Urban Fiction

Vexed
Vexed
By Honey
2020-01 - Urban Books
9781893196063 Check Our Catalog

 

Blood isn't always thicker than water, especially in matters concerning love, lust, and passion.

Family ties no longer bind the once close King siblings, Zach and Jay. Their desire for the same woman transforms them from loving brother and sister to bitter arch rivals. Jamaican beauty Jillian Bessette is Jay's lover, but Zach's uncontrollable yearning to have her overpowers him, causing …More
 

Butterfly 3
Butterfly 3
By Antoinette, Ashley
2020-12 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250136404 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"One of the biggest names in urban-fiction." - Red Carpet Crash on Butterfly

The hardest thing Morgan Atkins has ever done is let go of love. After losing Messiah, she never thought she'd find someone who understood her again. Until she reunited with Ahmeek Harris and their friendship quickly transformed into something deeper, but there was one problem... she was …More
 

Collateral
Collateral
By Diamond, De'nesha
2020-11 - Dafina Books
9781496705884 Check Our Catalog

 

Within D.C.'s ruthless halls of power, the conspiracies are killer--and the endgame is anything but fake news . . .

With her name finally cleared of a murder charge, Abrianna Parker can at last marry her partner, Kadir Kahlifa. But the two have barely shared the news with their team of street rebels and digital revolutionaries when …More
 

Black Gangster
Black Gangster
By Goines, Donald
2020-10 - Holloway House Publishing Company
9781496733238 Check Our Catalog

 

Raw and true to the street, no one portrays the underground like the godfather of urban lit, Donald Goines.

Trapped in jail for a petty crime, Prince hatches a scheme from his cell to make it big. Once Ruby, the only woman worthy of his brutal ambition, joins him on the outside, they take down Detroit one hustle at a time. Dealers, pimps, police and politicians--in the blink of …More
 

Detroit City Mafia
Detroit City Mafia
By India
2020-10 - Urban Books
9781645561118 Check Our Catalog

 

 

After being left for dead by her mother, dissed by her peers, held responsible for her siblings, and forgotten by society, Murdonna Carter finds herself in one hell of a predicament. With no money, food, or electricity, she learns quickly how to survive.

In the ghetto, you either kill or be killed, and grind or you starve Tired of going to bed hungry, she realizes …More
 

The Queen's Diamond
The Queen's Diamond
By Moore, Niyah
2020-09 - Urban Books
9781645560791 Check Our Catalog

 

Desirae Fernandez is kicked out of her parents' home in Little Havana on her eighteenth birthday. She has only one plan, and that is to be grown.

When her best friend gives her the opportunity to make fast money at Miami's Queen of Diamonds gentlemen's club, Desirae dives head first into the business and meets a handsome, hoodrich, up and coming rap label CEO by the name of Luxury. …More
 

Idlewild: Carl Weber Presents
Idlewild: Carl Weber Presents
By Hernandez, Treasure
2020-08 - Urban Renaissance
9781645560944 Check Our Catalog

 

When Desiree Johnson receives an unexpected call from her brother, Ernest, Jr., about their father, she and her sixteen-year-old son, Tyree, pack up and rush to her family's summer home in Idlewild. Desiree hasn't been to Michigan in over seventeen years, but when her family calls, she feels she has no choice but to answer.

Arriving in the beautiful town, Desiree quickly realizes that …More
 

The Deadline
The Deadline
By Swinson, Kiki
2020-08 - Dafina Books
9781496729729 Check Our Catalog

 

National bestselling author Kiki Swinson always ups the ante with shocking twists, relentless characters, and a hard-edged portrait of Southern living--and dying. Now all bets are off as a newbie journalist desperate for the spotlight plunges into a killer story...

Anything for the fame

As an off-air TV news journalist, Khlo Mercer covers …More
 

The Cartel 8
The Cartel 8
By Ashley &. Jaquavis
2020-08 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250197672 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Cartel series comes a new chapter in a world that only Ashley and JaQuavis know how to bring to life.

The LaCroixs are four beautiful Haitian American women bound by money and blood. On the surface, the LaCroix Group is a venture capitalist company, but underneath, it's so much more. The four sisters run long cons, targeting …More
 

Diamond Mafia: How a Good Girl Set It Off
Diamond Mafia: How a Good Girl Set It Off
By Woods, Genesis
2020-07 - Urban Renaissance
9781645560890 Check Our Catalog

 

In the beginning, everything seems to be going smoothly for the self-proclaimed Diamond Mafia, but when lies are exposed, disloyalty is discovered, and trust goes out the window, these four women are faced with the task of forgiving one another and moving on or allowing one act of betrayal to destroy their bond forever.

For as long as Bobbi, Lucci, Diamond, and Kay Kay have been in each …More
 

Imitation of Wife
Imitation of Wife
By Hunt, La Jill
2020-05 - Urban Books
9781601629289 Check Our Catalog

 

Dealing with the aftermath of her husband's affair has not been easy for Sylvia Blackwell. When she vowed to stay by his side for better or for worse, she never imagined that would mean becoming a parent to Jordan, his troubled teenaged love child. Now Sylvia is facing a new dilemma that could not only be the final straw that breaks her fragile marriage, but could also shatter her already strained …More
 

The Family Business 5: A Family Business Novel
The Family Business 5: A Family Business Novel
By Weber, Carl
Author Hunt, La Jill
2020-01 - Urban Books
9781601620934 Check Our Catalog

5th book in Family business series

New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber and Essence bestseller La Jill Hunt return with a story of love, betrayal and racism in the next addition to the wildly popular Family Business series.

From the time he was a boy in Georgia, LC Duncan, patriarch and leader of the Duncan clan, has battled racism. Even now that he and his family are truly successful, the racism …More
 

Cubana
Cubana
By Coleman, JaQuavis
2020-10 - Urban Books
9781645561378 Check Our Catalog

 

A man's quest to escape his past life is an uphill battle. After seeking a Cuban voodoo doctor to receive a spiritual advantage on his upcoming court case, Saint opens up Pandora's box. The Santeria voodoo seemed to work, but at what cost?

Saint's dangerous visit to Cuba comes with much more than he anticipated as he enters an underground secret society of high stakes gambling. He gets …More
 

Butterfly 2
Butterfly 2
By Antoinette, Ashley
2020-06 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250136381 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"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, …More
 

Property of the State
Property of the State
By Swinson, Kiki
2020-01 - Dafina Books
9781496720061 Check Our Catalog

 

Kiki Swinson's novels crackle with breakneck triple-twists, no-limits characters, and an unforgettably brutal portrayal of Southern life. Now she shatters all expectations as a young woman serving time must survive a prisoner-abuse conspiracy . . .

Trust no one

She killed her abusive boyfriend in self-defense. But in jail, violent female gangs paid off by her enemies …More
 

Vexed
Vexed
By Honey
2020-01 - Urban Books
9781893196063 Check Our Catalog

 

Blood isn't always thicker than water, especially in matters concerning love, lust, and passion.

Family ties no longer bind the once close King siblings, Zach and Jay. Their desire for the same woman transforms them from loving brother and sister to bitter arch rivals. Jamaican beauty Jillian Bessette is Jay's lover, but Zach's uncontrollable yearning to have her overpowers him, causing …More
 

Butterfly
Butterfly
By Antoinette, Ashley
2020-01 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250136367 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Butterfly is the first novel in an all new series by New York Times bestselling author Ashley Antoinette and an instant USA Today bestseller

"Run away from the boy that gives you butterflies, he's going to break your heart."

Morgan Atkins had been told that phrase ever since she was a little girl and still she allowed herself to fall for the boy that …More
 

Carl Weber's Kingpins: Memphis
Carl Weber's Kingpins: Memphis
By Pittman, Raynesha
2019-12 - Urban Books
9781622862740 Check Our Catalog

16th book in Carl Weber's Kingpins series

Type Kingpins of Memphis in any search engine and you'll see images of Craig Pettis and his alleged crew, and that's how Ethan Wade Carruthers prayed it remained. Though he had never met the youthful-faced man covered in diamonds, he knew the information he found wasn't completely accurate, because he should have discovered his own face and crew.

Not that he expected to pull up any …More
 

Carl Weber's Kingpins: Harlem
Carl Weber's Kingpins: Harlem
By Phillips, C. N.
2020-01 - Urban Books
9781893196025 Check Our Catalog

17th book in Carl Weber's Kingpins series

Kleigh never wanted Tron to fall in love with her, or vice versa. She isn't who he thinks she is, but how can she tell him that the kingpin he is gunning for, Kevin Klax Turner, is her big brother?

She is the water to his fire and the calm to his storm. Never in his 26 years of life did Tron think he would find his equal, but Kleigh is exactly that. Her beauty speaks to his eyes, while …More
 

Influence: Death on the Beach: An Influence Novel
Influence: Death on the Beach: An Influence Novel
By Weber, Carl
2020-04 - Urban Books
9781645560197 Check Our Catalog

 

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Family Business crime series comes the next installment in his provocative legal thriller series about the Hudson family, owners of a powerful law firm in Harlem.

Singing sensation Savannah Kirby has won thirteen Grammys and married the man of her dreams in superstar rapper/ actor Kyle Kirby. Together they are of one of the most dynamic …More
 

The Wives We Play
The Wives We Play
By Cole, Briana
2018-12 - Dafina Books
9781496721969 Check Our Catalog

 

"Briana Cole takes her characters through hell in this book. And this is just exactly what the readers will enjoy Drama, drama, drama "

--Cydney Rax, author of A Sister's Survival

Marriage can be a dangerous game . . .

Kimera Davis finds comfort in dating married men. It's easier that way. Her needs are taken care of and …More
 

No Honor Amongst Thieves: A Hood Misfits Novel
No Honor Amongst Thieves: A Hood Misfits Novel
By Brick
Author Storm
2019-02 - Urban Books
9781601620866 Check Our Catalog

 

"My husband was down on his knees, bloodied, battered, and beaten to the point he could barely hold himself up. He'd always been a warrior, my warrior. They would kill him, I knew that. I felt it with everything within me. My husband was going to die, and it was all my fault. . . ."

Meet Marcel and Sabrina, a hitman and a bookkeeper for the Mob. The couple should have never met, let alone …More
 

Wrath
Wrath
By K'Wan
2019-08 - Urban Books
9781601621320 Check Our Catalog

 

In the history of New York City's underworld, there have been a host of criminal figures whose exploits have gone on to inspire. Their stories are told on street corners and in back alleys. One of them is Jonas Rafferty, known among friends and enemies alike as Wrath.

Jonas, the only boy in a family of four children, came into the world under less than favorable conditions, and he has always …More
 

Midlife Crises
Midlife Crises
By Hunt, La Jill
2019-04 - Urban Books
9781601621290 Check Our Catalog

 

Sylvia Blackwell has it all, or so she thinks. She and her handsome husband, Garrett, are the epitome of success: an immaculate house of their dreams, a beautiful and talented 17-year-old daughter, flourishing careers, and nearly twenty years of perfectly wedded bliss. Just as they are making plans for their vow renewal celebration, a call in the middle of the night interrupts their …More
 

Addicted to an Addict
Addicted to an Addict
By Honey
2018-12 - Urban Books
9781945855924 Check Our Catalog

 

In Honey's debut novel, a man must learn how to cope with his wife's heroine addiction while raising two daughters and being the mayor of Atlanta.

Atlanta's mayor, The Honorable Josiah J. Bishop, has an addiction to his wife, Mink, that is just as powerful as her toxic love affair with heroin. As her life spirals out of control due to her obsession with the needle, his love and devotion …More
 

A Hustler's Queen
A Hustler's Queen
By Saundra
2018-12 - Dafina Books
9781496712011 Check Our Catalog

 

Rising urban lit star Saundra ignites a sizzling tale of a good girl turned drug kingpin's lady . . .

A hard-working daddy's girl, Precious Cummings is sure she's going to college. But when her father is murdered, she discovers he lied for years about money they never had--and hid a shocking family secret. Shattered and lost, she starts hangin' with savvy hood chick Keisha--and falls …More
 

Cheaper to Keep Her Part 6: The Hunt Is on
Cheaper to Keep Her Part 6: The Hunt Is on
By Swinson, Kiki
2019-10 - KS Publications
9780986203770 Check Our Catalog

 

Lynise has been released from jail but it's under the condition that she aid two homicide detectives in uncovering Duke Carrington's illegal adoption agency & charge him for the murders of several young pregnant women. During the final stages of the investigations more people will turn up dead & Lynise will realize that she's gonna have to trust someone or she's going to end up in the morgue next. …More
 

Sweet Love & Because of You: An Anthology
Sweet Love & Because of You: An Anthology
By Lister, Sheryl
Author Wright, Elle
2019-07 - Harlequin Kimani Romance
9781335998811 Check Our Catalog

 

SWEET LOVE

Surgical nurse Alisha Hunter lives for her children and her career. At a party, she meets a man who vows to broaden her horizons. Former military officer Jabari Sutton is ready to settle into civilian life--with Alisha. And she can't deny the desire that ignites with a single kiss. But the reappearance of her ex throws her world into chaos. Is Jabari as perfect as …More
 

Seductive Melody & Capture My Heart: Seductive Melody\Capture My Heart
Seductive Melody & Capture My Heart: Seductive Melody\Capture My Heart
By Jeffries, J. M.
2019-05 - Harlequin Kimani Romance
9781335005861 Check Our Catalog

 

Seductive Melody

Hired to create the musical score for a movie, songwriter Lola Torres is ecstatic. But her contract pairs her with a rock star used to doing things his way. Lola and Dylan Ward can't agree on anything--except their undeniable attraction. Suddenly guardian to his orphaned niece and nephew, Dylan's entire life changes. And working together to …More
 

The Vows We Break
The Vows We Break
By Cole, Briana
2019-07 - Dafina Books
9781496721976 Check Our Catalog

 

The divorce was just the beginning. . .

Kimera Davis had a plan to jump start her life and land on easy street. But a disastrous marriage has her making amends and picking up the pieces. It's a struggle to balance her new responsibilities and her ex, who keeps pressuring her for another chance. All of this has her family scandalized, and with her minister father's health …More
 

Forever with You & the Sweet Taste of Seduction: Forever with You\The Sweet Taste of Seduction
Forever with You & the Sweet Taste of Seduction: Forever with You\The Sweet Taste of Seduction
By Alexander, Kianna
Author Avery, Joy
2019-05 - Harlequin Kimani Romance
9781335005854 Check Our Catalog

 

FOREVER WITH YOU

Savion Monroe's serious business exterior hides his creative spirit--and only Jazmin Boyd has access. Beautiful, sophisticated and guarding a secret of her own, the television producer evokes a fiery passion that dares the guarded CEO to pursue his dream. But when she accidentally exposes Savion's hidden talent on air for all the world to see, will he turn his …More
 

The Safe House
The Safe House
By Swinson, Kiki
2019-06 - Dafina Books
9781496720023 Check Our Catalog

2nd book in Black market series

Packed with "high suspense" and "memorable choices and consequences" (Booklist) Kiki Swinson's novels sizzle with brutally unpredictable characters, breakneck plotting--and a uniquely gritty portrait of Southern life. Now she breaks all the rules as a young woman with two targets on her back tries to keep those she loves--and herself--alive . . .

Run for cover

…More
 

Trouble in Rio: A Family Business Novel
Trouble in Rio: A Family Business Novel
By Pope, M. T.
Author Pope, M. T.
2019-02 - Urban Books
9781622865864 Check Our Catalog

 

Rio Duncan is one of the youngest children of the Duncan clan. With no solid position in the family business like his other siblings, he has been feeling out of place and decides to disappear. Rio leaves his Duncan identity behind and goes on a search for friends and family who can relate to him. His destination is Baltimore, and he is sure to find what he is looking for in the city with a …More
 

Carl Weber's Kingpins: Detroit
Carl Weber's Kingpins: Detroit
By Moore, Michel
2019-07 - Urban Books
9781601629241 Check Our Catalog

15th book in Carl Weber's Kingpins series

Kalif is everything his adoptive family wanted him not to be: treacherous, conniving, and coldhearted. As much as he wishes to please them, he can't deny who and what he is destined to be. The hot-tempered young man is indeed his father's son.

While off his meds, Kalif discovers the circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of his birth parents. In a matter of seconds, he totally …More
 

Brooklyn Bombshells - Part 2: Red Charlie
Brooklyn Bombshells - Part 2: Red Charlie
By Santiago, Nisa
2019-04 - Melodrama Publishing
9781620781012 Check Our Catalog

 

Putting Out Fires

Charlie Brown, known in the streets as Red Charlie, has burned more bridges and started more fires than she can put out. Rehabilitation isn't high on her priority list, so when the smoke clears, she delves deeper into Brooklyn's underworld.

Soon Red Charlie becomes a miracle worker for a notorious organization, and her rise to the top is swift. Still, she's lost the one …More
 

The Billionaire's Baby & the Wrong Fiancé: The Billionaire's Baby\The Wrong Fiancé
The Billionaire's Baby & the Wrong Fiancé: The Billionaire's Baby\The Wrong Fiancé
By Bryant, Niobia
Author Evans, Lindsay
2019-05 - Harlequin Kimani Romance
9781335005885 Check Our Catalog

 

THE BILLIONAIRE'S BABY

Determined to be her own woman, former reckless party girl Marisa Martinez starts a chocolate business and rents a small house in Passion Grove. But when one hot night with billionaire businessman Naim Ansah leads to an unexpected pregnancy, the sexy, complex man refuses to let her do everything by herself. Losing some independence has Marisa pondering …More
 

Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins Novel
Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins Novel
By Murray, Victoria Christopher
2019-06 - Gallery Books
9781982113230 Check Our Catalog

 

Passion, money, and a deliciously devious twist: Greed is the newest novel in award-winning author Victoria Christopher Murray's Seven Deadly Sins series--"the drama of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Booklist).

You can't put a price on love...

Zuri Maxwell isn't happy. Her job is a grind, and money is always tight. Her boyfriend Stephon is the …More
 

Eraserheads 2: The Decision
Eraserheads 2: The Decision
By Brick
Author Storm
2019-08 - Urban Books
9781622861170 Check Our Catalog

 

There were two things of which Auto, leader of the elusive Eraserheads, was certain: Code, his partner and best friend, had betrayed him, and Caltrone Orlando, the biggest crime lord in North America, had marked him and his team for death. Even the best laid plans can go awry, and when they do, Auto, Boots, and Smiley find themselves in the fight of their lives. …More
 

Wicked Hour
Wicked Hour
By Neill, Chloe
2019-12 - Berkley Books
9780399587115 Check Our Catalog

 

In the second pulse-pounding novel in the USA Today bestselling Heirs of Chicagoland series, vampire Elisa Sullivan gets drawn into the shifting sands of Pack politics.

Vampires were made, not born--until Elisa Sullivan came along. As the only vampire child in existence, she grew up with a heavy legacy, and tried to flee her past. Then circumstances drew her back to …More
 

Collusion
Collusion
By Diamond, De'nesha
2018-04 - Dafina Books
9781496705853 Check Our Catalog

 

In D.C.'s cutthroat political arena, revenge is the ultimate nuclear option . . .

Framed for a high-profile murder, Abrianna Parker finds herself hurtling down a conspiracy rabbit hole in a desperate attempt to clear her name. Her only way out is to go after the most powerful man in the country. But the powers that be play dirty--and expose her …More