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.
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.
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.
Introducing the antiheroes of the Love Africa Press collections:
Dauntless and indomitable, brutal and lethal, these dark heroes take no prisoners in their quests for retribution. And when love shines a light into their lives, they will protect their beloveds no matter the costs.
Born to play second fiddle, Sefu knows he’ll never be good enough to be king. When the kingdom is threatened, he puts his life on the line to protect it and earns the moniker ‘Scar’. However, he is betrayed, and his heart hardens. He becomes fixated on claiming the throne, even if it means eliminating his ungrateful brother.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?