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Is it possible to fall in love in the afterlife? The question is answered in this exciting new paranormal romantic suspense from USA TODAY Bestselling Author, Maureen A. Miller.


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When someone from her past comes to town to cause trouble, Kari Stuart and her sassy kitten Queenie will have to work hard to protect the Serenity Sanctuary in this new Catskills Pet Rescue Mystery.


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When it comes to killing, practice makes perfect!


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Her first big case… Could be her last.


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An emotional novel about first love, second chances, and what it means to follow your heart!


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Bestselling author Jennifer Estep continues her Gargoyle Queen epic fantasy series where magic reigns, alliances are tested, and a dangerous attraction could tear down a throne. . .


Virginia DeBerry

Virginia DeBerry

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Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant | Reading Rainbow: Does a Story Have a Color?
September 15, 2010
For the past 20 years we have been writing novels, seven in total—the eighth in the works. No Pulitzer or Nobel winners, but  Read More...

With five novels to their credit, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant, best friends for 25 years, have turned a friendship into the most successful and enduring writing collaboration in African American fiction. Donna and Virginia first met as plus size models vying for the same assignments. They were both featured in catalogs, ads, magazines and made national television appearances. Their modeling careers led to the opportunity to launch Maxima, a fashion and lifestyle magazine for plus-size women, where Virginia was editor-in-chief and Donna the managing editor. When publication of Maxima ceased, Virginia and Donna decided to try writing a book together. The result, Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made, was a critical success, an Essence Bestseller, as are all three of their books, and won the Merit Award for Fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, as well as the 1998 Book of the Year Award from the Blackboard Bestseller List/African American Booksellers Conference-Book Expo America. More than that, it hit an emotional nerve with tens of thousands of readers from all over the world who continue to write to Virginia and Donna nine years after the book's publication. Far From the Tree became a New York Times Bestseller, and Better Than I Know Myself received two Open Book Awards, and been included on the Best African American Fiction of 2004 lists of both Borders and WaldenBooks. Virginia is a former high school English teacher from Buffalo, New York attended Fisk University and is a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo. After almost 10 years in the classroom, she moved to New York and started a successful career as a plus size model. She was frequently featured in catalogs, advertising, magazines and appeared on several television programs including "The Today Show." She retired from modeling after two years and became Vice President of BB/LW, an agency for plus size and petite models as well as a spokeswoman for Hanes hosiery. Virginia now lives in New Jersey.

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Series

Books:

Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made, May 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Better Than I Know Myself, May 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Uptown, March 2010
Trade Size
What Doesn't Kill You, January 2009
Hardcover
Gotta Keep On Tryin', November 2008
Paperback
Trying' to Sleep in the Bed You Made, January 2008
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Exposures, June 2005
Hardcover
Better Than I Know Myself, May 2005
Paperback (reprint)

 

 

 

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