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Adrianne Byrd
National Best-selling author of forty multicultural romance, Adrianne Byrd has always preferred to live within the realms of her imagination where all the men are gorgeous and the women are worth whatever trouble they manage to get into. As an army brat, she traveled throughout Europe and... show more

National Best-selling author of forty multicultural romance, Adrianne Byrd has always preferred to live within the realms of her imagination where all the men are gorgeous and the women are worth whatever trouble they manage to get into. As an army brat, she traveled throughout Europe and learned to appreciate and value different cultures. Now, she calls Georgia home. Writing remained a hobby until 1994 when a co-worker approached her with an article on Romance Writers of America. Who knew there was an organization of women just like her? By 1996 she sold her first novel, Defenseless, to Kensington Publishing.Her first release received rave reviews by Romantic Times and fans. Her other novels were consistently selected as the Magazine's Top Pick. In 2001 Slam Jam nominated, Say You Love Me, for best romance. Her 2003 release Comfort of a Man won Romantic Times Best Multicultural Romance. Romance in Color's Readers Choice Awards for Favorite Book, Favorite Hero, and Favorite Heroine. Shades of Romance's Best/Arabesque Romance Book. Slam Jams Emma Award for Favorite Traditional Romance. Romance in Color's Reviewer's Choice Award for Author of the Year, Book of the Year and Best BET/Arabesque Book. And lastly Comfort of a Man was a 2003 Georgia Romance Writers Maggie finalist for best Contemporary.In 2004-She released her first romantic suspense novel, If You Dare with HarperCollins.In 2005-Romantic Times nominated Measure of a Man for Best Multicultural Romance and she received her third nomination for Career Achievement.Ms. Byrd has been featured in many national publications, including Today's Black Woman, Upscale, and Heart and Soul. She has also won local awards for screenwriting. For the future, she looks forward to continue creating characters that makes people smile, laugh, and fall in love.
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WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 8 years ago
Task the Fifth: The Kwanzaa:- Read a book written by an African-American author or set in an African country.I was impressed that all three felt like complete stories, not rushed, which is usually my biggest complaint about novella/short stories. The first story Holiday Heat had a very believable co...
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the reader of books rated it 11 years ago
This was the perfect thing to read while nursing a terrible hangover.
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samanthabk rated it 14 years ago
Three romantic holiday stories full of cheer, laughter and love by three leading authors. Once Upon a Holiday will bring joy and warmth to readers' hearts during the holiday season.Holiday Heat by Beverly JenkinsEve Clark is a ball-busting ATF agent, not one for letting her guard down and shaking lo...
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samanthabk rated it 14 years ago
Fans of Adrianne Byrd should prepare for another witty, fun tale of two lovers looking for anything but love. Adrianne Byrd is a master story teller who fully uses her imaginative to deliver each and every time.Heart’s Secret is the first in the Match Made series about an exclusive match making serv...
StephB
StephB rated it 15 years ago
Grabbed this at my library and thought I'd just read a few pages to check it out. Next thing I know I'm done. It was a great story of finding love and an art thief.Damien Black is the son of a convicted art thief and found the life fit him perfectly as well. Although now he's retired, someone's o...
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