Nathasha Brooks-Harris


Nathasha Brooks-Harris lives and works in New York City, where she successfully juggles a government career with the demands of being a romance author. Her latest book is Sins of the Past, a tale of love, sacrifice, and redemption. Can I Get An Amen Again, (an anthology with co-authors Kim Louise, Janice Sims, and Natalie Dunbar), is the follow-up to the Emma Award-nominated Can I Get An Amen. Her debut romance novel, Panache, was released to her worldwide fans in 2001, earning her the prestigious Emma Award for Best New Author. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of Black Romance, Bronze Thrills, and True Confessions magazines. In addition, she freelances as a Contributing Editor at Having Church For Women magazine. She is a former contributing editor at Today's Black Woman magazine, where she wrote the popular monthly departments "Career and Money News," "Career Savvy" and a women's general information column called "FYI." Brooks-Harris has also been a book reviewer for QBR magazine, SORMag, Romance In Color, and The Romer Review websites. She's a contributor for the Gumbo For The Soul website, where she writes about breaking into writing and getting successfully published. She is the co-founder of the romance writing website devoted to women romance authors of color, The Wonderful Women of Romance--a part of The Belles & Beaux of Romance, where she was formerly a reviewer. Brooks-Harris is proud to have an essay about literacy in the recently-released Gumbo For the Soul anthology--endorsed by the well-respected author and TV personality, Tavis Smiley. When she's not writing, she teaches the craft of writing at the prestigious Frederick Douglas Center For Creative Arts. In her spare time, Brooks-Harris is a cloth doll artist and quilter--whose work has appeared in several museum exhibitions and fiber art magazines. She may be reached at

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Bed Of Lies (Cub Bites)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Grieving over the untimely death of her husband, Quadir, Carolyn McWilliams is deep in despair. Tired of watching her mope around, her best friends take her to a resort in Nassau, where she meets tall, fine, and sexy, Gerald Seaforth. A whirlwind romance leads to marriage and suddenly his groove takes a 180 when she learns the truth and nothing but the truth. Will she stay or tell him to step!

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