AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION


 
    The Banks Sisters
Nikki Turner
     
 coming soon   New York Times bestselling author Nikki Turner returns with her most spellbinding story to date: Meet the Banks sisters - Simone, Bunny, Tallhya, and Ginger. The four beauties are living under the same roof by force, but they can't stand each other. Their only common denominator is their loving grandmother, Me-Ma. When she's not at work trying to make ends meet, she's home with her girls, trying to keep them from killing each other. Tragedy strikes when Me-Ma has a heart attack at church. The sisters are shocked to discover that Me-Ma left the house and all her money to the church. Now the pastor wants them out, unless they can come up with the money to buy the house from him. To make matters worse, Bunny already owes over a hundred thousand dollars to a very dangerous man. 

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    Best Friends Forever
Kimberla Lawson Roby
coming soon   Things are falling apart in the Richardson household. Angry arguments between Celine and her husband, Keith, have become routine. She resents that he's working long hours and staying out all night, and he accuses her of not giving him the attention he deserves. Their marriage is at a cross-roads and Celine worries how her 10-year-old daughter, Kassie, will be affected.

But the situation turns devastating when Celine is diagnosed with breast cancer. As her relationship with Keith deteriorates, Celine worries that she'll be left to navigate the difficult process of cancer treatment alone. But comfort and support come in the form of Celine's best friend, Lauren. They've been attached at the hip since they were children and it is Lauren who's there for Celine in her darkest moments.

Now, Celine will be forced to make tough decisions-about her marriage and otherwise-and for the first time in her life, she wants to give up. Lauren vows to help by any means necessary and makes the kind of sacrifice only a best friend can. But will it be too late? 
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    Her Sweetest Revenge
Saundra
coming soon   For seventeen-year-old Mya Bedford, life in a Detroit project is hard enough, but when her mother develops a drug habit, Mya has to take on raising her younger siblings. Too bad the only man who can teach her how to survive - her dad - is behind bars. For life. All he can tell her is that she'll have to navigate the mean streets on her own terms. Mya's not sure what that means - until her mother is seriously beaten by a notorious gang. Then it all becomes deadly clear. Vowing revenge, Mya uses her feminine charm to begin a slew of successful robberies against the guilty crew. But the path she's chosen gets complicated by a risky secret, a risky romance - and a scheme she might not come out of alive ... 
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    A Lovers Vow
Brenda Jackson
 coming soon   She's all he's ever wanted. He's everything she'll ever need. Business mogul Dalton Granger is as passionate as he is gorgeous, but private investigator Jules Bradford won't give him the time of day. She knows all about the youngest Granger brother - a charming bad boy whose only interest is playing the field. But Dalton is more complicated than that, and he's determined to show Jules that behind all the bravado is the honest heart of a devoted son, brother ... and a man whose own life is in peril. Jules is the only person who can protect Dalton, and they embark on a mission to save his family and his legacy. But when their late nights in the office turn into early mornings in the bedroom, Jules and Dalton soon realize they have more at stake than they ever imagined. 
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    Secret Indiscretions
Trice Hickman
coming soon    Two couples, two unhappy spouses - one shocking solution ... Five years into her happy marriage, Geneva Mayfield is devastated to find that things have taken a turn for the worse. Her husband, Johnny, is suddenly hard to reach, distant, and works late too often for Geneva not to be suspicious. Is it because she's been pressuring him about having a baby? Feeling lonely and neglected, Geneva bonds with Samuel Owens, a colleague who is having marital trouble of his own. Soon, their relationship blossoms into an uncontrollable affair. Bored with her husband, Samuel, and dead set against having a child with him, Vivana Owens is biding her time until she's ready to leave - and she's spending it with Johnny Mayfield.
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    Someone Like You
Shirley Hailstock 
 coming soon   Wedding consultant Theresa Granville helps her clients plan lavish black-tie ceremonies, though her own love life is strictly casual. And agreeing to a fake relationship with sexy, successful Adam Sullivan to fool her matchmaking mother could make both their lives easier. But their unexpected slow-burning kisses and scorching nights are anything but make-believe. Adam is used to taking big risks for even bigger rewards. Now he's playing for the highest stakes of all.
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