Love is often said to be blind, and Brielle 'Bri' Smith knows firsthand that love can hurt coming from the wrong man. Despite this knowledge, Bri and her best friend, Terri, applied to and were accepted to an Jacksonville College, a top HBCU, were eager to take on college life and all the challenges it carried. It didn't take long before her natural beauty caught the eye of a local spoken word artist. However, her lack of experience with love made his ' tough love' seem normal. Despite her friends' warnings, Bri couldn't bring herself to leave him alone and continued to make excuses for his behavior. Soon Bri must choose whether her love for him is more important than her love for herself. Will she continue to be blinded by love or will she emerge as a survivor?
Michael Kugel and Jeff Perdziak$21.59
Good Night, Sleep Tight, Sweet Dreams is a collection of short stories and poetry. In them, in an amusing way, the author narrates about moral virtues, human vices, and the myriad of consequences that they may lead to.
Gary Richardson$14.95 $13.90
With one piece of armor in their possession and another nearby, Riorik and his allies plot their next move. Their path leads them into an unexpected conflict when the group comes face to face with their opposition, who possesses multiple pieces of the Ascension Armor. When their battle ends, Riorik's party is not the same. Will the party be able to continue with their quests? Has Riorik's search come to an end?
Naleighna Kai and Karen D. Bradley$15.95 $14.83
Someone is sabotaging Dr. Lani Jamison's career and their tactics are escalating. Are the attacks attempts to prevent Lani from working with The Castle to implement robotic surgery in the hospital? Or does her association with Jordan Spears have his clients seeking to take her out of the picture? Jordan lives a complicated life from his family dynamics to his "interesting" career.When Lani tries to distance herself from him, he's forced to temporarily accept it as he staves off the hostile demands of his brother who has racked up debt with the criminals who won't take no for an answer. Will Jordan be able to convince Lani that their relationship deserves a chance despite its origins? And will Lani survive an unknown enemy's endeavor to put her six feet under?
A barrage of threatening letters, a car bomb, and a heart attack rip apart what was once a close-knit family of adopted brothers. Randy and Bobby, along with fellow band member and best friend, Danny, receive fan mail that turns menacing. They ignore it, but to their detriment. The sender turns up the heat. Violence upends their world. It rocks the relationship between the boys and ripples through their family, nearly killing their dad. As these boys turn on each other, adopted brother Brian flashes back to that event in Arizona where he nearly lost his life saving his brothers. The scars on his face and arms healed, but not his heart. Would he once again have to put himself in harm's way to save them? And, if faced with that choice, will he?
Anthony J Miano$15.39
ntil the end of the Trojan War, Hades, God of the Underworld, had avoided interfering in the affairs of his fellow gods and mortal men. Fed up with their destructive behavior, Hades sets on a journey that will rock Olympus to its core.
A. E. Jurgens$19.99 $18.59
Bound by both her duty to her clann and all the Isles of Rinn Dúin, Aisling is handfast to one of the twelve fae sovereigns: she, a fragile symbol of peace between mortals and fair folk. Aisling is spun into the Fae King's world of bygone beasts and primal magic where mankind's perspective on centuries old racial feuds is challenged each day Aisling tastes the alluring, savage world views of her betrothed -- the nightmare muse of grisly fireside tales and blood-soaked legends. Wicked philosophies that awaken a creature in Aisling she realizes is not so different from the enemy king she's now eternally tethered to. It's in this quest for truth and self-discovery that one is propelled into a whimsical yet darkly cast fantasy where only the powerful and hungry survive.
Teresa Pearsall- Young$19.99
From the Roots to the Fruits: Becoming A Tree of Righteousness is the second published work by Author Teresa Pearsall, aka Tree Pears. Like the first published work, Seeds, Trees, Branches & Leaves, this book is a sequel collection of poems, lessons, and stoetries (a story in poetic prose). From the Roots continues to bring life to the experiences before knowing Christ, after learning of Him, then getting to know Him better with each crazy experience.
Syrup Sandwiches is a powerful story about a boy who defeats the odds, rising above the expected outcome for a child raised in poverty. Subjected to neglectful, abusive men, Anthony Owens still becomes a successful man and the caring, responsible father he never had. Anthony is one of the underrepresented voices in American - a black man raised by a single mother struggling to make ends meet, he speaks for the voices that so often go unheard. Anthony is a child who made it out against the odds of poverty, an absentee father, trauma, violence, and gang brutality.
Sean Marie Bee$14.99 $13.94
The Ultimate Women's Guide to Improving Self-love & Navigating Dating with Confidence. Each chapter is filled with funny, moving, real-life dating stories and life-transforming advice. If you're ready to learn the secrets of overcoming negative self-beliefs that are holding you back from receiving the love you deserve, you need this book. It's time to start loving yourself harder and dating smarter.
Dewey B. Reynolds$13.33
The action is hot in Kansas City during the 1960s. Gordon Reynolds happens to be a vicious criminal who has served prison time in five different states over a period of twenty-five years. Gordon is determined to muscle his way into major rackets such as prostitution, bootlegging whiskey, robbery, hijacking and contraband cigarettes. He eventually meets up with Alla Mae Briggs. She knows the prostitution racket very well, since she worked the Kansas City streets for several years. She too has a lengthy rap sheet of twenty-five criminal convictions for the solicitation of prostitution. Gordon needs someone to help him operate his main bawdy house. Alla Mae is the perfect recruit to help him forge stronger relations between his hookers and their customers. The collaboration of their experiences on the streets proves highly profitable. But unforeseen danger causes things to come crashing down all around them. Racist cops, ruthless gangsters, a white supremacist group, jealous pimps and rival hookers are the opposing forces that this interracial couple are destined to face. Crossing the racial line puts them at incredible odds with the law and fellow criminals alike. Based on the true story of how a white man and a black woman fell in love and broke all the rules in order to make their living together illegally.
Beverly J Jackson and Rachael Ann Riley$25.00
Life After... is a compilation of life situations, strategies, and authentic excerpts from men and women who triumphed in the face of adversities. Each author shares transparently, on a heightened level for God's glory and for the reader to know they are not alone in life’s struggles. Have you ever believed the lie that sweeping the details of trauma and struggle under the rug is fine? Have you ever experienced divorce, cancer, unforgiveness, miscarriage, trauma, or chaos? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Life After… is for you! The detailed stories you will find within are shared for the sole purpose of deliverance and complete restoration. If God brings us to It, He will heal us from it daily.
Makema Teshea Douglas, Regina Christine Colon, et al.$25.00
Three women share their true stories of their journey to Happily Ever After.
Before making Major League Baseball, the minor leagues is a key starting point. Join the author as he provides a snapshot of his coverage of the minor league teams in Gwinnett (AAA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves), Chattanooga (AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds), Greenville (A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox), Greensboro (A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates), Birmingham (AA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox), and Mississippi (AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves). Enjoy the experience from the press box, camera pits, and dugouts learning more about the players (as a few did get promoted to the big leagues during the season), teams, and game-play. Add to it the experience of the Negro Leagues Museum (in Birmingham, AL) along with learning more from a hidden part of the game, the umpires, as you take in 7 games in 8 weeks across the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and "the 'Sip" with the author. And that is nothing Minor..
Dan Morrow$20.95 $19.48
High school cheerleader Stacy Kent dreams of an ideal future with her boyfriend, star halfback Tucker Hamilton. After an unexpected tragedy befalls the couple, she is left with a life-altering decision. Surprised to discover she is pregnant and feeling isolated from her divorced parents, Stacy is confronted by a future she never expected. In a misguided attempt at avoiding this responsibility, she is met in her dreams by a stranger, who carefully guides her through an unknown future for her child.
Blessings for a Heart in Bloom is the debut collection of love poetry by Kalen Dion.
John Russell has been an internationally known professional psychic for almost half a century. Working with clients around the world, he also has been a featured guest on many radio shows and filmed a TV pilot for The History Channel in which he psychically explored the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Now, in Riding with Ghosts, Angels, and the Spirits of the Dead, John brings readers along on one of his other lifelong passions: motorcycle riding. Join John as he travels thousands of miles off the beaten path while conducting serious, experienced, and informed paranormal investigation--and experience what one reader has described as a wide array of paranormal experiences with a great range of intensity that locks in the reader for the entire book!
Growing up in a rural Christian home, Matt was unable to reconcile his faith and sexuality. Drawn to glamour, Matt found anonymity in the city. He plunged into a life of sin and squandered all he had. Severely addicted, rescue would require the power of Almighty God.
J. F. Hilley$15.99 $14.87
Staff Sergeant Alexandra Foster, a small-town girl from Missouri, arrives for deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan. She makes new friends and enemies but most of all she faces the reality that not everyone in the world is free. The torture, rape, and murder of young women in the country are rising due to one man. He's known to commit these crimes against women and then hide for months in the shadows until he reveals himself again. Will Alex have the courage to face the shadow head-on or will her own shadows send her to an early grave.
Kimberly Greer$21.99 $20.45
Masked Intent takes a taut, complex look at how we hide behind inauthenticity to guide us through our interpersonal relationships. It's a timely and relevant story that asks a key question: what does it matter how many followers, likes, and upvotes we have if we no longer recognize the person we see in the mirror?
Tony Richardson, a world champion video gamer, volunteers to beta test a 'new, fully immersive experience.' Instead, he finds he has been transported to an alien world. He is in the court of Prince William. And, he is in the body of a beautiful Elf who is the image of the Prince's martyred wife. What Tony doesn't know is that he is a pawn in game for control of Jaralii.
K. E. Robinson$18.66 $17.35
"Crescent Moons" was all business; this time...IT'S PERSONAL! The mecca of Mardi Gras: masquerading and murder is reeling. Heroes have fallen! Leaders are missing! And truth is in high demand! The Greater Crescent City area is ripe for the picking for new and old antagonists alike. Who is willing to take on those forces determined to destroy The Boot? K.E. Robinson's Mystery in Mactown is the second stop on the Crime Adventure Thriller ride and genre blurring saga known as the Crescent Mooniverse!
Abdul-Hakim Muhammad Msw$22.95 $21.34
From Pen 2 Pen... examines the life of an individual who spent time in the Prison Industrial Complex. The story begins by analyzing society in regard to the constitution and how men and women are treated based on the color of their skin. As a result of the rules that govern society, the author describes his stay in a maximum security prison. This episode led the author down a path that was unforeseen but became a reality, which affects how he looks at and examines certain people based on skin color. The author utilizes the ink/pen to explain how he made the transition from Pen life to learning about the components that make up our criminal justice system. In his quest for understanding, he became a student that examined many of the factors that lead to incarceration. The tools of education are outlined throughout the story. It helps the reader understand what it takes to make that transition from criminal activity to fundamental awareness.
J. P. Dallas$14.99
The special agents who populate the offices of FICA (the Federal Investigation on Criminal Activities) are almost uniformly white and male-with one notable exception: Shalimar Blacque. Six feet tall and as beautiful as most models, the eight-year agency veteran stands out both in FICA's New York office and on the streets. Subtle, Shalimar most definitely is not-she's impetuous, headstrong, and as proficient with her fists as her gun. Very little fazes Shalimar-except that one incident. This case was the most sickening of her career, and no matter how hard she tries to block the horrors of that investigation, she can't forget.
Crosshairs of the Devil is Yancey Williams' fifth novel. It is the story of an aging, bestselling and award-winning crime fiction writer named Eddie Jablonski. Protests aside, Eddie has been recently relocated (admitted) (institutionalized) to Room 315 of the Garden of Eden retirement community by his insistent, money-grubbing, and inattentive daughter. I