Our 2019 Authors


Laverne thompson

image13

LaVerne Thompson is a USA Today Bestselling, award winning, multi-published author, an avid reader and a writer of contemporary, fantasy, and sci/fi sensual romances. She loves creating worlds within and without our world. She also writes romantic suspense and new adult romance under the pen name Ursula Sinclair also a USA Today Bestselling Author.

www.lavernethompson.com


Vanessa Riley

image14

 Vanessa Riley writes Regency and historical romances featuring multi-cultural communities and powerful persons of color. Her award-winning series, Challenge of the Souls, Advertisements for Love, and The Bargain have attracted fans from around the world. With over twenty-titles in print, Vanessa’s hybrid publishing career spans self-published Regency and Victorian novels and novellas and traditional titles with Barbour, Entangled, and Kensington.  

www.vanessariley.com

Shakir Rashaan

image15

is the author of the national bestselling novel In Service to the Senator, Unthinkable, The Devil’s All-American, the national bestselling series the Nubian Underworld, the Kink, P.I. series, and the upcoming novel, Love, Lust & Beautiful Liars in February 2020. He is also developing projects under the pen name PK Rashaan. You can find out more about Rashaan at www.ShakirRashaan.com. 


Christine Pauls

a native of Wilmington, DE is the author of To Begin Again, Belinda's Song and One Good Thing. Her s

a native of Wilmington, DE is the author of To Begin Again, Belinda's Song and One Good Thing. Her short story, Kissing You, is featured in Just One Kiss, a sampler/anthology and her newest release, Love for Granted, both published in 2019. The mother of two and grandmother of three is an accountant by day in the banking industry, a book reviewer and beta reader when requested. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @authorcp.