Dayo Benson


Dayo Benson is passionate about using fiction to convey powerful messages about redemption and God's love. When she is not writing she enjoys music, reading and going for long walks. She lives in North West England with her husband and their two beautiful daughters.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
This is really hard to answer because I have favourite books rather than favourite authors. But recently I've been reading a lot of Kristin Billerbeck and Denise Hunter. And I really admire Francine Rivers, Karen Kingsbury and Melody Carlson.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The fact that it's a brand new day with new opportunities and new possibilities.
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Where to find Dayo Benson online


City of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
I’ve loved Selah since before I was old enough to realize I was in love. If she needs rescuing, I will be her knight. Two weeks in New York should be enough to convince her to leave her bleak marriage forever. If I can just get her to the City of Dreams, everything might change...or it might all blow up in my face and turn into the worst of nightmares. Either way, I have to shoot my shot.
The Forbidden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Relationships
It's my wedding day but make no mistake: I don't want to walk down that aisle! But marrying Kevin is the only way to pay for my sins. I expect to have to force a smile, keep it together, play the part of a lovestruck bride. What I don't expect is my first and only love, Levi Carter, to bound in and try to stop the wedding.
Descent (Crystal 10)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
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When an old prophecy is uncovered, it seems there may be a reason why Crystal and Juda chose each other. Their love was predicted, meant to be, but the prophecy also forecasts a terrifying role that Juda may play—unless he can resist his past and defy the very reason he was born.
The Fall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Christian » Romance
I’m the ‘good’ Carter brother. The who has always walked the straight and narrow. But if I have one weakness, it’s Selah McAllister. And when my life begins to unravel after a shocking family secret is exposed, she is the one person I can turn to. But she might also be my downfall.
The Genesis (Saints and Sinners 6)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Colby: Someone is out to destroy me. I broke free from my bosses, left the darkness behind, and dared to step into the light. But now a nameless, faceless enemy is tearing my life apart bit by bit.
Fractured Light (Saints and Sinners 5)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,550. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » General
Chloe Campbell knows all my secrets—except one. So far, none of my dark secrets have succeeded in turning her against me. But this one will. Which is why I must tell her. After she survives a near-death experience instigated by my evil bosses, I’m done with letting her think there’s hope for us. I need her to forget about me and protect herself. That’s why she needs to know the truth.