didn’t know that dream would include a sexy, high-handed king.
Kofi’s dedication to the Ashanti crown and Ella’s commitment to her professional ambitions threaten to keep them a part. Kofi and Ella must find a way to balance love and service, but at what cost to their hearts?
This is the first book in a refreshing international romance series about the choices a devoted king and enterprising CEO make about love, personal ambition, and the crown. It ends without a cliffhanger and promises the reader a happily ever after. It is also hot and steamy!
Praise for Craving A King
“I could not stop reading! The book provided the international escape I’ve been hoping for during the pandemic.” –Danya Bacchus, Journalist
“I loved the story from the beginning to the end and didn’t want to put it down. I love a great love story and this was one.” –Crystal, Myluvofbooks blog
Crystal Harris has been in love with her best friend, Brendon Marks, since they were in high school. He was the perfect gentleman, always supportive and encouraging her, and she’s spent the last ten years loving him in secret, too scared to tell him how she feels.
Brendon has a secret himself…he’s in love with his best friend and doesn’t know how to tell her. He doesn’t want to ruin their friendship, but as the days go by, his feelings for Crystal continue to grow stronger and stronger.
What do you do when you feel like your feelings are about to bubble over? When is the perfect time to tell your best friend you’re in love with them? What makes you say, “It’s now or never?”