Afro-American Authors and their Enchanting Romance Novels

African-American Literature has its own remarkable aura that showcases culture, diversity, history, and struggles. From art to dance, from music to literature, their contributions have always been an uplifting, soothing balm for the societal wound. Speaking of literature, the African American authors, with their magical words, have created an unparalleled stir in the world of fiction romance. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the most captivating romance novels by Afro-American authors and get mesmerized by their alluring words.

1. A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole is one of the most celebrated Afro-American authors, primarily known for her impeccable romance novels. ‘A Princess in Theory’ is the first book of her ‘Reluctant Royals’ series, and it’s an absolute rollercoaster of emotions, romance, and laughter. The story revolves around the life of Naledi Smith, a hardworking epidemiology student in New York, who’s about to receive spam emails that say she’s betrothed to a prince of Thesolo. What follows next is a beautiful journey of discovery, love, and self-awareness, where she meets the crown prince Thabiso, and everything changes.

2. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Jasmine Guillory’s ‘The Wedding Date’ is a delightful romance novel that revolves around Alexa Monroe, a successful lawyer, and Drew Nichols, a pediatrician. When they get stuck in an elevator together, they strike a conversation that leads to a magical night where Drew invites Alexa to be his plus-one on his ex-girlfriend’s wedding. What follows is a beautiful romance filled with humour, love, and relatable characters that make the readers fall in love with them.

3. Love in Catalina Cove by Brenda Jackson

Brenda Jackson is a renowned Afro-American author who has published over 100 romance novels. ‘Love in Catalina Cove’ is a captivating story of Vashti Alcindor, who returns to Cayo Vista, a town famous for its beautiful beach and old memories. What follows is a journey of self-discovery, love, and betrayal, as she meets her former love interest Bryon, and discovers a long-buried secret that changes everything.

4. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Helen Hoang’s ‘The Kiss Quotient’ is an enchanting romance novel that revolves around a woman named Stella Lane, an econometrician with Asperger’s. She hires an escort named Michael, with the sole purpose of learning how to be better in bed. What follows is an unconventional romance filled with funny moments, emotional breakdowns, and unique characters that make the readers fall in love with them.

5. An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole

Another masterpiece by Alyssa Cole, ‘An Extraordinary Union’, is a gripping tale of the Civil War era. The story follows the life of

Elle Burns, a former slave working for the Union Army as a spy. She meets Malcolm McCall, a brave and charming Scottish actor who’s also a spy for the Union army. Their journey of respect, love, and trust begins as they work together, fighting against the Confederacy while trying to keep their identities a secret.

The Bottom Line

In conclusion, Afro-American authors have always created a magical world of romance through their compelling words. With themes like love, self-discovery, culture, and history, these books are not only entertaining but also enlightening. The above-mentioned books are just the tip of the iceberg; there are numerous Afro-American authors and their enchanting works just waiting to be discovered.

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