I Love Him Anyway is a compilation of three novellas and tell of the love and lives of two couples, Ray and Florence and Jeremy and Melinda... the couples are bound in inexplicable ways that does not always personify friendship but is often deeper than family... It expresses how we decide to love who we love... ANYWAY...
Compilation of the three book Widowed Series, Widowed, Married and Loved... Arista is a slightly older widow... Donald is the handsome attorney assigned to settle her estates... sparks fly but is it enough to sustain beyond the fire?
From Book 1: Aria Jackson left Greenfield in search of an MBA from Wharton and her dignity. She felt escaping the hood and her uneducated but loving mother would validate her. However, a job as the youngest Vice President at a local bank brings her home and she has to realize her hometown, her mom and nothing else was what she thought and that one can never escape who they are or where they are from and what part will local philanthropist and entrepreneur, Saul Rathbone add to her mix?
This is a compilation of the five books before Zen RETURNS... the novellas included are Zen Cooper-Grown Woman; The Zen Life; Zen's Men; New Guard of Center City and Zen's Zenith with a short story of Zen and Marcellus leading into Zen Returns!
ZEN COOPER left the national stage as a Prima Dancer, more than four years earlier, calling it a retirement. She married, had a son and a multifaceted career as a dance studio owner and renowned writer of cutting edge stories for Black Venue magazine. But on the cusp of turning 30... she misses dance...craves dance... however, she is now married to a famous artist from who she was once estranged after a bad breakup... will her love for him and his insecurities stop her from doing that which fuel
There Is Something About Center City is a multi character story about those who live, love and work in Center City, Florida. Malcolm and Cinnamon Black, the stalwarts of the community are present in and supportive of the lives of those who come after them. The Felipes, Jeremy and Francine are integral characters who with The Blacks are creating opportunities and uplifting the new blood, including their daughter, Lasha and her fiancé Rashad who hold the future.
Center City has new life and new blood and with the guidance of Malcolm and Cinnamon BLACK... the future is now...
Marcus Albright is devastated when his marriage ends and painful truths are revealed. To deal with it, he goes on a falling in love marathon only to discover he can’t maintain it but for so long... his therapist, Augusta Melba says he’s a love addict but is it that simple? He has to confess some things first...
Ahara Margaux was reluctant to ring her mom’s doorbell. She knew Myrtle wasn’t going to like that she was going away and on her own; without Randall, her husband, but she was. She had to for her own sanity. After losing Randall Jr. two years ago in Afghanistan their marriage that was barely holding on had eroded and she needed to go.
For the past year he had been working with herbals and men suffering from performance issues and it had grown beyond what he was comfortable with. He had made lots of money, early on and invested well, retiring in his forties. He had funded businesses for others and even had a stint as mayor four years earlier ... but she knew something else was brewing.
The continuation of Jeremy & Francine.
“Fran, baby you need to get up... the baby is breaking... I mean your water has broken, is breaking...” Opening her eyes, Francine stretched and looked down at the soaking sheet. “Oops, I guess it’s time.” She said, nonchalantly. She looked at Jeremy who was wearing dress slacks, a football jersey and mismatched shoes and laughed as she got out of bed. “I’m going to wash up, please call Ms. C, the doctor and Lasha. My bags are ready and please change ...
Fifteen Years Delayed is a love story. James Broadnax is sentenced to twenty-five years at age twenty-two, leaving behind his first love, Crea Flournoy. For fifteen years there are no visits or communication, twelve years of James being incarcerated and three years living in another city...
Janice felt David wrap his arms around her as she stared out the window as Crea placed James Franklin in the car. She had watched him for the second time while Crea went to an appointment. He was now four months old and trying to crawl already. He was a delightful, quiet baby who chirped rather than cried. Her arms felt empty after Crea retrieved him. . .
"I love you Deya. Only you, it's always been you." "I love me now too Khalil. Only me, so we have that in common." Grabbing the handle of her suitcase, Deya walked around her husband and out the door. She waited until Keb was settled. Her dues were paid.
“Crea, your dad is stringing me along.” Alicia murmured. Crea had finally convinced Alicia to offer training at their wellness center. Alicia was also sexually involved with Franklin, her ex-husband. She had been for months, almost a year. They weren’t dating or going out but she spent many nights in his home, in his bed, when she wasn’t globetrotting. “How so, mom? I thought you were just ‘kicking it’ getting your groove back with a man who knows you. Y’all were apart twenty-eight years at you
"I have a chestnut Arabian. I named her Char. She's a beauty." Mark said, watching Charlotte. Her face transformed at the thought of riding an Arabian. Horses were her second love after acting. "You should come see her. There are six others but she's the prize." "Maybe I will. Thanks for lunch but I really need to run. My money has run out on the parking meter. It was great seeing you Mark." "Saturday, I'm coming to get you Saturday." Mark said, eagerly. "Okay..." Charlotte said, gathering
Marissa’s mother had passed away a few years ago and the man who fathered her and had been a secret showed up at the funeral with his protective entourage. After two days, he disappeared again but several months ago, Marissa received an inheritance from him that changed if not her life, it completely changed her bottom line and she needed to get away. The only thing she hadn’t done was tell Tomas. It no longer mattered how he felt about it, she was done.
“The class is in 3C.” Matheo said, his eyes never leaving Amara who had picked up her bag preparing to leave. Nodding, Amara walked around him and out the building. She could feel his eyes on her but she didn’t look back. That was why she didn’t engage much with men anymore. The Matheo types always seemed to have babes who were at their beck and call and she was simply not interested. She had been there and done that.
Having always been fearful of being hurt, Abasha Celine shunned love and relationships. She found herself in situations, which meant she had random sexual encounters with a couple of her friends who provided benefits. However, the day she walked into the art gallery and Shaka Fortune spoke to her, things changed.
Three days before leaving for his London tour, Messiah could barely move. The anxiety of recording a new album that had gone double platinum and discovering, at almost thirty, that William Brown was his father and Muhammad Brown, his producer and music label owner, was actually his half-brother exhausted him.
“A man provides for his woman. If I had a woman, I earn enough for both of us and then some. I also own my home outright.” He said before lifting his glass and taking a hefty swig, his eyes never leaving hers. “And before you ask, I don’t currently have a woman because I haven’t been looking. I’m twenty-seven and was getting educated and working. I’m ready...” He said. “You taking applications?” Anita asked nothing coy in her tone. “Only if you’re applying.”
She just wasn’t ready to bare her very soul or tell her whole truth. There was just so much she hadn’t even admitted to herself. Like her deep but long buried love for Tony – who was back in Center City.