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Former boxing champion Dante "Blood and Guts" Lattanza is being featured in Personality magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" issue, and reporter Christiana Artis has the scoop. There's just one hitch: she'll have to fly to her elusive subject's home in Canada. But once she lays eyes on Dante's chiseled physique and sultry Italian looks, she decides it was worth every mile. Too bad his icy demeanor doesn't match his hot body.­Since he lost his last fight ten years ago, Dante has led a reclusive life—and he never gives interviews. But he's making a comeback, ready to prove to the world—and his ex-­wife—that he can still win a championship. He gives Christiana an ultimatum: if she can perform five tasks, she can ask him five questions. And then she can be on her way. Yet Dante's always had a weakness for beautiful black women, and seeing Christiana everyday is enough to melt his defenses. Soon Christiana is an intimate part of the very story she came to write. But...

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Nurse Trina Woods never really expected to make the reality-­show cut for Rich Man, Lucky Lady. She's used to losing in love, and past believing in fairy tales. So she's sure the handsome plain-­talking man she encounters on her lunch break is just a shy eccentric...­Until he turns out to be reclusive award-­winning musician "Art E.­" Soon his unique sensitivity and gentle ways are inspiring her to stand up for herself, take risks, and try one last time for her happy ending. Tony Santangelo's special way of seeing the world helps him make connections others don't--­and turn them into mega-­hit songs. But he never realized how lonely he was until he got a glimpse of Trina's honesty and caring nature--­and went way out of his comfort zone to find her. Suddenly they're the media's hottest new Cinderella story. And coping with his overprotective brother and overwhelming celebrity means he and Trina must face trouble head on, insist on their dreams, and write their own...

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Library clerk Diane Anderson finds it easier to live vicariously through romance novels than to land a flesh-­and-­blood man of her own. She's too voluptuous to attract the kind of black man her mama wants as a son-­in-­law, and just exotic enough to attract the kind of white man Mama forbids. But when novelist Jack Browning walks into the library one afternoon, looking lost, she's intrigued. And soon, against all odds, Diane is knocking down the wall Jack has built around his heart, becoming the inspiration for his art...­and maybe even for his life.

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At Smith's Sweet Treats and Coffee, you'll find Brooklyn's best house blend and the freshest homemade pastries. It's more than a business to owner Angela Smith. It's her home and her refuge--­one she stands to lose thanks to her gouging landlord. Then a new regular offers to cover her rent increase if Angela lets him meet his clients there. If Matthew McConnell weren't such a persuasive lawyer--­and so sweet, funny, and sexy--­she wouldn't dream of letting him in.­Since he left a high-­paying, soul-­sucking legal firm to go solo, Matthew has been striking out, professionally and personally. The best part of his love life is regaling Angela with date-­from-­hell stories over steaming, fragrant coffee. Behind her captivating smile is a smart, sensual woman he'd love to get close to. And when a secret from her past is suddenly exposed, he gets a chance to prove he's the man she needs, in every way that matters. . .­Praise For J.­J. Murray's You Give Good...

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Lauren Short dumped her cheating mega-­star fiancé amid major viral media fallout. That was the easy part. Restarting her stalled career as a thirty-­something actress. . .­not so much. What she needs is advice from someone non-­Hollywood. Someone like her surprising new online pen pal. He's a Brooklyn handyman who's understanding, honest--­and daring Lauren to do one risky, sizzling reboot of her glamorous life. . . Lauren is the one woman Patrick Esposito has crushed on forever. He never dreamed they'd meet--­much less that she could use his help. Or that she would be even more down-­to-­earth in person. But now their offline romance is making them the hot new celebrity couple. And between the secrets they didn't expect and the trouble they didn't see coming, Patrick and Lauren will need all the right moves to stay real, keep it together, and script their own happily-­ever-­after. .

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She's had celebrity, isn't hurting for money, and is living peacefully single in Charlotte, North Carolina. Still, Sonya Richardson can't resist starring on a hit reality dating show to give America a taste of what a real black woman is like. And this former pro athlete is breaking all the rules of "Hunk or Punk,­" refusing to bling-­up like a diva, and tackling whatever high-­octane drama her suitors have in store. But one contestant is throwing Sonya off her game. He's surprisingly kind, way too easy to spill her secrets to--­and giving her the kind of hope she hasn't felt in a long, long time ... Widowed former pastor John Bond knows he's the show's "designated white guy,­" expected to fail every challenge and be gone in a month. He also knows he has to take risks to change his lonely life and find love again. The odds may be against him, but Sonya's honesty and resourcefulness are inspiring him to do whatever it takes to stay in the running, win her heart ... and prove their . . .

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