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SEDUCED BY THE BACHELOR (MARCH, 2017)

A game of seduction

Tatiyana Washington will do whatever it takes to right a wrong for her beloved sister…even if it means deceiving one of LA’s most celebrated attorneys. Flirting with elegant, sexy Markos Morretti on a Florida-bound plane is the first step. The irresistible Italian plays right into her hands when he invites her to be his guest at a celebrity-studded charity golf tournament. Spending a sizzling weekend together is a perk Tatiyana didn’t expect. Too bad it can never lead to anything permanent.

The wealthy Hollywood divorce lawyer splits couples up for a living. Yet once he meets Tatiyana, all Markos wants is to lavish her with all his passion. And once he discovers they have met under false pretenses, he only desires her more. Markos vows that two can play at this game, until a brewing political scandal threatens to make his career ambitions crash and burn. Faced with an impossible decision, will he choose the promise of love?

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SECRET MIAMI NIGHTS (August, 2017)

His passion is like no other 

Everything has come easily to Ashton Rollins, the handsome, überwealthy heir to an aeronautics empire and president of the Millionaire Moguls. The only thing his riches can’t do: help Ashton put a tragic accident behind him. Petite, sexy Haley Adams is the first woman to truly intrigue him since he lost his fiancée. Until a secret about that long-ago night resurfaces and threatens his picture-perfect world…

Haley’s charity work is worlds away from Ashton’s palatial home and jet-setting lifestyle. He’s introducing her to fabulous vacations, exquisite cuisine—and a simmering seduction that leaves her craving more. As power struggles within the Moguls collide with family revelations, Ashton realizes that Haley’s the one thing he can’t bear to lose. But is she willing to stake everything on the enigmatic man behind the fantasy?

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Mocha_Pleasures

MOCHA PLEASURES (JULY, 2016)

Trusting in the sweetness of love

Jackson Drayson has never been one to stick to the rules—or resist a dare. So when he’s challenged to jumpstart a patisserie that rivals his cousins’ shop, Lillian’s of Chicago, he’s all in. Between his good looks, captivating manner and newly discovered gift for innovative cake designs, Jackson is soon winning over legions of customers, including Grace Nicholas. The willowy, reserved master baker is also Jack’s chief competition—and the one woman who seems immune to his legendary charms.

The delectable desserts she creates at her family’s leading Seattle bakery are all the temptation Grace needs in her life. A lover’s betrayal has made her wary of trusting another man. But Jackson can be so passionately persuasive…until Grace is accused of stealing his shop’s top secret recipe. Torn between loyalty and love, will Grace make the decision that can assure her a lifetime of sinfully sweet pleasure?

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Seduced_by_the_MogulSEDUCED BY THE MOGUL (MARCH, 2016)

When business becomes pleasure

Winning is a way of life for Dante Morretti, and he’s got the real estate empire to prove it. With custody of his four-year-old son, Matteo, at stake, Dante intends to win that, too. Marrying his best friend, Jordana Sharpe, is a vital step in his plan. But when the alluring actress takes Matteo and Dante sightseeing around Los Angeles, he’s waking up to a world beyond boardrooms and billion-dollar deals.

Jordana is as committed to her acting as Dante is to his business. She doesn’t envision feeling that passion for anything else, until her no-strings arrangement with the gorgeous Italian magnate takes a detour…right into Dante’s bed. Suddenly everything is at stake—her career, his custody fight and a fake marriage that could very well lead to the real family they both secretly crave…

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Seduced-by-the-HeroSEDUCED BY THE HERO

Perfection in every kiss…

After a decade abroad, international playboy Immanuel Morretti is ready to reunite with his family and share the good life with that one special woman. When he rescues Dionne Fontaine from a dangerous attacker, he knows in his heart that he’s found her. Despite the desire igniting between them, the self-made Southern beauty refuses to take their sizzling affair to the next level.

With her life-coaching center taking off, Dionne is poised for game-changing success. Then this dashing, sensuous man comes into her life and his tenderness and passion tempt her to believe in happy endings. From Atlanta to Seattle to Venice, Immanuel showers her with romantic dinners and intimate nights beyond her wildest dreams. But explosive secrets from their pasts could sabotage their thrilling vision of love…and a future together…

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Heat-of-Passion

HEAT OF PASSION

Their affair is this exclusive resort’s best-kept secret 

Beautiful, ambitious Robyn Henderson fought hard for her place in the sun. Now Belleza Resort’s head event planner is getting ready to pull off the charity event of the season. But when a series of bizarre incidents befall the desert retreat and suspicion points at LA restaurateur Sean Parker, Robyn is convinced he’s innocent. And now her boss’s brother–and secret crush–is drawing her into a sizzling taboo affair.

Sean’s return to the family fold is fraught with pitfalls, especially when he’s wrongly accused. His most passionate ally is his sister’s best friend, a woman Sean has crushed on for years. Aching to make their undercover romance public, he fights to clear his name. As a vengeful adversary plots to destroy his family’s lasting legacy, Sean must decide where his future lies. But can he also convince Robyn to trust in their love?

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Seduced_Mr_RightSEDUCED BY MR. RIGHT (APRIL 2015)

A lesson in love?

His life shattered by tragedy, Emilio Morretti, stunned the world when he walked away from his fabulous career. The reclusive Atlanta race car legend isn’t looking for redemption or romance when he meets Sharleen Nichols. But the voluptuous life coach’s infectious zeal for life is starting to make him feel like a winner again.

Haunted by her own painful secret, Sharleen can’t let her attraction to her celebrity client affect her professional judgment—or her heart. But with his charm and dashing good looks, Emilio is impossible to resist. And a weekend getaway to Miami only fuels the flames of their passion.  Are they ready to trust their feelings and put the past behind them? Or will an exploding media scandal and an enemy’s vengeful agenda destroy the happiness finally within their reach?

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Seduced_by_the_HeirSeduced by the Heir
September, 2014

First Love. Forever Love?

International business mogul Rafael Morretti has his pick of the world’s most desirable women. But the all-work, no-play bachelor can’t forget the one who got away. Fifteen years ago, Paris St. Clair was his college sweetheart. Now a destination wedding in Venice has reunited him with the vivacious beauty. And he will stop at nothing to win her back.

Busy building her financial career, Paris is still haunted by the one who got away. Maybe meeting Rafael again in The Floating City is a sign that their love is meant to be. As passions collide and they give in to desire at a private villa, will a sudden web of blackmail destroy Rafael’s good name and sabotage their precious second chance?

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Seduced_by_the_CEOSeduced by the CEO
August, 2014

The man to give her every pleasure

All the exquisite things that money can buy are at world-famous restaurateur Nicco Morretti’s fingertips. But he knows he’s met his match when he encounters a feisty young woman whose alluring smile turns his world upside down. Jariah Brooks is unlike any woman who’s ever tempted him before. She’s a spirited single mother and his new employee, but he’s craving to get to know her on a personal level—despite the risks.

Love has been low on Jariah’s priority list ever since the birth of her beloved daughter, though she’s not immune to Nicco’s radiant charm. And once the Italian heartthrob decides to sweep her off her feet, will the troubles stacked against them keep them apart forever?

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Seduced_by_the_PlayboySeduced by the Playboy
July, 2014

A whole new playing field of passion

Fiery newscaster Angela Kelly wants nothing more than to take the Windy City by storm. But with her show’s dangerously low ratings, she stands to lose everything. The pressure is on to save her career, and a tantalizing exposé on wickedly sexy professional baseball player Demetri Morretti might be her last shot. That is, if she can handle the irresistible desire brewing between them.

Demetri sets out to teach the sensual broadcaster a lesson, and doesn’t think twice about trying to seduce her. And then a secret about Angela’s past is revealed. Now Demetri is determined to gain her trust and prove to her there’s more to him than just his playboy status. Because when it comes to love, he always plays to win.

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Designed_by_DesireDesigned by Desire
October, 2013

Passion’s in vogue

A front-row seat at Paris Fashion Week is the perfect pick-me-up for Brianna Hamilton, eldest daughter of New York’s most successful clothing dynasty. The once-burned designer has had it with men who care only about the bottom line. Until she meets a guy who’s impossible to resist. Here, in the world’s most romantic city, Brianna’s giving in to desire with a sensual stranger she’ll never see again.

As CEO of an international hotel chain, Collin Childs has everything…except the one thing money can’t buy. So when fate reunites him with the woman who gave him the most unforgettable week of his life, he vows to overcome every obstacle standing in their way. From Paris to New York to a tropical St. Thomas paradise—in the face of danger and sabotage—Collin is slowly winning Brianna over. But can he convince her to take a chance on a love of their own passionate design?

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Hollington HomecomingHollington Homecoming (Passion Overtime)
** Re-release of Passion Overtime **
August, 2013

Is he finally done playing the field …
With the homecoming festivities heating up, the last thing Kyra Dixon needs is an unwelcome blast from the past. But the PR rep has been given the plum job of helping sign hunky pro-football star Terrence Franklin as Hollington’s new head coach.

Long enough to cross the finish line …
Kyra knows the sexy sports star…intimately. They were once engaged—until Terrence dumped her to chase dreams of glory (and groupies). Now he’s back in her life—as irresistible as ever. And Kyra and Terrence have some unfinished business: the passion that’s raging hotter than ever between them.

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Passion-By-the-BookPassion by the Book
January, 2013

How to seduce a man in thirty days!

To the world, they’re the perfect couple. But Simone Young, mother and housewife, feels the passion has gone out of her marriage to Marcus. That’s when she turns to a hot new book that guarantees results. The hook? All Simone has to do is rediscover the seductress within and rekindle the passion they once had.

Simone’s total makeover from sensible to sizzling fires desire in Marcus. The fitness guru has been so busy building his empire that he’s lost sight of what they once had together. Marcus feels as if he’s falling in love all over again-except he may be too late. Will he be able to win back Simone and reignite their romance, or is the book closed on their love forever?

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Evidence-of-DesireEvidence of Desire
September, 2012

Law Number Two: Love Writes Its Own Laws!

Azure Ellison may have undergone a total makeover, but she never expects to be romanced by Harper Hamilton, her former prep school friend. The ambitious journalist is after a career-making story about Harper’s powerful Philadelphia family. But the charismatic attorney wants something from Azure in return: her vow to become his lawful wife in a marriage of convenience!

Harper can’t believe the girl he once knew has transformed into this stunning, successful beauty. The longtime bachelor has his own reasons for proposing, but Azure has awakened a desire he’s determined to consummate. With the paparazzi eager for the wedding of the year, Harper is ready to start his honeymoon. Until a breaking scandal about the Hamilton dynasty threatens his marriage to the woman he now wants to have and to hold forever…

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Escape_to_ParadiseEscape to Paradise
February, 2012

It’s the Ultimate Passionate Getaway

Desperate to flee the breaking scandal swirling around her ex, event coordinator Claudia Jefferies flies to exotic Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. As if being pampered at its exclusive spa weren’t enough, now the drop-dead gorgeous resort manager is showering her with attention! But Claudia’s too smart to get seriously involved… especially with a heartbreaker like Santiago Medina. If only her heart would listen to her head.

From the moment Santiago spots Claudia on the plane, he knows it’s more than lust at first sight. And this man is used to getting what he wants. He’ll wine and dine the stunning, soft-spoken Southerner with tropical nights of passion she’ll never forget. But once Claudia finds out who Santiago really is, can he turn a fleeting island idyll into a passionate escape to love?

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Promises_We_MakePromises We Make
February 2011

It’s passion at first sight

Fast-track media buyer Niveah Evans is too busy climbing the corporate ladder to think about love. But beneath that hard-driving facade is a woman yearning to make magic with one special man. And when she spies a gorgeous hunk at a bar, she does something totally out of character…and ends up in Damien Hunter’s hotel room, sharing the most unforgettable night of her life.

Business has brought the New York playboy to Florida, but it’s pleasure that keeps him coming back for more. Especially when he discovers that he and Niveah will be working together. That blows Niveah’s mind, but Damien is determined to win her trust…and her love.

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Pleasure_for_TwoPleasure for Two
November, 2010

Passion at first sight
Still stung from her ex-husband’s betrayal, Dominique King has vowed never again to let a man play her for a fool. But everything changes the night she meets flat-out gorgeous Marcel Benoit. With one smoldering glance and that sexy accent…Dominique’s hooked. And for the first time in her life, she’s letting passion rule her heart—and loving it!
From the moment he opens the door to Dominique, Marcel knows he has to have her. The ambitious Ph.D. student may be new to the U.S., but that doesn’t stop him from pursuing the stunning, sassy banker. Sharing kisses on a sun-drenched tropical beach, Marcel and Dominique’s dream of love is almost within reach. But long-held secrets threaten to darken their paradise. Unless they can learn to trust in themselves…and in each other.…

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Love_on_the_RocksLove on the Rocks
February, 2010

First Love. Second Chance?
After a dramatic weight loss catapults her to the cover of
People magazine, Tangela Howard becomes an overnight celebrity. But the transformed flight attendant doesn’t want to become America’s next Bachelorette. She wants to settle down. Then, in walks a blast from the past.…
Warrick Carver is just as sexy and irresistible as he was
when they broke up two years ago. Once, the serious, studly architect was the love of Tangela’s life. She may have had a makeover, but Warrick has always loved her as she was— sensual, voluptuous. All woman. And all his. Back then, they were consumed with their careers. Now they’re consumed with each other. It’s their second chance.
All they have to do is take it.…

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Passion_OvertimePassion Overtime
November 2009

Is he finally done playing the field …
With the homecoming festivities heating up, the last thing Kyra Dixon needs is an unwelcome blast from the past. But the PR rep has been given the plum job of helping sign hunky pro-football star Terrence Franklin as Hollington’s new head coach.

Long enough to cross the finish line …
Kyra knows the sexy sports star…intimately. They were once engaged—until Terrence dumped her to chase dreams of glory (and groupies). Now he’s back in her life—as irresistible as ever. And Kyra and Terrence have some unfinished business: the passion that’s raging hotter than ever between them.

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Games_of_the_HeartGames of the Heart
August 2009

The most passionate game of all

When it comes to love…

Überfab, up-and-coming celeb manager Sage Collins is ready for the big time. About to land her first big client—a teenage athlete who could be the next Michael Jordan—Sage is determined to make her mark. The immovable object in her way? Marshall Grant, the kid’s father and manager—over six feet of sexy, take-charge ex-military male. No matter. Big-city chick Sage isn’t leaving small-town Indiana without a contract—even if she has to seduce Marshall to get it.

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Love_TKOLove T.K.O.
Kimani Books
ISBN-13: 978-0373860913

Opposites don’t attract. At least that’s what clinical psychologist, Yasmin Ohaji has discovered counseling embittered couples for the last seven years. When she’s ready to settle down, she’ll be sure to find a man in the same socio-economic background, who has a P.H.D. and a six-figure income.

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Her_Kind_of_ManHer Kind of Man
Kimani Books
ISBN-10: 0373860676

After a long day of parent teacher interviews, first-grade teacher, Makayla Stevens is anxious to go home. Caught up in her thoughts, she runs smack dab into what feels like a wall of pure muscle. She looses her footing and falls flat on her back. The contents of her purse spill out on the slick hallway floor, feminine hygiene products and all. Anger grips her, but when she looks up at the stranger, her mouth falls open wordlessly. Staring down at her with a remorseful look on his face is none other than Kenyon Blake.

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Trouble_With_Luv_CoverThe Trouble with Luv’
ISBN-10: 0373860390

Ebony Denise Garrett always gets what she wants. The owner of the widely popular lingerie franchise, Discreet Boutique, is as sensual and as exotic as the merchandise she sells. And when it comes to getting what she wants, she’s as persistent as a Jehovah Witness on a Saturday morning. So, when she meets devilishly handsome Xavier Reed at a spring banquet at Jubilee Christian Center and he rebuffs her advances she’s stunned. How could a man pass up a night with a beautiful, sexually liberated woman like her?

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OtherPeoplesBusinessCoverOther People’s Business
ISBN-13: 978-0373860159

Washington D.C. native, Autumn Nicholson is trying fruitlessly to keep her well meaning, but intrusive family members out of her love life. The expression, footloose and fancy free, has never applied to the 29-year-old-Senior Accountant, but it’s about to…

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