Genesis Press Inc. is the home of Indigo Romance, the nation's leading line
of African-American romance novels. Genesis is a pioneer in publishing diverse
lines of romance, including: Tango Two, which features Hispanic leading
characters; Love Spectrum, which concentrates on interracial romance; and Indigo
After Dark, a more sensuous romance line.
Founded in 1993 by attorneys Wilbur and Dorothy Colom, Genesis released its first novel in 1995. In seven years Genesis grew from releasing four titles a year to twenty-eight titles a year, with romance remaining the core line. In addition to fiction we publish a variety of nonfiction titles including Lasting Valor, the story of the only living African-American to receive the Medal of Honor. We also publish How to Write a Romance for the New Market, to assist writers. Another line we are proud of is our children's books with such titles as Tiger Woods: A Biography for Kids.
The Genesis Press catalogue includes more than 130 titles in 2001. Indigo Romance was featured on the cover of the Nov. 12, 2001 issue of Publishers Weekly, the primary trade magazine for the book publishing industry. Genesis novels have received several high honors and have also been featured in a number of romance-focused magazines. Most recently, Mr. Colom was dubbed �the renaissance man� by Romantic Times magazine.
Below is just a sample of Genesis Presses Releases
First of the 4 part TLC Series, travel and love.
Melanie McDae spent ten years loving a man who could only hate. The last
thing she's looking for is intimacy on her research trip to Tahiti.
Denial: Winston Knight is a pragmatic doctor who believes dreams of love were no longer probable as evident by the 'drama causing' girlfriend he purposely left behind when he went on a cruise vacation around the Tahitian Islands.
The Attractive Clash : The romantic comedy, WHEN DREAMS FLOAT, plunges Melanie and Winston together and neither is prepared for the tidal wave of pleasure that pulls them together and threatens to wash away their past hurt and enables them both to realize that dreams do come true.
by Beverly Clark
Camille was looking at building a beautiful full life with her jazz/saxophonist
husband, until tragedy dashed those hopes. Holding on to one dream�having her
husbands� child, she conceives through alternative methods.
Nicolas has struggled through many lost dreams. Last, being his wife and unborn child.
Hadley Fertility Clinic surprised them both! A simple mix up could mean two parents who never met and are from opposite sides of all tracks, will be tied together forever.
Now, both will fight their hardest to possess the one thing, they have both wanted, that could never be divided.
by Annetta P. Lee
Alex Webb is at the height of her career as a super model, when she is
confronted with the unthinkable� a deranged, sociopath stalker. As shocking
discoveries and threats intensify into violence, she mysteriously disappears,
launching a combined FBI and federal Marshal search to find her.
Holding on to her faith in God, Alex fights the fear that could plunge her into darkness. A darkness she lived after the lose of those closest to her.
Can an angel� in the form of US Deputy Marshal, Casey Oliver, save her before she is lost again permanently?
by Bella McFarland
Businesswoman, Angela McGee, has waited a year to confront Jerry Taylor, the
she blames for the death of her sister. But she never expected him to be
irresistibly sexy, charming and caring. As passion flares between then, she is
torn between loyalty to her sister and following her heart.
Jerry is dedicated to rearing racehorses and has no time for personal distraction until Angela walks into his life. Just when things begin to get serious between them, he discovers her secret-the REAL reason why she is at his ranch.
Now, they must discover if their love is strong enough to overcome their pasts.
by Delores Bundy & Cole Riley
Brown Sugar Diaries brings you a potpourri of explicate, vividly portrayed
erotic stories that plunge into the vibrant life-styles of people who go beyond
a devotion to unbridled pleasure. Journey into the colorful life of Cowboy,
whose dangerous and exciting life as a bull-rider offers him more than just wild
horses and bulls to tame. Explore the sexuality of Bonita, whose mundane life as
a librarian becomes a world of lust-filled fantasies as she discovers her sexual
desires are even surprising to her. Play the politics of sex with Bishop
Masters, a popular political journalist who finds news can be delightfully
naughty. Peep into the exotic life of Ena, a New York City celebrity whose
captivating charisma charms prime-time players and young hung men. Take a ride
in overdrive with champion bodybuilder, China when the seductive Serolod beckons
him with irresistible body language and shifts from entice gear into a Daring
Innuendo. And there's more to cum!
by Seressia Glass
Maya Hughes has a wish: to have a child. Year of trying destroyed her
marriage and left Maya unwilling to give her heart to another man.
Taylor Whitfield has a wish: to have a mother. The seven-year-old never knew her mother and longs for someone to love her and her father.
Nic Whitfield also has a wish: to make his daughter happy. He knows that she desperately longs for a mother, but he doesn�t want to put his heart on the line again.
A chance encounter turns neighbors into friends, into lovers. When love makes wishes on the verge of becoming true, will the trial of prejudice and past secrets create a family or destroy their hopes of happiness.
by Cheris F. Hodges
Shari Walker, a sexy magazine writer, gave up on love when her fianc� died.
She still wears his ring and holds him in her heart. While working on a big
story, she meets playboy Malik Greene. Despite their differences, Malik and
Shari are drawn to each other and a steamy romance blossoms.
by Denise Becker
Meg is a school teacher whose husband, Bill, was intent on killing her� but
in a violent fight for her own life, she ended his. The murder is a secret, and
Meg has moved back to her hometown to reunite with her adopted family. Meg's new
life is wonderful; her family has welcomed her home, she is the favorite teacher
at her old high school, and she has found love. However, because of her
unorthodox teaching and interracial relationship, she has also made some
enemies. When these foes discover Meg's murderous secret and make their own
assumptions, she will have to convince all the people she loves of the truth.
by Barbara Keaton
Shari Thomas, the optimistic voice of reasoning and love in "All I Ask," is
back. Yet, after ending a long-term relationship, Shari isn't so sure she's ever
been truly in love -- as experienced by her two closest friends. As Shari
resigns herself to examine her heart and her dream of owning her own design
company, a dark angel appears in the form of Hamilton Edmunds, Jr. and threatens
to show Shari what true love -- true passion -- is all about. By Design is a
story of being true to your heart and yourself.
by Eugenia O'Neal
Caryl Walker has just escaped to the Virgin Islands after breaking up with
her married lover, Alexander Thorne. After keeping men at bay for almost a year,
she meets Joshua Tain, the charming CEO of Tain Music, which happens to be the
company that Caryl's father is trying to get his hands on. Following a terrible
accident, Caryl is left with no memory of Joshua or her year in the Islands,
which Alexander sees as an opportunity to convince her that their breakup never
happened. How will Caryl react when she uncovers the truth?
by JM Jeffries
When obsession turns to murder, the power of love leads to justice.
For tragic, vulnerable Lily Alexander, the nightmare began when she was abducted by a serial killer and managed to escape. For Phoenix cop Marco Jackson, the nightmare begins when he arrives to investigate the death of Lily's parents and stays to fall in love.
Years later, Lily is still fighting the terror. Everyone who ever mattered to her has been taken away by the jealous obsession of her stalker. She needs a knight in shining armor, and when Marco rides in on a Harley to do the job, she senses that this man will do everything to defend her.
Marco has spent years avoiding entanglements. But two minutes with Lily and he's rethinking his life strategy. If anyone ever needed him it was Lily.
Forced together, their relationship ignites into a passion neither can ignore. As Lily's stalker moves closer to his goal of finishing what he started, Marco does everything possible to protect his woman. When Lily finally faces her stalker, Marco's love gives her the strength to defeat the worst of her fears. Only in Marco arms does she discover that love is the most powerful force of all
by Giselle Carmichael
Attorney Jillian Newman, advocate for the downtrodden and watchdog of the
local police department, witnesses a horrible murder during the height of a
thunderous storm in a downtown parking deck. Hunted by the gunmen, an attempt is
made on her life and she is forced into police protection.
Detective Harrison Blake, one of the city's finest, is appointed lead detective on the downtown murder case. Prepared as always for just about anything when it comes to murder, the seasoned detective is completely caught off guard by his instant attraction to the witness. To make matters worst, she's the ex-wife of his nemesis, the district attorney.
However, not the differences in their races or painful past can keep the attraction between the two from blossoming. When another attempt is made on Jillian's life, Harrison will risk it all, even his most guarded secret for the woman he loves in I�ll Be Your Shelter.
by Phyllis Hamilton
"Don't worry, as long as I'm around, you'll always be safe."
"How long will that be?" Holding his gaze, she felt her breath catch...Please Lord; let him say what I need to hear.
And here lies the heart of Sedona Tinney's and Austin James' journey, each
wanting the other to somehow make up for the hurts and broken promises that
littered their pasts. Sedona's tenuous relationship with her ex, her unexpected
pregnancy, and the strained relationship that she has with her mother make her
particularly vulnerable to Austin.
Austin, a career Navy physician, was never the hearts and flowers sort. He is jaded when it comes to love. This sentiment becomes even more entrenched with the suicide of his sister and the re-emergence of his alcoholic father.
Austin and Sedona must overcome the hard lessons brought on by loving, and prevent their match made in heaven from turning into a cruel and twisted prank of Cupid.
by Alicia Wiggins
Claudia Ryland is looking for the man of her dreams and she has a solid plan to
make her dream come true. When she reveals her strategy to her best friend
Raymond Elliott, she learns that he has a plan of his own. As their plans
unfold, Ray and Claudia's friendship is put to the test as they risk losing
everything in the search for someone to love.
by Dyanne Davis
For seven years Kari Anderson has lived a lie. Because she's black, she
assumes she can't be prejudice. She ignores her heart's reminder that she left
Jonathan because he was white. She also ignores the warning bells that tell her
she's with her finance, doctor Steven Anderson, because her parents approve of
the color of his skin. With him, she can have the babies her parents will love,
the babies she couldn't have with Jonathan.
Jonathan Steele finally has what he wanted, a promising career with a good law firm. Love is the last thing on his mind. He thought he had it once, but spent seven months of his life in jail, betrayed by the woman who claimed she loved him.
Kari's purchase of a timeshare brings Jonathan and his firm back into
Kari's. Can they dismiss their past or will final judgement sentence them to try again?
by Kimberley White
Pharmaceutical sales representative Akira Reed's self described ordinary like is
shattered, when her supervisor, Mr. Johnson sexually harasses her. When Akira
files a grievance against Mr. Johnson, he redirects the investigation by
implicating her in the theft of Greico Enterprise's HIV miracle cure.
Roman Miller, the attorney assigned to investigate the sexual harassment claim, is less than enthusiastic with investigating her complaint�until he meets Akira. Abandoned by his parent as a child, and his fianc�e later in life, Roman has many demons to confront before he can enter into a relationship.
Caught in a web of deception, harassment, misdeed, and misconduct. Can Roman and Akira find a honest meeting ground to let their attraction grow or would it only lead to real questions about theft and impropriety for both of them?
by Lisa Riley
Caroline is a talented, successful African-American artist who was raised in
the lap of luxury in her affluent black neighborhood in Chicago. She is on her
way to an interview when she bumps into a man who takes her breath away.
Unbeknownst to either, Brian Keenan is one of the senior partners and technology whiz- kid of the Technology firm she is interviewing with.
Once she accepts the position, Brian wants to make Caroline a success in and out of the Boardroom. Fighting to control herself, Caroline flees the relationship for fear of impropriety, but most for fear that Brian is White.
But, Caroline soon encounters bigger problems than her feeling for a white man, when someone starts stalking her and she doesn�t know who or why. Brian, an ex-cop, wants to help. Can Caroline let go of her misgivings about Brian long enough to let him help her and possibly save her life?
by Pamela Leigh Starr
Vanessa and Scott ardently believe in fate. In the course of a day, they see
each other on three separate occasions. Vanessa has never been in love, but the
whirlwind relationship then ensues, has her falling hard for Scott and his two
daughters. Yet this love has many obstacles known to interracial couples, the
worst being endangering Scott's career. So, Vanessa makes the hardest decision
of her life�letting him go.
It's up to Scott to convince her that the love they share only comes once in a lifetime and its best to follow fate.
by Delilah Dawson
Delilah Dawson brings you a collection of explicit, vividly portrayed erotic
short stories that take a plunge into the vibrant lifestyles of people who go
beyond romance to unbridled passion.
Discover the heat of sensual rituals (Solstice Offering), enjoy the wicked masquerades of a Halloween party (Masquerade). Take the challenge of a virtual reality game where the motivation to win has its rewards (Virtual Bliss). Feel the lure of scorching desert heat (Sand Surfing), inhale the scents of sweet chocolate (Just Desserts), and enjoy the touch of a mysterious contact (Ghostly Touch).
by Janice Angelique
Ashley Mackie is a psychologist by profession, and these days she doesn�t want any part of parenthood or a solid commitment to any man. After shooting and killing the notorious gangster and Rastafarian tribe leader who fatally wounded the man she may have married, Ashley finds herself in a whole new adventure, deep in the world of the Rahjah Rastafarians. Here, she finds her destiny: A man named James and his daughter, a young girl called Angel, who steals the heart of this woman who tries so hard to avoid falling in love. They would become a family, but �happily ever after� could be a myth for someone whose life is in the hands of a ruthless and powerful gang.
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