Winner of the African American Literary Award for Mystery & Suspense
After Isabella Washington found herself thrust into the role as an expert witness in a gripping case against one of Houston's wealthiest and most powerful families, she became desperate for a fresh new start. Relocating to Philadelphia, she believes she has finally found peace in her hectic life. Giving up her respected role as a forensic accountant, she elects to work on a construction site as a carpenter's apprentice. Believing that she had finally escaped the demons from her past, Isabella soon realizes that she can't run from her past any longer. After her new life takes a violent turn, Isabella isn't sure if the new developments are a result of her past or the future she so desperately desires. Now, on high-alert, Isabella must face danger head-on.
Once hailed as the Queen of Philly's nightlife, Tiffany Johnson-Skinner now reigns as its prominent First Lady, standing proudly beside her husband, the charismatic Mayor, Malik Skinner.Tiffany is the first to admit that she doesn't have the perfect life, especially with the demands on her husband, caring for her daughter, Nylah, and working with Blessed Babies, her budding charity. But since she once ruled the streets, Tiffany should have no problem ruling the city, right?
Bryce Goodman lives a clandestine lifestyle. In the back rooms of Philly s most exclusive clubs and restaurants, he secretly manages million dollar investment portfolios of some of the city s most notorious and dangerous citizens. From his work, to his dark pleasures, Bryce Goodman lives his life on the edge.
Bryce Goodman had one goal when he established The Goodman Firm, to cash out once he'd attained a billion dollars, and he was well on his way - or so it seemed - until he was hit with a trifecta of women, threatening blackmail, uninhibited sex, and a virgin who tantalized each of his 10,000 taste buds.
If the saying holds true, that behind every man's downfall lies a woman, it remains to be seen how Bryce navigates the treacherous obstacles stopping him from reaching his goal.
Going south for her summer break, a high school math teacher puts her assets to work as an exotic dancer. But when her secret double life follows her home to Philadelphia, things swing wildly out of control as she tries to walk the line between sexy woman and sex object.
When prominent anesthesiologist and overachiever, Cherise Grant can't get the men she wants, she blames her looks, weight and boring lifestyle. To combat loneliness, she comes up with The Experiment and discovers an alternative method to get the control over men she has always desired. Cherise's plan, though unethical, becomes the best outlet she's ever had.
New Year’s Eve is the one night of the year when the line between old and new blurs, when fantasy can become reality, and every woman is given the opportunity to reinvent herself. But in Every New Year, New Year’s Eve turns tragic when a shoot-out lands a respected doctor in the hospital with a bad case of amnesia—and in the care of a man too sexy to resist.