Kiru Taye

Biography

As a lover of romance novels, Kiru wanted to read stories about Africans falling in love. When she couldn’t find those books, she decided to write the stories she wanted to read.

Kiru writes passionate romance and sensual erotica stories featuring African characters whether on the continent or in the Diaspora. When she's not writing you can find her either immersed in a good book or catching up with friends and family. She currently lives in the South of England with her husband and three children.

Kiru is a founding member of Romance Writers of West Africa. In 2011, her debut romance novella, His Treasure, won the Book of the Year at the Love Romances Café Awards. She is the 2015 Romance Writer of the Year at the Nigerian Writers Awards.

Where to find Kiru Taye online


Series

Bound
A series about forbidden love and complicated relationships written by Kiru Taye. Books: 1 - Bound to Fate 2 - Bound to Ransom 3 - Bound to Passion 4 - Bound to Liberty 5 - Bound to Bliss

Bound To Fate

Price: Free!

Bound To Ransom

Price: $3.99 USD.

Bound To Passion

Price: $1.99 USD.

Bound To Favor

Price: $3.99 USD.

Bound To Liberty

Price: $2.99 USD.
Royal House of Saene
The Kingdom of Bagumi is one of the last intact African monarch states. Treaties and alliances over several centuries have ensured their continued dominance in the region. Each generation of the powerful and proud Royal House of Saene is bound by loyalty to their family and duty to protecting their nation. However, soon, long-trusted traditions come under attack and change becomes inevitable, especially when love clashes with duty.

His Defiant Princess

Price: $3.99 USD.

His Inherited Princess

Price: $3.99 USD.

His Captive Princess

Price: $3.99 USD.
Sacred Amulet
Historical paranormal series set in Africa written by Kiru Taye

Outcast

Price: $0.99 USD.

Sacrifice

Price: $0.99 USD.
The Essien Series
The Essien Series Blurb 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 brothers—Felix, Mark, Tony, Kola & Freddie —soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals. Blood ties or not, family is family. If you like your book boyfriends to be tall, dark and handsome billionaires or bodyguards, then say hello to the Essien brothers.

Keeping Secrets

Price: Free!

Making Scandal

Price: $0.99 USD.

Riding Rebel

Price: $3.99 USD.

Kola

Price: $2.99 USD.

A Very Essien Christmas

Price: $0.99 USD.
Challenge

Valentine

Price: Free!

Engaged

Price: $2.99 USD.

Worthy

Price: $2.99 USD.

Captive

Price: $2.99 USD.
Men of Valor
Historical romance

Her Protector

Price: Free!

Books

Bound To Liberty
Series: Bound, Book 5. Pre-release—available March 1, 2019. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
James is not ready to lose his heart again, certainly not to another man who can eat his cake and have it. Ethan has fought for his country. Now will he fight for love?
His Captive Princess
Series: Royal House of Saene, Book 3. Pre-release—available February 28, 2019. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The long-standing, distinguished Royal House of Saene is about to be rocked by three sexy, determined interlopers. Princesses Amira, India and Isha may have to choose between sacrificing their hearts or their kingdom. A crusading princess and a freedom fighter…a match built on conflict.
Bound To Favor
Series: Bound, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He doesn't want to get married again. She doesn't do families. Can they fake perfect together?
Sacrifice
Series: Sacred Amulet, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Mating an outcast requires a blood sacrifice The gods are not so forgiving or forgetful and they will demand a high price for Ebube's and Ugo's disobedience.
Haunted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Somma and David were in love and happily married until David was killed in a tragic accident. Somma is heartbroken, and even a year after David's death she is struggling to move on, especially since she swears he is haunting her dreams.
Freddie Untangled
Series: The Essien Series, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2017 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
With the odds stacked up against Kike and Freddie, is a happy future together even possible? Will they ever be out of Lekan’s reach?
Freddie Entangled
Series: The Essien Series, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2017 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With a devious ex who refuses to let go, she’s going to need help—Freddie’s protection—to stay alive long enough to celebrate her upcoming birthday. And she’s going to have to give in to her dark passion for him and finally unleash the natural woman inside. If it's only sex, then what's love got to do it? This story unravels in two instalments—this is the first part.
A Very Essien Christmas
Series: The Essien Series, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Catch up with the Essiens as they celebrate Christmas the very Essien way. Find out what's going on with Felix& Ebony, Mark & Faith, Tony & Rita, Kola & Tari as well as Chief & Mrs Essien. Also get a sneak peek into Freddie's love life and upcoming story. As you've come to expect from the series, there will be some sexiness and surprises in this saga. Be ready for passion and romance.
Captive
Series: Challenge, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery
Anuli has plans to deal with her dark past and the only option is to escape before Tope totally consumes her.
Outcast
Series: Sacred Amulet, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Ugo’ji is an outcast, an untouchable. Ebube a strange warrior to their lands. Mating with a human will only invite the wrath of the gods.
Worthy
Series: Challenge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Some secrets can bind you. Some secrets can break you. When Tessa meets business mogul Peter, she knows their dalliance will never be serious. Try telling that to Peter who seems to only have one on mode—intense—and is single-mindedly determined to have all of Tessa no matter the emotional and physical costs.
Bound To Passion
Series: Bound, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Bound To Passion is the prequel to the Bound Series. It has been previously published as Island Bound. Will Joshua and Christy get a second chance this holiday season?
Bound To Ransom
Series: Bound, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,530. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When love hurts, ransom the heart. Desire like theirs cannot be hidden and passion sizzles between Henry and Gloria. But making someone fall in love may just be a challenge too far. Bound to Ransom is a story about breaking the cycle of self-destruction, finding redemption and the powerful love that endures.
Bound To Fate
Series: Bound, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,200. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A love like theirs cannot be denied. But catastrophe lies in wait and one night changes their lives forever. Bound to Fate is a story about surviving tragedy, forgiveness and the overwhelming love that pulls through against the odds.
Kola
Series: The Essien Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When sassy heiress, Tari Essien, needs a place to escape the pressures of the hounding press, she turns to Kola Banks, a deeply scarred ex-soldier who's also the Essien chief of security. Kola can't offer Tari anything more than his protection. She's family for goodness sake, even if they share no blood ties.
Men of Valor, Books 1 - 3 Boxset
Series: Men of Valor. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by Love Africa Press. 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.
Riding Rebel
Series: The Essien Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Love Africa Press. 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 by Love Africa Press. 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
Series: The Essien Series, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Series: The Essien Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Love Africa Press. 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
Series: Men of Valor. Price: Free! Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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?
Engaged
Series: Challenge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Three friends. Three challenges. Are they willing to risk everything for love?
Valentine
Series: Challenge, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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? Challenge Series – Three friends. Three challenges. Will they risk everything for love?

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