Love Africa Press

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Love Africa Press is a publisher that celebrates all things African in romantic fiction.

We are a digital-first publisher utilising ground-breaking technology platforms like Okadabooks to bring love stories written by Africans to African readers. Our books are also widely available on other online platforms for readers in the rest of the world.

From the Îles des Chiens in Tunisia to Cape Agulhas in South Africa, Santo Antao in Cape Verde to Rodrigues in the Mauritian Islands, our stories take the readers on adventures across the African landscape, whether it is in cities or villages, deserts or jungles, mountains or beaches.

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Scar's Redemption
Pre-release—available January 13, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Fairy tales
Born to play second fiddle, Sefu knows he’ll never be good enough to be king. When the kingdom is threatened, he puts his life on the line to protect it and earns the moniker ‘Scar’. However, he is betrayed, and his heart hardens. He becomes fixated on claiming the throne, even if it means eliminating his ungrateful brother.
Bound To Liberty
Series: Bound, Book 5. Pre-release—available December 31, 2019. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
James is not ready to lose his heart again, certainly not to another man who can eat his cake and have it. Ethan has fought for his country. Now will he fight for love?
Twisted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » African
The Obi family live a charmed life, the picture of success and love. But when their only son Emeka marries a woman his parents deem unworthy, the ties that bind begin to unravel.
Enchanted: Volume Two
Series: Halloween Anthologies. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Be enchanted. These handpicked Halloween tales of African deities and daemons, shamans and shape-shifters will keep you spellbound page after page. FEATURED STORIES Daemon Trapped by Bambo Deen Finding Love in Betrayal by Fiske Nyirongo Dream Seductor by Karo Oforofuo Haunted by Kiru Taye
Enchanted: Volume One
Series: Halloween Anthologies. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,390. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Be enchanted. These handpicked tales of African deities and daemons, shamans and shape-shifters will keep you spellbound page after page.
Pharaoh's Bed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Maa's dreams come true when the prince of Aksum chooses her to be his bride. However on the night of their marriage ceremony, the evil Pharaoh Lamani of Kemet invades Aksum with his army.
Love and the Lawless Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Introducing the antiheroes of the Love Africa Press collections: Dauntless and indomitable, brutal and lethal, these dark heroes take no prisoners in their quests for retribution. And when love shines a light into their lives, they will protect their beloveds no matter the costs.
Diary of a Wallflower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
A tough choice to make. High-school boyfriend or best friend?
Unravelling His Mark
Series: The Protectors. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Annabelle has no idea Zach is here to determine if she is a remorseless mercenary. As they race against the clock, will they be able to thwart the psychopath’s devious plan?
Healing His Medic
Series: The Protectors. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,400. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Doctor Comfort and Commander Akin cannot deny the attraction between them, but navigating uncharted personal waters may be the least of their problems when confronted with bold pirate attacks and other vicious unknown dangers onboard the frigate. And when Comfort's life gets on the line, Akin knows he will do anything to save his medic and heal her battered heart in the process.
Dawsk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
A demon hunter, a witch incarnate and a shape-shifter; a messed up trio in an even messier love triangle.
Love At First Sound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Heartbroken Emem moves away to start again. Can sexy younger Yomi rebuild her heart?
His Captive Princess
Series: Royal House of Saene, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The long-standing, distinguished Royal House of Saene is about to be rocked by three sexy, determined interlopers. Princesses Amira, India and Isha may have to choose between sacrificing their hearts or their kingdom. A crusading princess and a freedom fighter…a match built on conflict.
Ere's Secret & 223 Bonny Street Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,670. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Two enchanting stories about loss and love: In Ere’s Secret, Ere has a life-changing decision to make. In 223 Bonny Street, Ikenna wakes to the joys and challenges of being a woman.
Be My Valentine Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,110. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Life is beautiful especially when you're in love. Dive into these five hand-picked contemporary romance novellas and fall in love this Valentine's Day.
His Defiant Princess
Series: Royal House of Saene, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The long-standing, distinguished Royal House of Saene is about to be rocked by three sexy, determined interlopers. Princesses Amira, India and Isha may have to choose between sacrificing their hearts or their kingdom. A spoilt princess and a commoner…a match made online.
His Inherited Princess
Series: Royal House of Saene, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The long-standing, distinguished Royal House of Saene is about to be rocked by three sexy, determined interlopers. Princesses Amira, India and Isha may have to choose between sacrificing their hearts or their kingdom. A widowed princess and a reluctant king…a match shrouded in suspicion.
Queer and Sexy Collection Vol 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Love Africa Press presents Volume One of its Queer and Sexy Collections exploring queer sensuality. Stories featured in this volume: Last Weekend The Song The Handmaiden
Bound To Favor
Series: Bound, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He doesn't want to get married again. She doesn't do families. Can they fake perfect together?
Sacrifice
Series: Sacred Amulet, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Mating an outcast requires a blood sacrifice The gods are not so forgiving or forgetful and they will demand a high price for Ebube's and Ugo's disobedience.
Freddie Untangled
Series: The Essien Series, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2017 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
With the odds stacked up against Kike and Freddie, is a happy future together even possible? Will they ever be out of Lekan’s reach?
Freddie Entangled
Series: The Essien Series, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2017 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With a devious ex who refuses to let go, she’s going to need help—Freddie’s protection—to stay alive long enough to celebrate her upcoming birthday. And she’s going to have to give in to her dark passion for him and finally unleash the natural woman inside. If it's only sex, then what's love got to do it? This story unravels in two instalments—this is the first part.
A Very Essien Christmas
Series: The Essien Series, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Catch up with the Essiens as they celebrate Christmas the very Essien way. Find out what's going on with Felix& Ebony, Mark & Faith, Tony & Rita, Kola & Tari as well as Chief & Mrs Essien. Also get a sneak peek into Freddie's love life and upcoming story. As you've come to expect from the series, there will be some sexiness and surprises in this saga. Be ready for passion and romance.
Captive
Series: Challenge, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery
Anuli has plans to deal with her dark past and the only option is to escape before Tope totally consumes her.
Outcast
Series: Sacred Amulet, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Ugo’ji is an outcast, an untouchable. Ebube a strange warrior to their lands. Mating with a human will only invite the wrath of the gods.
Worthy
Series: Challenge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Some secrets can bind you. Some secrets can break you. When Tessa meets business mogul Peter, she knows their dalliance will never be serious. Try telling that to Peter who seems to only have one on mode—intense—and is single-mindedly determined to have all of Tessa no matter the emotional and physical costs.
Bound To Passion
Series: Bound, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Bound To Passion is the prequel to the Bound Series. It has been previously published as Island Bound. Will Joshua and Christy get a second chance this holiday season?
Bound To Ransom
Series: Bound, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When love hurts, ransom the heart. Desire like theirs cannot be hidden and passion sizzles between Henry and Gloria. But making someone fall in love may just be a challenge too far. Bound to Ransom is a story about breaking the cycle of self-destruction, finding redemption and the powerful love that endures.
Bound To Fate
Series: Bound, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,540. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A love like theirs cannot be denied. But catastrophe lies in wait and one night changes their lives forever. Bound to Fate is a story about surviving tragedy, forgiveness and the overwhelming love that pulls through against the odds.
Kola
Series: The Essien Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When sassy heiress, Tari Essien, needs a place to escape the pressures of the hounding press, she turns to Kola Banks, a deeply scarred ex-soldier who's also the Essien chief of security. Kola can't offer Tari anything more than his protection. She's family for goodness sake, even if they share no blood ties.
Men of Valor, Books 1 - 3 Boxset
Series: Men of Valor. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In a time when tradition dictated the lives of all, three courageous women will defy conventions and three men of honour will love them regardless.
Riding Rebel
Series: The Essien Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
He sees her as his next conquest. She sees him as the perfect scoop. They get tangled in a web of lust and deceit. Will love prevail?
Black Soul, Black Warriors series: Prequel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He will damn his soul to set hers free. M'na is only supposed to watch Tara, but when darkness comes to claim her, he will break all the rules he has lived a thousand years upholding.
Making Scandal
Series: The Essien Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a casual affair with the irresistibly smooth, tycoon Mark Essien results in an unplanned pregnancy, sassy Faith Brown finds out that making family is harder than making scandal in this sensual romance.
Keeping Secrets
Series: The Essien Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
Her Protector
Series: Men of Valor. Price: Free! Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story sequel to His Princess (Men of Valor, 3) When a warrior’s restraint is tested, will he do his duty to the kingdom or succumb to the lure of a maiden?
Engaged
Series: Challenge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Three friends. Three challenges. Are they willing to risk everything for love?
Valentine
Series: Challenge, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When Michael's friends set him a challenge, he is expecting a walk in the park until he tangles with feisty Kasie. Will either of them escape the encounter unscathed? Challenge Series – Three friends. Three challenges. Will they risk everything for love?

Series

Bound
A series about forbidden love and complicated relationships written by Kiru Taye. Books: 1 - Bound to Fate 2 - Bound to Ransom 3 - Bound to Passion 4 - Bound to Liberty 5 - Bound to Bliss
Bound To Fate
Price: Free!
Bound To Ransom
Price: $3.99 USD.
Bound To Passion
Price: $1.99 USD.
Bound To Favor
Price: $3.99 USD.
Bound To Liberty
Price: $2.99 USD.
Halloween Anthologies
Be enchanted. These handpicked tales of African deities and daemons, shamans and shape-shifters will keep you spellbound page after page.
Enchanted: Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD.
Enchanted: Volume Two
Price: $4.99 USD.
The Protectors
The Protectors series published by Love Africa Press. Military romance, Romantic Suspense
Healing His Medic
Price: $2.99 USD.
Unravelling His Mark
Price: $2.99 USD.
Royal House of Saene
The Kingdom of Bagumi is one of the last intact African monarch states. Treaties and alliances over several centuries have ensured their continued dominance in the region. Each generation of the powerful and proud Royal House of Saene is bound by loyalty to their family and duty to protecting their nation. However, soon, long-trusted traditions come under attack and change becomes inevitable, especially when love clashes with duty.
His Defiant Princess
Price: $3.99 USD.
His Inherited Princess
Price: $3.99 USD.
His Captive Princess
Price: $3.99 USD.
Sacred Amulet
Historical paranormal series set in Africa written by Kiru Taye
Outcast
Price: $0.99 USD.
Sacrifice
Price: $0.99 USD.
The Essien Series
The Essien Series Blurb Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the brothers—Felix, Mark, Tony, Kola & Freddie —soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals. Blood ties or not, family is family. If you like your book boyfriends to be tall, dark and handsome billionaires or bodyguards, then say hello to the Essien brothers.
Keeping Secrets
Price: Free!
Making Scandal
Price: $2.99 USD.
Riding Rebel
Price: $3.99 USD.
Kola
Price: $2.99 USD.
A Very Essien Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD.
Challenge
Valentine
Price: Free!
Engaged
Price: $2.99 USD.
Worthy
Price: $2.99 USD.
Captive
Price: $2.99 USD.
Men of Valor
Historical romance

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