Celebrate Black History Month With These Exciting Romances

February is Black History Month, and we’re celebrating with some seriously exciting romances! These new releases and fan favorites feature a variety of diverse protagonists and settings, and there is something here for every romance reader–whether you’re looking for a sweet romance or a steamy, seductive read.

Her Unexpected Valentine by Sherelle Green

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Nicole LeBlanc has just landed a coveted gig as lead makeup artist and hairstylist on a series of Valentine’s Day commercials being shot in Hollywood. And once she locks eyes with the seriously sexy creative director, she’s certain he could fulfill her own secret romantic fantasies. Too bad Kendrick Burrstone doesn’t do relationships–after being burned by love, Kendrick lives by two unbreakable rules: dodge Cupid’s arrow and never mix business with pleasure. But both on and off the set, Nicole’s fiery touch is tempting Kendrick to take another chance.

Savannah’s Secrets by Reese Ryan

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Savannah Carlisle had the perfect plan. By infiltrating the Abbott family’s Tennessee bourbon empire as their events manager, she’d be one step closer to claiming half of the business they stole from her grandfather. Now she’s not so sure. Because sexy Blake Abbott, heir to it all, is simply intoxicating. He’s supposed to be the enemy. But after one long, stormy weekend, she’s pregnant with his child…

Best Laid Plans by Brenda Jackson

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Even a famed matchmaker like Nolan Madaris’s great-grandmother can’t get it right every time. Nolan, the notorious fun-loving ladies’ man, could never connect with someone as straitlaced as tech whiz Ivy Chapman. Yet the scheme Ivy proposes is tempting—they can pretend to be a couple, just long enough to satisfy their families. What happens, though, when Ivy’s plan to get her relatives off her back has an unexpected side effect: getting her into Nolan’s bed?

Sweet Stallion by Deborah Fletcher Mello

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After scoring phenomenal success in Phoenix with her organic food co-op, Naomi Stallion is ready to introduce Vitally Vegan to her Utah town. But a nasty bidding war over the property Naomi wants to buy pits the unconventional lifestyle coach against sexy, überconservative corporate attorney Patrick O’Brien. Behind the ruggedly handsome looks and dazzling legal maneuvers, Patrick’s attraction to the beautiful farmer who marches to the beat of her own unique drum makes him question his loyalty to the investment conglomerate he represents. The stakes rise when someone close to them both threatens Naomi’s business, forcing Patrick to choose between his career…and the woman he yearns to make his lifelong partner.

 

Tempest by Beverly Jenkins

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What kind of mail-order bride greets her intended with a bullet instead of a kiss? One like Regan Carmichael. Shooting Dr. Colton Lee in the shoulder is an honest error, but soon Regan wonders if her entire plan to marry a man she’s never met is a mistake. Colton, who buried his heart along with his first wife, insists he only wants someone to care for his daughter. Regan’s far from the docile bride Colton was expecting. The thought of having a bold, woman like Regan in his life begins to inspire a new dream. And despite his family’s disapproval and an unseen enemy, he’ll risk all to make this match a real union of body and soul.

A Taste of Desire by Chloe Blake

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The mountains of Brazil provide a stunning location for a business trip—or a wild romance. Real estate agent Nicole Parks isn’t expecting that, but she’s quickly falling for the handsome French vintner Destin Dechamps. He is delicious, yet he’s out to sabotage the deal that will guarantee her a promotion and the adoption she’s been longing for. Destin lost both his wife and his career when his family winery burned down. Gradually he’s found meaning in a new plan—keep the land and rebuild. He can’t afford to fantasize about a gorgeous Realtor who’s been hired to interrupt his scheme—even unknowingly. When a storm traps them together, attraction spills over into intoxicating pleasure. Is there room for a sweet, intense fling to deepen into love?

Be My Forever Bride by Martha Kennerson

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A devastating diagnosis and a threat from her past forced Brooke Smith Kingsley to leave Brice Kingsley, the man she loved. Now she has a chance to make things right, but only if she can keep her secret—and her distance—from her irresistible husband. Though he couldn’t accept Brooke’s reasons for running away, Brice never gave up on her or their marriage. And with the beautiful tax attorney back in his life, reigniting passion stronger than before, he can’t bear to let her go ever again.

The Rancher and the City Girl by Kathy Douglass

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Wall Street hotshot Camille Parker is the last person rancher Jericho Jones expects to find on his doorstep. Ever since his late wife’s best friend interfered in his marriage, she’s persona non grata in Jericho’s book. But the situation is literally life-and-death for this damsel in distress, and he opens his home to her. Camille has no choice but to seek help from her worst enemy. And as she lets her guard down in close quarters, unexpected feelings surge for him. But what will happen if Camille’s life goes back to normal and the city girl no longer needs to shelter in the reticent rancher’s arms?

Falling for His Convenient Queen by Therese Beharrie

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King Zacchaeus’s plan to marry Princess Nalini was purely to secure the alliance between their kingdoms—but his bride has ulterior motives! Nalini has no intention of settling for anything less than love, and she’ll enjoy every second of challenging the reluctant king to open his heart.

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Comments ( 5 )
  1. Marcie R
    February 1, 2018 at 2:36 pm
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    I am so looking forward to reading Reese Ryan’s debut for Desire.

    • Reese Ryan
      February 5, 2018 at 4:18 pm
      Reply

      Thank you, Marcie!

  2. Diana Stevens
    February 20, 2018 at 1:51 pm
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    Is there a Black History Month special discount?

  3. Carol Young
    February 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm
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    I love black romance and black books in general…by Black authors….Don’t have to wait until Black History Month to introduce them….Thank You.

    Carol Young

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