Lady Leo Publishing

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Sammie Ward has written over fifty short stories in her literary career. A fiction and nonfiction writer. She has written for Black Romance, Black Confessions, Black Secrets, Bronze Thrills, Jive, True Black Experience, and True Confessions Magazine. She's the author of the novels, In The Name of Love, Love To Behold, 7 Days, It's In The Rhythm, Lace & Honor, Lasso, and A Time For Murder. She loves to hear from fans. Drop her an email at: ladyleopublishing@gmail.com

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I don't have time to read the way I once did. I miss reading for pleasure.
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I like the IPAD. I purchased one a couple of years ago. Now I can't live without it.
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A Time For Murder (The Victor Sexton Series) Book 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In “A Time For Murder”, Victor Sexton is back in action. He’s retired from the military and enjoying life as a club owner. But when his sister, Attorney Tonya Sims, takes the case of news anchor Dani McCall, charged with first degree murder of her boss, she reaches out to the only person that can help her prove her friend's innocence... Victor Sexton.
Lasso (LoveStorm Romance)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Dr. Nicole "Nikki" Phillips gets dumped by her fiancé, Dr. Winston Thorpe, she seeks revenge and her life spirals out of control. Along the way, she runs into a fence owned by the RFK Ranch and the hot tempered Cowboy Ross Kincaid.
Joseph The Dreamer (True Life) Book 3
Series: True Life. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Joseph was an important figure in the biblical book of Genesis. He was the son of Jacob and Rachel. He was Rachel’s firstborn, and Jacob’s eleventh son.
David The Shepherd Boy (True Life) Book 2
Series: True Life. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
The first biblical book of Samuel depicts David, a shepherd and youngest son of Jesse. He rises to fame as a musician and by killing the giant Goliath.
Ruth The Faithful (True Life)
Series: True Life. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A true woman of faith, Ruth a Moabite married into a Hebrew family. She showed loyalty and strength to her Mother-in-law, Naomi, after the death of her husband. She leaves her homeland, people, and religion to discover the one true God.
5 Tips To Get Rid Of The Baby Fat (Take Care Of Your Self) Book 6
Series: Take Care Of Yourself. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
How you ever wondered how to get rid of that extra weight after having a baby? We got you covered. In the book 5 Ways To get Rid Of Baby Fat, we will give you the secrets of getting your body back after giving birth to your little one.
10 Chocolate Recipes That Are Good For Your Health (Take Care Of Your Self) Book 5
Series: Take Care Of Yourself. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts
"10 Chocolate Recipes Good For Your Health," takes a look at how chocolate is good for your health and provides you with recipes that you can easily whip up in your kitchen. From German Chocolate Cake to Chocolate Mousse learn how to create some of your favorites desserts.
Healthy Snacks For The Workplace (Take Care Of Yourself) Book 4
Series: Take Care Of Yourself. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & Healing / Low Fat
We all snack at work. Potato Chips, Candy, Cookies, and Sodas keep us at the vending machine. Learn to replace those for healthier treats.
25 Fun Snacks For Kids (Take Care Of Yourself) Book 3
Series: Take Care Of Yourself. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Quick & Easy
Kids love to snack throughout the day, whether it's in the mornings, after school or late in the evenings or anytime in between. You don't have to struggle to come up with fun and healthy kids snacks ideas. "25 Fun Snacks For Kids" is a book full of snacks that are sure to curve your little ones taste buds.
10 Steps To Taking Charge Of Your Credit: Raise That Score!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management
10 Steps To Taking Charge Of Your Credit :Raise That Score Score teaches and gives helpful advice on how to maintain and raise your credit score for financial success.
60 Scriptures To Increase Your Finances (God's Touch Series) Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The Bible is filled with God's scriptures, verses, and promises about finances. A covenant was made with our ancestors that as their descendants we as Christians are entitled to all of God's glorious and riches. Rest assured that no matter what challenges we are faced with in our finances, know that God is the answer.
Yoga Is Good For Your Health (Take Care Of Yourself) Book 1
Series: Take Care Of Yourself. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Yoga
If you are tiring of exercising without any kind of results. Discover how Yoga can help with your mental and physical health as well and help you lose weight.
Smooth Operator
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Meesha Covington almost loses her fiancé, Detective Taylor Ross, during an undercover operation, and ends their engagement. Now she just wants a normal man working a normal 9-5. She believes she may have found that man when Attorney Lorenzo Cullins comes into her life. But will Taylor sudden reappearance throw a monkey wrench in her plans with Lorenzo?
Second Chance At Love (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Second Chance At Love chronicles Miles High Bookstore owner, Sharon Monroe, and her up and down relationship with boyfriend Joshua Boone. Her love for Joshua is tested when she meets handsome Detective Chris Butler on a taxi ride home. Detective Butler makes it known that he wishes to investigate her up close and personal, but Sharon makes it known that Joshua is the only man for her, or is he?
Weekend Escapade (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Shana Dobbs is trying to bounce back after a painful divorce. She vows never to get hurt again and has sworn off falling in love. To put her life back in prospective, she decides to spend the weekend at a friends' cottage in Virginia Beach, Virginia. But Shana's new outlook on life is tested when a mixup in dates causes her to share the cottage with handsome, hunk, and businessman Evan Smith.
A Line In The Sand (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Nina Chet was raised in an environment of domestic abuse and vowed never to let it happen to her. She put herself through college and seem to have her life on track: but no one to share it with. But a chance meeting with handsome, Brian Mitchell could changed all that. But when secrets and lies began to surface, Nina finds herself in a domestic abuse cycle, will she find the strength to get out?
A Simple Song (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Jaeda Pontes has been there, done that when it comes to dealing with her husband Derrick's infidelities. To cope, she developed the habit of marrying songs to Derrick's indiscretions. After Derrick's latest creep, Jaeda has a hard time forgiving him, but an expected surprise forces her to make a major decision; the question is will she make the right one for all involved?
Seven Year Itch (The Housewife Diaries Series) (Book 2) (Cub Bites)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Interracial, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Isaiah and Dara Moore have all the comforts that life can afford, but as they reach year seven in their marriage, they realize their perfect life is missing an essential ingredient: SEX. Isaiah whisks Dara away for their anniversary to a place he believes will reignite the spark in their marriage but will Dara be game?
When Love Comes Around (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Danielle Young was getting her life back on track after a bitter breakup. Hoping for a fresh new start, she moved to Washington, DC with her cousin, Vanessa. She found a new job, new friends, and handsome co-worker, Miles Griffin. What's a girl to do? Can she keep her vow to stay single? Or will Miles make it difficult for her to live up to that promise?
In Rapid Succession (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
Wayne Castle's next door neighbor Mrs. Michelle Wright is a beautiful woman. He can't but help watch from her from the kitchen window, and when his wife catches him one day, he struggles to explain himself. How can he possibly make his wife understand that he’s feeling neglected? When Mrs. Wright shows up on his doorsteps will the temptation be too much for him to resist?
Dangerous Attraction (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
Kayla Jackson, is running from the memory of finding her boyfriend in her mother’s bed. Devastated, she takes a bus to Las Vegas and begins a new life. Working as a waitress, she meets rich and debonair Deacon Masters; who offers her a life she'd only dreamed of but it's his Personal Assistant, Morgan Grant who gets her hot and bothered. One thing stands in the way of their happiness: Deacon.
What's Done In The Dark ( Hide &Seek Series) (Book 1) (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
Neveah Marquette hates men, so much that she convinces her twin sister, Angel to team with her in a game of Hide & Seek and bring down a pastor, exposing Jonathan Carter for what he really is, a dog. Neveah's Hide & Seek isn't the lovable game adored by youth worldwide; in her game it's double the pleasure and double the fun when she and Angel team up and seduce men to prove men are no good.
Behind Closed Doors (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Interracial
Jerry Blaine convinces his wife Stacey to join an exclusive, invitation only swingers' club with the intent of making their terrific sex life even better. Participation at the club revs up their sex life, but with a surprise neither Jerry nor Stacey is prepared for when Stacey catches feelings for the tall, sweet-talking, hard-bodied, African-American, Thomas Ramsey and things really swing.
Sister Lost, Sister Found (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
The loss of a sibling is hard to take but even more so when it's your twin. After losing her sister in a tragic car accident, Krystal Johnson finds herself heartbroken and on the edge of making an impossible, irreversible decision. Life without Karla doesn't seem to be worth living until a compassionate stranger reminds Krystal of the true importance of family and faith.
In The Shadow Of Love (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Danae Collins never thought "happily ever after" would happen for her, but she can't deny God's grace and ability to turn all her challenges into triumphs. She falls in love with fellow church member Gabe Lewis. However, joy turns to heartbreak when someone from Gabe's past surfaces with shocking revelations. Will Danae's strong faith and Gabe's devotion be enough to hold them together?
The Sweetest Thing (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Life is good for Lacy Moore. She's the owner of Classy Cutz Beauty Salon and met the man of her dreams in Max Redd, then her perfect world is turned upside down when Max confesses to a one night stand, but when she runs into her old high school crush, Aaron Temple, things get more complicated. Lacy has to choose between a familiar love and the sweet thing that has come back into her life.
The Sweetest Revenge (Hide &Seek Series) (Book 2) (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
They’re back, and the twin daughters of Bishop Marquette are bolder than before as they prepare for yet another highly sexual game of Hide & Seek. Eight years have passed since Neveah Marquette witnessed her father’s affair with her mother’s best friend, Ava Freeman. Neveah vowed to get revenge on the woman who betrayed her mother. How far will the twins go in their game of Hide & Seek?
Grandma's Handyman (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Literary Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
When Shawna Washington finds the man she's been living with in bed with another woman, she scratches his name off her Christmas list and leaves him. However, she discovers getting him out of our life is not so easy. She takes a vacation to visit her grandmother thinking it will help her stay away from men and their tangling relationships. Only grandma has her own agenda.
What Are Girlfriends For? (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
In the confession, “What Are Girlfriends For?” it’s Layla Mill’s birthday, but her boyfriend Jonathan Carr seems to have forgotten, but when her best friend/co-worker, Shauna Summer offers to take her out to celebrate; it’s a night, Layla will remember for the rest of her life.
Lace & Honor (Lovestorm Romance)
Series: Love Storm. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
After two years of college, Kayla Perry runs out of money and joins the army. Her focus is on completing her education, she doesn't have time for relationships, but faith has a way of stepping in when you least expect it, when she meets Sergeant Paul Lake, a soldier who has a mission of his own but it doesn't stop him from going after Kayla
Love To Behold
Series: Love Storm. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Bridal consultant , Valencia Hill has never planned her own wedding. When one of her clients invites her to a party, she is introduced as , professional baseball player, Michael Gomez's girlfriend. Though it's not true, Valencia can't deny her attraction and wouldn't mind making the revelation true, but Michael Gomez has a past of not being able to settle down with one woman, can she be the one?
A Touch Of Magic (Cub Bites)
Series: CuB Bites. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When her boyfriend, Jeffrey Rhimes, leaves her betrayed and heartbroken, Colette Towns vows to never love again and get the heck out of town. What a better place to start over than Washington, D.C.? But when loves comes around in the form of a younger, handsome hunk by the name of Brandon Sykes will she take the chance? or will her past heartache prevent her from discovering love again.
7 Days (The Victor Sexton Series) Book 1
Series: The Victor Sexton Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After sixteen years of military service to his country, Lieutenant Colonel Victor Sexton of the Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is looking forward to retiring in seven days, but when an army nurse is found murdered in the officer's quarters, time is against him to find the killer.
In The Name Of Love (Love Storm Romance)
Series: Love Storm. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Dr. Shari Thomas has moved on with her life. She has a thriving medical practice,a renowned Cardiologist love interest, and a young son, Christian that means the world to her. Derrick Rawlings is a successful businessman who returns to town to run the family business. Shari and Derrick haven't seen each other in six years when a chance encounter brings these ex-lovers back together again.

Series

True Life
Inspirational books and short stories.
CuB Bites
A group of short stories that tells the story of women going through the difficult life, pain, and romance in order to find themselves.
Love Storm
Romantic books and titles
The Victor Sexton Series
Books about Victor Sexton, former Army Special Ops agent owner and founder of The Victor Sexton Investigations.

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