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About Tamika Brown
I'm from a small town, but we have big dreams. I was born in the 70's but am truly the epitome of an 80's baby! My parents instilled in me to work hard; you can go as far as you want to with a good education. My parents ingrained this in me and because of that, I strive to be the best in whatever I do. I am an educator, but first and foremost, I am a wife and a mother of three. I take pride in what my children and husband have accomplished and strive to be a positive role model and inspiration to my children to be the best and that hard work pays off.
I am an avid reader and naturally my love for reading spilled out into writing.
Then came the challenge from my students to write a short story when we were studying pirates in North Carolina history. I took up the challenge and discovered that I could write!!! Whenever I get the chance, I put pen to paper and let all of the characters and plots that tumble around in my head come on out!!
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Laysha Graham is a small-town girl living a big city dream. She loves being an Emergency Room Doctor and she's worked extensively to become one of the best in her field. Laysha's seen everything you can imagine and more come through that emergency room door. Working twelve-hour shifts has not left a lot of room for love, but that might be changing now that she's met an Irishman who owns the cafe Laysha walks past on her way to the hospital. He seems intent on teaching her everything he knows about coffee and matters of the heart.But when Laysha's life is in danger, she and Rory believe it has something to do with his brother's troubles or is the danger closer than they think?
They wouldn’t let him marry her.
She wasn’t one of them.
A secret Daeshim kept to himself.
Nyia Crosland spent eight years taking care of her son and loving her job at Chantel Fifty. Although finishing school was out of the picture, her life was still fulfilling…except for the space in her heart HE left. She spent eight years trying to forget Daeshim, but how could she when there was a daily reminder who looked more and more like his father with each passing day? Nyia couldn’t bear to tell anyone her suspicions, why Daeshim decided to leave without telling her, but she knew.
They didn’t accept her.
She wasn’t one of them.
A secret Nyia was willing to keep to herself.
Can these two find their way back to one another or will the secrets they keep continue to keep them apart?
Jarell and Shawn found out their mate was promised to another, which came as a hard blow when they were getting her to accept them. The problem? They hadn’t claimed her yet, so she was still fair game.
A cold, hard storm brewing for the Portland Pack had the potential to reveal shifters to the humans and change their world forever. Will Jarell and Shawn get to their mate in time to save her, or will the threat to the pack be more than they can handle? Can they claim her before it’s too late, or will her father’s threats cause them to lose Yasmin forever?
Find your might. Discover your magic.
A disabled teen tracks down an elusive sea beast. A young, Indian detective finds a magical artifact. A Black teen who can see the dead solves a murder mystery. An Ethiopian girl discovers magical secrets when she is kidnapped by her teacher. A teen survivor of a deadly plague realizes she and her robot companion are not alone.
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Heartburn by E. M. Lacey
Wind and Silk by Alice Ivinya
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Grace and Ghosts by K. R. S. McEntire
The Outside by C. C. Solomon
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Tisha McLean is in love with a monster. For five years she watched Steven Smith do some nefarious things. Not knowing how he felt about her has left her with some hard choices to make. But when an attempt on Steven’s life is almost successful, can she put aside what her head knows is right and go with her heart?
It takes a special kind of woman to melt a monster’s heart…if he’s willing.
My voyage to the United States came many years later once Nadeem was murdered. I saw the changes the U.S. went through year after year as I traveled from coast to coast eventually settling in a secluded area, away from civilization in the Northwest. There in the most unusual place I met the most extraordinary woman named Marin—a wolf shifter. She was my mate, and our bond was true, until it wasn’t. Falling into despair and wasting away, the relationship between wolves and vampires crumbled.
With help from Marin, I once again lived up to my title–the Ancient One, devising a plan to open communications between wolves and vampires. But I wasn’t ready for the power or the pleasure awaiting me within the Portland Coven thus losing myself in the process. Marin rescued me once again and I set out to raise an army aligning myself with Marin’s new mate.
Can the two of us put love in the past for the sake of the future or will the hurt between us ensure our end?
I am Malarick, Councilman and vampire representative on the Council of Immortals, King Malarick of the Coven Nadeem, and the Ancient One.
This is my story.
Martin Wright’s senses were ensnared by a mocha beauty who might be able to get his mind off work and help him have some fun for a change. What Martin didn’t expect was for Erica to check all the boxes for his ideal woman. There’s just one problem—Erica has no clue who he is. There’s also the small matter of the mysterious red head who wants her just as much as he does.
Will Erica give in and find herself in Martin’s love? Or does she run into the arms of a stranger that could mean the death of her?
Enter cute guy from the grocery store. Three days after meeting, Rese can’t seem to get him out of her head. This chance meeting leads to one of the best interludes of her life. The shy guy she saw days ago, was an alpha in the bedroom. She might not have been looking for a permanent relationship, but Jason Merrick was tearing down all the defenses she built around her heart. However, when Ryan finds Rese, to keep the man she has fallen in love with and her best friend safe, Rese runs back to the place she never thought she would step foot in again. Her hometown.
Jason Merrick has an ordinary life, with an ordinary job until he runs into an extraordinary woman and fixated on her. Rese McNair was everything he could ever want in a woman. Too bad he doesn’t have the courage to introduce himself, even when he saw that same spark of interest in her eyes.
A chance meeting with Rese ends up as one of the best experiences of his life. Jason was determined to learn more about the mysterious woman and insert himself into her life. But she’s repulsed by his touch, except when they’re in bed. When Rese decided to bail on him, Jason refused to let her go.
Will Rese be able to open up and let Jason love her? Or will she let fear dictate her happily ever after? Jason has no clue what he’s in for loving someone damaged like Rese, but he’s willing to find out. Will he win the battle for Rese’s heart and the woman of his dreams?