Shelia E. Bell

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Shelia E. Bell (formerly known as Shelia Lipsey) is also known as God's Amazing Girl. She is an author, editor and co-founder of Bonita And Hodge Publishing Group LLC. Bell is the founder of the Black Writers And Book Clubs (BWABC) Literacy Festival and Memphis African American Writers Group.

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Redeeming Holy Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2022. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Redeeming Holy Rock" is Book 12 in the dynamic, drama-filled, Christian family saga of the My Son's Wife series
Thicker Than Water
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2021. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
thicker Than Water is book 11 in the dynamic "My Son's Wife" series featuring the Grahams and the McCoys of none other than the infamous Holy Rock. Discover the latest drama going on at the church and in the lives of these folks at Holy Rock.
Ruthless Rianna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2021. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
In the last of this 3 book series, Rianna Jamison pulls out all the tricks in her bag! She's stopping at nothing to get what she wants and she wants Pastor Hezekiah McCoy. More church drama unfolds in this explosive end to the Holy Rock Chronicles!
The Woman in Apartment 3D
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 2 of "Holy Rock Chronicles" short story series. A "My Son's Wife" spinoff
Calling Dr. Daniels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2021. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Book 1 of 3 of the new short series called "Holy Rock Chronicles", a spinoff from My Son's Wife series.
How to Live Your Life Like It's Golden: Even If There Is No Pot of Gold At the End of the Rainbow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
Learn how to navigate life when things don't go exactly like we hoped, expected, planned, and thought.
Dem Folk At Holy Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2020. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Hezekiah McCoy is a free man in more ways than one. He's roaming around seeking a place to establish "New Holy Rock Ministries" and find himself a First Lady to go along with it. Fancy McCoy is determined to live her best life after being duped by a man sent by her ex-husband to humiliate her. Dem McCoy Boys are still making their marks and leaving some unforgettable legacies.
The Truth About Sista Brianna
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Brianna Madison hides behind the mask of her disability as a way to avoid the lifetime of trauma she has experienced, starting when she was a child in Haiti.
The Real Housewives of Adverse City 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
They're back! The housewives have returned with a vengeance! Here's book 4...another intense, gripping, tale of "The Real Housewives of Adverse City."
My Truth My Time My Turn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
More drama, more upsets, more betrayal in book 9 of the My Son's Wife series: My Truth My Time My Turn
My Son's Ex-Wife: Aftershock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Book 2 My Son's Ex-Wife: Aftershock continued with the story of the Grahams of Holy Rock. You don't want to miss following this explosive sequel to My Son's Wife: The Beginning.
Forever Ain't Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dray and Chynna were a perfect couple...well, let's back up. Dray and Chynna had a tumultuous relationship during their seven years together but it worked for them. That is, until Chynna pushed the buttons of their relationship to the point of no return with her jealous and abusive ways. When Dray meets Bethany, she is everything Chynna isn't. To push Chynna's violent buttons even more, Dray and
Cross Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Harold Cross appears to have it all--a beautiful wife, two lovely children, tons of money, bridled passion, power, and success. Harold must learn how to with some devastating and traumatic events that occur in his family structure. Will he be able to pick up his cross and move forward when life deals him some life altering, mind-boggling blows?
My Brother, Father...and Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
The Grahams and McCoys have more in common than their history at Holy Rock. Secrets were unveiled that rocked these families to the core. The men of Holy Rock must determine if they can repair the hurts of the past, learn how to forgive and accept one another, or allow bitterness, fault-finding, and revelations of their connections to ruin them and all they have built in their ministries.Book 8
The Real Housewives of Adverse city 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Book 3 of The Real Housewives of Adverse City. Avery, Meesha, Eva, and Peyton return with a bevy of new problems and more drama. Will their mega millions save them from everyday troubles?
Dem Mccoy Boys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Dem McCoy boys are rocking Holy Rock! The young handsome, charming, debonair Khalil McCoy is the new senior pastor and his fresh out of the closet brother, Xavier, is Financial Administrator and Youth Director. The McCoy brothers have no limits or filters and set a new record for stirring up drama. Find out what’s really next for the McCoys, for Holy Rock, but especially for Dem McCoy Boys!
The Lollipop Girl (Book 3 of Fairley High series)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,900. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Book 3 of Fairley High series. Fourteen-year old Polly Mathis is a quiet teenage girl with no friends and often teased by a rowdy group of boys at her school, Fairley High. But being teased at school isn't a big issue for her. It's what she faces once she leaves school and returns home to a mother who is too busy to be a mother.
My Son's Next Wife (Book 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
First Lady Audrey Graham is gone and her husband suffers from loneliness and the after-effects of his second stroke. Their son, Stiles, now minister of his father’s church, is engaged to Detria and has found happiness at last—or has he.
The Real Housewives of Adverse City 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Book 2 of The Real Housewives of Adverse City. What have Avery, Meesha, Peyton and Eva gotten themselves into and how will they recover from their decisions? Book 2 of The Real Housewives of Adverse City by national bestselling author Shelia E. Bell
The McCoys of Holy Rock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
The McCoys of Holy Rock, Book VI of national bestselling "My Son's Wife" series by Shelia E. Bell. Bombs explode, drama unfolds and hidden secrets like never before are revealed about both the Grahams AND the McCoys of Holy Rock from a very unlikely source! Read the next installment of this dynamic, page flipping series!
The Real Housewives of Adverse City
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 56,200. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Introducing the Real Housewives of Adverse City... Avery, Eva, Meesha, and Peyton, live the type of lives everyday women can only dream of. One thing for sure, there is always drama and never a dull moment when it comes to these ultra-rich housewives.
Only In My Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When wealthy art curator and gallery owner, Fantasia Runsome, encounters debonair, suave and charming Randall Hughes, a successful clothier, sparks begin to fly - but not in a good way. Randall Hughes is not the fly by night kind of man. He's looking for love and is depending on God to show him the woman for him. But Fantasia Runsome can't be that woman? Or can she?
My Wife My Baby...And Him
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
The drama continues in book V of the My Son's Wife series with My Wife My Baby...And Him! What is First Lady Detria Graham up to now? All may not be fair in love and war....or in the church, especially Holy Rock.
What's Blood Got To Do With It?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Twenty-two year old Adanya Anniston is a successful, smart, and attractive assistant college instructor who simply adores her family.But, Adanya’s picture perfect, fairy tale life takes a devastating turn when discovers something so mind boggling that it crushes Adanya to the core.
My Sister My Momma My Wife
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
They're baaack! The fourth installment of the My Son's Wife Series is here, and the Graham family returns with more drama, more lies, and more deceit, and an even bigger need for love and forgivness!
True Beauty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,330. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
True Beauty is the second book in the Beautiful Ugly book series. Layla, Kacie and Envy maintain their tight bond of friendship. They are determined to learn from the mistakes of their past so they can boldly step into their futures.
My Son's Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,920. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
A drama packed novel about a secret love tryst, betrayed friendship and how a Christian family sets out to clean out the skeletons in their closets. A Time Bomb waiting to explode!
Beautiful Ugly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
The story of three best friends who each struggle with issues of low self-esteem, self-hate that lead them into three very different lifestyles. A story of self evaluation and learning to love the person staring back at you in the mirror.
A Christian's Perspective Journey Through Grief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
A heart-rendering, candid book about the journey through grief from the eyes of one who has experienced it firsthand.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 99,260. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Twenty-four year old Aisha Carlisle owns an inner city dance studio. This young, successful, and beautiful woman lives and breathes the art of dancing. When trouble comes her way, Aisha allows the fear of failure to motivate her to make decisions that lead her to trouble and tragedy, rather than triumph. The story of one woman’s struggle to do things her way.
Into Each Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Can a man and woman be JUST friends? Into Each Life reveals the power of friendship between Prodigal Runsome and Teary Fullalove. Best friends since the age of seven, their lives are forever intertwined. But as they grow up their friendship is tested in more ways than one.
Always, Now and Forever Love Hurts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
From verbal insults to physical abuse, wealthy and successful novelist Clarye Dawson had tasted a little bit of all that life had to offer, except true unconditional love. When she laid eyes on the handsome, charming and equally wealthy business owner, Gavin Elliston, she had no idea that her life, despite her physical disability, was about to take on a drastic change, and would never be the same.

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