New African Romance Imprint Ankara Press Releases Steamy Romance THE ELEVATOR KISS by Guest Contributor Amina Thula

The Elevator KissFrom Lagos to Cape Town, follow six romantic tales of six young, spirited and independent women as they carve out their lives and fall in love with handsome, confident and emotionally expressive men who welcome their independence. On 15 December 2014 the Nigerian publishing house Cassava Republic launched a new African Romance imprint, Ankara Press. Along with five other titles, The Elevator Kiss – which has already received very positive reviews, was released the same day. Ankara Press promises a new kind of romance, in which the thrill of fantasy is alive but realised in a healthier and more grounded way.

The Elevator Kiss is a sexy and steamy romance set in the beautiful and romantic city of Cape Town and follows the cross-cultural romance between the hot, urbane and charming Edward Boateng and the beautiful, self-reliant and resilient Sindiswa Mali. It takes a modern outlook at romance struggles from your heartbreaks and trust issues to your love triangles. All the characters are educated, knowledgeable, open-minded and worldly. They are also young and oh so beautiful. Sindi, knowing her value, effortlessly teaches Edward how to contend for her love. Edward, quickly learns that the normal tricks won’t work on Sindi and takes lead from her. There’s sweet romance, naughty scenes and drama – you will be left wishing to trade places with the heroine.

Short synopsis: After her disastrous breakup with her fiancé the only thing on Sindi’s mind is rebuilding her life. Little does she know that an innocent invitation, a certain mistletoe and a sprinkle of holiday spirit would be the catalyst of a steamy and passionate affair that breaks all the rules right from the bat. The Elevator Kiss features gorgeous locations, cosmopolitan characters, sneaky villains, drama and of course romance.

All six Ankara Press titles will be published initially as e-books, and easily downloadable to mobile devices. A Tailor-made Romance, Black Sparkle Romance, A Taste of Love, Love’s Persuasion, Finding Love Again and Elevator Kiss comprise the first six titles in the series. To get yourself a copy of The Elevator Kiss and the other Ankara Press titles, which are just as captivating, go to Hurry now, and catch them at their discounted launch price! All these titles are of quality and are highly entertaining you might as well get all of them at one go! You won’t be disappointed.

Ankara Press is currently seeking authors for their next batch of romances, to be published in 2015. They are looking for strong, original writers who can tell fast-paced and engaging stories and who will allow African women to see the best version of themselves in print. You are encouraged to read their current titles so that you know what kind of stories they are looking for.

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