King Leon has three sons. His eldest and favorite, Nevae, set to inherit his throne, is captured during a war. He is not heard from for five long years. He is thought to be dead. The king never lost hope that his heir would return. Though, he cannot leave his kingdom without a ruler when he dies.
He leaves his kingdom to his second son, with the provision that should Nevae be found, he should take his rightful place as king. Nasor agrees having no intention of honoring his father's wishes. When Nevae is found, will he reclaim his father's throne? Will he even want to be king after years in captivity? Can Marquan, their youngest brother, reconcile his brothers and kingdom before it's too late
Genre: African American Length: 147 Pages (9,309 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
What does it mean to be afraid?
Don't read this collection of short stories if you don't enjoy screaming, jumping at every sound, trembling, or looking over your shoulder from now on. From bite size frights to longer bone chilling stories, with 15 different up and coming short story authors, Write Volumes is bringing the color back to horror.
What would you do if your girlfriend wouldn't let you see what she was working on all day long, you were left home alone at a monastery, your girlfriend dumped you for a totally incompatible man, your mother refused to let you play with your friends over the summer, or your cousin was possessed by a siren?
Do you have the guts to approach your secret crush, marry the person of your dreams, or attend a Halloween movie reenactment camp? Will your family accept your significant other? Are you more human than machine? Don't look now, but something may be watching you... Or is it following you?
What could go wrong? From potentially world ending to ...
Genre: African American Length: 231 Pages (1,778 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
"Would you believe me if I told you I was dead? I guess the better question is, would you believe how it happened?"
Abuse and loss are all Nala know, but she knows better than to let it get the best of her. As she gets older and people come and go, Nala begins to carve her own path, doing whatever she wants whenever she wants, only to find herself in the middle of a situation she is not destined to get out of. Now with her only goal being to survive the life she was forced into, she has a couple choices - give up or fight for her freedom.
Told from Nala's point of view, When It Rains tells the short and not-so-sweet life story of a young woman whose constant search for light in a dark world became her detriment.
Genre: African American Length: 179 Pages (1,548 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
What started out as a casual date between two teenagers, ends in terror for seventeen-year-old River Lewis. A near death experience leads to strange and unimaginable behaviors, and changes in her physical appearance that transform her life forever. With the help of a new friend, a young man named Jax, River must learn to adapt to her new life, a double life. But with bodies piling up on the streets of Chicago and her aunt being in charge of investigating these mysterious murders, learning to tame the beast inside won't be River's only problem. Part one of the 'Moonlight Series'.
Genre: African American Length: 211 Pages (1,479 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
Everyone knows in the hood that Christmas doesn't come in December... it comes in April -- TAX SEASON! Follow this crazy ratchet drama about three Chicago women trying to make money moves with their tax refund checks.
Genre: African American Length: 141 Pages (1,902 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
Drew has loved Aamil since the moment she was forced to live with him because of her reckless decisions.
They started a forbidden love affair that was frowned upon and as a result of that, new life was created. Flash forward two years and things have changed. Drew is now a mother to Aamil's child while Aamil is adjusting to being home from prison and learning he has a daughter.
Aamil wants to move on with Drew and his child. He is now running his family's lucrative drug business while also trying to pursue a life with Drew. Drew has secrets that can keep her from her happily ever after with Aamil. Her biggest one being Kadar. Kadar is anxious to build a relationship with his brothers while also being with Drew. Only Drew leaves him the minute Aamil is released and Kadar is forced to pick up the pieces while still actively seeing Olivia.
The result of loving the people that has their hearts have them fighting hard to hold onto the love that they don't want to let go. Drew wants ...
Genre: African American Length: 189 Pages (2,792 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
Imagine at nineteen loving a man so deep that you would risk your entire life for him? Loving him so hard that despite his small pockets, you love him for love . Freedom McGurrry loved Ghost like no other. Even though she was nineteen and he was a bit older, broke and trying to trap, she loved him. One night in 2009 causes her to rethink things and she disappears off the face of the earth. She leaves Ghost wondering what ever happened to his love?
Liberty, Freedom's twin loved her man Pook. After he caught a drug case, she loved him so much that she would have held him down to the end of time. That is until she sees another woman pregnant with his baby and wearing the same exact ring he had gifted to her. Leaving the courtroom, pregnant and confused, she has no clue what to do.
Priest has been raised by his older sister, who is drying from lung disease. She's all he has known. When she passes, she leaves behind three daughters, who Priest must raise. A college student himself, how is ...
Genre: African American Length: 260 Pages (5,063 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 18th, 2019
Arch-enemies at first sight, the only thing spoiled housewife Stella Armstrong and chauvinist cop Rocco Wolfe have in common is their mutual disdain for each other. But when unexpected tragedy strikes, they find another common thread: Stella's newborn daughter, Blue. Overnight, they've become all Blue has in the world, leaving little room for the powerful tension blazing between them to spit even one more spark.
Forced to put aside their differences for the sake of baby Blue, the two rivals find themselves living under one roof, fighting to juggle their careers and social lives as a baby they never planned on raising together works to uproot their lives.
Try as they might, a world shaken to its core has a funny way of peeling back even the sharpest layers. Threatening to unveil a depth of forbidden love, explosive passion and dark secrets dangerous enough to destroy the only family Blue has left.
And this time, forever.
ILLICIT is book one of a two-part series.
Genre: African American Length: 297 Pages (1,083 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 17th, 2019
After multiple devasting blows to the conglomerate Yaz, Aminah, Milcah, Tiffani, and Hadiyah decide to take a much-needed break to focus on family and their separate businesses. But that isn't always as easy as it sounds. Tiffani tries to regain her footing after being exposed. Milcah proves blood is thicker than water even if you're not blood-related. Yazmeen is on a peaceful path. Aminah is holding down her family once again without recognition. Hadiyah's detective's skills shock Amir.
The Conglomerate isn't dead; they are just on life support.
Genre: African American Length: 105 Pages (937 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 17th, 2019
Goldie s life seems to be a merry-go round of ups and downs. The moment she is finally satisfied with her life a traumatizing event occurs to change her entire way of living. On top of that she has to deal with a difficult mother who has a family secret that can either tear the family apart or pull them closer together. Keith has long ago given up on the promises life has to offer. He had become content with being the hit man of a ruthless kingpin. The object of a broken environment life has dealt him a brutal card so he sees no problem with taking a man s life. That is until he meets Goldie and she changes it all. Chamir is successful, beautiful and seems to have everything but happiness. She s searching for something to save her from the loneliness that she has come to know. This is a story about life and finding the value in it.
Genre: African American Length: 200 Pages (550 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 17th, 2019
Faith Ellis, a pretty young college student didn't go to school to find a man but she did find it difficult keeping her eyes off of Matt Lansing, the student body president. This led to trouble with Matt's jealous girlfriend. Also, she had trouble with a harassing football player, and a psychotic roommate. If that's not bad enough, an unknown tormentor sends her some threatening notes. See how our heroine figures it out in Bachman College. A romantic-suspense novel that is sure to make summertime reading fun again.
Genre: African American Length: 140 Pages (2,535 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Nov 17th, 2019