These lovely African romance novels will keep you glued from start to finish. See Them below:
Thorns and Roses
Melodies of Love
The Senator’s Daughter
Starting Over Again
A story about overcoming a painful divorce, breaking the chains of the past, and finding love again. Blurb: Abandoned by her husband and left to care for a sick child, Onome is desperate to find a job. After several failed attempts, she eventually lands a job at one of the most prestigious banks in Lagos. She is finally rebuilding her life after her divorce and everything seems to be falling into place. However, she finds herself irresistibly drawn to her new boss, Nnamdi, who is also notoriously known for his womanizing ways. Desperate to fight this attraction, she struggles to keep him at arm’s length. She can’t afford to let her growing attraction to him jeopardize her job, and most importantly, her heart…
Scorched by the burden of a scandalous family secret he stumbled upon when he was a young boy, single father Nnamdi, finds it hard to trust women. He has always lived his life lightly, with his relationships free from deep emotions and entanglements. To protect himself from hurt, he has built a wall around his heart. But there is something about his new executive marketing assistant, Onome, that makes him consider a future with her.
The more time he spends with her and her daughter, Fejiro, the more the wall around his heart crumbles. And just as he is beginning to warm up to the idea of forever, her ex-husband resurfaces…
The Governor’s Wife
Newly separated Ogonna Moneke has come to Abuja to open a safe house for abused women. Luck is on her side when the perfect site falls into her lap…until she learns who owns it. The chances of Philip Adamu renting to her are slim to none. Why would he when she dropped her financially struggling college sweetheart like a hot potato to marry someone else?
Real estate tycoon Philip Adamu can’t believe his eyes when Ogonna struts into his office. Seven years earlier, the gold digger had kicked him to the curb to marry a wealthy politician. Now she needs him, more like needs his property. Vowing not to rent her so much as a dog house, Philip shows Ogonna the door. But can he resist the feelings he’s denied for so long when he sees her flirting with a rival developer?
Sparks fly the moment they meet again. But he’s engaged and she’s still hiding the dangerous secret to her marriage.
Can love and forgiveness overcome the lies and deceptions?
Can they trust each other and the future they’d once dreamt of?
Be My Valentine
Be My Valentine
A Love Africa Press Collection
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Life is beautiful especially when you’re in love.
Dive into these five hand-picked contemporary romance novellas and fall in love this Valentine’s Day.
Unexpected Love by Amaka Azie
Bitter Sweet Symphony by Fiona Khan
Golden Valentine by Nana Prah
Boot Camp Seduction by Sable Rose
Mr Hot Mocha Perfection by Empi Baryeh
Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NDHCVP2
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07NDHCVP2
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07NDHCVP2
Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07NDHCVP2
Amazon FR: https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B07NDHCVP2
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Love At First Sound
Category: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Love Africa Press
Heartbroken Emem moves away to start again. Can sexy younger Yomi rebuild her heart?
Heartbroken after discovering her fiancé’s double life, Emem Akpan ends the relationship and moves into an apartment at the other end of Lagos, determined to get her life back on track with no more diversions.
However, a massive dose of distraction bumps into her in the form of Yomi, a sexy younger man who has set his sights on her and will stop at nothing to get her attention.
Yomi Oladipo has always harboured a crush on Sasha, the anchor of his favourite radio show …. who happens to be none other than Emem, his new downstairs neighbour. Enthralled, he wants to get to know her better, but just when she decides to give them a chance, a troubling secret about her shatters his heart.
After experiencing a savage betrayal by someone he once trusted, will Yomi be able to overcome Emem’s devastating revelation?
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The Judge’s Secret
A Dutiful Daughter
Justice Iyoma Haruna has always done her father’s bidding, an arranged marriage included. Though cries of nepotism now surround her judgeship, she’s vowed to prove herself worthy. Then, the one man who made her forget duty walks into her courtroom. The only man who knows her secret. Will one night of forbidden passion blow her life to bits?
A Dragon-slaying Barrister
Bespectacled Femi Williams appears mild-mannered, but he takes on the rich and powerful in defence of the weak. And he wins. Not in his personal life, though, so Femi’s sworn off romance. Appearing before Justice Iyoma Haruna, he knows they’ve met. But where and when eludes him. When he realises just who she is and what she did, will he expose her as a liar and fraud?
Or will he make her his?
My Sister’s Bestie
From the moment his sister’s best friend landed in their lives, Ugo set his sights on the beautiful, unattainable Brenda Umeh. They are different as night and day, completely incompatible. And the dating app Cupidess agrees. They have no business being together.
Can he convince her to give him a chance despite the odds?
Brenda has a type. Ugo Ezenna isn’t it. But after an embarrassing breakup, she finds it impossible to banish her bestie’s brother from her mind. Confused by her newfound attraction, and convinced it’s a colossal mistake, she goes on a dating spree. The more men, the merrier. So why is she only more drawn to Ugo?
Can it be that the last man she’d choose is exactly who she needs?
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My Boss’s Son
Category: Contemporary Romance
Adanna Ezenna needs this promotion. What’s more, she deserves it. But after a workday from hell, her chances look grim. So, when some joker, posing as the lead actor in a hit British television series, slides into her Cupidess dating app DMs, her response pulls no punches.
Her career, not romance, is on the agenda right now. Besides, no way could the lying fraud be the man for her, right?
Justin Igwe is in Lagos searching for his biological father. A bitter breakup has left him sour on love, but a savvy guide around town could aid his mission. So, he puts his profile on the hip, new dating app Cupidess. And bingo, there she is— totally not his type and knows the city like the back of her hand.
Now, if he can only convince her he’s not a con. Easy enough. The hard part? Keeping his unexpected attraction to her in check.
Amazon US: https://bit.ly/TheBossSonUSA
Barnes And Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/2940165096181
Christmas at The Villa
Category: Contemporary Holiday Romance
All Nneka Osakwe wants for Christmas? To not be flying to her hometown where overzealous relatives hound her relentlessly for still being single and parade one unsuitable suitor after another as a potential husband. Could a chance encounter with a handsome stranger at the airport be the crafty fix for her predicament?
A shocking offer from a woman he’s only just met is the perfect solution to Chike Igboka’s biggest problem—evading marriage minded single ladies at his sister’s wedding. A few days of playing pretend with a gorgeous woman couldn’t have a downside, could it?
It’s a simple, mutually beneficial arrangement. Foolproof …
Unless the lines between reality and make-believe get blurred.
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3yQVH00
Barnes And Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/2940165732515
Before The Storm
Category: Contemporary romance
Just back from a delightful date, Nkem Edun gets a phone call. Her ex-husband is in hospital in critical condition. After four years apart, why hasn’t he changed his next of kin? Regardless, Nkem rushes to his bedside. After all, he is the father of her son. But is that the only reason? As memories of their life together come flooding back, so do Nkem’s doubts. Would forgiving him be so terrible? And more importantly, could she ever trust him again?
Shots. After waking up in hospital, Tunde has plenty of time to ponder the word. Like the shot fired at him point blank, lodging a bullet in his chest that almost killed him. A bullet that also makes him think. Then, there’s Nkem. The first person he sees when he regains consciousness. Another shot. This one in the foot and self-inflicted. How on earth he was ever stupid enough to betray his beautiful Nkem and lose his family, he still doesn’t know. But one thing Tunde does know— he wants his family back. Will Nkem give him another shot?
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/3Ns1b7A
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Through the Fire
Category: Contemporary romance
Busy plastic surgeon Oke Amayo lives life on her own terms. No husband, no children, no commitments. She prefers toy boys and freedom.
Then, a breast cancer diagnosis changes her mind, but only about children. Oke wants a baby, and only one man will fit the bill as her baby daddy.
Can she convince her friend Arinze to sign on to her co-parenting plan without the bogus happily-ever-after that everyone knows doesn’t exist?
Widower Arinze Ibeh still grieves the loss of his beloved wife to cancer. When he discovers his friend now has the disease, he immediately offers his help. But Oke wants a little something extra from him. A baby?!
Arinze has dreamt of having children, but certainly not according to the unconventional terms of Oke’s proposal.
Will she consider his counteroffer?
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Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3SMACge
Add on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/62904044-through-the-fire
A Family for Christmas
When an online scandal involving Gloria Alor goes viral and threatens her father’s potential candidacy for president of Nigeria, she flees Abuja to hide out at her grandmother’s in Enugu. Her mission? To lay low during the Christmas holidays, and above all, to stay out of trouble until the elections are over. Which means staying far away from the sexy, single father next door, especially since her last relationship landed her in this unholy mess in the first place.
Forced by a family emergency to take leave from his job in Abuja, Ebuka Nweke returns home to Enugu. Suddenly faced with full custody of his son, he must sort out the legal issues, protect Nonso from heartbreak, and guide the boy through this devastating change in life. Not to mention, Ebuka needs to make better choices in his own personal life. First challenge? Stop obsessing over the high-spirited, garrulous, and thoroughly unsuitable woman staying with his mother’s next-door neighbour.
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After the Rain
Medical school student by day and nightclub stripper by night. When Miriam Dogo’s uncle threatens her family, she’s forced to dance at the Ozone Club. Terrified she’ll be recognized and her medical career will go up in smoke, she develops an exotic persona and wears a mask to protect her identity. But who is that man constantly in the audience, his beautiful eyes staring straight into her soul? And why can’t she stop thinking about him?
Miss Rain wears a shimmery golden mask and dances with an unparalleled sensuous grace. Surely Oya, the Yoruba goddess of weather, has come to life. Because no mere human could mesmerise Dr Segun Akintola so and make him long for things he’s run from for a lifetime. Night after night he sits there with eyes only for her. Until she disappears into thin air. And still, night after night he goes looking for her. Will he ever see her again?
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Amazon (USA): https://amzn.to/3MmiOGQ