Introducing Delaney Diamond, USA Today Bestselling Author

Introducing Delany Diamond

Delaney Diamond is the USA Today Bestselling Author of sweet, sensual, passionate romance novels and is the manager of Romance Novels in Color, a review site where diversity is celebrated.

Delaney has won several reader awards, including BRAB Bookclub’s 2013 Best Interracial Author Award for her novel, Second Chances. In 2015, she was a nominee of the AMB Ovation Award for Outstanding Author in Multicultural Romance for her novel, Unforgettable. She also received the AMB Ovation Visionary Award, which recognizes an African-American/Interracial/Multicultural romance author who, through foresight and unlimited effort, has helped add value to the profession by encouraging development, promotion, and networking of authors in their genre.

In her spare time, Delaney reads romance novels, mysteries, thrillers, and a fair amount of nonfiction. When she’s not busy reading or writing, she’s in the kitchen trying out new recipes, dining at one of her favorite restaurants, or traveling to an interesting locale. Free reads and the first chapter of all her novels are at www.delaneydiamond.com.

Book 1: UnforgettableBook 1: Unforgettable

The Johnson Family romance series chronicles the love lives of the Johnson siblings of Seattle, while they manage and expand their multi-billion dollar beer and restaurant empire.

She offered everything he never knew he needed…
Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. She hasn’t seen him in nine years and never expected to again. Avoiding him is a must. She can’t let him uncover her secret, but Lucas won’t be denied. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other—feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.  Buy Now ▶ Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Book 2: PerfectBook 2: Perfect

Does the end justify the means?

Cyrus Johnson is rich, powerful, and used to getting his way. When his estranged wife shows up at his office demanding a divorce once and for all, he not only refuses, he makes a demand of his own.

Daniella Barrett-Johnson has very little bargaining power where Cyrus is concerned, and he’s already used his vast financial resources to prolong their divorce and keep her tied to him. Her only hope is to give him what he wants, but if she does, how will she ever be able to leave him for good?  Buy Now ▶ Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Book 3: Just FriendsBook 3: Just Friends

Should they risk their friendship for a chance at love?

Alannah Bailey is tired of being the boring best friend of Trenton Johnson and decides on a makeover. After the changes, she starts dating, but instead of being happy, Trenton acts like he wants to keep her under lock and key.

Trenton is used to partying and having his pick of women. Such an advantage comes with the Johnson name, their money, and his own good looks. When he needs downtime, he depends on his best buddy, Alannah. But he doesn’t like the changes he sees in her lately, and by the time he figures out why, it might be too late.

Note to Reader: This story takes place during the same timeframe as Perfect, Book 2 of the Johnson Family series.  Buy Now ▶ Amazon | Barnes & Noble

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