All For Love–The Sequel Is On Its Way!

DSCF2199My beautiful granddaughter Zayna is holding my book ALL FOR LOVE.  The cover with the red background is the Kindle/Nook edition-the one with the white background is the paperback.

By popular demand, I am currently hard at work on the sequel to ALL FOR LOVE.  I’ve decided to take a rather unusual approach to the sequel.  As you know, unusual approaches are my specialty!  I know the sequel will surprise you, and I hope it will delight you as well.

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So, if you have not yet read ALL FOR LOVE, now’s the time to check it out! (It’s rated 5 stars!) Available on Amazon.com  & BN.com (Barnes & Noble) .

P.S.  Just in case you were wondering, yes, those are my book covers in frames on the wall behind Zayna.  We took this picture in my office.

 

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Robin Williams–A Talent For The Ages

0000robinbigThank you for all the laughter, joy, insight, and wisdom. RIP, Robin

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FANTASY Is Dedicated To You, The Reader

00curvyframeMy book FANTASY is dedicated to you, the reader.  The dedication reads:

“This book is dedicated to every woman who has ever felt self-conscious about her size.  Outer beauty comes in all sizes, shapes, heights, ages, and colors.  And inner beauty will always shine through, no matter what the packaging.”

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Maybe it wasn’t your size that gave you concern, but breathes there a woman who has never felt insecure because of her shape?  Or her height?  Or her age?  Or her color?

The heroines in my books are diverse in appearance.  Two of my leading ladies have been plus size.  One heroine was extremely petite.  Another was extremely tall.  One of my plus-size ladies is also a grandmother.

I have purposely made the heroines in my books physically diverse because I believe beauty can’t be defined by any arbitrary “standard.”  And inner beauty will always shine through.

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An Excerpt from FANTASY!

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Excerpt from FANTASY:

Izzy thoughtfully watched them leave, elbow on the table, chin propped in her hand. “I wonder how much time I’d get for slapping the taste out her mouth?” Izzy asked hypothetically.

Sameerah almost choked on her champagne. “Don’t even think about it, cuz. She ain’t worth it.”

“Huh!” Izzy snorted. “Bet I’d get out of jail before she’d get out of the hospital.”

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FANTASY – A Plus Size Heroine with Spice!

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My latest eBook, FANTASY was my fifth novel.  By that point I had received quite a bit of reader feedback via letters and emails, and in person at book signings, as to the things readers wanted to see.

FANTASY addressed the three reader “wish list” items I heard most frequently:

1. The heroine is a beautiful PLUS SIZE woman.

This was the number one request.  Many readers wanted to see a full-figured woman as the heroine in a romance novel.  FANTASY has the beautiful, confident, and talented plus size Sameerah.  Although queen sized, Sameerah takes good care of herself and is an advocate of nutritious eating and exercise.  Sameerah’s firm hour-glass figure is admired by numerous gentlemen aboard the FANTASY cruise ship, none more so than the hero, Tony, who tells her, “Baby, I love it!”

[BTW my short novel, ALL THE WAY HOME, also features a plus size heroine—who is a grandmother.]

 

2. FANTASY contains the HOTTEST love scene I have ever written.

Some readers wanted to see more spice in my books, and with FANTASY I let myself go.   In each successive book my love scenes have gotten spicier and spicier.  But FANTASY contains the most detailed and graphic love scene I have ever written.  In fact, I do NOT recommend FANTASY for anyone under eighteen.

3. Readers wanted to see a main character who did NOT have it made financially.

As my readers know, my books center around people in the media: singers, actors, comedians, TV personalities and more.  If you are in the media and are successful, odds are you, as Darryl diplomatically puts it in ALL FOR LOVE, “have a few bucks.”

The lovely Sameerah in FANTASY is a media triple threat: a singer, pianist, and song writer.  But Sameerah was orphaned as a teenager, and has since been on her own, struggling to have her talents discovered.   She has been supporting herself by back ground singing, and by spotty royalties from TV and radio jingles.  She doesn’t even have a car, and can’t afford cable TV.  The FANTASY cruise presents her with her first real opportunity to have her talents acknowledged.   Little does she know the cruise will offer her even more—her first real opportunity for love.

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FANTASY Now Available for Kindle and Nook!

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My novel FANTASY is now available for Kindle and Nook on Amazon.com and BN.com (Barnes & Noble.)  The paperback edition is rated “five stars” on both websites.  This link will take you to the Amazon page. I will soon be having a FANTASY give away contest.  Stay tuned for details! http://www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Raynetta-Manees-ebook/dp/B00LJLIZE2/

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Romance Novel FANTASY – Digital Edition To Be Released Next Week!

TA-DA! The digital edition of my five-star romance novel FANTASY will be released next week! Here’s the sexy cover. Many thanks to my readers who have inquired about this book. God bless you–I appreciate your patience.

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