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Nina Simone’s “Four Women” Performed By Raynetta Manees

In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth and #BlackHistory this is my performance of #NinaSimone’s classic “#FourWomen,” from my 2012 CD “Singing In The Rayne.”  

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Black History In My Novels Part II “All For Love”

Happy Black History Month!  Although I write fiction I incorporate factual Black History into my books, and throughout this month I will be posting excerpts from my novels that reference Black history.    This is the second installment, an excerpt … Continue reading

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#New #Book “All For Love: The #SuperStar” #Read #Chapter One #Free

[Update of March 17, 2017–“All For Love: The SuperStar” 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.  I am honored and thrilled!  … Continue reading

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Romance Author Writes Music & Performs Song — Lyrics a Plot Point in Novels

Two of my books contain the lyrics to this song, “Whenever We’re Apart,” which the books’ hero, Darryl Bridges,  wrote for his lady, Angela Delaney. The song is a plot point for both novels.  I actually wrote  music for this … Continue reading

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Remembering Michael Jackson

On this, the 58th anniversary of his birth,  please check out my two MJJ Pinterest boards, “Michael Jackson 1958-NEVER” (2200 pins) and “Michael Jackson with Other Celebrities” (241 pins).  There will never be another and he will never be forgotten. … Continue reading

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Enjoy Memorial Day with hot, steamy romance: FANTASY!

Enjoy a leisurely Memorial Day with my hot, steamy romance novel, FANTASY, rated 4.8 stars on Amazon.com   Here’s a nice LONG sample! “I’m a pretty fast study,” Tony said softly.  “Play it one more time.”  He took the pad of paper bearing the … Continue reading

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Check out my Cousin Najah Lewis on American Idol!

UPDATE 2/5/15: My cousin Najah Lewis (below) was not shown individually on American Idol last night, but she was in the first called group of thirty and DID make it on to the next round!! My beautiful and talented cousin, … Continue reading

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