LIVIN' THE LIFE . . . One of the hottest young veejays to hit music television, Caroline Isaacs is a prodigy at the top of her game. She hosts her own show where she interviews A-list celebs and dons threads from topshelf designers; she and her boyfriend, Julius, are head over heels in love; and she virtually has it all. At the suggestion of her new ambitious and friendly intern, Marì Colonada, they take the show on the road to boost summer ratings and spice it up. . . . UNTIL LIFE GOT COMPLICATED. Off and rolling in a motor mansion RV equipped with every imaginable gadget and luxury, Caroline is meeting fans, stirring up trouble in cities from Las Vegas to Philly, and hitting the hottest clubs on the party scene. Along the way, Caroline and Marì become close friends and the tour is a huge success . . . until the trip takes some unexpected turns that prove costly and life-altering for Caroline. Once Caroline realizes the source, she must delve into the past where she discovers a dark trail of lies, jealousy, and murder. Now that she knows, can Caroline expose the truth and get her life back before it's too late?
The mercury is soaring, and it's the perfect time to dive into a pool of uninhibited sensuality. Take a break from the heat with this collection of steamy summertime encounters featuring four of today's most popular African-American women writers. Going south for her summer break, a high school math teacher puts her assets to work as an exotic dancer in Maxed Out by Brenda L. Thomas. But when her secret double life follows her home to Philadelphia, things swing wildly out of control as she tries to walk the line between sexy woman and sex object. Worlds collide when a street-smart beauty scores with a multimillionaire during a summer that climaxes with the New York City blackout. Crystal Lacey Winslow captures the edgy thrills -- and the dark side -- of carnal pleasures in Sex, Sin & Brooklyn. In Rochelle Alers' Summer Madness, a sexy brother with a mysterious past turns a pretty librarian's play-it-safe Hamptons vacation into a torrent of sensual delights. But can she trust him without knowing his whole story? A jilted bride is on the Rebound in ReShonda Tate Billingsley's tale of passion in unexpected places. A Houston attorney goes solo on the Belize honeymoon she was supposed to share with her husband -- and makes a sizzling connection with a handsome stranger in paradise.
Sasha Borianni is a woman who knows what she wants and how to get it. As she establishes her public relations firm, Platinum Images, she finds herself mixing business with pleasure...and balancing her affairs is proving to be a challenge. Her newest client, banking executive Jordan Ashe, turns out to be kinkier than she could ever imagine. (That's one.) Her old flame and boss, NBA player Phoenix Carter, tries to seduce her while she works to clean up his bad boy image. (That's two.) Her old love Trent, who ended their relationship over baby-mama drama, wants her back in his life. (That's three.) And, last but not least, financier Lyor Turrell makes his own play for Sasha. Juggling four men is no easy task but if anyone has what it takes it's Sasha, a woman who thrives not only on the heat of her encounters but on the web of intrigue that connects them all.
Kiss the Year Goodbye New Year's Eve is the time to make a naughty resolution, so shed your inhibitions and indulge in this sultry collection of escapades from four of the hottest writers around. In Brenda L. Thomas's "Every New Year," a shoot-out lands a respected doctor in the hospital with a bad case of amnesia, and in the care of a man too sexy to resist. In "Whatever It Takes" by Tu-Shonda L. Whitaker, a sassy older woman tries to break off her steamy relationship with her best friend's twenty-three-year-old son, but he shows her he's man enough to fulfill her needs. Crystal Lacey Winslow proves you can be "Dangerously in Love" when a prim and proper young woman's wild side takes over after the man she's dating slips up with another woman. In "My Boo" by Daaimah S. Poole, a Philly girl's long-distance boyfriend never has time for her -- not even around the holidays. So when her ex-roommate's latest lover comes knocking, she's ready to get the party started.
Featuring new, never-before-published material! Sasha Borianni is smart, sexy, and determined to have it all on her own terms. After her passionate affair with Cole, a married man, goes horribly wrong, she immerses herself in her new job as the personal assistant to twenty-three-year-old NBA All-Star Phoenix Carter. An outsider in the exciting, sexually charged underbelly of professional basketball, Sasha quickly finds herself seduced by the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Before long she's caught between two men -- her insatiable younger boss and Trent, a man who knows his way around the bedroom. Will she succumb to the self-destructive behavior that threatens Phoenix and all who follow the game? Will she let Cole back into her bed when he resurfaces? She's not afraid to risk it all to get the man she wants -- but which man will she choose?
Life is a party. When Tiffany Johnson, a street-smart publicist at Platinum Images, decides to launch Teaz Entertainment and open a club, she's setting out to be the queen of Philly nightlife. Keeping it in the family, she partners up with her fiancé, Malik, and her sister, Kamille, and counts on her friend DJ Essence to bring the noise. Investors seem to be lining up and the buzz is gettin' loud. Be careful who you invite. When Tiffany finds out that Malik and Kamille had an affair -- and that it might not be the only secret they share -- she spirals downward and gets swept up in two unexpectedly erotic affairs of her own. Awakening to a new kind of sexual freedom and reeling from betrayal, Tiffany is raw and vulnerable. So vulnerable that she doesn't realize that her new lovers are involved in more than kinky sex, and that they might take her new club down with them...unless she takes them down first.
Started from the bottom . . .Once hailed as the Queen of Philly's nightlife, Tiffany Johnson-Skinner now reigns as its prominent First Lady, standing proudly beside her husband, the charismatic Mayor, Malik Skinner.Tiffany is the first to admit that she doesn't have the perfect life, especially with the demands of her husband, caring for her young daughter, Nylah, and working with Blessed Babies, her budding charity. But since she once ruled the streets, Tiffany should have no problem ruling the city, right?Staying on top...When her husbands' arch nemesis, former District Attorney, Gregory D. Haney III, reappears, Tiffany may have to revert to some of her old ways to keep her happy life. Tiffany and Mr. Haney share a dark and storied past and Tiffany will stop at nothing to keep it buried before the secrets and lies destroy everything she's worked to build.In a riveting, sizzling page-turner, Brenda L. Thomas once again delivers a story of a woman intent on staying on top - no matter what it takes.
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