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Door Marriage, A chance encounter lands NBA star Dallas Avery back in
the arms of the woman of his dreams. A woman he hasn’t seen in years. A woman
he soon discovers just so happens to be his fiancée’s aunt! But Dallas’ fiancée, Tori,
isn’t ready to give up all that she’s worked for, so she makes him a shocking
offer – go through with the wedding and she’ll still allow him to be with the
one woman he now can’t seem to do without. Dallas will get a
family, something her much older aunt, Alicia can’t give him. Tori will get the
lifestyle she clamors. And Alicia will get the love she’s longed for all her
life. Everyone will get a little of what they want. . . and maybe a whole lot
of what they don’t.
with my aunt?” The words still didn’t register, even
though this had to be Tori’s fifth time saying them. She glared at her fiancé,
still desperately trying to come to terms with the information her mother had
blasted to everyone at the packed Thanksgiving dinner table.
“Seriously? How is that even humanly
possible when you didn’t know the woman four hours ago?” Tori shouted.
“Tori, l-let me explain,” Dallas stammered.
Twelve pairs of eyes were now focused on
the not-quite-blissful couple standing at the bottom of the stairs just off
from the dining room.
is the national bestselling author of Every Woman Needs a Wife and the
provocative new novel, Open Door Marriage. She started writing in December of
1999,independently publishing her first novels before acquiring a book deal
with an imprint of Simon & Schuster,and most recently a book deal with
Brown Girl Publishing—the offspring of mega-successful national bestselling
authors—Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley. She is a
contributing author to a New York Times Bestseller, an award-winning author, an
E. Lynn Harris Author of Distinction and a noted book club favorite on
Strict Confidence, Fans of John Grisham and Mary Higgins Clark will love
this suspenseful rollercoaster ride that doesn’t let up until the very end…
Psychiatrist Allen Kline is forced to make the agonizing choice of life over
death when a killer approaches him with the horrific news that he has abducted
Allen's two sons. Who the killer is and why he has chosen Allen to victimize is
a question the doctor struggles to answer. What he discovers just may haunt him
forever. Things aren’t always what they seem… Detective Ben McCallum is on a
mission. Someone is viciously murdering little boys and Ben knows the pain all
too well. His son was one of the victims and now, it’s up to Ben to bring the
killer to justice . . .before two more young boys die. As Ben struggles to put
aside his personal demons to track a killer hellbent on revenge, he’ll discover
the killer’s motives hit close to home and everyone will discover things aren’t
always what they seem. In Strict Confidence is an intense, harrowing tale that
will shock, surprise and satisfy readers with each suspenseful word and doesn’t
let up until the very last page.
Teaser… Chris Kline’s
eyes fluttered open and he saw only darkness. He was lying on a cold, hard
ground—concrete, he thought, naked—no wait, not naked. He still had his boxer
briefs on. He sat up and as he did, a wave of unsteadiness came over him. Whoa.
He shook his head, trying to clear cobwebs, and when his equilibrium settled
enough, he tried to stand, but couldn’t because of a manacle fastened around
his right ankle. He shivered.
S. Joseph began his writing career at the age of thirteen. Commandeering his
parent's computer, he sat for hours on end creating dramatic stories of fiction
that earned him the "best story teller in the Joseph household"
moniker. He then went on to win second place in the National Scholastic Writing
Competition during his senior year in high school, for a short story he wrote,
titled "Playtime" (A story that he does plan to develop into a
children's tale someday soon!) The novels at thirteen and the short story in
his senior year all helped to propel him on the destined path to becoming a
published author at the age of 27, with the release of his first novel The
Choices Men Make.
and Patent Leather, Sasha “Pink” Jansen has heard the voice of God. He spoke
loud and clear at her purity ceremony, when she was just sixteen years old and
Pastor Malik Stroman placed that ring on her finger. And He was just as clear
when He told her that purity ring would someday be replaced with a wedding ring
from the same man . . . all Pink had to do was save herself. Dreams of a life
with Pastor Malik were enough to keep the privileged princess committed to her
vow, dodging all kinds of temptation, resisting every romance, and the whole
time, keeping her eyes on the prize –the day she would become first lady.
There’s just one problem - Pastor Malik already has a wife. But Pink is
accustomed to getting what she wants - by any means necessary. With her grace
and virtue on the line - and what she thinks is God’s word in her head - Pink
is on a mission no one understands. She’s determined to show Pastor Malik that
they belong together – and come hell or high water, she plans to get the good
reverend to agree. Candy Jackson has penned a page-turning tale of one-woman’s
quest for love and the spiraling descent she’ll take to get it.
Teaser…. It had been a
long time, four years to be exact, but I was ready. The night I had been
dreaming about was finally here. My life was playing out like a well-rehearsed
script, and I had the starring role.
I wanted a life with him.
It was my time; sweet victory was in the
I was Sasha Simone Jansen and I had come
Now, as I sat at my vanity poised and
proper with my hair done and make-up flawless, I stared at my perfect cocoa complexion
and smiled. I had to be the luckiest girl in the world. No, that wasn’t it. I’m
a Christian, and we don’t believe in luck.
Washington, DC author, Candy Jackson is a cosmetology teacher
who loves to create poetry and short stories. Her reading rose to a brand new
height with the discovery of many black writers whose work exploded in the
‘80’s. An avid reader, she began to tap into her own creative side and decided
to write stories of her own. Candy is the mother of three young adult children
and one grandson.
Said Than Done, is a touching new novel of love and risk, featuring a
sassy and skillfully created cast of characters that are so full of life, they
breathe, dream, and shout right off the page. Kingston Phillips, a beautiful
entertainment executive in the fast-paced city of Chicago, has finally
grasped the brass ring. But just as her friends and colleagues are buzzing with
her success, Kingston must return to Jamaica for her
grandmother’s funeral. While there, childhood tragedies, heartbreak, and family
jealousies come back to haunt her, threatening to shatter her dreams. Not only
does Kingston come face to
face with the college sweetheart who left her heartbroken, but her grandmother
names her executor of her will and forces her to make a life-altering decision.
Teaser…. Nothing would
be the same again. That I knew for sure, though the uncertainty of what exactly
that meant sloshed inside of me as I unlocked the door to my office and quietly
asked my mother for guidance.
Instantaneously, a peace settled in my
soul, just as I knew it would; but the question marks still pricked at my
Three hours later, my secretary alerted
me via the intercom that I had a phone call and the feelings of unrest surged
again. I pushed the Talk button.
Woods, the author of Easier Said Than Done, is a Multi-media personality,
Social Media and Personal Branding Coach, Motivational Speaker and Voice-over
artist, and the CEO of Nikki Woods Media. She is also the senior producer of
the acclaimed, nationally- syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS), the most
successful syndicated urban radio show in history reaching more than 8 million
people on a daily basis.