“There was nothing he could do for me…” – #SundaySnip

“There was nothing he could do for me…” –   #SundaySnip

I swept my clothes from the chair and heard a heavy thunk as something fell to the floor. I picked up my phone and pressed the button to wake it up. I’d put it on silent when I left the house the day before. The only person that could break through was my mother, but we’d already talked and I didn’t expect to hear from her.So seeing that she had sent me a text made my heart skip a beat. I hadn’t heard it because I’d left it in the living room.

He came by here earlier.



Excerpt – Beach Thing (published 2016) #beachyblackromance #beachreads

Excerpt – Beach Thing (published 2016) #beachyblackromance #beachreads

Thoughts of beach trips guide me, of course, to my ODE TO SUMMER, my #beachyblackromance BEACH THING, borne out of a want to write a sweet, steamy, romantic vacationship that also has a little bit of personal drama for both characters that help give the story some depth.  Wade and Ameenah are definite #goals– upwardly mobile African Americans who are both making a mark on society in their own way. Bringing them together was fun, a pure pleasure.



* RELEASE BLITZ * A LESSON ON LOVE by SHARON C. COOPER

* RELEASE BLITZ * A LESSON ON LOVE by SHARON C. COOPER

Genres: African American Romance, Contemporary Women Format: eBook Source: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, ibooks, Kobo I’m proud to be part of the release blitz for a talented writer! Please read on to find more information about Sharon and her new release!    A LESSON ON LOVE BY SHARON C. COOPER Some lessons are harder to learn than others. Jerry Jenkins is a player. He loves women. Curvy women. Soft women. He’s unapologetically drawn to full-figured women. With all the beauties in the world, he has no intention of settling down with just one. Not until Rayne Ellison moves in next door. But the curvaceous beauty doesn’t fall for his charm. […]



TOUR: LOVE GRIND by SHELLY ELLIS

TOUR: LOVE GRIND by SHELLY ELLIS

Format: eBook Source: Amazon Love Grind by Shelly Ellis She’s used to baring it all . . . but baring her heart is a whole different story Down on her luck and broke, Jennifer Dudley long ago traded dancing in the chorus line for swinging from a stripper pole to make ends meet. She’s hoping an offer to come back home and teach dance at her old performance academy will be the opportunity she needs to fix her life. When she moves in with and falls for a software developer with brains, a boyish smile, and muscles, she decides she might be well on her way to a second chance […]



*BLITZ* Love Grind by Shelly Ellis

*BLITZ* Love Grind by Shelly Ellis

I don’t know if it’s fair to say, because I loved the previous books in this series as well, but I feel like author Shelly Ellis saved the best for last. All three heroines left a life behind to work at MacLaine Dance Academy to try to save the place from being shut down. Bina, Monique and now Jennifer find themselves in a place they’d always called home.



Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Alright, that’s enough of that. *HAH* Seriously, I am wishing as joyous a year possible for you and all those you call your loved ones! I won’t make this a long post, but since it is a first brand new day of a brand new month of a brand new year, I should bring myself to this blog and say hey and talk about 2019 a little.  I am not one to make long drawn out goals. I don’t do resolutions (a few years ago I did anti resolutions, things I was going to stop doing. I liked that, might bring it back at some point!), and you won’t see […]



*~* NEW RELEASE!*~* SECOND TIME AROUND, A POTTER LAKE HOLIDAY SHORT

*~* NEW RELEASE!*~* SECOND TIME AROUND, A POTTER LAKE HOLIDAY SHORT

Second Time Around turned out to be exactly what I wanted. A lot of sweet romance, a little bit of heat, and characters that aren’t “rock the runway” gorgeous or “male model” fine… though I do love me a good lookin’ character. I longed to write about regular degular schmegular people… and I felt like that could happen in no other place but Potter Lake. 



**Review** In These Streets by Shelly Ellis

**Review** In These Streets by Shelly Ellis

Toss in the trappings of a life that, in their own ways and for their own reasons, they’re trying to leave behind, plus the women who seem to want to “rescue” them, and In These Streets is quick-but-packed read about three men who learn that sometimes you can’t count on anyone but those who’ve known you the longest and the best.

I am already poised for book two, because in true Shelly Ellis form, this book leaves you wanting more, more, more!

Grab some popcorn and a drank and sit down with this book… you won’t want to stop until the end!



Same Time Next Week & A Thin Line Going Out of Print…

Same Time Next Week & A Thin Line Going Out of Print…

These books mean a lot to me and hold more than a few good memories. They provided a back list for me when i needed it, however I find myself increasingly embarrassed at the low quality of the writing and formatting, and more specifically the editing. I may go back and do some serious editing and rewriting and offer them as freebies on other platforms, but for now, they’re coming down. 



Yeah, Idris is okay… but have you met Kade Cavanaugh? **Exclusive Audio**

Yeah, Idris is okay… but have you met Kade Cavanaugh? **Exclusive Audio**

Since the launch of Leslie’s Curl & Dye Audiobook version one month ago, copies are virtually flying off the shelf!  This is a fun read/listen and I really enjoyed writing Leslie & Kade!

If you’re not an audible subscriber though, you’ve been missing out! Thought I would post up an exclusive chapter of Leslie’s Curl & Dye and let y’all know where you can buy or listen to the book: