Works In Progress
(Updated 10/13/18 – scroll down to see new works posted! Tell me what you think)
Many times, I start a story and never finish it because of stalled research and/or for other reasons sometimes I can’t answer, but a lot of readers want updates all the time and I wanted a place for them to keep up with this. So here it is. If there is an update, I’ll place it in the comments here.
OTHER SIDE OF LOVE –
Armando Bellini becomes lost at sea. A horrible storm tears his yacht to shreds and he’s saved by a beautiful stowaway, Faith, who has many secrets. He tries to deny his attraction to this quick thinking Fox.
Stranger2Love – new cover coming soon
Double Playing –
Two men plus One Woman Equals Deception, Greed & Lust.
To access this story, you will need a password.
Password Clue: What was the fake name Grae used when she wanted to keep her identity hidden from Ezekiel in Secrets Lies & Family Ties? This is the password to the story called: DOUBLE PLAYING at www.sylviahubbard.wordpress.com
THE TROUBLE WITH GABRIELLE
Alone… Pregnant… And About to Be Murdered…
A one night stand a mysterious man and four months later Gabrielle Payne is unhoused and pregnant.
When things are at the worst, she finds out her mysterious man, Oliver Farnsworth, was murdered and very wealthy with no heir to claim the fortune his mother left him.
Gabrielle decides to reveal her secret and ask for just “a little help.” She is taken in by Oliver’s step mother, Nareen McGee.
The old house of Oliver Farnsworth is larger than any place she’s ever been, but she starts to see things are not what they seem. And she starts to find out several things in the two short weeks that she stays there:
- Oliver Farnsworth was murdered by poison, but his murderer was never found.
- He has a twin brother, who lives outside of the state and is on the outs with his family.
- The step mother is greedy and is lying about how happy she is about the Gabrielle’s pregnancy.
- The step mother plans to kill her to gain the fortune Oliver Farnsworth left.
With no place to go, what’s a woman to do?
MISTAKEN IDENTITY 4: The Perfect Woman For Them
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The premise is simple. The relationship complex, but when loving them is right, she doesn’t want to be wrong.
To Read Mistaken Identity (the first one) please click here.
Title of book was changed to four because there was already a two & three out and yes, there will be a five.
What more could a woman desire?
Or is it the men that guide her hunger for more?
Not only does she have the loving of three men, but her life has become something she could never dream of.
Yet, once one has accomplished the world, is it wrong to want the universe?
Can they give it to her?
What more can the road to lust bring to her? And in the end will the destination kill her?
Good Deeds II: Karma – You get what you give
Author’s Note: This is clearly a fan fiction from the original movie Good Deeds. No, I’m not tryng to be the next Tyler “Emitt” Perry Jr. I just couldn’t help “enticed” by Walter’s unfinished story and what happens when Karma comes back to bite you!
Synopsis: The story starts a year later where Walter is trying to get his life in order. Determined not to let anything come between him – drugs or women – every day is a challenge to stay focus on business and not succumb to any addictions or distractions. Yet, all the backstabbing he has done to his brother, could possibly come back and destroy him… unfortunately it’s right on the brink of getting possession of the one thing he wants in his life… his father’s company
‘We do not mix our cultures, Malachi,’ his harsh father’s words said to him several times while growing up. ‘They are mutts with no morals or values! Groveling for our scrapes and scraping by on fat backs and garbage.’
And Malachi Hassem never questioned this, plus curiosity killed the cat…
Too bad King Heart will make satisfaction bring it back.
Enjoy one man’s journey into the forbidden with a chocolate beauty that cannot deny him.
To find out she’s the half-sister of Phillipe Darkore, a millionaire in Detroit and her father doesn’t even want to recognize her, Cerise tries to expose the secret organization that she felt mind raped her mother. When blackmail doesn’t work, she threatens to contact Sharlie Costello, a Pulitzer prize newspaper reporter that would love to ruin any millionaire in the City of Detroit.
Cerise Beryl Darkore felt her mother’s innocence was taken advantage of and she was hell-bent on exposing the truth about the secret organization until Phillipe who will stop at nothing to keep the organization a secret, hires Phelix Black to “distract” Cerise.
She really needs money to hold on to the house and property her mother left her and Phelix can give it to her, if she submits to being for one year. And if agrees to his term for the rest of her life, he would supply her with whatever she pleases.
Yet, his terms are providing him with a child and being a mother to that child, but she must give up her guardianship of the child and never reveal she is the mother to the child. Plus, under no circumstance can she reveal anything about the organization.
Cerise wants the house, but she wants to stay true to her revenge for her mother. Phelix Black has strangely lustful proclivities she doesn’t know she can handle. He’s a Black to the bone and puts all his insane cards out on the table. Take it or leave it, he says. Disobedience won’t be tolerated and Phelix is smarter than she assumes.
Cerise is determined to have her cake and eat it too, but at what cost? Her body she can give, but her life and soon her heart could be jeopardized as well.
He believed the Sins of the father will pass to the son. Every moment of his life since his father’s death he is haunted at the thought he will become like the monster his father was. He would kill without mercy, hurt without pity, lust without regrets and never love.
And then he met her …Grace Oliver.
Will his past determine her future?
When he came home after two years from running off for two years, her husband was different. He wasn’t the same man who had been there before yet everyone was convinced this was Malik Bane. He walked liked him, talked like him and to everyone else he acted him like, but Yalina knew this wasn’t her husband, but could tell no one of her suspicion. Not even her husband.
Why was this man impersonating her husband?
Especially when the biggest sale of land in Detroit was getting ready to be sold to a private owner donated from The Bane Estate and ONLY her husband has the power to stop it.
Should she say something about her suspicion and if she did it? Would she be jeopardizing her life? And where exactly was the real Malik Bane?
What do you do when a man who you thought was just going to be a side gig, turns out to want to marry you… Needs to marry you because you are carrying his baby.
He almost killed himself to stop you from aborting it, but you had no intentions of having a baby… let alone just any man’s baby.
And this wasn’t just any man… or was it?
Austin Harrington didn’t care about life. Slept with whomever and whatever he could, but then a horrible accident and he no longer could produce the heir his mother wanted. And if he couldn’t do that, his evil step-sister could claim everything his family had worked for.
Now he finds out there is a possibility he could have a baby on the way and he needs to do whatever he can to made sure this baby stays alive and is a legitimate heir.
But Regina is against marriage and against babies. He’s going to somehow have to convince her to marry him, stay with him until the baby and convince his sister they are in this together. Otherwise, he loses everything.
Jordyn finds out her past isn’t the truth and that she’s been living a lie. Doing the only thing that will keep her sanity, she leaves her family and strikes out on her own, trying to live an honest life.
Yet, when her family seeks revenge and she is joined in the fight to get it, she finds, sometimes one has to leave the past where it should stay – buried.
As more and more secrets come to light, Jordyn is sucked back into her old world, where getting everything means losing everything.
Author’s Note: Betrayed was broken up into six books. The last is still a work in progress, but you can check out the rest of them at this link. Click here
EVE’S DECEPTION (synopsis)
Losing her faith, Eve was never a big believer in the church.
When she is paid to seduce the new very handsome Godly assistant pastor of same the church that turned their back on her so long ago, she knew this was her chance to bring down the entire congregation and send every one to hell that hurt her!
New Cover ( and tell me what you think)
Nothing ever goes well for her.
Luxe dances, but not because she just needs all the money. She actually loves to dance. She loves the looks the men give her. The worshipful looks that makes them want to possess her, but no one knows her real secret. She’s terrified of sex. Being high maintenance and demanding a lot just for her attention was her ploy to dissuade men from persuing her. The more money hoops she made them jump through the less the wanted to persue her.
Yet, one of her seductive dances gives her a secret of life and death and she realizes she needs to lay low or end up like her customer – dead.
An ad on Craiglist is the perfect opportunity. A man needs a companion in the middle of Upper Peninsula for three months. No strings attached and sex is optional. Knowing he could never afford her price tag, she doesn’t worry about giving sex and being in the midle of no where, no one could find her.
She would be safe. Right?
BOOK OF GUARDIAN ANGELS (3 Books Series)
Four book series consisting of four fraternal Quadruplets siblings struggling not be to like their parents – they come from a long line of thieves and killers.
- Book of Michael Guardian – theme: Arrogance& Pride
- Book of Raphael Guardian – theme: Power/Deception – She Lies For Him (cover by Zaji Zee | creativeankh.com see cover below)
- Book of Gabriel Guardian – theme: Healing
- Book of Lucifer Guardian – theme: Evil
Will love be the change in them or the death of them? Coming soon!
The last book isn’t featured predominantly because Lucifer’s story weaves throughout all the other novels with his brother.
Michael and Gabriel first appear in The Murderer’s Lover
(from the Amazing Sisters Standalone Series – see above for Amazing Grace)
Iniquity was the last thing he needed, but everything she wanted!
She needed something bad because she had been trying to be good all her life.
He was searching for the one woman that could give him something he never should be addicted too. Though his soul fought the temptation, he knew he could get no peace without fulfilling his needs.
Yet, can he be the bad boy she wants in order to get the good stuff she has?
(this will be paperback and ebook)
Taking her virginity was easy, damning her soul will be fun.
Adopted out to another family before he knew his real parentage, the cruel Black’s blood runs through Tyler’s veins.
He was trying to be a nice guy, but when his best friend wrongs him, his revenge will be nothing less than stellar.
Lauren prided herself on saving herself for marriage. Ten dollars a week on her measly income also provided her with a dowry any man would be proud to have, along with her virginity.
Yet, from the first day she met her fiancé’s best friend, her life became hell on wheels and there was nothing she could do about it.
Black’s Innocence is a standalone novel to the Black Family Series. See more of them at:
Author’s Note: No it doesn’t have to do with the Stealing Innocence Series. Yes, this does have a short story excerpt for the beginning. Innocent Vengeance | Click here to start readig
Wood Brother Series
Three brothers grew up living off the land. When their mother dies, they discover how their father made his fortune and with the family about to lose the land, they must make a choice to go back into the family business or lose everything their parents have built. Brothers Maximum, Nixon and Madox have a choice to make, but either way they are going to have to give all or nothing.
Book One: Out of the Woods
Madox Woods knew as the youngest he would have to be the one to save his family’s property. Kidnap the daughter of a wealthy mogul, wait for the payoff and then make sure her body is never found, but there is a twist. The client specifies Madox needs to break her heart.
Madox had never fallen in love and he certainly didn’t know how to break a woman’s, heart.
(Thanks for the cover www.misswebdesigner.com)
Book Two: Nick of time (Nixon)
Book Three: To The Max
Being the only brother not married, Maximum decides he’s going to mail order a bride. The process should be simple, but the trouble that follows will turn the brother’s lives upside down and Maximum’s heart inside out.
Wrath of Passion
F: Morgan Knight | M: Baracus Wraith
When Morgan struck out on her own without her overbearing mother always in her ear, Morgan moved into an apartment complex she thought would keep away the drama she ran from.
Yet, her odd neighbor who she only sees at night has a weird fetish she can’t help but indulge in.
He loves to make women perform on him in his vehicle in the middle of the night. Peeking out of her window right in front of his carport space she comes upon his night fetish and can’t stop watching… several nights a week.
When he looks up to sees she is watching him… he smiles wickedly. He knows.
Does she still keep watching?
Ian Dilemma (title tentative): A Dark Facade Book
Ian McDougall was a man of high morals and principals. Married young, Ian’s life was perfect. College educated he ran several very lucrative online business until he was accused of killing his wife.
His lawyer got him off scot-free. The prosecution had no proof, yet even Ian wasn’t so sure about his nonguilty status. He’d blacked out and woken next to his slain wife, just like years ago in high school when he’d blacked out and woke up next to his girlfriend who had committed suicide.
He joins the Facade to punish himself. No attachments to women until he meets Lenore…
Lenore needed money like yesterday to pay down the debt she had incurred from getting her masters while divorcing her husband. He took everything, except their teenage son. Instead, he started a new family with his secretary after Lenore had worked blood sweat and tears to help him build his company.
She was through with men, but when her son needs eleven thousand for college, what’s a mother to do for her son?
Opportunity lands in her lap by applying to the Facade. Three months of full dedication and she would get paid fifty thousand dollars. That was enough to help her son, get her out of debt and start a new life where she never would let a man ever control her life again.
But first, she had to give herself to a man to gain the freedom she wanted. His history was a mystery until she finds out he could be a murderer.
Can her frigid ways be melted by his hot body?
cover reveal soon!
Always controlled by her father, Good Girl, Divine wants just one time to be bad so she sleeps with a stranger thinking he was just a driver, but turns out he is the man that owns the limousine company.
Disgusted by his wealth, she rebukes his advances and decides to marry the man her father likes even though she is not attracted to him who’s deep in love with her.
That’s when Divine must choose between a life of lust or love.
Dark Facade: Dawn of Evil
Since he was young, Marious has known about the Dark Facade. His mother had died keeping the private sex society in Detroit a secret Very few men who were not wealthy knew about it. Marious only knew because he followed his mother and through the clouded windows, he saw how they used and abused willing women.
So when the love of his life, leaves him at the altar and then is later seen with the “collar” of the Dark Facade, he knew somehow he had to convince her she had made a mistake, but her “master” keeps her locked up tight and only lets her out for “occasions.”
There’s new management at the Dark Facade and when he finds out they are allowing male slaves, he signs up for auction and meets Dawn Everleen, a wealthy insurance recovery specialist with odd sexual tastes. Whatever Dawn wants Dawn gets no matter what.
Familiar to getting used, Marious has no problem submitting to her will, but his heart will always belong to someone else, until Dawn’s predilections start to become addictive, creating a need he cannot stop craving.
So when his ex-fiance decides to come back to him, it is now Marious who has to choose to go with his heart or his new addiction consume his mind, body, and soul.
To read more of the Dark Facade Series, click here