Best African American Romance Fiction Books

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1. Hood Love and Loyalty (Hood series)

Author: by EL Griffin
Published at: Independently published (August 22, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1549557415

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Falling in love was never part of Larissa’s plan, especially with a thug. Meet Larissa Bradshaw, a strong-willed hardworking girl. After her parents turn their backs on her she closes her heart to love and becomes determined to make something of herself despite her situation.

She meets Messiah Money Lawson and everything changes. Messiah is an up and coming boss in the streets. He’s a nigga that’s respected and feared by all. From the moment he first sees Larissa he has to have her. The two share an instant connection and can’t seem to get enough of each other.

Messiah’s lifestyle and desire for money brings jealousy, temptation, and violence threatening to ruin what he and Larissa are trying to build. Follow Larissa and Messiah on their journey of ups and downs as they fight for the love, loyalty and life they always wanted.


2. Ethic

Author: by Ashley Antoinette
Published at: Ashley Antoinette Inc (March 14, 2018)
ISBN: 978-0692089705

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Ethic has power, but love has always been evasive. After ordering the hit that mistakenly killed the love of his life, Ethic is haunted with guilt and he refuses to love again. Focused on being a better man and keeping his family safe, he is raising three children, one of which is a defiant teenaged girl, Morgan.

No matter how hard he tries to keep Morgan away from the streets, she is determined to defy him. When Morgan finds herself in a vulnerable position, Ethic is pulled back into the deadly game where he was once king.

In this explosive spin-off to Ashley Antoinette’s, Moth to a Flame, you will fall in love with Ezra Okafor aka Ethic as he gambles on love and in the streets, in hopes that this time he will win.


3. Butterfly 2

Author: by Ashley Antoinette
Published at: St. Martin's Griffin (June 16, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1250136381

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One of the biggest names in Urban-fiction, Ashley Antoinette, is back An intense start to this new series with characters that are real and genuine. It’s a story about love, trying to put the past behind and moving on with your life – Red Carpet Crash on Butterfly Morgan Atkins is used to losing, but losing Messiah Williams was the most tragic of them all.

Surely, after Messiah, no other man could compare. Settling with Sebastian Fredrick didn’t seem like such an impossible task. He treated her well enough, he accepted her children, and he offered her entrance into a well-connected world. There was only one problem: he wanted to change her into someone else.

The rules that went along with his lifestyle suffocated her and when Morgan reconnected with Messiah’s crew, she no longer wanted to play by Bash’s rules. When she falls in love with Messiah’s best friend, Ahmeek Harris, she knows she’s headed for trouble.

His presence heals her in a way that no man has ever been able to do before. Their love affair is electric. Morgan is uncertain about many thing but one thing she’s sure of is that she can’t let this feeling go.


4. Hood Love and Loyalty 2 (Hood Series)

Author: by EL Griffin
Published at: Independently published (August 24, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1549565724

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Money and Larissa have dealt with some of the fallout that comes with the street life. It seems like their relationship is doomed to fail before it even really gets started. Especially with more enemies mounting against them and Money’s rise to power as a kingpin.

In this second installment, follow the couple as they grow into their new roles and become the people they are destined to be. The question is whether or not they’re better off together or apart. Will love and loyalty conquer and win out over those trying to tear the two apart?

Or will the streets prevail?


5. Wild Rain: Women Who Dare

Author: by Beverly Jenkins
Published at: Avon (February 9, 2021)
ISBN: 978-0062861719

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USA Today bestselling author Beverly Jenkins continues her captivating Women Who Dare series with a female rancher who forges her own path in the wake of the Civil War Banished by her grandfather at the age of eighteen, Spring Lee has survived scandal to claim her own little slice of Paradise, Wyoming.

She’s proud of working her ranch alone and unwilling to share it with a strangerespecially one like Garrett McCray, who makes her second-guess her resolve to avoid men. Garrett escaped slavery years ago and is now a reporter in Washington.

He’s traveled west to interview Dr. Colton Lee for an article, yet it’s Lee’s fearless sister, Spring, who captures his interest. Clad in denim and buckskins instead of dresses, she’s the most fascinating woman he’s ever met. And he’s certain she also feels the connection that sizzles between them.

But when a shadow from Spring’s past returns, all is on the line: her ranch, her safetyand this wild, fierce love.


6. The Wedding Party

Author: by Jasmine Guillory
Published at: Berkley (July 16, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1984802194

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As seen on The Today Show! The new exhilarating New York Times bestselling romance from the author of The Proposal, a Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick! Maddie and Theo have two things in common: 1. Alexa is their best friend 2.

They hate each other After an oops, we made a mistake night together, neither one can stop thinking about the other. With Alexa’s wedding rapidly approaching, Maddie and Theo both share bridal party responsibilities that require more interaction with each other than they’re comfortable with.

Underneath the sharp barbs they toss at each other is a simmering attraction that won’t fade. It builds until they find themselves sneaking off together to release some tension when Alexa isn’t looking, agreeing they would end it once the wedding is over.

When it’s suddenly pushed up and they only have a few months left of secret rendezvouses, they find themselves regretting that the end is near. Two people this different can’t possibly have a connection other than the purely physical, right?


7. Murderville: First of a Trilogy (1)

Author: by Ashley Coleman
Published at: Cash Money Content; Original edition (July 26, 2011)
ISBN: 978-1936399000

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New York Times bestselling authors Ashley & JaQuavis bring you the first in the Murderville trilogy, exploring the cruel underground world of human trafficking that takes control of lives and love is a long-lost hope, but for Liberty and A’shai, nothing short of death could separate the twobut when their past street life comes back to haunt them, there’s nothing they can do but accept their fate.

Two children from Sierra Leone, Liberty and A’shai, are brought together by chance only to be forced apart by the most inevitable and tragic fatesold as slaves into the human trafficking world. Ashley and JaQuavis bring us this classic love story set against modern life’s most horrifying realities.

Liberty is dying of a fatal heart condition, though she desperately wants to survive until her 25th birthday when her sister has promised to visit her. A’shai blames himself for not protecting Liberty, but all Liberty asks is for A’shai to tell her a story, to help her remember what brought them to this point.


8. Murderville 2: The Epidemic

Author: by Ashley Coleman
Published at: Cash Money Content; Original edition (July 24, 2012)
ISBN: 978-1936399079

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New York Times bestselling authors Ashley and JaQuavis are back with the second installment in the epic Murderville serieslove, murder, loyalty, and money fill this gritty, urban tale as they continue this international street saga. With Samad’s target on her back, Liberty must survive the harsh streets alone.

But when a chance encounter pushes her into the arms of a new friend, Po, the two take on the California king pin and step full force into the game. As bullets and sparks fly, the unlikely pair embark on a serendipitous journey back to where it all started, Sierra Leone.

With a new overseas connection, Po sees an opportunity that is too good to pass up. But when his pursuit of the American dream conflicts with Liberty’s past, are forced to confront their relationship and their future together. Will they be able to survive?

Or will the drug empire that they’ve built together come crashing down?


9. Murderville 3: The Black Dahlia

Author: by Ashley & JaQuavis
Published at: Cash Money Content; 0 edition (September 3, 2013)
ISBN: 978-1936399093

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In this final installment of the Murderville series, Ashley and JaQuavis bring you the grit, treachery, and legendary street perspective that fills each of their novels. This thrilling page-turner introduces the story of the black Dahlia and her bloodstained ascent to power.

After establishing a connection with The Five Families, Dahlia becomes untouchable. Her brazen tactics and mafia-style antics become infamous and she is set to take over the country’s black market. But there is only one thing still standing in her wayshe is a woman.

Since the competition doesn’t respect her, Dahlia sets out on a bloody mission to ensure the protection of her new kingdom. Liberty has relocated to her hometown only to get a knock on the door by a man she hasn’t seen in years.

She reacquaints herself with the past and gets connected with some of the biggest bosses in the country. When fate brings her face-to-face with Dahlia, who will end up victorious? Will Dahlia’s newfound power make her invincible? Or will Liberty finally get the revenge she deserves?

10. Bad Men and Wicked Women

Author: by Eric Jerome Dickey
Published at: Dutton; Reprint edition (March 26, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1524742218

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Affairs of the heart can be lethal in this sensual, action packed novel from New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey. As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances.

Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong desire to get to know a third, his life is far from perfect, and it becomes all the more complicated when his troubled daughter resurfaces on the same day as a major job.

Margaux is pregnant, bitter, and desperate: she needs $50,000 immediately, and she isn’t above blackmailing Ken to get it. Yet even as the tension-filled father/daughter reunion escalates into a clashing of wills and desires that spread far beyond their family, Ken’s latest contract spirals quickly out of control, and he finds it is not only his daughter looking to seek revenge.

With the strong characters, heart-pounding action, and intense passion he is known for, New York Times bestseller Eric Jerome Dickey lays bare a tale of lust and angst that will leave readers breathless.

11. The Prada Plan 4: Love & War

Author: by Ashley Antoinette
Published at: Urban Books (June 24, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1601625809

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The feud between YaYa and Leah has ruined the lives of everyone around them. In The Prada Plan 4, the animosity is alive, and resentments run deeper than ever. Indie has watched YaYa’s past destroy the woman he once knew, and his patience has run thin.

After being left at the altar, he is heartbroken and confused. His quests to save YaYa from herself have failed, and he finally decides that it’s time to let the love of his life go. Her thirst for blood is unquenchable, and like a black hole she sucks the life out of everything around her.

If he doesn’t cut his ties, he knows that YaYa will cripple him and destroy their family in the process. Then he receives a phone call stating that YaYa is in trouble, and his entire world crumbles at his feet.

Who lives and who dies? Will YaYa’s addiction to Leah stop her from living her happily ever after? Will the infamous bad girl Leah ever receive her karma? The final book of the Prada Plan series will leave readers breathless as they flip the pages trying to race to the finish.

12. Before We Were Wicked

Author: by Eric Jerome Dickey
Published at: Dutton (April 7, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1524744052

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From New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey, one of the most successful Black authors of the last quarter-century* comes a novel about the how one chance meeting can change everything in this thrilling, sexy tale of star-crossed lust.

They say the love of money is the root of all evil, but for Ken Swift, it’s the love of a woman. Ken is twenty-one, hurting people for cash to try to pay his way through college, when he lays eyes on Jimi Lee, the woman who will change the course of his entire life.

What’s meant to be a one-night stand with the Harvard-bound beauty turns into an explosion of sexual chemistry that neither can quit. And when Jimi Lee becomes pregnant, their two very different worlds collide in ways they never could have anticipated.

Passion, infidelity, and raw emotion combine in Eric Jerome Dickey’s poignant, erotic portrait of a relationship: the rise, the fall, and the scarsand desirethat never fade.The New York Times

13. The Prada Plan

Author: by Ashley Antoinette
Published at: Urban Books; Reprint edition (August 1, 2011)
ISBN: 978-1601624604

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When Disaya Morgan is accepted into a New York organisation known as The Elite she quickly comes to realise that she’s stepped into a world of sex and lies. When she meets Indie and falls hopelessly in love, she is determined to keep her lifestyle a secret – but everything done in the dark eventually comes to light.

14. Addicted: A Novel

Author: by Zane
Published at: Atria Books; Reprint edition (October 1, 2001)
ISBN: 978-0743442848

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Before there was E.L. James’s 50 Shades of Grey, there was Zane’s Addicted. Once described as the hottest paperback in the country by the New York Times and now a major motion picture distributed by Lionsgate, this wildly popular novel by the Queen of Erotica follows one woman’s life as it spirals out of control when her three extramarital affairs lead her down a dark and twisted path.

For successful African-American businesswoman Zoe Reynard, finding the pleasure she wants, the way she wants it, is not worth the risk of losing everything she has: marriage to the man she has loved since childhood, a thriving company, and three wonderful children.

But Zoe feels helpless in the grip of an overpowering addictionto sex. Finding a compassionate woman therapist to help her, Zoe finally summons the courage to tell her torrid story, a tale of guilt and desire as shocking as it is compelling.

From the sensitive artist with whom she spends stolen hours on rumpled sheets to the rough and violent man who draws her toward destruction, Zoe is a woman desperately searching for fulfillmentand something darker, deeper, and perhaps deadly. As her life spins out of control and her sexual escapades carry her toward a dangerous choice, Zoe is racing against time to uncover the source of her fatal attractionas chilling secrets tumble forth from the recesses of a woman’s mind, and perilous temptations lead toward a climax that can threaten her sanity, her marriageand her life.

15. Loving The Wrong Man

Author: by Mia Black
Published at: Independently published (June 4, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1070710112

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After dealing with a toxic relationship, the last thing Jazmine wants to do is jump into another one. Yet one unexpected encounter with a sexy stranger causes her to rethink that decision. Will this mysterious man be the one who will save her from her past or make her life more complicated than it already is?

Find out what happens in part one of Loving The Wrong Man!