Burning Desire

Burning Desire

A novel about how far one man will go to satisfy his desire for endless love. Dante’ Garrett learned the handyman trade from watching his late Grandfather and his father hard at work, to the point that he became one of the most wanted men in Park Chester. Painting, sheetrock, carpentry and plumbing were among his talents, but not without ducking and dodging some of the horny women who were his clients. In fact, Dante goes to great lengths to keep from crossing the line that separates him from clients such as the wispy Ms. Thomas, and the regal Mrs. Singletary. It’s when he falls head over heels for his client’s niece, Stacy, that Dante’s life begins to change. Stacy is single and recently relocated from Atlanta, Georgia in search of opportunities that the big city had to offer. But there are skeletons in her closet that she dare not reveal in effort to keep her new life drama-free. And these skeletons began to show themselves early into their relationship. First it’s the nightmares, then her crying spells, and suddenly . . .

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Section 8

Section 8

From bestselling author K’wan comes the next tour de force in the “Hood Rat” series.

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T.N. Baker

T.N. Baker

T.N. Baker is the #1 Essence bestselling author of SHEISTY and STILL SHEISTY. This prolific author was born and raised in Queens, NY and presently lives in Charlotte, NC with her daughter. Author’s Website: www.TNBaker.com Author Q&A 1. What do you like to do in your free time? I like to relax in a nice hot bubble bath, with candles burning and soft music playing. 2. What kind of music do you like to listen to? Why? I listen to all kinds of music, but my favorite is neo soul, R&B and jazz because it mellows me out. 3. What’s your all time favorite movie? Why? Love Jones has to be my all time favorite because I can watch it over and over again and it’s always as good as the first time I ever saw it. 4. What’s your all time favorite novel and/or writer? Why? I’d have to say The Coldest Winter Ever by Sista Souljah because not only was it an excellent book, but I feel it’s paved the way for a lot of writers with and . . .

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Dice

Dice

Wasuan Wells has two loves–one is his beautiful girl of two years, Enychi Carter, and the other is his love for dice. Rollin’ dice is an everyday hustle for Wasuan, and he’s one of the best the hood has ever seen. No one can defeat him. That is, until he stumbles across a dude from the same hood named Tone who has just as much confidence, a little too much mouth, lots of cash to back it up, and a strong desire for Wasuan’s girl.

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Shannon Holmes

Shannon Holmes

Shannon Holmes wrote his first novel, B-More Careful while in prison. When it was published, B-More Careful immediately became a #1 bestseller, making him a major name in a new generation of hip hop fiction. He followed B-More Careful with the bestsellers Bad Girlz and Never Go Home Again. Author’s Website: www.shannonholmes.com Author Q&A 1. What do you like to do in your free time? In my free time I watch sports. I am a sports fanatic. I like college and pro basketball. And pro football. When I’m not doing that I like to play a couple sports games (NBA LIVE & Madden ’07) on my X-box 360 and play with my kids. 2. What kind of music do you like to listen to? Why? I love to listen to music, especially rap. That’s the music I grew up with so it’ll always have a place in my heart. 3. What’s your all time favorite movie? Why? My favorite movie is Road to Perdition starring Tom Hanks. First of all, Tom Hanks steps out of his good guy role to . . .

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Dirty Games

Dirty Games

The blazing new novel from the #1 Essence bestselling author and undisputed “king” of urban lit, Shannon Holmes. Pub Date: 05/2007 | ISBN: 0-312-35901-2

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Bad Girlz 4 Life

Bad Girlz 4 Life

Tonya has learned a lot about business working in the adult entertainment industry. Her customers used to know her as Tender, but now the former stripper and hair stylist joins ranks with friend Na’eema to start promoting parties at nightclubs across Philadelphia. But dreams soon become reality when ex-lover Q offers her an opportunity she can’t refuse. But is the price to steep for her cross over entry into corporate America’s music industry? St. Martin’s Press 352 pages Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 $14.95 Fiction St. Martin’s Griffin Pub Date: 05/27/08 ISBN: 0-312-37583-0 Buy this Book at Powells Buy this Book at Amazon Buy this Book at Borders Buy this Book at Barnes & Noble

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