Four Novellas: Be Not Afraid - That Could Be Enough - Let Us Dream - Let It Shine

Alyssa Cole (Author) Karen Chilton (Read by)
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Be Not Afraid

Brooklyn, 1776

Elijah Sutton is no fool, despite his love of a country that enslaves people like him. When he's offered land, livestock, and - most importantly - his freedom if he fights in his Patriot owner's stead, Elijah believes he'll soon have everything he ever wanted...and then he meets Kate....

The Crown has promised freedom to slaves who escape their Patriot masters and join the British side, and Kate intends to take them up on it. She's eager to leave America - and the painful memories it holds for her - far behind...and then she meets Elijah.

That Could Be Enough

Mercy Alston knows the best thing to do with pesky feelings like "love" and "hope": Avoid them at all costs. Serving as a maid to Eliza Hamilton, and an assistant in the woman's stubborn desire to preserve her late husband's legacy, has driven that point home for Mercy - as did her own previous heartbreaks.

When Andromeda Stiel shows up at Hamilton Grange for an interview in her grandfather's stead, Mercy's resolution to live a quiet, pain-free life is tested by the beautiful, flirtatious, and entirely overwhelming dressmaker....

Let Us Dream

A rebellious cabaret owner and her stubborn chef pursue, life, liberty, and happiness in 1917 Harlem...and find love where they least expect it....

After spending half her life pretending to be something she's not, performance is second nature for cabaret owner Bertha Hines. With the election drawing near and women's voting rights on the ballot, Bertha decides to use her persuasive skills to push the men of New York City in the right direction.

Chef Amir Chowdhury jumped ship in New York to get a taste of the American Dream, only to discover he's an unwanted ingredient. When ornery Amir reluctantly takes a job at The Cashmere, he thinks he's hit the bottom of the barrel; however, working at the club reignites his dream of being a force for change. His boss, Bertha, ignites something else in him.

Let It Shine

Sofronia Wallis knows that proper Black women don't court trouble by upending the status quo, but it's 1961 and the Civil Rights movement is in full swing. Sofie's spent half her life being prim, proper, and reserved - as if that could bring her mother back - but the nonviolent protests happening across the South bring out her inner agitator.

Ivan Friedman has devoted his life to boxing, loving the finesse of a well-delivered punch and the penance of receiving one. His family escaped from Europe before the horrors of WWII, and Ivan decides to help fight injustice in their new country, even if it goes against all his instincts as a fighter.

When Ivan and Sofie meet, they realize that their pasts are intertwined and - with the sparks that fly between them - perhaps their futures will be, too.

Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.79
Publisher
Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publish Date
February 05, 2019
Dimensions
5.25 X 0.5 X 6.75 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
MP3 CD
EAN/UPC
9781721388233
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About the Author

Alyssa Cole is an award-winning author of historical, contemporary, and sci-fi romance. Her romantic comedy A Princess in Theory was named a New York Times notable book for 2018. Her books have received critical acclaim from the New York Times, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Jezebel, Vulture, Book Riot, Entertainment Weekly, and various other outlets.
Karen Chilton is an actor and author based in New York. A two-time Earphones award winner, she has narrated dozens of audiobooks, including the critically-acclaimed biography she authored, Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist. A SAG/AFTRA member, her voice can also be heard on numerous national network television, radio, and internet advertising campaigns. For more information, visit www.karen-chilton.com.