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Lifelong friends Dana and Sylvia share their dirty secrets, but Sylvia is tired of covering up Dana's ongoing affair with Lewis. Sylvia hates the man her friend is cheating with. In addition to sexing Dana, Lewis believes that he can have any woman he wants, including Sylvia. After several sexual advances from Lewis, she lets him know that the man she truly wants is her handsome boss, Jonathan Taylor. But Jonathan is clueless about what is happening behind closed doors. He is suspicious about his wife Dana, but when the truth is revealed about her adultery, he's prepared to take action. Jonathan's retaliation will leave his wife's head spinning in circles, and her best friend sexually satisfied. When the lines of friendship are crossed and marital vows fade, hell will break loose. Slick ... Ain't that the truth!Show more
Real estate magnate Jaylin Jerome Rogers is happily married to his one and only love, Nokea. They've got adorable kids and a lovely home in Miami Beach. The biggest mistake of Jaylin's life, his affair with Scorpio Valentino, is behind him-or so he believes. But beneath the still waters of marital bliss, drama is bubbling up! Jaylin thought Scorpio was just a short-term jump off, but his world is rocked when she reveals that he is her year-old son's father. Suddenly both of their marriages are on the rocks, as Jaylin tries to be a father to his newfound son, and Scorpio moves to Miami intent on reigniting their affair. While Nokea builds a new life for herself, her husband hatches a desperate plan to win her back.Show more
Jaylin Jerome Rogers is back, and he’s naughtier than ever! After his marriage proposal is rejected by the only woman he’s ever loved, Jaylin has come to the conclusion that women are only good for one thing. Now he’s on a mission to fulfill his desires at all costs, and any woman who gets with him is in for a rough ride. Still, no matter how disrespectful or cruel he has become, his wealth, good looks, and talent in the bedroom make it easy for him to have a new playmate for every night of the week. Just when Jaylin thinks life is perfect and everything is going his way, a past lover delivers a shocking message to him. This staggering revelation sends him traveling back down memory lane, and Jaylin realizes that the women he disrespected are the very women he needs. Will Jaylin finally learn that it’s not all about him, or will he be forever naughty?Show more
Look up the word “playa” in a dictionary, and you’ll find a description of Jaylin “Naughty Boy” Rogers. He’s always lived up to his bad boy persona, and there doesn’t appear to be a woman in the world who can wash her hands of this addictive man. Now, the time has come for him to make some critical changes, or else his playing days are about to get him played. Even after Jaylin fails to prove to Scorpio that he’s a one-woman man, she still can’t let him go. Their relationship revolves around lies and manipulation—and electrifying sex. Scorpio’s serving it up on demand, until she finds out that Jaylin’s lifetime love, Nokea, just might be serving it up again as well. Just when Jaylin thinks he’s got the world in the palms of his hands, “Jaylin’s World” slips away. He’s not being too particular with his female companions, and settling for anything sends him plunging into a lonely life without anyone by his side. Can he wake up and smell the coffee before it’s too late, or will a change for this man just never come?Show more
As he struggles to control his drug empire and keep his cutthroat girlfriend in check, Kiley Jacoby Abrams has the next several months cut out for him. If that's not enough, he's got more setbacks than one man can handle: an arrogant and troublesome brother, a sneaky playa-hating friend, another friend who turns to him for everything, and a woman who only claims to have his back. Kiley's life is full of secrets from the past, and for as long as he can remember, he's been running from a life of crime. Moving from Los Angeles to St. Louis doesn't allow him the change his heart desires, and Kiley soon realizes that trouble is his middle name. His fight to turn his life around doesn't last for long. When a new love interest comes knocking at his door, she offers Kiley a life of stability-or possibly a new journey that may lead him straight to the devil's lonely hell.Show more
Evelyn Thomas may have bitten off more than she can chew when it comes to her relationship with Brandon Fletcher. It seems he is trying to clone her into an exact replica of his beloved fiancee, Cassandra, who was brutally murdered. He's also still obsessed with finding Cassandra's killer. When Cassandra's aunt Ruby is arrested for murder, she proclaims her innocence. She points the finger at Jabbar, a police officer who was having a secret affair with Cassandra before her death. Accusations fly and secrets are revealed as Brandon seeks the truth. The murder rate climbs, and Brandon realizes that the killer is someone he never would have suspected.Show more
Jaylin and Nokea Rogers have been married for almost four years. Jaylin has finally tamed his womanizing ways, and they're happily raising their children together. Things couldn't be more perfect, until an unforgettable kiss from Nokea's past has her wondering what could-or should-have been. The tender kiss was placed on her lips by Jaylin's best friend, Shane, and when Nokea is forced to spend a night alone with him, the unthinkable happens. No one seems willing to play by the rules-and that includes Jaylin. He's surrounded by many women willing to help him forget about Nokea's unfortunate affair. One woman in particular, Scorpio, is like poison. Back in the day, he couldn't get enough of her, and now that the road is rocky in Jaylin's marriage, Scorpio attempts to tiptoe back in. After so many happy years together, who would have thought that Nokea and Jaylin would find themselves in this situation? Nokea knows she holds the key to her husband's heart, but after his numerous naughty nights, does she even want her key to fit? Just in case the marriage doesn't work out, she's making sure her pockets stay fat and full with all of Jaylin's money. He must be dreaming if he believes backsliding on their marriage will bear no consequences. Essence bestselling author Brenda Hampton delivers the drama once again in the next installment of the Naughty series. Surely the law will be laid down, but it won't be over until Jaylin delivers the final word!Show more
A crippled economy changes Lola Jones' silver-spoon status to copper and threatens to rip her sheltered family from the upper echelons of society, dropping them into the rotten bowels of East St. Louis. Only one thing can save Lola's children from the claws of poverty, and that comes in the form of a million-dollar life insurance policy. It is, however, just a useless piece of paper unless she's dead. With that in mind, Lola vows to make the ultimate sacrifice for her children's well-being. There are two problems-she doesn't have the guts to kill herself, and her insurance doesn't pay out on suicides. With only days left before her family learns the true meaning of homelessness, Lola turns to Blase, a desensitized hit man with a 'no turning back' policy, to execute her murder. To foot Blase's upfront bill, Lola seeks prostitution. It's not long before the hole she's dug gets deeper. Living on the erotic edge leads her to an unforgettable sexual encounter with Mannish Major, a lonely married man with skeletons swinging in his closet. Their tryst explodes into a full-blown love affair that renews Lola's will to live. But not even a budding romance will cancel the expiration date Blase has set on Lola's soul. Now Lola and Mannish must make a final and desperate attempt to stop the hit man, or else they will die trying.Show more
With his Full Figured series, Carl Weber brings together some of Urban Books' hottest authors to entertain readers with their stories about the lives and loves of beautiful full-figured women. When Desa Rae Jenkins ended her tumultuous relationship with Roc, it seemed like the appropriate thing to do; but now she's second-guessing her decision. Roc moved away to Kansas City, leaving street life back in St. Louis up to the brothas who can handle it. He continues to live his life on the edge, though, and when he returns to St. Louis, Desa Rae shows up at his doorstep to reconcile. Roc is reluctant to go there with the one woman who ripped his heart from his chest. He's determined not to let Desa Rae wiggle her way back in, but this full-sized diva is a heavy-hitter who won't give up without putting up a good fight. Win or lose, she refuses to back down, but with Roc's baby mama still in the way, there can be only one winner. When Malika Williamson hired Travis Ingram, she never imagined that he'd be doing a lot more than just maintaining the company's computer system. Not only has he ignited a fire in Malika's heart, but his mere presence causes backstabbing, confusion, and sexual tension at the office. Malika finds herself transformed from upstanding and happily married to an oversexed, overheated adulteress. Will this full-figured beauty be able to control the passion that threatens to destroy everything she's worked so hard to achieve?Show more
Urban Books publisher Carl Weber brings together two popular literary divas to give readers what they've been asking for: empowering stories about big, beautiful women. Desa Rae Jenkins and her twenty-something-year-old playmate are back with drama only the two of them can bring. Roc has been released from prison and he's trying to show Desa Rae that his past life is well behind him, but his baby mama and his playa-hating uncle want Desa Rae out of the picture. This forty-two-year-old plus size diva will have to decide when enough is enough! No man is worth all this drama, is he? But then again, no man can put it down like Roc. Chyanne Johnson has tried to steer clear of drama since she was old enough to be out on her own. She's content with her mundane position at Atlanta's top marketing firm, but all of that changes when sexy CEO Aric McHale promotes her to be his executive assistant. This position comes with a lethal dose of seduction, sex so good that sometimes she has problems remembering her own name, and a man she finds it hard to say no to. But everything that feels good isn't good for you. Aric and his demons are sure to make this a ride she will never forget! Age is just a number, and whoever said that full-figured women don't know how to bring fire to a relationship was sadly mistaken.Show more
Naughty is as naughty always does, and Jaylin Jerome Rogers never disappoints. The aftermath to the Naughty Series picks up nearly three years later, and the tables have clearly turned. Brenda Hampton delivers another page-turner full of the dramatic antics of bad-boy Jaylin and the women who can't resist him. For the first time ever, Nokea has found true love with another man, while Jaylin remains on the outside, wondering how it has come to this. He could never imagine Nokea falling out of love with him, but Dr. Travis L. Cooper has it all from A to Z. He's perfectly fine with Nokea and Jaylin being just friends, but getting too comfortable may become a setback or a setup for major things to come. Everyone struggles to stay in their own lane, even Scorpio, who is finally preparing herself to walk down the aisle. Before that can happen, she desires one final night, just one, with the man who continues to hold a grip on her heart. Every woman knows that one night with Jaylin can be a game changer, and as Scorpio predicts, their heated sex session concludes with a bang. The only person ready to aim and shoot is Scorpio's man, Mario, whose loyal family has ties to the Mafia. Betrayal isn't something he's comfortable with, and with a billionaire status, Mario is forced to keep his eyes on the money and his woman. Scorpio is way in over her head, and unfortunately, so is Nokea, who gets blindsided by a twist that no one sees coming.Show more
Age is just a number, and whoever said that full-figured women don't know how to bring fire to a relationship was sadly mistaken. Carl Weber brings together two popular Urban Books divas to give readers what they've been asking for: passionate, empowering stories about the lives and loves of big, beautiful women. Newly divorced forty-year-old Desa Rae finds herself alone now that her son has gone away to college. She's taken to her bed, watching life pass her by-until Roc, a twenty-four-year-old with a jaw-dropping body comes along. Desa Rae can't keep her eyes open or legs closed to a man who excites her like no other man has. But can she really be serious about a man who is almost the same age as her son? Avery Belmont is a diva in her own right. Smart, sassy, and successful, she has always had it going on; so much so that not only did the full-figured beauty catch the eye of Duke, the sexiest dude on the block, but she encouraged him to leave the dope game and become legit. Now, seven years later, Avery is working hard and trying to move ahead, but it seems that Duke isn't feeling the same way. Working with Kurt, her attractive coworker, isn't helping her situation. Is the love between Avery and Duke strong enough to keep them together, or will the strength of that love make them realize it's time to let go?Show more
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