But, war is coming.
Marie de Mandéville, was the daughter of Queen Madame. She refused to be ruled by her mother or the laws of her time. To be placée to a man whom she did not love could not be allowed because she loved another.
But, war is coming.
Their family either must run from it, or fight. They choose to fight.
Myth and legend. If that is who they must become, then with the help of the gods it will be.
Sojourner knew how to run, hide and fight. She would find her family and reunite them. Her mother’s secrets had become a gift. A gift that would aide her on her journey.
Oliver had been held prisoner by Frederick, his brother, for a year. Escape meant hurting an innocent, a beautiful woman who he could not forget. He would not stop searching the colonies for her, until he found her. Debts owed would be paid.
Will Sojourner and Oliver learn from the past and return to where it began to get the answers they sought? Will they be able to let go of the past to claim their future?
Melodee King loved few people. One left her when she was a child, one died, and the other she left in Memphis. Her plan was simple, put Memphis in her rearview mirror and only stop through for an occasional plate of Memphis BBQ.
Riley Walker loved one woman and one woman only. When she left he went after her. Six months, he waited. She never spent enough days in the city or with him to give him a chance. That’s all he needed. All he wanted was one moment to love her again.
With a river of pain and tears between them, will Melodee and Riley ever be able to find the harmony between lyrics and music again.
Crystal Waters was the only one among the three sisters who believed in the magic of their family. The magic of their ancestors. Their grandmother. Their mother. However, she believed and she was determined to discover if a little magic at Christmas could bring her and her sisters the love they all have been wanting.
Maurice Watts returned to Memphis to care for his ailing mother. Nothing else mattered. When he walked into the little shop in the middle of Midtown Memphis, he never thought the woman on the other side of the door would change his life.
Who doesn’t want a little magic at the holidays?
Freedom and her brother, Triumph, would fight for their lives and the lives of the ones whom they loved no matter the cost. Escaping bondage meant they must RUN! Run to Moses. Run to the Promised Land.
Watson Brown knew all too well the struggle to survive. The fight to live. He had been given a second chance to do what he had failed to do in life—as a human. What he and his father could not do before the Harpers Ferry Raid.
The runaway slave and her brother were a distraction.
He could afford no interferences with his mission. He nor his family could risk exposure.
Sinclair Mosley didn’t like working in the family restaurant as a kid. But, without it, without her parents, she would never have graduated from undergrad.
Now, they needed her. Her parents. Their restaurant.
A job offer in central PA could be the lifeline she needs. But to grab it, she may have to let go of a chance at love.
Darling Crawford lost the man she loved to another woman. Returning to her parents was bad enough, but returning home broke, divorced, and jobless is awful. Right about now she just needs to have fun.
A man with a sexy southern drawl. A strong drink. A night of dancing. What happens on Beale Street stays on Beale Street, right?
Christmas Davis only wanted one thing…to help save the community where she was raised. Those hopes were crushed by the power of the Marino family.
Life returned to normal.
Until she received a phone call she almost didn’t answer from Presley Marino. It changed her life, and showed her there was more than one way to have a dream come true.
Rumer Wilson married the love of her life ten years ago, has two beautiful children, and what she believes is a wonderful life to prove
Sebastian Ortiz has loved many women. Rumer is a means to an end. He doesn’t want to hurt her, but he needs her – for revenge on the man who hurt his sister – the sister he’s protected from harm his whole life. it. But, does anybody ever control love? Her world spirals into an unfamiliar place of uncertainty for everything she holds dear, when her husband falls in love with a woman hiding secrets.
Neither Rumer or Sebastian could imagine what comes next…
JoAn Fentress thought the military would take care of her in the way her family never did, but that didn’t happen. Homeless on the streets of Memphis, TN, she walked through the only open door she could find, and it changed her life.
Jeremy Hooks needed only to smile, and the world gave him whatever he asked of it. Eventually, people stop partying, right…at least when they’re threatened. He has one more chance to prove himself before he loses everything.
Jerome Blanden couldn’t let go of his love, even in death. Because of him…his selfishness, she’d lost so much time. Time he couldn’t give back. But, he could change everything.
Michael Armstrong didn’t believe in a lot of things anymore. What was happening to him now couldn’t be real. How was any of it possible?
He’d sat on top of the world… the perfect woman, a daughter, and a job that made his father proud. Now, Kendis was divorced, and his daughter wasn’t really his. At least, he has a good job…at Brady and Associates, the firm that sends him to Maryland for their client, Eastover. Eastover, one of Maryland’s largest commercial real estate developers, is on a mission to take over older, outdated malls.
She’d been through the wringer in her personal life, and now LaKia thinks the only thing she can control is her career as Marketing Director for a small commercial real estate company. She’d always wanted marriage and children like her best friend has… but she’s given up on ever finding her own Mr. Right.
Until Kendis. He gave her everything, and she gave it right back.
The knife at her throat didn’t frighten Scarlet Anderson. In fact, it was a relief. Finally, she didn’t have to worry any longer about living another empty day. She’d be reunited with the ones she loved.
Joshua Davis had faced a lot of challenges in his life, his faith and the love of his family had seen him through his latest battles. But…no person could help him now. How had he managed to fall in love with someone who’d stopped loving herself? And what was he supposed to do?
For her employees, Victoria James quits her job to save theirs. That decision loses her the man she thought she loved. And sends her back to Memphis, TN with everything she owns to face a neglected and forgotten relationship with her grandfather.
Everything she has is stolen. Chad Kirkpatrick, her childhood love, the first man to break her heart, now a police officer, comes to her aide.
Can she move forward, and put her past behind her? Will Chad forgive her?
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