Raynetta’s Bio

Author Raynetta Manees

Author Raynetta Manees


Raynetta Manees  has been a best-selling, award-winning author since 1996. Her books are available in both digital and print editions and she is traditionally published and self-published.  Raynetta is the author of several five-star Black romance novels as well as a non-fiction book about #Alzheimer’s. All Raynetta’s books are on Amazon and B&N and soon all books will also be available on Google Play Books.

Her landmark first-person novel, All For Love, first released in 1996, is now considered a Black romance classic.  An updated e-book edition of the novel was released in 2013.  This book is now Book One of The SuperStar Series.

September 2016 marked Raynetta’s 20th anniversary as an author.  She celebrated this milestone with the release of Book Two of The SuperStar Series, All For Love: The Superstar in Sept 2016.  The book is a finalist for the 2017 Emma Award for the Best Contemporary Romance of the year.  The Emma is the premier award for black authors of romance.

Raynetta is the very first recipient of the Award of Excellence from RomanceInColor.com for her novel Follow Your Heart.

She is currently working on Book Three of The SuperStar Series, All For Love: The Superstar’s Daughter, which will be released in 2018.

Raynetta’s author page on Amazon.com is http://www.amazon.com/author/raynettamanees

All of Raynetta’s books are rated four/five stars by readers on Amazon.com and BN.com (Barnes and Noble).

Raynetta Manees is a graduate of Wayne State University, with a degree in Mass Communications.  She retired as a Federal government executive administrator after a 28-year career.  Raynetta now writes full-time.  Her love of the media arts is reflected in her novels, whose characters are involved in some aspect of entertainment/media.

Raynetta has been a solo vocalist since childhood. Her stage name is “Rayne,” and her first CD, “Singing in the Rayne,” a collection of smooth jazz vocals, was released in December 2012.

The author is an accomplished actress who has appeared in numerous stage productions and in TV and radio commercials.  As an on-air radio personality, she was known as “Shalimar Brown, the baddest girl in town” on AM 1180 WXLA.

Raynetta stepped away from her career as a notable romance novelist in June 2015 to pen her first non-fiction work, My Alzheimer’s Diary. The book explores Alzheimer’s effect on her family and her own journey of diagnosis.

Raynetta welcomes your comments at her website http://www.RManees.com.  She can also be reached via email at RManees@aol.com  (Please show “Reader” and your name in the subject line.)

You may also reach Raynetta via:

Facebook: Raynetta Manees, Author

Twitter:  @raynettaman,

Pinterest: Raynetta Manees Author on Pinterest

Instagram: ms.manees

Goodreads Author Page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/21931.Raynetta_Manees

Pinterest: Raynetta Manees Author on Pinterest

Instagram: ms.manees

Mail:  P.O. Box 3203, Southfield, MI  48037

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