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Boo'd Up with a Rich Thug: A Short Story Kindle Edition by Pebbles Starr

Book Synopsis:

"After all the trials and tribulations they endured and overcame, Raelyn and Caesar are happily living in marital bliss — but the same cannot be said for her best friends Blue and Symba. Both women are struggling to keep their broken marriages intact out of sheer obligation and the fear of being alone.

But when tragedy occurs and secrets begin to arise, they find themselves pushed to the point of no return. Can they beat the odds, or will the weight of their burdens force them to walk away from the men who were supposed to be their knight in shining armor? Find out in the first installment of this mini-saga." 

t may be a short story but it’s packed with drama, emotion and earth-shattering scandals.

Title:  Boo'd Up With A Rich Thug Author:  Pebbles Starr Publisher:  Jade Publications    Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating:  Four Review:
"Boo'd Up With A Rich Thug by  Pebbles Starr
My Rationalization:
An interesting short story featuring Raeyn, Caesar, Blue, La…

A Thug Like You Kindle Edition by Pebbles Starr

Book Synopsis:

"A fast-paced, jaw-dropping new romance from Pebbles Starr, author of the epic bestselling When a Rich Thug Wants You series!
Miss Sky is a shrewd single mom making her way in the world by working as a bottle girl at an LA nightclub, where she secretly pockets the establishment’s share with the help of her best friend Zuri. Sky’s unscrupulous means of getting by haven’t caught the attention of the owners of the club who just happen to be the biggest crime family in LA, the Kasabian Cartel – at least not yet.

Unknown to Sky, there’s drama unfolding behind the scenes in her personal life as her boyfriend Blade’s lies slowly start to unravel, as well as his secrets – like the fact that he is engaged to another woman. Meanwhile, Sky’s crazy baby daddy who is behind bars on drug charges is up for parole and plans to come home to reclaim what’s his.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get more complicated, Sky’s childhood friend Ryzen who has secretly carried a torch for…

Flawless (5 book series) By Jade Jones

Book Synopsis:

"Shayla Edwards has led a life of privilege under the wing of her fabulously wealthy parents and she is used to getting whatever she wants. When she meets Romeo, a sexy D-boy whose animal magnetism mesmerizes her, she’s determined to have him too. However, the question is, is she up for the challenge? 

Kimberlyn Lopez lived in the lap of luxury right up till her fiancé, Cool, went behind bars on drug charges, leaving her to fend for herself and their 5-year old son alone. Things take a turn when Desmond, an old flame, makes a sudden reappearance in her life and charms his way back into her heart. But can Kimberlyn hold him down? Or will the possibility of losing him hold her back? And when Cool gets an early release, can she stand her ground and do what’s best for her?

Romeo and Desmond are small-time hoodlums turned big-time entrepreneurs, who moved to Atlanta with big dreams for the future following the success of their marijuana business. But when betrayal and d…

A Cold-Blooded Thug Stole My Heart Kindle Edition by Pebbles Starr

Book Synopsis:

"Kiely thought she had it all when she married the handsome, hood rich, charismatic Nakai Montgomery. He was everything she wanted in a man and more, so when he proposed to her on the night of her 18th birthday, she didn’t think twice about saying yes. Kiely just knew he was the man for her…but that was before everything turned from sugar to shit. 

Five years after they said there I Do’s, life hits them hard and Nakai’s business takes a serious dip in sales. Stressed from the lack of income, he turns to booze and a multitude of women, unwittingly pushing his wife away and into the arms of his Jamaican homeboy, Island.

If you enjoyed “When a Rich Thug Wants You”, you’ll love this steamy tale full of lust, love, surprises, and one shocking secret that is sure to leave you in awe!"

Title:  A Cold-Blood Thug Stole My Heart Author:  Pebbles Starr Publisher:  Jaded Publications                   Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating:  Four Review:
"A Cold-Blooded Thug Stol…

A Thug And His Mistress: A Standalone Novel Kindle Edition by Pandora

Book Synopsis:

"If one man could have it all, that would perfectly describe Lucas. With a Fortune 500 company to his name, a successful non-profit under his patronage, a gorgeous and devoted wife, and millions of dollars at his disposal, he has everything a man could want. But for all his wealth and fortune, Lucas is still dissatisfied and his desire to have more and more is insatiable. His unhealthy addiction to beautiful women and his roving eye leads him straight into the arms of the mysterious seductress Montana.

Lucas is instantly drawn to her sexy aura and provocative ways. The complete opposite of his wife, Montana breathes a breath of fresh air into his life and excites a passion in Lucas that he has never felt before. The fact that she’s not just after his money like most of his side chicks comforts him, but Montana is after something other than money – something that may come with a price tag that is too hefty even for a millionaire like Lucas.

"A Thug and his Mistr…

Rising Star Kindle Edition by J. Haney

Book Synopsis:

"In a competition for fame, they must surrender to the music and each other.

Cassiopeia Eleanor. A name that just begs to be heard. A successful singer in small-town Mississippi, she finds only disappointment in California. It’s a tale as old as they come until she sees the flyer for a new kind of musical talent show. Rising Star could be her ticket to success. Now, she’s on her way. She’s moving through the ranks, and nothing is gonna slow her down.

J.T Chase is a man possessed by his passions. Having left the Seminary, he’s spent the last eight years working the bar and club scene, trying to share his music. Rising Star is his chance to show the world that he can succeed."

Title:  Rising Star Author:  J. Haney Publisher:  Haney Hayes Books; 1 edition    Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating:  Five Review:
"Rising Star" by J. Haney
My Rationalization...

What will happen when Cassiopeia Eleanor leaves Mississippi and ventures to California for a musical talent sho…

Call Sign: Baby Daddy (Navy SEAL Liaisons Book 1) Kindle Edition by S.I. Hayes (Author), J. Haney

Book Synopsis:

"To those who say War is Hell, I say, try being married to a person you don't even know.
That's my dilemma.
My name is Ozmond Zayne and after nearly fifteen years in the US Armed Forces, ten of them as a US Navy SEAL, I am about to face my greatest of foes.
A wife and daughter."

Title:  Call Sign:  Baby Daddy Authors:  S.I. Hayes & J. Haney Publisher:  Haney/Hayes Books                  Series:  Navy Seal Liaisons Book 1 Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Four Review:
"Call Sign:  Baby Daddy" by S. I Hayes & J. Haney
My Rationalization:
I found "Call Sign: Baby Daddy": was an interesting sweet read that was about Ozwald [Oz] Zayne and Savi who had to get married quickly due to her pregnancy and hin wanting to do the right thing.  Now it looks like Navy Seal Oz military career may have ended due to an accident and now he is now coming home with his wife and daughter he barely knows. I liked how they were able to work together while lear…

Irish Eyes and Mafia Lies by J. Haney

Book Synopsis:

"After witnessing the brutal beating of her father at Irish Mob boss Antaine Sorley’s hand, Onóra Russo is on the run. Together with her little brother Finn she has fled the safety of her Chicago home for places unknown. 
Her instincts say keep running, but loyalty says to do as Daddy instructed. Make the call to the one man who can help her. What happens when the one who answers isn’t who she expects?
Can Onóra trust this Irishman who claims neutrality? With the Irish and Italian’s looking for them does she have a choice?
Rónán knew, knew before he traced the call it was going to be trouble. Then he heard her Siren’s call and couldn’t refuse. It may put his life on the line, but he’ll help her, whatever the cost. Even if that cost is his heart."

Title:  Irish Eyes and Mafia Lies Author:  J. Haney Publisher:  Haney Hayes Books                              Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating:  Five Review:
"Irish Eyes and Mafia Lies" by J. Haney
My Rationalization…

Onyx: Tales of a Blackened Soul Kindle Edition by Deidra D. S. Green

Book Synopsis:

"When she walks, time moves under her feet.

With a single step, Onyx Querette Acerant travels through time and space, the ancient and the new, the past and seemingly forgotten spaces that only the supernatural can touch. Like her psychically gifted sisters, Onyx moves in the shadows, thriving in darkness, changing the fates of those the ancestors deem worthy."

**If you are sensitive about race-related issues or opposing religious views, this book may not be for you.
**This is the finale of the Blackened Soul Series and does not end on a cliffhanger.

Title:  Onyx:  Tales of a Blackened Soul Author:  Deidra D. S. Green Publisher:  D.D.S.G                                Series:  Tales of a Blackened Soul Book 4 Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"Onyx" Tales of a Blackened Soul by Deidra D. S. Green
My Rationalization:
Well, all that is left to say is that this 'Tales of a Blackened Soul' consisted of a total of four stories that will definitely…

Devil In Her Bed Kindle Edition by Amarie Avant

Book Synopsis:

"Before Lincoln Zager, I was submerged in a happily ever after. It all came crashing down. The love of my life had gone missing and was presumed dead. That's the day I died inside. 

Then Lincoln came along, and he was relentlessly determined to protect me . . . revive me. He offered me a second chance at forever. Lincoln had to thaw the numbness surrounding my heart. He fought me ... for me.

His sexy, muscular body is blemished with scars. And he taught me that my emotional scars have enhanced my beauty.

No matter how strong Lincoln's love is, another man harbors a dangerous affection for me. I have an obsessed stalker. Like Lincoln, he also claims that he will never let me go..."

This book is a ***RERELEASE*** and now includes an alternate ending for your enjoyment.

Title: Devil In Her Bed
Author: Amarie Avant
Publisher: A.A.  
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five

"Devil In Her Bed" by Amarie Avant

My Thoughts...
Be ready for a very interesti…