Hey everyone!! Love You For Life, the fourth and final book in The Love Chronicles series, is available now!! You can 1-Click for only $0.99 (for a limited time) or can read for free with Kindle Unlimited.
Take a journey with Andie and Dexter as the two embark on a new chapter in their lives as husband and wife. Read as they go through various ups and downs in their relationship, as well as discover new secrets that will not only change their, but the people most important to them.
Now that Andrea “Andie” Williams and Dexter Robinson have found their way back to each other, they are now planning their new life together.
While Dexter is loving his new engineering job, Andie is struggling to find one in her field. With multiple unsuccessful interviews, she doesn’t know what her next move will be. But will an offer from an unlikely source make her accept the position? Or will she go into a completely new direction in her career?
As they continue to find their way in their professional lives, the two are also planning their wedding. With their parents helping, along with their friends vying for the coveted maid of honor and best man titles, the stress is getting to both Dexter and Andie, making them wonder if they should forget about the wedding and elope!
With everything that is going on, the couple will receive some shocking news. With so many issues on their plate, will the news push the two closer together, or will it slowly pull them apart?
Find out this and more in Love You For Life, the fourth and final book in The Love Chronicles series.
Happy Monday everyone!! A new Lady Guardians book is available today! Bankrolled by J.L. Campbell is now available to purchase as well as on Kindle Unlimited. Make sure to read this book, along with the other books from the October serial. There are more to come soon.
Here’s the spotlight for Bankrolled. 🙂
Strong-willed and independent, Bo ‘Spice’ Casserly will do what’s necessary for her family’s well-being. She’s wary of relationships, but when she meets Imari Newsome—who holds the key to keeping her business afloat—she can’t help thinking he might be the man to change her mind.
Bo is unlike any woman Imari has ever met. She’s used to doing things her own way and isn’t about to change her lifestyle to suit him. He doesn’t understand the bond with her motorcycle club and thinks there’s a connection between The Grove Lady Guardians and the person who’s stalking Bo.
Either there’s something sinister about the club or Bo is keeping secrets that may put both their lives at risk. Imari must decide whether he can stand the heat or walk away from the woman who has come to mean the world to him.
J.L. Campbell is fascinated with Jamaican flora and has hundreds of photos to prove it. She writes contemporary and sweet romance, romantic suspense, women’s fiction, as well as new and young adult novels.
Campbell, who features Jamaican culture in her stories, has written twenty-seven books and two short story collections. She is also a certified editor.
How Deep Is Your Love, the third book in The Love Chronicles series, is available now!! See how Andie and Dexter transition from college students to working adults in the continuation of the series.
Andrea “Andie” Williams and Dexter Robinson have experienced a lot during their first semester at Smith University. From making life-changing decisions for their relationship and their futures, it seems like everything is finally falling into place for the two.
Or is it?
In the next book of The Love Chronicles series, How Deep Is Your Love, there will be a huge time jump as the two graduate college and are living their dreams in their prospective professions. Their relationship has also changed, leading them onto different paths in their lives. When they return to Houston for a surprise wedding, they have to find their way back to each other and become the couple they once were. But with old wounds and unresolved issues, will the two be able to rekindle their relationship?
It’ll be a roller coaster ride for Andie and Dexter as they revisit old memories and create new ones in the continuation of The Love Chronicles series.
Hi everyone!! Today is Sample Sunday as I offer a sample of my upcoming book, How Deep Is Your Love. This is the third book from The Love Chronicles series as Andie and Dexter adjust to life four years later after their move to Connecticut.
There are some major changes between the two as they try to piece together the life they once had before the chaos started.
Here is an excerpt from the first chapter of the story, which is from Andie’s POV. This excerpt is unedited. Enjoy! 🙂
“What did I do to deserve this?” I asked myself.
I took a look around my tiny studio apartment that I share with my roommate and sighed before going into the kitchen. Actually, it was more of a very small kitchenette. Even smaller than the one I’d shared with my bestie, Mashawn at Smith.
I opened the mini fridge and grabbed a bottled water. I took another deep breath, realizing I didn’t’ have any groceries. Oh well, I couldn’t do much about that since I just paid rent on this crummy apartment. Maybe my roommate will buy something. She makes more money than I do, so she should be able to.
It was four years after Dexter and I had left our families to be on our own in Connecticut. Gosh, it felt as if that was centuries ago. So many emotions were going through me at that time. I was about to embark on a new journey with the love of my life. No one could tell us anything since we felt we were grown and could conquer the world on our own. Now, I wished I did listen to everyone. Either that, or someone could have knocked some sense into me. Either way, what I’d experienced during that time was just a lesson learned. Whether I wanted to or not, it was time for me to move on.
There was one thing that I’m glad I’d fulfilled and that was my dream to go to New York. Once I graduated from Yale, I was offered an internship at The Daily News. That was one of the proudest moments that I’ve ever experienced. Everyone was so excited for me and felt I deserved it. I damn sure did deserve it, especially with all of the hard work and hours I had to put in.
Unfortunately, that moment was short lived when I was informed that the current intern from The Daily News screwed up the entire process by selecting myself and another graduate into the program. The program only had one slot available, so since the other person was chosen first, that pretty much left me out of the running.
As soon as I was about to pack up and move back home, I got a call from The Region, asking if I wanted to intern with them. Since it was a paid gig, I figured why not.
Big mistake that was.
The position sucked. It sucked so bad I wanted to walk out on my first day. Instead of me learning about the industry, I was basically the damn golfer. There was even one “job” I had to do which involved one of the editor’s dogs. If I ever see another shitzu again, I will go nuts. And I used to love dogs.
I knew that was risk I had to take by being an intern, but I didn’t think it would be this intense. I’m pretty sure this was karma for what happened between Dex and me. I know that’s not true, but in the back of my mind, I felt I deserved it after how I treated him. I regret what I did, but I can’t change it now.
I sat down on the couch and picked up the TV remote. While trying to find something to watch, my mind started to drift off to the time when Dexter and I stayed together. It was nice at first, but as time went on, our insecurities got in the way of our relationship. Or maybe it was just our personalities that caused our problems. Either way, our happy honeymoon turned into a nightmare that the two of us were trying to wake up from. After awhile, we finally did, which was bittersweet, but it had to been done.
I slowly kicked off my work pumps and relaxed. I wished I had something stronger, but I guess water will have to do. I wasn’t a drinker at first, but since I took this position, I found myself taking a drink almost every night. I shouldn’t complain, though. If I wanted a decent job as a reporter, I had to have some kind of experience, so if I had to be a golfer for six more months, than I just had to.
Figuring I wasn’t going to watch TV, I turned it off and grabbed the mail that was accumulating on my ottoman. I haven’t opened it in days, but I figured I didn’t have anything important anyway.
I took my bottled water and went to sit out on the patio. That was the best thing about this place. After having a bad day, I could take one look at the skyline and the liveiness of New York City and it’ll make me feel better. This was what I wanted, to live in New York and experience being a New Yorker. I wanted to be a part of the hustle and bustle of the city, which was good, but a part of me wished was it really worth it? Was it worth losing my happiness over? Do I regret everything that I had experienced to be living in a studio apartment and doing crap jobs for snoozy editors?
I put my elbows onto the balcony and looked at the night sky. Maybe it wasn’t worth it, but at least I could say I went after my dream.
I looked down at the mail on the table when a silver envelope caught my attention. I picked it up and saw it was addressed from Regina. I stared at it, wondering why would she send me anything. After what happened between Dex and me, the two of us kind of drifted apart. I missed the conversations I used to have with her. I always ask Mashawn how she and her boyfriend, Damien, was doing, which she always replied that they’re doing fine.
I tore open the envelope, seeing it was a wedding invite.
“Wow. Regina and Damien are getting married.”
I continued to look at the invitation when suddenly tears were streaming down my cheeks. I don’t know why I was crying. I wiped the tears from my face and continued reading. The wedding was going to be held in two weeks at LL, which from my understanding was where Uncle Charles and Aunt Tia had their wedding. I remembered my mom telling me since there was an issue between her and Tia about it.
I glanced at the invite again, wondering if I should go. Although the internship offers no vacation days, I could always go Friday evening and return Sunday. That’ll give me a chance to see my parents and Mashawn. But I’ll also see Dexter, which I was trying to avoid. Unless he doesn’t come.
Why wouldn’t he? That’s his sister.
I sighed and ripped the invitation in half. I don’t know why I was entertaining that thought of going. There was no way I was going.
I can’t face Dexter. Not now and not ever.
How Deep Is Your Love will be available only on Amazon on October 25th. This title will not be on pre-order, but I will keep you all inform when the story is live on the site. 🙂