Facing eviction, Rhea Morrison, a young grieving widow, must save her failing bakery. An unexpected turn of events lands her at a singles retreat where she meets Martin Lane.
Pastor Martin laments over his secret, traumatic past mistakes. He's destined to lead his father's church, despite blatant rejection. He can't love Rhea - he's yet to forgive himself for his past. If Rhea knew how he used to be, she would have no interest in pursuing a relationship with him.
Rhea feels torn about her attraction to Martin - he's a pastor, and after her husband's death, she vowed to never get involved with another pastor. Both Martin and Rhea struggle with their faith in God. Can Martin and Rhea overcome their past so that they're free to love again?
Genre: African American Length: 266 Pages (2,675 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Love ain't a game full of x's and o's but I done been played before, I played it safe before.
- Teyana T.
Khari's sorry, Airi's angry... Is that Khari's baby? Maybe.
Ava's hurting, Blam is trying, will it all come together after Danny dying?
Havi loves her but Blam wants her and he's promised to do everything for her.
Noah's fighting the pain she feels and Rhia's trying to help her heal but they both feel like they never will.
With everything handed to them life has been a blur for them and trying to figure out how to move on their own without the help and guidance from the ones that were always there, they question, where do we go from here?
No one is sure for what's in store but the feelings they feel they know that Love ain't a game for sure.
Genre: African American Length: 247 Pages (1,361 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Jocelyn has learned that a closed mouth doesn't get fed. When a chance meeting reunites her with her high school crush, she's determined to put everything out on the table. Jocelyn reignites passion within Donnell. Doing the right thing is never easy; both of them have to decide whether they proceed or if they let this chance pass them by.
Genre: African American Length: 111 Pages (1,785 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
At the wake of being kidnapped, Erin finds herself fighting for her life while questioning if it was all worth it in the name of love. Until that moment, all Erin had done was for Kymani. From going to prison, to accepting his daughter as her own; but will the love she has shown him be enough for him to push the limits to save her?
Things under Kymani's rule was seemingly fair. Everyone ate. But when greed found it's way into his camp and forced some of his most trusted friends to do the unthinkable, his world is shaken. Kymani is too blinded by loyalty to see the snakes slither in his yard, but will he realize it, before it's too late and he loses everything?
Love and loyalties are tested and bonds are broken but that comes with the territory when putting your faith in a hustla.
Genre: African American Length: 270 Pages (1,453 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Who needs family when the streets give you everything you need? For Milani Banks being the King of New Jersey was more than just a title it was a lifestyle. To be the king you had to earn it, nothing was handed to you, you had to fight to the death and honor your role as king of the streets but when love walks into your life you also had to fight to the death and honor that role. Milani lives for the streets but when Jordyn walks into his life everything changes
At 23 Jordyn "Dana" Givens is New Jerseys hottest female M.C who takes pride in building her career and expanding her brand. Not once did she expect to get caught up in the crossfire of a war that had absolutely nothing to do with her but when her cousin is her key to the streets Jordyn finds herself wrapped up in the King of New Jersey and everything that he stands for.
When love finds its way into Jordyn and Milani's lives will they be able to put everything on hold and focus on what they're trying to build or will the high demands of the streets and the pressure of being the next best thing in hip hop stand in their way?
Ambition breeds success and doubt breeds failure. The King of New Jersey meets Jersey's Princess and everything good can come from it or everything bad can ruin it.
Genre: African American Length: 460 Pages (963 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Julian Charles Chamberie left New Orleans with his father as a 14 year old boy after the unexpected death of his mother, vowing never to return. Now 24 years old, Julian is compelled to return to the Chevalier Mansion of New Orleans on the eve of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the request of his 116-year-old great-grandmother, Lela Chevalier Roberts, to order her affairs prior to her death. However, Julian soon discovers he is the "business" she wishes to order. Lela embarks on her mission to prepare Julian's soul for his role in the apocalyptic end time prophecy of Le Baton by transporting Julian to his past life in 19th century Louisiana with the story of her father and slave owner, Augustus Chevalier, and the angels and demons who molded and manipulated not only Augustus' life, but the destiny of Chevalier family, both slave and free, Black and White.
Genre: African American Length: 325 Pages (1,269 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Ming Lyons, Heiress to the most powerful Black Crime Family that Brooklyn has ever seen. As the only Heir coming from Shaun Lyons, Ming is expected to one day sit on her father's throne. With Money, Power, & Respect as the only motives, Ming didn't make room in her life for love. She believed whole heartedly that love would indeed get you killed.
Dre 'Capo' Porter, fresh off the streets of Chicago finds himself in unfamiliar territory, after being summoned for a job in New York. What was meant to be a in and out Job, turned into once more when he set his sights on the daughter of the woman who hired him.
Ming was no easy catch and Capo wasn't one to give up. An innocent game of cat and mouse quickly escalates to a forbidden love affair which neither party is willing to walk away from. As the dust settles from the whirlwind of the story, a trail of dead bodies is left in its path.
As an Heir of his own birth right, Capo brings more to the table than the Lyons family could ever imagine. It isn't until it's too late until they realize there's much more beneath his surface.
Will Ming be willing to sacrifice her throne for a hood love she never knew she needed or will Capo make the ultimate sacrifice?
Genre: African American Length: 236 Pages (1,940 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
The world isn't filled with only shifters, vampires, and guardians. There are many more magical beings on Earth, and they live amongst us as humans that are in touch with a side of them that makes them powerful.
Surreal's parents give him the life that every kid dreams of. He grows up with friends that look at him as if he is a brother. He doesn't like the title because of the big secret that he has kept from them, a secret that brings out too many questions that can't be answered without putting them in danger. He gets away with it for years, until a pool party ends in a blood bath with most of his peers as the victims. With the secret out, he has to travel with a group of friends to get to the Olympian Stadium to connect with the primary source of his power to defend himself from the sons of Hades. Surreal is looking forward to the tough journey ahead. What he doesn't count on is the new company of a human woman... so he thinks.
Nova has been on her own since she was thirteen. She notices how different she is and decides to travel the road alone. Nova never knows where she is going until she gets to her destination. It is a pull that she can't escape that draws her to a stranger that was walking across the street. When they touch accidentally, she feels something different, something that she has never felt before. The stranger promises her the comfort that she doesn't know to exist. Being on the opposite end of people's anger makes it hard to trust him. That all changes when she learns of the common trait they hold as a secret.
Once upon a time, the world was ruled by the gods of lightning and of the seas. It would be their descendant that will protect them from the one dangerous enemy they couldn't seem to kill.
Genre: African American Length: 178 Pages (940 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
This heart felt short story takes you on a trip down memory lane for Leilani and Jaylen's big day but swiftly thrusts you back into reality. A reality that no one was expecting.
"I heard everything must come to an end
Well hopefully the end ain't near... "
Genre: African American Length: 10 Pages (984 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Dionne and Deena struggled to make it throughout life. After their mother passed away, the girls were sent to live with their horrible grandmother. As time goes on Dionne had to take on the responsibility of taking care of her baby sister. And she did that by any means necessary. Dionne wasn't your average hood chick. She was down for whatever even if it meant degrading herself in the process. Dionne did what she had to do for them to survive. This book truly grabs you from the beginning, and it will keep your attention until the end. Find out how crooked Dionne can be in this story of love, lies, and deceit.
Genre: African American Length: 75 Pages (1,280 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
After figuring out that Lexi had run off with all their money Kai and Zyare are desperate to get it all back before they lose everything. But when Kai's father is released from prison early and unexpectedly things heat up now that the man that started it all is back home looking to reclaim his throne. Old secrets resurface and new secrets form while Meh'Kai and Zyare try and fight their way out the hole they had dug for themselves.
Will Armani be able to stick around while Meh'Kai faces off with his father? All she ever wanted was him and now all he wants is the streets.
With Soraya still out lurking Jaki is on edge and Armani is out for blood but Soraya has a few tricks up her sleeve as well.
In this instalment of A Harlem Love Tale will love win? or is Harlem the real love of Meh'Kai's life?
Genre: African American Length: 272 Pages (1,013 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Love has no boundaries love has no age, no specific color, Love Is Love. And that all rang true for Armani Sarkissian. Twenty-one-year-old Armani would sit and write letters to her brother's best friend Meh'Kai because she knew that a relationship between the two was almost like forbidden territory.
"Wishing things were different between us... I figured I was too young to even consider there being an "us"... My mind continued to play tricks, one second I cared the next I didn't & I just couldn't understand why I didn't. A young girl confused wondering if what I was feeling was right or wrong, at the time it didn't matter I figured I was too young to understand anyhow although you were a few steps ahead of me I figured maybe you would wait for me, I wonder if you still care my feelings are the still the same although there may be a little pain, I care now the same as I did when I figured I was too young, Who was I kidding everything I figured to be wrong seemed so right .. I had to understand that Love has no age no boundaries no specific color Love is Love & I Loved you I still do... If I knew what I know now back then maybe things would have been different... Went from pushing you away to missing you whenever you went away, till this day I still care and maybe one day I won't, If I knew then what I know now maybe things would be different maybe I would still have a friend... Couldn't express my feelings words just didn't come out right. Have hope that one day things will work out the way we wanted... Everything I figured to be wrong felt so right Mind of a young girl I just couldn't get right
I'm On My Way Now, still haven't gotten it all figured out quite yet... Only if I knew how you felt... "
In A Harlem Love Tale will Armani get the guy or will Love show her just how tricky it was when Meh'Kai's past comes back and turns both their worlds upside down.
Genre: African American Length: 255 Pages (844 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
How far would you go in the name of love? How much are you willing to sacrifice for the one you love? For Erin Singleton, there was no limit to her love. Genuine love is all she knows. Coming up in a two-parent household, surrounded by a loving family was all she had known. That is until the pressure of being a Singleton becomes too much and she leaves the safety net of her parents' home for the unknown. Faced with uncertainty and life changing decisions to make, Erin sets out to make it on her own until she meets him.
Kymani Martin made it easy for Erin to fall for him. He was the listening ear when she needed and also a protector. He didn't have much either but what drew Erin to him was his ambition. It was street ambition but ambition none the less. Coming from an upbringing much different from Erin's, Kymani had been alone long before she had arrived. In a city with no family, all he knew was how to survive. While Erin ran from the pain, Kymani ran towards it.
With his right hand, Tevin at his side. Kymani sets out to conquer the streets and everything that's associated with them. While, love wasn't on his to have list. He welcomed it when it came to Erin because she was down for him and supported his come up.
They say it's good to stay down until you come up. But will that ring true for Erin? Will the sacrifice she makes in the name of her relationship be worth it or will she find out just how bad things can get when you put all your faith in a hustla?
Genre: African American Length: 296 Pages (1,014 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Ming wouldn't know love if it was knocking at her door. She's never seen love. She's never felt it outside of what her parents offered her. With the weight of the world on her shoulders, Ming is unsure of her next move. With love lurking in the shadows, the truth isn't too far behind.
Capo has given Ming everything she's asked for -- everything but the truth. With his own demons, Capo hadn't calculated the pain his secret would cause his relationship with Ming. Faced with the ultimate decision, will he choose to do right by Ming or to simply look out for self? Will Ming adjust to the life she's been sheltered from or will she give it all up for love? Even good girls need a little hood love, but what happens when good girls turn heir to the Lyon family throne?
Genre: African American Length: 473 Pages (3,009 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Erin can't seem to catch a break, as she's trying to put the pieces of her life back together tragedy strikes again. The one who has spent years sacrificing her happiness for others, continues to get the short end of the stick. While, Erin is battling her own demons, Kymani finds himself falling deeper into the drug game when had one foot already out. With his family expanding, Kymani's mission is to secure every bag possible. However, his secrets threaten to prevent that as well as alter the relationship he has with Erin.
Can Kymani and Erin's Love withstand one last test, if any one is left standing at all, or will Erin come to the conclusion that putting her Faith In A Hustla was a bad idea from the jump? In the finale love will be tested, new alliances will be formed and the lives of Erin and Kymani will be forever changed.
Genre: African American Length: 296 Pages (875 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 30th, 2020
Forever Syncere introduces us to Andre and Syncere. Andre is the most sought after party promoter in the city of Chicago. His parties are legendary. Everybody who is somebody wants to be at his events. He's also the most eligible bachelor in the entire city. Syncere is a tough but sweet girl from southern California. She loves to look good and spends her spare time as a hair and makeup stylist to those around her.
Upon discovering that her boyfriend Marquis has been cheating on her with, she packs her things and moves to Chicago and stays with her cousin Tierra. Thinking that everything is okay, Syncere soon finds out that all that glitters isn't gold.
Genre: African American Length: 116 Pages (1,008 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 29th, 2020
GET ADDICTED TO THIS GIRL GANG URBAN FICTION TALE??
BOSSY & SAUCY
A sisterhood of five boss chicks come together for a thrilling, dramatic, lustful, action-packed journey to form the baddest conglomerate Chicago has ever seen.
MURDER & MAYHEM
Yazmeen Shabazz Jackson is the wife of Chicago's most ruthless Underworld Boss. As Yaz tries to maintain business with her ex and loyalty to her husband, she finds herself going down on a sinking ship.
RIDE OR DIE
Aminah Ali Jackson. She is not only committed to her husband Legecy Jackson, a brilliant businessman and number two boss in the underworld, but she holds her entire family together no matter what. Give or take she's the mastermind behind a genius scheme that will deposit millions into her family's bank account.
CHECKS & BALANCES
Tiffani Black is not only a real estate maven she is also buying up Chicago one abandoned building at a time. A woman who's only family consists of herself she vows to stay true to the game that fed her by hook or crook.
Racks & Stacks
Milcah Saint Romain went from being a millionaire's wife to a working girl overnight. Although she finds difficulty in her new lifestyle and her relationship, she finds solace in her gat skills by refreshing them at the local gun range.
LAW & ORDER
Introducing Hadiyah Muhammad, the young detective who took an oath to serve and protect her community and her girls no matter the crime. She tries to find a balance between protecting her friends and upholding the law.
The conglomerate we represent stands for excellence. Honor, loyalty, and commitment are the three ingredients. We hold a code of secrecy about our presence. So if anyone crosses us, that's negligence. We form a unit covering our stars and revealing our crescents. Bow down to the dope Queens that are Heaven sent.
***THIS IS A 5 BOOK SERIES.*** CLIFFHANGER ENDINGS***
Genre: African American Length: 217 Pages (542 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 29th, 2020
In this intense explosive finale, we find the Conglomerate fighting for their reputation, money, and legacy.
Yazmeen finds the strength to remain solid to the team.
Aminah writes out her will.
Tiffani discovers her breaking point.
Milcah starts anew.
Hadiyah finds true love.
Genre: African American Length: 119 Pages (936 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 29th, 2020
In the finale, Milcah keeps a promise she made to Tony. When she takes actions into her own hands, it leaves her vulnerable and unprotected. Will she finally score a victory or will her life continue to spiral out of control?
This is a 3 book series.
Genre: African American Length: 111 Pages (523 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 29th, 2020
A recently divorced couple decide to keep their divorce a secret from their only daughter until she finishes college. But when she comes home for summer vacation, things are bound to get complicated.
"Sandra and Anthony's journey is emotionally authentic and honest... it was both entertaining and enjoyable to read as it played out... Ralph Lashley's "Protecting Innocence" is a strong, solid and promising debut. I look forward to more from this author." - OOSA Online BookClub -- goodreads.com
"Excellent! I finished this in one day. I could not put this novel down. Not your typical story. Excellent for a first-time novelist. I cannot wait to read more from the author." -- Qiani Davenport
"Enjoyed this book a lot. it had romance and drama and as a mother really hit home on several occasions." -- Kindle Customer
Genre: African American Length: 391 Pages (3,907 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 29th, 2020