Awarded AAMBC’s 2018 romance author of the year award, master storyteller, B. Love, is the unparalleled self-love maven. As the powerhouse for modern womanhood, she pens contagious content that encourages readers to internalize admiration and intimacy. She allows her most powerful vessel to guide her stories, wholly.
Since age 12, Love has been spreading self-awareness, care, and appreciation. For over six years, Love has authored over 65 publications centered around heart-piercing, reverence-worthy romance. Her novels not only entertain but challenge the audience to explore love. With a keen eye for passion, desire and dynamism she includes heuristic methods in her beautifully curated accounts of life.
Love’s entire persona is spearheaded by her incredible infatuation with the power of love. Contained within each novel, is an edification created for the glorification of self. Her pen bleeds for the souls who need just an inkling of empowerment. Each story is written with the intent to enlighten, engross and enkindle the passion in whoever picks up her book.
Pen Name – A. Jones
A. Jones is a twenty-up there somewhere year old writer who loves penning love in color. The Maryland native believes creatives are the real world changers and writing is her way of making a difference. Although she is new to authoring she is not new to writing. Writing has been a part of her since she was a young girl and she takes pleasure in being able to share this passion with the world. Her imagination and sense of humor will bring a refreshing sense of realism and reliability to the world through her characters. Travel with her as she journeys to bring a little more laughter and a lot more love into this literary world.
Pen Name – Chelsea Maria
Breakout author Chelsea Maria is rebirthing the idea of love for the millennial generation. Armed with a desire to define the union of faith and love, Chelsea Maria writes relatable stories that challenges society’s warped view of love. With a clearly defined purpose, Chelsea puts her passion and talents to use for the betterment of the generation.
Since the impressionable age of 15, this Florida-native has been piercing pages with her vivid imagination. She’s penned countless narratives that perfectly fuse devotion and romance. Now, with an arsenal of love-inspiring chronicles she is claiming her spot in the world of fiction, bringing a new wave to the industry and reshaping the twisted perceptions.
Tasked with changing the narrative, Chelsea gives it her all. With no abandon, she pens fervently the stories of her heart and the hearts of her readers. Using her God-given talent, she employs wit and artistry to plant seeds of conviction and force reflection of her readers. Every addition to her growing catalog is penned with the purpose to revive the faith in love.
Pen name – A. Marie Johnson
A. Marie Johnson is a present-day, polished romance writer with the ability to weave the complexities of love, lust, and drama into stories worth telling. Passionate and driven, A. Marie has a knack for drawing her readers into a realistic, fictional landscape of relatable characters. She prides herself on creating black love without restriction in a manner that allows her to engage and appeal to both the young and mature nature of women through her gift of storytelling. Growing up an Omaha, Nebraska native, she best describes herself as a small city girl with a big heart and an old soul. It is her greatest joy to invite you on her journey as she utilizes words to create reasonable with a dash of fairytale love stories.
Pen name – Alexis Cñe
Alexis Cñe is former fan fiction writer who stumbled across her love and gift of writing as a teenager with a wild imagination and her fair share of celebrity crushes. It wasn’t until a decade after filling notebooks with her every hearts desire and leaving her peers eagerly anticipating the next chapter that she found out the depths, influence, and power her words hold.
As a self-proclaimed vision junkie, she puts her all into penning the adventures that are dropped in her spirit to share with her readers. Alexis finds the purest form of joy from the calling on her heart to spread love with the stroke of her pen and tap of her keys. Spending half of her adolescence in California before moving to Georgia, she is on the quest to captivate readers from coast to coast.
Spiritually grounded in an urban era, she is proudly crafting realistic, soul-touching, thought evoking, heart warming, passion permeating, journeys across the pages of her books. Alexis is determined to break the mold by conforming only to the unique rhythm of her own heart full of creativity.
Pen name – ShanicexLola
Pen name: Monica Walters
Starting with poetry, writing has always been a constant in Monica’s life. The interest began in her teenage years, being in love for the first time. Her love for writing has only progressed. Song lyrics and poetry led to short stories, then one day in her down time, a short story became a 56k word novel. It has been non-stop since then. Being a wife and mother has only added to the joys of Monica’s life. Attaining a BS in Sociology, helping her better understand people and their behaviors, has only helped her become a better writer, understanding characters and their complex personalities. Romance of all types has been her passion, and she plans to continue honing her skills in that genre.
Pen name: Kay Shanee
Kay Shanee is a forty something wife and mother of two. She grew up in and resides in the midwest. During the day she is a high school teacher and track coach. In her free time, she enjoys spending her time with her family and friends. Her favorite pastime is reading romance novels by authors that look like her. She enjoys it so much that she decided to become one of them. She is the author of LOVE HATE and EVERYTHING in BETWEEN and Until the Wheels Fall Off and is very excited about her first release under B. Love Publications, entitled Love Doesn’t Hurt.
Pen name: C. Monet
Author C. Monet is an author of Clarksville TN with eight books and more coming. She is a lover of life, love, and all things positive. Penning love unfiltered and undefined is the best way to describe what she brings to the literary world . Reading was always her go to for therapy until she decided to pick up the pen and write her own story. She is a mother of three children, a wife, sister, daughter, and friend. She does her best writing in between juggling all those hats, while drinking a glass of wine and listening to 80s R&B. She lives life fearlessly and unapologetically and encourages everyone else to do so as well.
D.Rose is a blogger and author based out of the DMV. She writes contemporary romances with African American heroes and heroines that are guaranteed to fill your heart. Since childhood she has always had a passion for reading and writing.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and, spending time with family.
Aubreé Pynn is a new author ready to take the world by storm. With four novels under her belt and a few in the works, she’s excited to bring the world a little more light. She enjoys shining light on the layers of love, family, and overall life through her characters. Flowing through the words she writes is an abundance of love and joy, hoping to give others the same feeling. She began writing at the tender age of ten all the while keeping it her best-kept secret until sixteen when she began to write plays for her church and drama department. Continuing to sharpen her tools through her matriculation at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina she finally settled into her niche. Writing romance renews her hope in love and its vessels it uses. She hopes it does the same for you.
Pen name: S. Rever
Author S. Rever found her love for writing through her love of reading. A recent college graduate from the illustrious North Carolina Central University, she knew once she closed that chapter she wanted to be sure to build a career off something she loved. A hopeless romantic and a strong believer of always following your dreams, S. Rever is determined to give everyone that escape reading gave her. By taking on the challenge of tackling real life topics with a twist, S. Rever will take you on journey with every book you pick up. Living by the saying, ‘What’s for you will always be for you,’ she allows Jeremiah 29:11 to be the constant reminder that leads her life.
Aliada Duncan was born and raised in Furman, South Carolina. She now resides in Columbia, South Carolina and is a member of the Columbia’s Writers Alliance. Her interest peeked in writing when she discovered the likes of Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni and Maya Angelou at the age of twelve. At the age of thirteen, she became an avid reader and Poet. In high school, one of her poems was selected and featured in the South Carolina State Newspaper. In 2012, she produced another poem that was featured in the poetry collection entitled, Stars In Our Hearts: Findings.
She has acquired her Associates in Human Services and bachelor’s degree in social work. She aspires to receive her MSW as well. In 2018 she self published, then later signed with B. Love Publications and rereleased her first book of poems entitled Wordplay: A Potion Named Poetry. More than a Poet, she indulges in the creation of short stories as well. Aliada Duncan is a woman behind her words. She is a daughter, mother, writer and an essentially eccentric soul that draws inspiration from the ethereal motions of life. Her strength is built from God and is pleased to be His vessel. Her goal is to give her readers what they need, and what they want.
India T. Norfleet
Detroit born and raised, India Tasheena Norfleet (Lewis) has penned nineteen erotic and romance titles. India has had a passion for reading and writing her own stories ever since she was a young girl. Some of the author’s best selling titles include, He Gives Me Fever, Playing For Keeps, Scared of Loving You, My Bad Habit, Taste Us Together and Addicted To His Stroke. India loves to read, shop, and travel in her spare time.
India resides in suburban Michigan with her husband and two children. Feel free to connect with her via her website @ www.indiatnorfleet.com
Desiree Francies is an extremely creative individual from the Baltimore area who fell in love with reading years ago at Delaware State University where she received her bachelor’s (Go Hornets!) She writes what she would love to read, she writes what she feels is needed, and she writes from a perspective she feels is missing far too often. Desiree sees storylines in people she meets, people she knows, even a stranger from a news coverage possibly. She believes that we are all just a combination of our past experiences, and she loves exploring that to create an in-depth creative reality. Finding the humor in it all the while, because let’s face it, black people are funny!
She started writing because she simply couldn’t hold the words in any longer. Now that the proverbial flood gates are open, expect several more pieces of written art. This is just the beginning people! Hope you’re along for the ride….
Jess Words is a poet by nature on a journey of self-healing through her gift of writing. In the midst of attempting to live her best twenty-something-year-old life, she decided to follow her dreams of being an author. She joined B. Love Publications in 2019 and released her debut poetry collection “Warmest Regards: My Letters to the Process.”
Her love of words and their ability to heal has been the constant driving force behind her writing, since the age of eleven. Armed only with her pen, and the hustle it takes to navigate the streets of New York, Jess Words hopes to provide her audience with relatable poetry they can feel!
A lover of all things love, Ash Ley, an author from the south, has had a passion for reading and writing for the last 10+ years. What started off as her writing short stories in dozens of notebooks has developed into something more. Since making her grand debut in the literary world July of 2016, Ash has written the most complex love stories with one thing in common – no matter the circumstances life seems to throw at her leading couples, fate always has the final say so. Her goal is to give life to characters so real that you manage to find a piece of yourself in them as well as their situation. With a steadily growing catalog, Ash has no plans to stop providing the stories she needs to tell.
A Brooklyn, NY native, A. Bryant is a lover of all things Black Love. She is a mother, wife, and a major proponent for sisterhood. A. Bryant began to write love stories for her husband while he was overseas in the United States Army. Since then, she has continued to hone her skill for writing Black Love stories and hopes to share her work with the world. A. Bryant wants her readers to know that she is an artist and extremely sensitive about her work. She hopes that you all will enjoy what she releases. Her debut novel “Used to Know Her” is one of many books she hopes to produce.
Newcomer, Ivy Laika is a twenty-eight-year-old Haitian-American. Originally born in Jean Rabel, Haiti, she immigrated to the United States at the age of three.
Through her journey of assimilating into the American culture, she found her love for writing. She started writing poetry and short stories at the age of twelve. She later decided that the healing that writing has offered her needed to be shared with the world. Her writing portrays the power of words, love, confidence, and hope. She found inspiration through her life experiences to create stories of genuine black love. Her goal is to create images of black love to help others find and accept it freely along with highlighting positive representation of black men and women.