IR Weekly Bestseller List for the Week of Jan. 12, 2015

Interracial Best-Selling Books

01.12.2015

 
 

1 UNEXPECTED LOVE by Delaney Diamond

(First Week on List)

They didn’t mean to fall in love… Brenda Morrison has known Jay Santorini for years, but he’s off limits. He’s her friend’s ex-husband, and except for one slip-up, they’ve always had a platonic relationship. But now that she’s back in Atlanta, the smoldering attraction between them is much harder to resist. Jay has always kept a hands-off approach to Brenda, and the time they spend together starts out innocently enough, or so he pretends. Because the truth is, Jay has feelings for her, and those feelings are anything but innocent. [1.99]

 

CAPTIVATED by Perri Forrest

Last Week: 3  This Week: 2  Best Week: 2

London Tanner’s day just went from bad to worse. She’s fresh off the weekend and shows up to the job that she loves, and has dedicated herself to for the past 12 years. In the middle of checking emails, and preparing to begin her day, Carter Hampton enters her office space and requests her presence in his office. Once there, she soon hears the words, “Today is your last day,” pour from his mouth. Defeated and broken and with nowhere else to turn, she heads to the arms of the only person she knows can love her past the devastation of the moment. It’s no secret that London’s boyfriend Brandon wants her to move to Southern California to begin a life with him, and now that she has no job to return to, she can do just that. However, as London prepares to leave the old life behind and enter a new phase, the unexpected occurs… Carter Hampton reenters her life. [0.99]

 

3 CURVES ‘EM RIGHT, and HER PURRFECT MATCH, by Milly Taiden

Last Week: 2  This Week: 3  Best Week: 1

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. 

 

LEATHER AND LACE and NO OBJECTIONS by Sondra Wells

Last Week: 7  This Week: 4  Best Week: 4

LEATHER & LACE: When Cassandra received the call about her father’s sudden death, she left New York City and headed back to the ranch in Alabama where she grew up. Having been estranged from her father for years she had hoped to never return. Alabama was in her past and that was where she meant for it to stay. Her intentions were to quickly take care of the details of her father’s estate, sell the ranch and return back to New York City where she belonged. Matt, the sexy ranch foreman had other ideas. He was furious at Cassandra for trying to dump the ranch and fire all of the ranch hands. He didn’t plan to make it easy on her to ditch her responsibilities and head back to New York. Heated sparks fly between them but will it be enough to convince her to give up her life and everything she loves in New York City? [0.99]

NO OBJECTIONS: Angela had worked hard to make it through law school and to find a job at a prestigious law firm. As a young African American female she faced an uphill battle ahead of her if she wanted to make it as partner some day. Then Sam Bledsoe, a biker gang member, strolls into the law firm and flips her life upside down. At first she is excited to be assigned his case but soon feels conflicted when she realizes she is falling head over heels for a criminal. 

 

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

Last Week: 5  This Week: 5  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]
 

6 SWEET CHRISTMAS SURRENDER by Dahlia Rose

(First Week on List)

Christine Chapel met Wesley Kent in a coffee shop, and their attraction snowballed into a whirlwind relationship. She was the daughter of the richest man in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and he was just a Sergeant in the Air Force. That didn’t mean a thing, because nothing felt as perfect when she was in his arms. The final day before he left for his nine-month tour, Wes slipped a ring on her finger and vowed he was coming back. He left her with another gift. Christine was pregnant from the man she loved. Her not-so-nice father was breathing down her neck, since he had promised his shady business partner she’d marry him, with or without her consent. If he found out she was pregnant God knew what he’d do, so Christine had no other choice but to run, to have her baby in safety, all the while dreaming about Wes and praying he came home safe.   [2.99] 

 

WHITE ALPHA BILLIONAIRE’S BLACK BABY by Nicki Jackson 


Last Week: 6  This Week: 7  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]
 
 

PROTECT AND SERVE by Kat Jackson

Last Week: 1  This Week: 8  Best Week: 1

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]    
 

9 MY WHIRLWIND ROMANCE by Cher Etan

(First Week on List)

When they were younger, Jade and Lucas lived together during their parent’s brief marriage. After years of not seeing each other, they finally got back in contact and ended up forming a romantic relationship for themselves. But not everything has gone smoothly. Despite all the perks of being a billionaire, Lucas has many financial ties, ones that eat up his time and stop him from seeing his woman. Meanwhile, Jade is offered a job she’s always wanted… but it’s in Germany! Will she choose the man of her dreams despite his time constraints, or the job of a lifetime? [2.99]

 

10 MR. AND MRS. KANE by Lena Skye

(First Week on List)

Getting married was only the beginning. Young billionaire Kyle Kane and his wife Camille have been through a fair bit of drama during their relationship. However, they both thought that once they had walked down the aisle it would be plain sailing there after. They were wrong. 3 years on from their fairytale wedding and it seems the honeymoon period is over. With Kyle sneaking around and acting suspiciously, Camille is determined to find out the truth. Even if it might not be the type of truth that she can handle. One thing is for sure, being a billionaire’s wife is never going to be easy… [0.99]

 
 

Platform Wide Bestsellers

These are the books you can find beyond the Amazon store…  

 

UNEXPECTED LOVE by Delaney Diamond

They didn’t mean to fall in love… Brenda Morrison has known Jay Santorini for years, but he’s off limits. He’s her friend’s ex-husband, and except for one slip-up, they’ve always had a platonic relationship. But now that she’s back in Atlanta, the smoldering attraction between them is much harder to resist. Jay has always kept a hands-off approach to Brenda, and the time they spend together starts out innocently enough, or so he pretends. Because the truth is, Jay has feelings for her, and those feelings are anything but innocent. [1.99]
 

SWEET CHRISTMAS SURRENDER by Dahlia Rose

Christine Chapel met Wesley Kent in a coffee shop, and their attraction snowballed into a whirlwind relationship. She was the daughter of the richest man in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and he was just a Sergeant in the Air Force. That didn’t mean a thing, because nothing felt as perfect when she was in his arms. The final day before he left for his nine-month tour, Wes slipped a ring on her finger and vowed he was coming back. He left her with another gift. Christine was pregnant from the man she loved. Her not-so-nice father was breathing down her neck, since he had promised his shady business partner she’d marry him, with or without her consent. If he found out she was pregnant God knew what he’d do, so Christine had no other choice but to run, to have her baby in safety, all the while dreaming about Wes and praying he came home safe.   [2.99] 
 

3 COMPLICATED LOVE by Lilah London

Meet Keira Kelley. She is kind, generous, smart, and beautiful. She has her whole life planned out. She is determined to live better than her mother. So she moves in with her Aunt Debbie to attend Brenton Private School. On the first day of her senior year, she meets Lane Callahan. He is perfect and privileged. He is popular, the quarterback of a winning football team and gorgeous. His family is wealthy and a prominent part of the community. He should be happy, right? Lane and Keira become fast friends. Although they both want a relationship, the people and circumstances around them complicate things. [0.99]

 

4 SLOW BURN by Rhonda Laurel

Tyler Blake is making quite a name for himself in the racing circuit and has everything he’s ever wanted—fame, the support of his family, and hot women clamoring for his attention. But he can’t get a certain bookseller out of his head. The passionate night he spent with Michelle Bradley on the eve of his brother’s wedding still haunts him. He’s too busy living the dream to want commitment, but when he hears Michelle is seeing someone, it bothers him more than he’s willing to admit. Michelle Bradley is making some major changes in her life. Fed up with months of pursuing the elusive Tyler Blake, she’s ready to throw in the towel. Until a glimpse of Tyler on television kissing a woman after a big win sends her into a tizzy. With the help of the Blake women, Michelle kidnaps Tyler and takes him to a secluded cabin so they can have it out once and for all. She hopes the fabulous meal she’s prepared will entice him to stay, at least long enough for dessert… [4.99]

 

5 ONLY LOVE by Victoria Smith an Raven St. Pierre

Aubrey: He’s not what I expected. He’s just… so much more than I imagined he’d be. Cops around here aren’t exactly honorable, and yet, I found myself trusting the one in my own backyard, quite literally the floor above me. Still, my instincts have been wrong before. My heart tells me to let him in completely, to love him completely. But I learned to stop following my heart a long time ago. Adam: She’s locked up tight and won’t let go. A single mother, she’s bound by the struggles she hides from the world around her. These trials do nothing but burden her, test her in the worst possible way. But I have struggles of my own, secrets, and with their depth, they don’t just test me. They consume me and have the capability of breaking me completely, of breaking us completely. [1.99]
 
 

HOT TOE-DIPPER*

BREATHLESS by Shani Greene-Dowdell

It’s so hard to breathe when there’s no air… Walking out of a coffee shop, minding her own business, Destiny never intends to crash into real estate tycoon, Jacob Turner. A chance meeting leads to sweaty sheets, sleepless nights, and a passion she never knew existed. The curve of his lips, the warmth of his breath, his take-charge demeanor; Jacob is proof that charm and chivalry is alive and well. Jacob had it all… except her. Due to strongholds from his past, he’s not ready to let her own him completely. When Destiny pops up in his city, their love affair is challenged by someone who could never take Destiny’s place. Getting Destiny to understand that she’s the only one he loves proves to be a quest that the billionaire has the means and heart to take. Will Destiny survive the love of the rich, white tycoon who took her breath away, or will the woman from his past that refuses to let go be the death of her? [0.99]

*This is a first IR Romance by an author who has previously only written in another category. In this case, strictly African-American Romance. 

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