Shelly Ellis
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Shelly Ellis

Shelly Ellis is the penname of women's fiction/romance author and creator of the Gibbons Gold Digger series. Her fiction writing career began when she became one of four finalists in the BET Books First-Time Writers Contest when she was 19 years old. The prize was having her first short-story romance published in the book, All That and Then Some!

Her first novel, The Right Maneuver, debuted in April 2011. She has since published several novels and short stories under different pen names. She has been nominated for African American Literary Award, RT Reviewer's Choice award in Multicultural Romance, was named one of iBooks Rising Stars in Romance in 2015, and received a 46th annual NAACP Image award nomination for the third book in the Gibbons Gold Digger series, Another Woman's Man.

She is married and lives in Prince George's County, Maryland with her husband and their daughter. She loves to paint, read, and watch movies. Visit her at her web site www.shellyellisbooks.com.

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    • To Love & Betray

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Simi Howe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    For the wealthy Murdochs of Chesterton, Virginia, managing scandalous damage and killer drama is now their only chance at survival....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Jojuan Gallman on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Bed of Lies

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 438
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 436

    Secrets and scandals are a way of life for the Murdochs of Chesterton, Virginia. But the lies that bind them may end up tearing them apart....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • seriously

    • By Tanessa on 05-11-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Lust and Loyalty

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Simi Howe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Evan Murdoch hoped things had finally settled down in his life. But now he's caught between two feuding women: his pregnant fiancée and his recovering alcoholic wife....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too much drama

    • By Holly Robinson on 03-31-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Best Kept Secrets

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    Between the fallout from his father's latest shady business dealings and his wife Charisse's alcoholism, Evan Murdoch has his hands full....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can't wait until the next one...

    • By b.e on 11-01-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • In These Streets

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Alan Ryder
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    They beat the odds and turned their lives around. But now, three best friends will go head-to-head with ambition, deception - and each other....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Best She Ever Had

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Thanks to her cold-hearted ways with men, Cynthia Gibbons doesn't blame the folks in town for calling her the "Ice Queen." They don't know the secret she's kept for 20 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great just great !!!

    • By Trina on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Another Woman's Man

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Lynette R. Freeman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Dawn Gibbons is shocked when her long-lost father reappears in her life. Seriously ill, his dying wish is to reconnect with her....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narrator!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Can't Stand the Heat

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    In her fantastically fun new series, Ellis' debut novel introduces a Kardashian-style family of money-hungry women who are determined to have it all....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This book was okay

    • By Diamonique on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Player and the Game

    • By: Shelly Ellis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    It's business as usual for the infamous gold digging Gibbons women of Chesterton, Virginia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good read...

    • By Candace M. Lucas on 12-06-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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