Kiru Taye


Kiru Taye is an award-winning and best-selling author of historical, contemporary and paranormal romance. Her stories are steamy and sensual, her characters are passionate and sassy and her settings, atmospheric and exotic.

Born in Nigeria, she currently lives in the UK with her husband and two children.

Her books include
His Treasure (Men of Valor, book 1) published by Breathless Press, available now via Amazon and other online bookshops.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm currently working on a new series titled Sacred Amulet series. It is a historical fantasy/paranormal romance set in Ancient Africa and based on Africa myths and legends.

The first book, OUTCAST, is coming November 2013.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The characters in my head shouting to have their stories told. :)

My children who need to get to school. LOL
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Where to find Kiru Taye online


Men of Valor, Books 1 - 3 Boxset
Pre-release—available May 25, 2015. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In a time when tradition dictated the lives of all, three courageous women will defy conventions and three men of honour will love them regardless.
Addictive Reads Escape Into Romance Box Set: 11 Contemporary Tales About Love Conquering All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 647,620. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Escape Into Romance with the Addictive Reads 11-author / 11-book / 2,000+ page contemporary box set, a $27.28 value, most written by best-selling and award-winning authors. Join our lovers as they overcome adversity and, through the power of love, find their happily ever after.
Riding Rebel (The Essien Trilogy, #3)
Series: The Essien Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
He sees her as his next conquest. She sees him as the perfect scoop. They get tangled in a web of lust and deceit. Will love prevail?
Black Soul (Black Warriors series: Prequel)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He will damn his soul to set hers free. M'na is only supposed to watch Tara, but when darkness comes to claim her, he will break all the rules he has lived a thousand years upholding.
Making Scandal (The Essien Trilogy, #2)
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When a casual affair with the irresistibly smooth, tycoon Mark Essien results in an unplanned pregnancy, sassy Faith Brown finds out that making family is harder than making scandal in this sensual romance.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1)
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
Her Protector (Men of Valor, 3.5)
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A short story sequel to His Princess (Men of Valor, 3) When a warrior’s restraint is tested, will he do his duty to the kingdom or succumb to the lure of a maiden?
A Valentine Challenge (Challenge Series, #1)
Series: Challenge, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,730. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
"Two strong characters collide in this passionate and heart-warming tale." Will they risk everything for love? When Michael's friends set him a challenge, he is expecting a walk in the park until he tangles with feisty Kasie. Will either of them escape the encounter unscathed?

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