Shawn James

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Shawn James is the author of over 30 eBooks and a dozen paperbacks. His goal is to create positive stories about the African-American experience that inspire readers to open minds and their imaginations.

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The Atonement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Shawn James. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
After nearly two years in exile, Allen and his friends prepare to ceebrate the homecoming of the prodigal Jim Reid. Everyone believes the event heralds the beginning of happier times, but specters from the past cast their shadows over the present, threatening to ruin the reunion.
School of Hard Knocks: The Re-Education of Jim Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,770. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Shawn James. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Nearly a year after his arrest and subsequent conviction for drug possession, Jim Reid is struggling to rebuild his life. All he wants is a second chance, but it seems society will not allow him to forget the mistakes of his past. Battling unemployment, financial ruin, and his own personal demons, Jim begins turns Smoke, a small time drug dealer who dreams of making it big.
Commencement
Price: Free! Words: 191,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Shawn James. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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Allen Sharpe thought he had it all. As a graduate of one of the nation's most prestigious Ivy League Universities, Allen believed he was poised for a six-figure position as a financial consultant and "the good life". In Allen's world, nothing else could be more important. However, after experiencing a major detour on his road to success,

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Isis: Power of the Princess
Price: Free! Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Rematch! Convicted for causing an inter-realm incident, Nemesis escapes house arrest on Olympus and goes on the run on Earth. Hoping to prevent injury to mortals and property damage, Zeus asks Isis to go on a diplomatic mission find the fugitive goddess and bring her back to Olympus to face justice for her crimes
The Man Who Rules The World
Price: Free! Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Time Magazine has named Morris Phillips CEO John Haynes “The Man Who Rules The World”. But that world is put in jeopardy when Lucifer resurrects God Katious, a malevolent despot out to conquer the planet. With the nations’ leaders in fear of his all-powerful Gem of Omnipotence, and gods falling before his feet, John must have mountain moving faith in God to help him overcome the threat of Katious.
E'steem: The Witches Of Eastland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Bad girl gone good! Good girl goes to school! When E’steem refuses to help a student at the Eastland Boarding School learn sorcery she and her coven give E’steem a spell of trouble. Can the Devilish Diva teach three witches a lesson about magic they’ll never forget?
Isis: Bride of Dracula
Price: Free! Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dracula! Using his supernatural powers the Vampire Lord transforms Isis into his Vampire Goddess and sends her on a mission to murder Morris Phillips CEO John Haynes. Can John overcome the threat of the Vampire Goddess and escape Dracula’s house of Horrors in the Hamptons? Cover by Bill Walko
Isis: Death of a Theta
Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Requiem. In this flashback story set in 1973, Isis is called to the Theta House by her sorority sisters who want her to step down from her leadership role the Senior Grand Mother. With her mortal alias Andrea Robinson being 98-years-old,and Isis being immortal, they fear that if she continues on with the organization her secret may be revealed, and their mission compromised in the Black community.
Isis: All About the Goddess
Price: Free! Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Action! After someone makes a threat on the life of current college student and former child star Marilyn Marie, Isis goes undercover as an art model at the Next School. While the goddess exposes herself to the student body in class, the she tries to sketch out the details that will allow her to solve the mystery behind the threatening messages.
Spinsterella
Price: Free! Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Matilda Crowley has earned the nickname Spinsterella at Amalgamated Consolidated for her unique style and fashion sense. But when an enigmatic new hire starts working on her floor, the Goth Monster is eager to get closer to the silent stranger many in the office have called the Quiet Man. Is it love at first bite for the Black Widow? Or is she destined to die an old maid?
E'steem: Undercover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Bad Girl Gone Good! Good Girl goes undercover! When E’steem and John find stolen boxes of Marshmallow cookies in a Bronx Bodega, she goes undercover at the Nabiskit factory in Philadelphia to find the employee responsible for the thefts. Can the Devilish Diva stop the cookie crook and put an end to their confectionary caper?
Isis: Night of the Vampires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Vampires! When E’steem is given a project that takes her out of the office, Isis fills in for her on the job at the Morris Phillips. While she’s escorting CEO John Haynes to a charity event the demon D’lilah and a brood of disgruntled Vampires crash the party looking to take a meeting with him. Can the goddess next door help her boss take care of business dealing with the undead?
Stop Simpin- Why Men Don't Need Finance To Get Romance Second Edition
Series: The Simp Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
What is a SIMP? A Simp is a man who puts himself in a submissive position under women in the hopes of winning them over. In this eBook readers will learn why the Simp’s dysfunctional approaches to life leaves men stranded in a vicious cycle where they winds up being used and exploited by predatory women.
E'steem: The Beast From The Bowels
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Bad Girl Gone Good! Good Girl throws down! After a desperate D’lilah is defeated by E’steem for fourth time, Lucifer recruits Umbuttra, the She-Beast from the Bowels of Hell to eliminate E’steem once and for all. But if the brutal beast kills E’steem in battle, Lucifer promises to give her D’lilah’s position as the second most powerful she-demon in all Hell.
Isis: Wrath of the Cybergoddess
Series: Isis, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Danger! Three months after her encounter with Isis, Dr. Raheema Sanders transforms herself into the Cybergoddess, a creature with powers far greater than Isis’. Determined to replace the order of gods with an order of science, she plans to kill the goddess and remake the world in her own image. Can Isis stop this Digital Diva before she implements her mad plan?
Why 70 percent of Black Women Are Single
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Statistics state that 70 Percent of Black women are single. And many believe that it’s because Black women can’t find a “good” Black man. However, what’s keeping Black women single isn’t a shortage of “good” Black men it’s the fact that most Black women have learned a life paradigm from her mother that prevents her from having a successful relationship with any man.
All About Nikki- The Lost Episodes
Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Screenplays » Comedy
In these lost episodes from the Fabulous first and Sensational second seasons of All About Nikki readers will get a look at the stories that didn’t make it into the All About Nikki books, and an insight into Shawn James’ creative process.
E'steem: Faerie Tale
Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Bad girl gone good! Good girl goes Medieval! When legendary sorceress Morgan Le Fay casts a spell on E’steem’s boyfriend John, she journeys to her Castle above the Clouds to save her prince.
The Thetas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,850. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Nineteen-year-old rich socialite Colleen Anderson has just completed her sophomore year at New York University. On the last day of the semester she receives a mysterious letter on fancy salmon colored stationery with a single Greek letter on it. It’s a letter that will change her life and redefine the woman she’ll become.
Isis: My Sister, My Frenemy
Series: Isis, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Frenemies! Things come to a head as Isis tells her estranged sister E’steem she still doesn't trust her. But when E’steem is kidnapped by the demon D’lilah, Isis realizes that she has to move past the frenemy zone to save her former arch-enemy from a fate worse than death.
E'steem: Demons Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Bad girl gone good! Good girl needs help! Approached by the handsome rogue demon Claudius, E'steem is asked to speak at Demons Anonymous, his support group for demons who have left Lucifer's Legion. But when Lucifer and D'lilah learn about her plans to speak to his demons about Christ they plan to crash the party and crucify Claudius. Can Hell's former harbinger save Claudius' soul from the wrath
The Misadventures of Captain-Save-A-Hoe
Series: The Simp Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
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What’s a Captain-Save-A-Hoe? A Captain-Save-A-Hoe is a guy who pursues relationships with dysfunctional and deeply troubled women. He believes with his support, guidance, and “loving care” that the can “save” them and change them into the perfect mate for him. In this eBook men will learn why they can't "save" or "fix" broken women.
Shawn's Experience Working at the City College of New York- A lesson in Racism, Sexism, and Discrimination Against Black Men
Price: Free! Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
An essay detailing my experiences working at the City College of New York from April 2008 to October 2008. I discuss the numerous encounters I had with racism, Discrimination and sexism during my probationary period working as a CUNY Office Assistant
E'steem: No Good Deed
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Bad girl gone good! No longer a member of Lucifer’s Legion, former She-demon E’steem is now on the side of the angels. Starting her journey down the straight and narrow path, she runs afoul of some stick-up kids while shopping on Madison Avenue in this action packed short. Can Hell’s former harbinger scare them straight?
E'steem: Deadly D'lilah
Series: Isis, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Bad girl gone good! Good girl in peril! Six months after events transpiring in The Temptation of John Haynes, former She-demon E’steem is now on the side of the angels. Further down the down the straight and narrow path, she’s attacked by D’lilah a young ambitious she-demon out to move up the ladder in the Hierarchy of Hell. And the only way she can do that is by killing E’steem.
Isis: The Beauty Myth
Series: Isis, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Glamorous! Raheema Sanders, 85-year-old CEO of Sepia Cosmetics seeks to find a way to reverse the effects of aging on herself. Learning that Isis is more than human, she has the goddess kidnapped and taken to her secret lab so she can learn the beauty secrets of the gods. However, when she comes face-to-face with the goddess she soon learns Isis’ beauty is more than skin deep.
Isis: The Ultimate Fight
Series: Isis, Book 6. You set the price! Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Girlfight! Nemesis, the undisputed Queen of the Octagon is hungry for competition. After defeating twenty-four of the world’s best MMA fighters, she’s out to prove to both man and god that she’s the best in the world. Traveling to the Island of Solitude she issues a challenge to the goddess Isis to fight her in the eight-sided chain-link roofed steel cage.
All About Nikki-Three Episodes from the Sensational Second Season
Series: All About Nikki, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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Six months after moving to Los Angeles sixteen-year-old Nikki Desmond is adjusting to life on the west coast. As she starts a new semester at Beverly Hills High School, she’s resolving to make changes to overcome her surly racist and rude behavior. In episodes four through Six of the Sensational Second Season of this teen sitcom,
Manginas- They Look Like Men But Act Like Ladies
Series: The Simp Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
What is a Mangina? A man who thinks and acts like a woman. Worse, he’s a man who gives women a free pass to get away irresponsible and immoral behavior just because she was born female.
Isis: Amari's Revenge
Series: Isis, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Art Attack! Isis comes face-to-face with danger when a statue of Queen Amari comes to life on the floor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Returned to life through a magic spell, Amari seeks revenge on the woman she believes stole the heart of her Prince and her kingdom two thousand years ago.
The Muse
Price: Free! Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
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The story of a lifetime begins with a little inspiration from that special someone.
The Politics of Hell
Series: Isis, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
After the Isis Saga. Before the Temptation of John Haynes. A new beginning for the Harbinger of Death.
Spray Em' Up
Price: Free! Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Terrorists Come To the Ghetto...And only One Man Can Stop them!
An analysis of the Comic Book Industry's Issues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
An analysis of the issues leading to the decline of the comic book industry since the 1990's and a proposal to fix these business problems comprehensively.
All About Nikki- The Fabulous First Season
Series: All About Nikki, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
She thinks it's her world. Unfortunately, we have to live with her.
A Recipe for $ucce$$
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,990. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A pinch of hard work. A dash of determination. A recipe for success.
Isis
Series: Isis, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A lost goddess. A heritage found. A greater destiny to be achieved.
Isis: Trial of the Goddess
Series: Isis, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Crime and Punishment in the Realm of the Ancient Egyptian gods.
Baptism of Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
TRIAL BY FIRE. BAPTISM BY BLOOD. A DEMON IS BORN.
All About Nikki- Three Episodes From The Fabulous First Season
Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
She thinks it's her world. Unfortunately, we have to live with her.
The Saga of MastiKatious
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Nation in the World.
The Sneakers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sometimes, the price paid for a pair of shoes is more than money.
The Temptation of John Haynes
Series: Isis, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
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The Devil doesn't like John Haynes. To take his soul, Lucifer recruits E'steem a beautiful she-demon to seduce him. If she can persuade John to compromise his beliefs and values, he'll allow her to join his Elect, a cadre of powerful demons in his inner circle.

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