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About Amarie Avant
USA TODAY Best Selling Author, Amarie Avant, is a graduate from Azusa Pacific Unversity, where she received a Master of Education in Educational Counseling. Amarie has previously held a career in the social service sector. She currently writes contemporary to dark romance, often highlighting diversity and love that holds no color nor has any bounds.
Amarie is a wife, a mother of three, and addicted to Amy Tan historical novels, movies of all kinds, and Taebo.
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Tequila mixes well with everything except… decisions, and I'm old enough to know better.
With a face chiseled in arrogance, Antonio Emmanuel Rivas pushes all my buttons. The younger artist acts like my gallery, and everything in it belongs to him.
Secretly, I crave Antonio's dominating hands all over my body like I'm one of his signature pieces.
But he's a tyrant. A monster. Trouble.
He's dangerous for my business and heart.
While the beast chases me relentlessly, I wonder if the man I should hate is also the man my soul can't llive without.
I'm only gentle with a paintbrush, and Essence Traver's cruel, luscious mouth has incurred my wrath.
I respect Essence's curation acumen. However, the pulse between her thighs and at her throat leaps in defiance when my name is involved.
There's no secret I imagine adorning every inch of her body with . . . paint.
So while Essence intends to keep me at arm's length, I'll have my obsession in my arms soon enough.
All men have a vice; mine happens to be tequila and a blank canvas.
Common themes in this Black Woman Latin Man (BWLM) romance include: older woman younger man age-gap romance, a strong female lead, and steamy, passionate romance!
I lived by my father’s motto until River entered the MMA cage, River’s brown eyes reflected mystery, and his soul held darkness.
Off-limits to a good girl like me.
One day, the demons that haunted River swallowed him whole. Forever passed away yet I failed at forgetting the beast who showed me a tender side of him.
Now, I’m the law. A cop.
River’s as gorgeous as sin. An ex-convict.
And I’m the reason he was tossed in the slammer.
Coach treated me better than any blood of mine. I stabbed him in the back.
This time I’ll twist the knife, steal his most prized possession: his daughter, my everything.
Tatum’s innocence was created for my corruption. Prison sharpened the monster she couldn’t save.
She can take down any enemy.
But her biggest opponent has a claim to her heart.
I’ve loved that girl for the better part of my life. Only one of us stopped loving the other. And it wasn’t me.
Trigger warning: this story has some dark elements and graphic language, steamy scenes, and twisted situations.
A gorgeous, 40 something walks into a bar, orders a Mai Tai and flirts with a man that checks every box in a sexy, dangerous, dark yakuza romance.
Sounds like it would make for good conversation right?
Except I’m that woman. I’m a shy geometry teacher who gets talked over, looked over, and took a good chunk of her 401k plan to fulfill a getaway vacation, that so happens to include the optional “smutty romance fantasy.”
But halfway through drinks, flirting, and kissing on the first night, I realize I finessed the wrong drop, dead gorgeous guy.
Don't get me wrong, Kaori's as beautiful as sin. But, he's not the man I pre-purchased to reenact my steamy book boyfriend fetishes lightyears away from my small Texas town. Karoi is the real deal . . .
A yakuza boss!
Tonight gets a whole lot darker when I see my very first murder.
And now I’m all tied up--literally.
This steamy BWAM love story includes the following tropes: dangerous yakuza leader, mistaken identity, abduction (obviously) and enemies to lovers romance!
Darkness lurks behind their gazes. There’s something sinister about their smiles. Their name incites fear in their enemies. They are the DeLucas, and there’s one word that describes them best. SAVAGE.
The men of the DeLuca family are proof that the bigger the alpha, the harder they fall… in love.
Download this exclusive anthology featuring BRAND NEW mafia romances to find out which DeLuca will make you fall in love. But first, you must ask yourself one question: Are you ready to give your heart to a savage?
Immerse yourself in this dangerously seductive collection that includes:
*Friends to lovers.
*Enemies to lovers.
Please read 'FEAR NONE' prior to jumping into this explosive conclusion of River and Tatum's love story. *Audiobook will launch in May*
Fear doesn't last. Regret can . . .
I’m conflicted, torn between right, wrong, and . . . love.
My River has the MMA title within his grasp, and while some people view him as a monster, River’s my biggest motivation.
All I have to do is part ties with the devil that got us this far.
But while I’m planning our way out, everything that can go wrong does.
And I worry that my enemy, who should FEAR ME, is the only one winning. Again.
Since being released from prison, my name has been dragged through the mud.
But I focus on sports and my dream girl.
All of a sudden, my woman’s keeping secrets from me.
Fighting solo in the cage is expected, but we’re supposed to fight our battles together.
Still, I’ll go to war for us, wipe Tatum’s tears when she cries, and hold her when she’s weary. I’ll never give up on us.
In Clan MacKenzie, we fight for each other.
We die for each other.
And when I fell for Chevelle, those same rules applied to her.
She loves me, but hates the family business.
So, I hid the villain in me until today.
Today, I need to do what must be done and that requires the help of the same people she would rather us keep our distance from.
After tragedy destroyed my family, I should’ve run from all things MacKenzie not straight into Leith Mackenzie's arms.
I was broken.
He remade me.
Loved me and our little baby.
Showed me that monsters could be humans and have hearts too.
That he could be different than the rest of his ruthless clan.
Unfortunately, now, Leith can't be the hero for me that he was before.
He needs be that Savage Scot instead, and I'm afraid it'll cost us everything.
*Die For You is the first book in the MacKenzie Crime Family series. This steamy love story of two childhood lovers is a STANDALONE and contains NO CLIFFHANGERS, NO CHEATING, and has a HEA. This is a mature new adult romance.
Victor Tudor, a man wrapped in mystery and temptation, gets everything he desires.
And for the moment, he craves… me.
I fought. It was a losing battle.
I ran. His relentlessness ensnared me.
I'm a token. A trinket. A toy for Victor's amusement.
He's seductive. A dangerous deviant.
Although I can't stop the madness, staying is lethal.
Luxury Whitson, a young beauty with a heart of gold, never catches a break.
And for a brief time, she will be mine to possess.
She's cheeky. I'll train her mouth.
She's defiant. That kink will be straightened.
I'll keep my identity and my deadly delights away from her.
I'll protect Luxury. Spare her father's life. And once my mission is complete, return the naïve girl's heart, as ecstasy cannot last always.
Broken hearts carry dark secrets, and I'm determined to put mine to rest.
On a cold night, when I attempt to take my life, I'm stolen away.
Abducted by a man whose sins should've condemned him to hell.
Who sets my heart on fire with fear and desire.
I don't need a happily ever after, or to be captivated by his intoxicating, ruthless ways.
I'll run before I turn into the thing I swore I would die before becoming . . . His.
Broken, little birds can't fly, and I'm determined to keep the one I found.
I've murdered more men than the plague, but the innocent Ava doesn't have the right to take her own life.
Her light's my salvation capable of washing away my sins.
I don't need anything else in this world but my little bird.
I'll make Ava realize she's bound to me. Forever . . . Mine.
BOUND FOR YOU is a stand-alone dark, Irish Mafia romance. While there's an HEA, all the nice guys are dead. There are triggers, triggers, triggers . . . .
I’ll die for me clan.
Though, I never met a woman worth a single bullet—until I set eyes on Justice Flowers.
Every delicious curve on her body should be mine to manipulate. She refuses to yield.
Justice’s in trouble, but won’t ask for clan protection.
I give it anyway.
She’ll soon realize, I’m collecting her as payment.
Until I’ve satisfied this addiction.
I’m living for me now.
After years of celibacy, I’ll take a chance on a man who penetrates my intellect—someone selfless, not ruthless.
Although Brody MacKenzie’s tropical blue eyes pierce through me, the rest of him is rugged, deadly.
Brody paid my debt without my consent.
I never intended to trade in a lunatic, to be chained to the devil.
He’ll realize that I won’t submit.
And I never will.
Camdyn MacKenzie’s lips are like every wicked sin I’ve ever craved but denied myself.
For my sanity, our first kiss should’ve been our last—dark, depraved, and addictive.
Since my mom’s tragic accident, I’m in self-destructive mode. Camdyn’s a sadistic, crazy distraction, but he’s wickedly bad for me.
The second I tasted Willow Greene's mouth, every bad bone in me screamed for more.
She’s the most tempting girl at DuPont Academy—innocent, sweet, and corruptible.
Since I was a kid, I’ve twisted beautiful, broken things and shatter them beyond repair, and Willow will be no exception.
A monster grips the city in his iron fist.
The media calls him El Santo.
I prefer El Diablo—the devil.
My obsession with the gorgeous Dominic Alvarez will be his demise. I crave the look in his captivating dark eyes while I crush his even darker soul.
I refuse to become like the others; the women whose hearts stop at the sight of him.
Those women lost themselves in the allure and temptation of El Santo before they could feel the danger of El Diablo.
The time for redemption is now.
Seduce them all and make them mine.
It’s what I was born to do.
But here comes a cunning little mouse, playing in a snake den.
Aria Jones lives inside the walls of her pretty head. That’s where I need to be—in her head.
Once I glean the secrets behind Aria’s jaded gaze and discover her greatest fears, I’ll collect the little mouse like the others.
Collect, crush, and make her mine forever.
This sexy read contains violence, murder, and steamy sex. A strong black female lead will go toe-to-toe with a captivating Cuban from Havana, in and out of bed.
Devil In Her Bed and Diablo Inside are STANDALONE romantic thrillers and can be read in any order. 'Devil in her Bed' includes Siobhan and Lincoln's love story, and 'Diablo Inside,' includes the love story of her younger cousin, Aria Jones.
Ephraim was shattered when Maliah left him behind years ago. He’s consumed by the need to dominate her — and he’ll stop at nothing to claim her once again… A dark, sensual romance.