AlTonya Washington

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AlTonya Washington has been a published romance novelist for 17 years and is a two time winner of The Romantic Times Magazine Reviewers Choice Award. In addition to being an author, AlTonya also works as a college Reference Librarian. Her pen-names include T. Onyx, Temple Carver and Ally Fleming. Her long-running and popular Ramsey/Tesano romantic suspense series includes Lover's Origin: Black Island, A Lover's Return, Book of Scandal: The Tesano Elders and A Lover's Redemption will mark the final titles in the saga.

Smashwords Interview

Are You Ally Fleming?
Yes! Ally Fleming is the pen name that I use to write all of my Interracial Romantic Suspense novels. The Sleeping Giants series will contain 4 titles under the Ally name. Intoxicated is Book I in the series.
What's the next book to come in the Sleeping Giants Series?
Conquered is book 2. It released in February and will soon be available here at Smashwords.
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Intoxicated Sleeping Giants Book I
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 105,140. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017 by AlTonya Washington. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two explosive and seemingly unrelated events will send two explosive and seemingly unrelated worlds colliding in a tangle of passion and danger …


Through It All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
Xavier Garrett's dangerous career as a homicide detective finally prompted Vanessa Garrett to end their marriage. When a murder occurs at the publishing house where Van works, Xav heads the team handling the case.
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A tragic accident brings disturbing changes to the lives of a passionate couple until new facts uncloud the mystery and foreshadow new changes.
Book of Scandal: The Tesano Elders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 221,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An immigrant family’s rise to notoriety. Uncover its trail of deception and depravity. Celebrate, love and life. Experience the devastation of loss and the scandals ushered in by privilege. This is Book of Scandal: The Tesano Elders.
The Caterer's Wife
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A night out is a rare occurrence for former cop Dionne Shyler and her husband, successful caterer Brom MacInnis. When their night out includes murder, the couple's respective talents aid in solving not one crime...but two.
The Ramseys Boxed Set
Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 567,840. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
TEN Explosive Novels! ONE Complete Package! Now The Ramsey Saga Is At Your Fingertips! The Ramseys are Seattle’s most provocative family. Become immersed in the scandalous realm of these seductive gods and the women they hunger for. Lose all sense of inhibition and decorum while tumbling deeper into their intriguing, scandalous and deadly history.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Lilia Avery’s visit to Eternity Lodge had one purpose: secure the exclusive locale for the senior class trip. That her visit would be catalyst to prophesy was as stunning as it was insane. Yet, for Fystian Akintunde and his siblings, nothing had been more insane than to have experienced almost two hundred years of life with no clue as to the why or how of it.
A Lover's Return Ramsey Tesano VI
Price: $5.85 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Persephone James had a brilliant mind. There was only one thing the beautiful doctor wanted. It was the one thing she would probably never have. Hilliam Tesano, the man she loved, was inclined to veer towards hate rather than love when he discovered Persephone had been raising their twin daughters without him ever knowing they existed.
Taboo Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Rivalries, secret romances and scandals fed the feud between the Gwaltneys and Augustines for decades. The two families shared an uneasy co-existence, until terrible tragedy struck. Years later, the two eldest Augustine children, chose to chart their family history. In doing so, they made a devastating discovery. Their family shared more than hatred with the Gwaltneys. They shared blood.
Lover's Origin: Black Island
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 44,600. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Receiving a mysterious package with directions to journey to an island half way around the world should have raised suspicion as well as caution for Persephone James, but what stirred most was her curiosity. With no thought of consequence or danger Persephone found herself in a place that should’ve only existed in an adventure story...or a horror novel.
Between Love and Hate
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Cahlir Decker and Bizay Donneeter had an extraordinary involvement that resulted in more than either of them ever intended. Their connection went deeper than the sexual chemistry that sizzled to life between them. At least, that was what Biz thought until their enjoyable time together ended when she woke one morning to an empty bed and no sign of Cahlir.
A Lover's Control
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 90,900. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Caiphus Tesano and SyBilla Ramsey are are at the top of their game. They must remain there, for they are on the verge of vanquishing a monster they’ve spent their careers chasing. Instead of basking in the anticpation of triumph, the tough-as-nails duo is wrought with emotion induced by years of hard work and little time to explore the electric attraction that exists between them.
A Lover's Mask
Price: $3.55 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Fernando Ramsey wants the kind of love his parents never shared--a love based on equality and respect. Sadly, he hasn't met the woman to make his secret yearning come true, until he meets Contessa Warren. The Chicago publisher is everything Fernando desires....only…Contessa is out to prove the Ramseys are hip-deep in a scandal that could harm more than their family name.
Layers of the Past
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Huron Base has a name synonymous with power and intimidation. He’s made no apologies for doing what’s been necessary to survive a life rooted in poverty and pain. Endeavors drenched in blood and marked with bone have become his trademark in spite of his desire to be more-to be better. When he meets troubleshooter, Kamari Grade that desire receives the spark it’s been waiting on.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Kamari Grade was a well-known troubleshooter for the most discerning clients. But when called to investigate one of the most powerful men in financing, she's thrown into the world of Huron Base. For a man who could acquire anything, the allure of such a conquest was irresistible
Lover's Muse: An Interlude
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Newlyweds Quest & Michaela Ramsey begin their lives together in the midst of a scandal that is about to rock Quest's family. The couple enjoy a brief interlude to share their most intimate secrets & indulge in the pleasure that thrives like a living thing between them. ** This story; along with books one and two of the Ramsey series, can also be found in the novel "Dream & Pretense:The Ramseys".
Dream and Pretense: The Ramseys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Powerful, Beautiful, Scandalous, Sexy- they are the Ramseys. Step inside a world of glamour, danger and family secrets. Secrets that include many ugly things, among them...murder.
When Ice Melts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Icia Graham's love affair with Rakim Transou had the makings of a fairytale romance until the night her life was traumatically changed forever. Icia put distance between herself and the only man she ever loved, until a series of events brings her right back to where she swore she'd never return-right back to Rakim and the horror that took her away from him.
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The close of a large drug case marks the opening of a story laced with danger, enveloped in mystery and fringed by a sweltering attraction. Sybilla Ramsey couldn't decide whether she was more stunned by or suspicious of the fact that Caiphus Tesano; the man she'd been sleeping with, was now digging into a case she and her team had closed tight and efficiently.
Remember Love Redux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Trinidad & Dominique Salem have a passionate marriage until a secret from the past & Trin’s anger-induced reactions drive Dom to a doomed flight in which she loses her memory. Fearing his wife dead, Trin’s feelings of remorse combine with his regret. When he discovers that she is alive, he prays she’ll make a full recovery but there are some things he prays she will never remember.
Mixed Signals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gabriella Jackson knew her life was about to change the night Damian Frinks came to her rescue behind a Harlem nightclub. She was instantly captivated by the intriguing Jamaican male. Damian was equally captivated. He'd never met a woman with no desire to stroke, pamper or feed his ego. Still, the attraction was undeniable & they were determined to overcome all obstacles in the pursuit of ecstasy.

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