MAXED OUT by Brenda L. Thomas
Maxie's a bored high school teacher who needs some spice in her life. After taking a trip home during the summer break, she gets a little bit more than rest and relaxation. Using her great dance skills, she ventures on the wild side of life and parlays this innocent hobby into a lucrative money maker. The one thing she hadn't thought about: when you play with fire, you usually get burned. Torn between her new life, new love and old boyfriend, Maxie is faced with the challenge of making some hard decisions; is she up for it?
SEX, SIN AND BROOKLYN by Crystal Lacey Winslow
Being gorgeous is usually a ticket to stardom for some; for others, it's a hard way to go. Nicoli uses her looks to get everything she's ever wanted in life. She's always had a close-knit bond with her three friends: Joy, Stacy and Fertashia. They all have one thing in common, the love of money. Using her body has never been an issue, but a sure ticket to getting what she wants. Meeting the famous Black King and having him interested in her was money in the bank, but she never "banked" on karma coming around to step on her like she stepped on others.
SUMMER MADNESS by Rochelle Alers
Always a bridesmaid, finding the man of her dreams was never a priority. Nina Watkins was content to stay in love with the only thing that seemed to give her fulfillment: her books. When she catches the bouquet at her best friend's wedding, everything else falls into place like clockwork.
REBOUND by Reshonda Tate Billingsley
Getting stood up at the altar is never a woman's dream, but the ultimate nightmare. Victoria finds out firsthand when it happens to her. Never one to wallow in sorrow, she ends up taking that expensive honeymoon trip to sun, sand and freedom all alone; running into handsome Damon was just icing on the cake. In a foreign land with a complete stranger who is there to catch his wife in the act of cheating, Victoria and Damon find out that love deals us unfortunate cards, but sometimes you gain the best deck if played right. Who said love doesn't come by chance?
In Four Degrees of Heat, these authors demonstrate their own rendition of its "hot in herre". Nicely packaged in four intimate stories, these are bundled with sizzle, sex, and more sizzle. There's something in this for everyone. Graphic, no holds barred, straight up give it to me and more, all wrapped up in storylines sure to keep you reading. It may definitely be a little too risqué for some, but if you're into erotica, these novellas truly capture the essence of heat, sensuality and romance. Looking for something to keep you up? This is definitely one to start; although if you have a mate, you won't be reading it for long...
Reviewed by Belinda
of The RAWSISTAZ™ Reviewers