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ILORI (pronounced ee-lor-ee) PRESS BOOKS LLC is an independent publisher committed to publishing books with a multicultural flair.

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Holiday Hearts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Celebrate love and the magic of the holidays in this short story collection. Discover what happens when a woman asks a stranger to help her fool her neighbors in “The Special Guest”. Find out how one woman copes with going to a dreaded party in “New Year’s Surprise”. See a new husband and father struggle to create the perfect holiday for his family in “The Perfect Christmas”.
The Other Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Andrea Harnett, a successful working woman, believes in the strength of her marriage. Until she finds something in her drawer that shakes her to the core. Soon she starts to question everything she knows about love, her husband and herself. An emotional short story from national bestselling author Dara Girard.
A Gentleman's Offer
Series: The Black Stockings Society. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Will this Cinderella get her happily ever after? Dog groomer Yvette Coulier dreams of living like her wealthy clients. Tired of being overlooked and chased by men who want fun and no commitment she wants a change. When she receives an invitation from the mysterious Black Stockings Society, she catches the eye of the wealthy Nate Blackwell
Power Play
Series: The Black Stockings Society. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Mary was a little lamb… Mary Reyland wants revenge against Edmund Davis, the man who cost her a promotion. Tired of being taken for granted and overlooked, she eagerly puts on a pair of sexy fishnets for her next business meeting… ...Until she decided to take control
Just One Look
Series: Return of The Black Stockings Society. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
The look of love? Professional organizer Caryn Chandler thinks her life is perfect. Until her new perm makes her hair fall out, she breaks up with her boyfriend and she bumps into Adrian Everett. The man she’d left standing at the altar eight years ago. When an invitation from the Black Stockings Society arrives promising her a second chance at love, she jumps at the chance.
Remember My Name
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
On a family trip abroad, ten year old Catherine Ojo goes missing. Her three step-sisters know what happened, but vow never to tell. Soon their shared silence uncovers dark family secrets and threatens to tear their family apart. But little do they know that thousands of miles away a young girl embarks on a nearly twenty year journey to reclaim the life stolen from her and make her sisters pay.
Return of the Black Stockings Society Bundle 1-3
Series: Return of The Black Stockings Society. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,500. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The first three books--Playing for Keeps, After Hours, A Private Affair--in the popular Return of the Black Stockings Society series now in one fun bundle!
The Special Guest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » General
When her nephew fails to show up for a special holiday dinner, Miranda Simmonds has to act fast to save face in front of her neighbors. So she asks a stranger to pose in his place. A decision that comes with unexpected consequences. A holiday tale with a dash of magic. Dara Girard is the author of more than thirty novels and many short stories including “A Fortunate Mistake”
Gym Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Straight A student Gerald Morgan doesn’t want to ruin his grade point average with an F in gym class. So the out of shape teen asks the top runner at his high school for help. And soon discovers what she’s really running from. A short story for anyone who’s felt like giving up.
A Song to Remember
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aging, jaded singer Sharon Burnell could use some holiday magic. After years of success she feels like a has-been. Until one special night reminds her of what she’s truly gained. A story of magic and remembrance. Includes bonus story “A Fortunate Mistake”
Spare Room
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Tired computer programmer Michael Redwell doesn’t want house guests. His wife Natalie does. This time she gets her way. Which forces them to face what they’ve been avoiding for years. A story about healing and letting go. Includes bonus story “A Thousand Words”
Dangerous Curves
Series: Henson. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Playboy Kevin Jackson likes fast cars and fast women. But when a car accident sends a close friend to the hospital and leaves him with no memory of what happened, his life spirals out of control. Until he hires Dominique Cartwright as his new driver. A decision that costs him his heart and takes him on the ride of his life. Fans of the Henson series finally get to see Kevin meet his match.
10 Things to Forget: To be Creatively Free
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Information overload kills creativity. Long term professional artists (i.e. writers, musicians, entrepreneurs) don’t let this get in their way. Find out how to: Ask the right questions Become more productive Avoid self-sabotage Discover what truly matters And more...
The Perfect Christmas (A Clifton Sister Short Story)
Series: Clifton Sisters. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » General
Kenneth Preston wants the perfect Christmas for his wife and daughter. But the sight of stones left on his doorstep warn that may not be possible. As Christmas draws near, he struggles to fight the ghosts of the his past, which threaten to steal what he loves most. If you fell in love with Jessie and Kenneth in "The Sapphire Pendant", grab this short holiday tale.
The Amber Stone
Series: Clifton Sisters. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Cruel rumors swirl around herbalist Teresa Clifton. Rumors that she caused the death of her best friend. Desperate to escape her past, she buys a natural health store and settles in a new town, which puts her in the path of Sean Casey. A man haunted by his own grief.
A Private Affair
Series: Return of The Black Stockings Society. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Keeping secrets… Carissa York wants to get her life out of a rut, so an invitation to the Black Stockings Society comes just in time. But when she wears a pair of sexy stockings to a bachelorette auction, she is in for a surprise when the new boss she can’t stand wins a bid and buys her for the weekend.
After Hours
Series: Return of The Black Stockings Society. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The best revenge? The last thing Amera Thurston expected to receive during the holidays was a pink slip. After working five long years for the notoriously bad tempered, Curtis Bishop, she’d hoped for a raise. Angry and ready to turn the tables, she’s intrigued when she gets an invitation to join an exclusive club, and turns up at work wearing a stunning pair of sheer stockings.
Lost and Found
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Loss can sometimes be a gift. In this collection of stories see how a writer regains her lost confidence in an unexpected place in “A Thousand Words”. Find out how friends deal with the loss of trust when a secret is revealed in “Dorcas”. Follow a woman’s journey to love and self-discovery in “Berry Picking”.l
The Phone Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a stranger with a sexy voice accidentally dials Regina Waters number, she thinks her love life is about to turn around. But when he asks to meet her, can she find the courage to face her biggest fear? This story and four others are included in the collection "Lost and Found"
Ten Days of Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A baby named Grace touches the lives of three women--a nurse, a mother and a doctor--in unexpected ways. A moving tale of healing through grief. "Girard's writing is inspirational and poetic." RT Book Review
Playing for Keeps
Series: Return of The Black Stockings Society, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,080. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
He could be any man she wanted… Stacy Price needs a second chance. After a humiliating divorce and embarrassing public breakdown, the noted screenwriter wants to resurrect her career. Excited by an invitation to join the Black Stockings Society, she uses the pain of her broken marriage and writes a brilliant script. All she needs is the perfect leading man to play her ex.
One of a Kind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Amber thinks she knows a good man, but when she starts an affair she learns that not everything in her life is what it seems. This story and four others are included in the collection "Domestic Disturbance"
The Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Robyn wants to guard the family name by hiding a secret and make her father proud. But the secret has plans of its own... This story and four others are featured in the collection "Domestic Disturbance"
Domestic Disturbance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In these five stories you'll find anything but domestic bliss. From a woman looking for her missing ex-husband in "Routines", a girl trying to guard her family name in "The Secret", a burglar stumbling upon a family in turmoil in "Stolen Angel", a woman's quest for justice in "One of a Kind" and a fantastical tale of quiet rage in "Smoke Screen.".
A Thousand Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Yvette hates being a writer. After years of effort and little success, she calls it quits. Until a trip to a gallery, and the work of a photographer, shows her what creating art is truly about.
Stolen Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A burglar’s last job puts her in a life and death situation, forcing her to deal with her past in ways she never imagined.
Smoke Screen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A woman finds herself on a journey of discovery, which pulls her from the past into the present in a dark and sinister way, when the hated daughter of her ex-boyfriend shows up on her doorstep. This story and four others are included in the collection "Domestic Disturbance"
Routines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lynn Thompson could set her watch by her dependable ex-husband. So she knew something was wrong when he didn’t pick up their daughter for a scheduled visit. And no one else could find him… This story and four others are in the collection "Domestic Disturbances"
Five Holiday Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection includes: "Something New" a Thanksgiving tale, "A Cup of Cheer" and "A Fortunate Mistake" two Christmas stories, "A Mother's Day Wish" celebrates maternal love, and "New Year's Surprise" helps welcome in a New Year.
Blueprint for a Crooked House
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mergers & acquisitions, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Reflective Analysis and Synthesis of the Factors that Caused the Collapse of a $10 Billion Global Joint Venture Between AT&T and British Telecom: A Case Study This book provides sound leadership principles and practices that can facilitate successful corporate mergers and acquisitions.
A Fortunate Mistake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
An unexpected phone call. A mysterious stranger. A simple mistake. Marina expected a miserable holiday, instead she gets an amazing gift. A magical holiday tale.
New Year's Surprise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Pam Rubin isn't ready to ring in the New Year. Still reeling from the breakup of her marriage she's not in the mood to celebrate. Until an unexpected meeting shows that she needs to give love a second chance. A short story by Dara Girard the award winning, bestselling author of "Illusive Flame" and "Honest Betrayal."
Something New
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Lewa wants something different. Not the same family Thanksgiving dinner she has every year. So she suggests a simple change. One that will reveal a side to her family she never knew. A story by Dara Girard the award winning, bestselling author of more than twenty novels including "The Daughters of Winston Barnett" and stories such as "A Gift for Philomena."
Illusive Flame
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Taking the heat... Robert Braxton wants nothing to do with his attractive new housekeeper, Victoria Spenser. But soon they collide with a dangerous arsonist who will test their burgeoning love and threaten their lives.
Dorcas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"I want you to promise to lie for me..." The promise seemed harmless. Until forty years later, when two friends are forced to keep their vow no matter the price. Dara Girard is the award winning, bestselling author of more than twenty novels including "Illusive Flame" and "Honest Betrayal."
Familiar Stranger
Series: Henson. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Greta Rodgers doesn't want to go to her twentieth high school reunion. Until the chance to meet an old high school crush changes her mind.
Berry Picking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Love comes with surprises... Paula Oyelowo thinks she knows the kind of man she wants. Unfortunately, her mother wants her to marry for money. Her aunt wants her to marry for love. But a trip to a berry patch soon forces her to see what she wants for herself. Dara Girard is the bestselling author of more than twenty novels including "Gaining Interest" and "Honest Betrayal".
The Sapphire Pendant
Series: Clifton Sisters. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Jessie Clifton only wants one thing: The Sapphire Pendant, an heirloom her father sold years ago. When offered an opportunity to win the pendant back by charming an eligible bachelor, the hotheaded tomboy impulsively accepts. She soon regrets her decision when she learns that her target is Kenneth Preston, a man she's hated for years.
The Daughters of Winston Barnett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
The Barnett sisters live under the strict rule of their religious, Jamaican father in the small town of Hamsford where they're content with their sheltered life. But that comfortable life comes to an end when one is tempted by a forbidden love.
Gaining Interest
Series: Henson. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Aspiring lingerie designer Adriana Travers has a weakness for bad boys--not practical, plodding men like her financial advisor Eric Henson. She's only interested in him handling her financial affairs. Affairs of the heart, however, are completely off limits.
Table for Two
Series: Henson. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After a disastrous weight-loss program and devastating divorce, Cassie Graham has given up on diets and men. So when she meets reclusive restaurant owner, Drake Henson, a man with gorgeous eyes and a sexy grin, she's ready to run for cover.
Lola's Decision
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lola always wanted to study the arts. Her family wants her to be a doctor. Can she find a way to do both or will one dream have to be sacrificed? A story about family and following one's dream by award winning, bestselling author Dara Girard.
A Mother's Day Wish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Fifteen year old Cole Bailey needs a job to help support his family. But no one will give him a chance because of his family's nasty reputation. He is ready to give up until a newcomer shows him that wishes sometimes come true. A short story about maternal love.
Careless Rapture
Series: Henson. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jackie Henson needs help fast. Not because her boyfriend plans to marry his ex-wife or because a major benefactor for her nonprofit organization drops dead. No, she needs help when clients start disappearing. And she knows the one man who can help her: private investigator Clay Jarrett. A man with dangerous secrets.
A Cup of Cheer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Alyson loves to spread holiday cheer until she meets Gareth. Can she force herself to look past his gruff ways to the man underneath? Includes complete bonus story "New Year's Surprise" Dara Girard is the bestselling author of more than twenty novels including "Table for Two" and "Honest Betrayal."
The Lady Next Door and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of five original short stories. "The Lady Next Door" "A Home for Adam" "Lola's Decision" "Miss Lana Wilson" "A Gift for Philomena"
Miss Lana Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this tale of loss, love and second chances a woman discovers the gift of friendship. Fanny Daniels thinks that her life is set to be one way, but Miss Lana Wilson has one final lesson to teach her. Dara Girard is the award winning, bestselling author of more than twenty novels including "The Daughters of Winston Barnett" and stories such as "A Gift for Philomena."
Honest Betrayal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Would she betray her heart for the sake of convenience? After a disastrous love affair, career driven Brenna Garrett decides to marry the wealthy Hunter Randolph for security and a life of luxury. However, her marriage of convenience takes a dark turn when her first love re-enters her life and she discovers secrets in her husband’s past that could destroy their future.
A Home for Adam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jonah Swedan wants his nephew, Adam, to live with him. His wife, Claire, doesn't. Can their marriage survive this major rift? A heart-warming story about second chances by national bestselling author Dara Girard.
A Gift for Philomena
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this short story, Philomena Hawkes is a woman who believes her boring life of drudgery will never change, until a mysterious package arrives and alters her life forever.


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