Body and Soul by Jade Williams
320 p. (Fiction; romance)
With a bad breakup behind her and a milestone birthday ahead of her, love has become a four-letter word to music magazine director Carol Shaw. As for s-e-x, she’s almost forgotten what goes where. Not that her work doesn’t provide frequent reminders. Still, days filled with eye-candy and innuendo are just leaving Carol hot and bothered…until she’s offered a spot as a judge on a top reality TV talent search. Now the contestants aren’t the only ones whose fantasies may come true…
Soon Carol is surrounded by competing hotties—and the hottest is determined to make her his prize. But the most dangerous forbidden temptation is her fellow judge. He’s got the kind of hard body and sultry voice that make Carol melt. She should know—he’s her ex. And the rivals for her attention don’t end there. Suddenly riding a wave of steamy suitors and tantalizing trysts, Carol is in danger of overlooking one important detail—the cameras are rolling.
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Troublemaker by Trice Hickman
320 p. (Fiction; romance)
After twenty years, childhood best friends Alexandria Thornton and PJ Brightwood have reunited—and fallen in love. Alex’s artistic nature as a spoken word artist, and PJ’s success as a talented surgeon promise a bright future. But their happiness brings unexpected complications for those they care about most…
A devoted wife, loving mother, and successful businesswoman, Victoria Thornton is a pillar of her suburban Atlanta community. But when her daughter, Alexandria, becomes engaged to the son of Victoria’s former lover, her past mistake threatens her orderly life. As the impending marriage reunites both families, it reignites old feelings that test all of their relationships—and all of their boundaries.
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My Married Boyfriend by Cydney Rax
356 p. (Fiction; romance)
Gorgeous Nicole is about to get everything she’s hustled for. She’s having her rich, married lover Rashad’s baby. And a lucky break has made her a media heroine—and the perfect new wife material. With one more deception here, a couple more little seductions there, she’ll finally push Rashad’s wife, Kiara, completely out of his life. With her formidable competition gone, Nicole will lock down Rashad’s ever-wandering interest, and be the next Mrs. Eason for sure…
But there are some temptations even this sexy schemer finds tough to pass up. Especially her first love, ex-con Ajalon, who’s just walked back into her life. His intense hunger, chiseled body, and mind-blowing endurance are throwing Nicole off her game and reigniting emotions way too hot to control—or resist. But he’s also handed Kiara, and another interested ex, the perfect ammo to expose Nicole and blow her world apart once and for all. Now the only guarantee for all involved is shattering scandal—and mutually assured destruction.
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