Taisha Ryan's BOOKS
Y E L L A
Red and blue sirens. The last thing Yella Cooper remembered the night her world was destroyed before her eyes. It’s been four years since the incident, and she is now forced to pick up the broken pieces and move on with her life. But things take a different turn when she meets Lorenzo Reed. A tattoo artist and painter from out of town, with an eclectic style and charisma.
As feelings intertwine and passion rises beyond the surface, Yella is propelled into new territory she didn’t expect. However, in life, nothing is ever as good as it seems. And as the shadows of her past looms not too far behind, Yella quickly learn the consequences of running away from the very demons that haunt her. And in order to prosper in her own light, she must first face the darkness before it suffocates her.
Amari Starks has nothing else to lose. His fiancée dropped him like a bad habit. And he just quit his corporate job that nearly drove him insane. So, when his friend Izzy, an independent filmmaker, reaches out to him in need of a favor, he agrees.
Not only does he need a break. He would finally have the chance to chase his childhood passion. Film. But here’s the catch. He would have to leave his comfy life in New York. And travel all the way to Nigeria to capture footage of the destructive terrorist organization, Si Jinde. His biggest challenge yet. His life then takes a whole different speed, when he meets Yewa, a fiery seductive temptress from Nigeria.
With the heart of a lioness. And a hustler’s spirit, survival is all Yewa knows. Love is not. That is until she meets Amari Starks, a man different from what she’s used to. When their worlds collide, something beyond their comprehension compels them together. And both hearts are tested in ways they never imagined as they fight their toughest battle yet…love.
Death seemed like the only option for Andre “Dre” Grant. After his daughter is murdered, his life spirals out of control and he jumps in front of a train to end it all. But when his life is miraculously saved by a Good Samaritan, he is forced into a psych ward to face his repercussions. It is there, he learns the truth that his daughter, Destiny, has actually been alive and is in the custody of Ava Hunter, the sister of his deceased baby-mother. Andre vows to stop at nothing to see Destiny again. Even if it means disrupting the life of Ava to do so.
After the tragic death of her sister, Ava Hunter promised to take care of her niece, Destiny, by any means necessary. But never in a million years, had she expected Andre Grant to show up at her doorstep. The same man who destroyed the very lives of the people she loved. Repulsed, Ava wants nothing to do with him. But Andre has other plans.
In this fueling tug-a-war, emotions run high. Hearts are put to the test. Anything is bound to happen.
Are they both ready for it?