IR Weekly Bestseller List for the Week of Dec. 29, 2014

Interracial Best-Selling Books




Last Week: 1  This Week: 1  Worst Week: 2

CURVES ‘EM RIGHT: Daniella Flores is looking for a good man. A man who will accept her as she is and go crazy for her curves. So far she’s had no luck in the romance department and is worried she might never find the right one. When Mrs. Wilder of the PDA offers to help, Dani is all for trying anything….Kane and Blake have been searching for a mate to complete their Alpha triad. There’s just one problem: they’ve yet to find a woman they both want. Not to worry, Kane’s mother comes to the rescue and brings in the PDA. Unfortunately for them, Mrs. Wilder has something up her sleeve and it’s not a bra. When they meet their mysterious date, they know she’s the woman they need. [0.99]

HER PURRFECT MATCHAlyssa Moran is tired of being the old cat lady with no man. She has very specific needs and goes to visit Mrs. Wilder at the Paranormal Dating Agency. Shockingly enough, she is promised a man who likes cats, wants kids, likes curves and will be wild in bed. Grayson Green needs a mate. Fast. But he refuses to be pushed into anything. That is, until a curvy funny woman shows up in his territory saying she’s there for him. Who is he to argue when someone as delectable as Alyssa decides she wants to give herself to him?  [0.99]

Special Farewell: GEEK BEARING GIFTS and TWICE THE GROWL have been retired from the list after three months in accordance with our rules. 

2 ALPHA CONTENDER 1, 2, 3, and 4 by Terry Bolryder

Last Week: 2  This Week: 2  Best Week: 2

Misty has few expectations from life. Work, read, sleep. But when she hears from a complete stranger that she’s actually a powerful, shape-shifting werewolf, her life changes forever. Lindon believes he already had his shot at love long ago. And lost it. The tall, blond, sexy shifter is now only trying to keep his promise to his father by protecting Misty as she learns about her new place in the world and seeks to find a future mate. The only problem: she’ll be meeting all of her prospective suitors at one time, and in one place. All TEN of them. All hot, single, alpha males competing for her heart.  Alpha Contender 4 is the final part in a serial about ten alphas competing for one BBW, and one alpha protecting her while she chooses. [Free, 0.99, 0.99, and 0.99]


Last Week: 3  This Week: 3  Best Week: 3

When Ellie goes to the club and meets a gorgeous white billionaire, she realizes she is in for the night of her life.. 

After a passionate night together, Ellie starts to catch feelings for this mysterious, powerful alpha male. 

Soon after, a secret is revealed that will change her life forever.. [0.99]

4 PROTECT AND SERVE by Kat Jackson

(First Week on the List)

Chandra Williams is a mocha-skinned detective with a job to do: Protect Nathaniel Hale, the most infuriatingly arrogant and hopelessly self-entitled billionaire playboy she could have ever imagined. It was supposed to be an easy ride… Just spend a few days shacked up in a cheap apartment until the bastard could testify. A real by-the-books assignment. Keep Mr. Hale’s head down and his heart beating.Protecting him was work.Falling in love was something else entirely. [0.99]


(First Week on the List)

It’s Christmas time at the compound and Jasmine, mate of Silas Knight and Alpha Bitch in the nation, has decided it’s time for the kids to learn about the holiday. Plans are underway for a huge carnival full of games, music and family fun. It’s not until an unexpected guest arrives that Jasmine realizes she and Silas have missed critical elements in their children’s education. [0.99]




Last Week: 9  This Week: 6  Best Week: 6

From the outside, Shane McBride appeared to have the ideal life; he married his high school sweetheart, served time in the military, and then used that knowledge to become a Texas Ranger. That was until the day his wife was in a car accident and passed away. Shane’s whole world came tumbling down, leaving him grieving and torn. Jasmine St. Clair was the baby sister of Shane’s best friend and partner, Benjamin. So when Benjamin sends his little sister to check on his grieving pal, he doesn’t think anything is amiss. Jasmine had always had feeling for Shane McBride. She respected his marriage and nothing but friendship was between the two. But Jasmine knows firsthand that Shane’s marriage wasn’t all roses. Trying to console him, she takes him home where things escalate to fast and too quickly. Running away from things she would rather not acknowledge, Jasmine leaves Texas and goes back home to Denver. Fate brings the two together again, and it is one bumpy road to love. [2.99]

7 THE BALLER’S BABY by Cristina Grenier

(First Week on List)

Stacey is a sports agent who has earned her career status through hard work and clean living. Cole Winslow is potentially the most talented basketball star Stacey has ever managed, but the guy doesn’t have the heart for the game. When Stacey suggests he take the summer and work on his fundamentals, he essentially tells her to shove it. He’s great and he’ll continue to be great, but when a major slip up in a game costs his team the win, Cole starts to wonder if Stacey was right after all. The two spend considerable time alone together and as life normally does it turns their mutual attraction into something much more than that. Stacey is away on other business when she gets some rather life altering news. This career business woman must decide whether to tell Cole about the unexpected surprise, or deal with it herself.  [2.99]

8 THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY by Leila Lacey

(First Week on List)  

Charisma Lamar was a small town girl from the heart of North Carolina. Char had always had a crush on her best friend’s brother, Gabe Marrow, until the night she finally decided to tell him and had been humiliated.  Char walked away from her hometown, never to look back again. Gabriel Marrow was the oldest son of one of North Carolina’s wealthiest families. He was a man of honor and strength. Gabe had always strived to make his family happy and do the right thing. Which had not always served him well in two crucial moments of his life. Once when his sister’s best friend Charisma had told him she had the same feelings for him that he had for her and two when he had married his ex-wife. Charisma was back in town, as the wedding planner and maid-of-honor for her best friend’s wedding. All Gabe wants is his Charisma to come home. Can Gabe and Char discover their love anew or will Char forever be The One That Got Away? [0.99]


9 SEALED WITH A KISS by Dahlia Rose

(First Week on List)

Dreama Bell was just like her name, she believed in her dreams and lived her life vicariously. Her family shook their head at her series of adventures and in their close-knit fold she was called a gypsy. The family vacationed in Vermont every Christmas holiday so when she planned to spend it in Bermuda on a beach no one was surprised. Little did she know that a walk on the beach would change her life forever. When someone grabbed her in the dark intending to assault her, Dreama fights for her life. When a pair of big burly hands dragged her attacker away, she sees the handsome face of her protector. Sergeant Thomas Holden was a Navy Seal on leave and taking his own vacation. Passion bloomed and Dreama followed her instinct and her heart straight into his arms. Would a whirlwind holiday romance lead to her happily ever after? Or would her hero in a uniform leave her dreams shattered in paradise? [3.99]


10 STRANDED by Sondra Wells

Last Week: 5  This Week: 10  Best Week: 5

Chloe couldn’t believe what her boss was asking of her. Traveling to his secluded mountain cabin for a meeting right before Christmas was bad enough but being forced to go with Jake, her main competitor at work would be absolute torture. For two years she had watched Jake use his Southern good ole boy charm to win accounts while she worked so much harder just to stay even. Now they were both gunning for the same coveted promotion and being stuck with him in a cabin was her worst idea of a nightmare. Jake knew Chloe was way out of his league. Not only was she smart and beautiful, she was also completely clueless how sexy he found her. After a few failed attempts to thaw her cool exterior, he had given her up as a hopeless case. Will Chloe and Jake be able to overcome their differences? Or will be stranded together in a secluded cabin only doom their relationship for good? [0.99]



Platform Wide Bestsellers

This week’s list is entirely composed of KU titles, so I’ve decided to start compiling the top 5 books that aren’t exclusive to Amazon whenever there’s not at least two or three platform wide books on the main list. This week’s Top 5 Platform Wide Bestsellers are…  


Tommy Gabrini is divorced and back in what he calls the meat market. But he’s only tasting.His days of buying are over. When he meets Liz Logan, a smart, successful, African-American bombshell who is playing the field just as eagerly as he is, he feels as if he has finally found his open relationship soul mate. But what he isn’t banking on is the emotional connection. And when she comes through for him in a mighty way, and they both begin to realize just how much they truly need each other…. [5.99]

TAMING VAL by Trevion Burns

(IR Book Reviews Recommended Read)

When 28-year-old Valentin Romanovsky discovers that he will be infertile by the time he hits his 30s, he goes into an all-out panic. Best known as the Romanovsky brother who thrived on living in the fast lane, he always partied hard with the distant dream of having a wife and a family one day. If that dream had any chance of coming true he knew he had no choice but to settle down… and fast. But with who? Late night trysts and one night stands were his calling card. There wasn’t a single woman in his life who he could picture being the mother of his child. Except the one woman he knew he could never have. Zoey Black would always have deep love in her heart for the Romanovsky family. They’d taken her in at fourteen when she’d been at the lowest point in her life, with no place else to go, and treated her as their own. Ten years later, the Romanovskys were still apart of her life–as far as Zoey was concerned, they were her family. The parents called her “daughter” and the four brothers called her “sister.” Well, not all four. Val Romanovsky never called her “sister”, and as secrets, lies, and betrayals are revealed, Zoey would finally understand why. [2.99]

CHRISTMAS MIRACLE by Violette Dubrinsky

(IR Book Reviews Recommend Read)

Melanie Samuels is not fond of Christmas. In fact, she’s not really fond of anything that doesn’t include making her public relations firm even better than it currently is. As long as her business is prospering, and she’s raking in profits, Melanie is as “happy” as can be. An encounter with a new potential client begins to change that. Sebastian Cameron Mackintosh doesn’t need a publicist. He’s a businessman, not a celebrity, though the paparazzi seem intent on ignoring that fact. Expecting a short and boring meeting, Cameron is instead intrigued by the cool, stoic Melanie Samuels, owner of the MS Agency. Within days, intrigue turns to more, and before long, Cameron is completely smitten with her. All he has to do is convince Melanie Samuels to take a chance and trust him. With all the baggage that Melanie carries around daily, it will be a Christmas Miracle if she does… [2.99]

4 THE CALUM by Xio Axelrod

(IR Book Reviews Says… Promising New Author)

Twenty-six is too old to believe in fairytales, but tell that to Lovie’s roommate. Convinced she’ll find a real life version of her ultimate book boyfriend, Calum MacKenzie, Jo drags Lovie to the Scottish Highlands. Lovie’s no cynic *ahem* but she knows The Calum is a myth. A construct. A freaking unicorn! And there are warmer places to spend Christmas vacation. If Duff had his way, he’d never step foot in Inverness again. Only his best friend’s wedding, and his ailing grandmother, could bring him home. Duff’s plan is keep his head down and stay out of trouble. Hard to do when the groom targets a pretty blond tourist for one last conquest. When Duff and Lovie meet, stones, sparks and insults fly. He’s instantly attracted to the sexy, sharp-tongued American. She’s just glad to have someone to hang out with, especially the bad boy with a mysterious past. Lovie is determined to learn his secrets, but as they grow closer, Duff is forced to choose between his best friend and his heart. [0.99]

5 SWORD OF MERCY by Sydney Addae

Scrambling to stay one step ahead of the Liege, Asia and Hawke discover more than they had bargained for. Hawke discovers his Alpha was also his father and that he had been given to the Liege as part of an experiment gone bad. Mercy has no place in his heart for the treachery he discovers. It takes his mate’s loving hand and cool head to keep him from destroying those La Patron entrusts him to protect. Asia isn’t big on family, but she understands the basics. Family is important, to a point. But her mate’s family delivers a bag of surprises that she isn’t prepared for. It takes Jasmine and Silas to help steer the newly mated pair through the halls of family drama and come out on top in Sword of Mercy. [3.99]


CLEAR by Paige Notaro


MEAGAN: He’s a pressure valve set to explode. A little steam and I wound up scalded. What’s gonna happen when he blows? It’s ok. I can handle this, cause I want to handle him. But don’t I deserve more? Don’t I deserve a man who won’t do a thing to hurt me? He can’t keep me in the dark forever. One day I’ll want an answer. I’m not sure how long I can wait. VAUGHN: A rough word uttered in her defense and I’m out of her graces. Can’t she see I’m trying? I’m twisting against my roots to stand in her light. If that’s not enough, then I don’t know what else I can do. Except for the one thing. The one act that must be done sooner or later, if we are to have a future. It’ll cost me everything. Is she worth it? This book is the intense finale to the bestselling book, Black and White. It is not meant to be read as a standalone. [0.99]



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