Francis Ray

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Francis Ray

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in Richland, TX, The United States
July 20, 1944

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Died July 2, 2013.

Francis Ray was a New York Times and USA Today bestselling African-American writer of romance novels. Her literary fiction series – Taggart and Falcon, the Invincible Women, Grayson Family of New Mexico, and Grayson Friends – have consistently made bestseller's lists. She was born in Richland, Texas, and studied nursing, receiving a bachelor's degree from Texas Woman's University in 1967. She began writing in 1987, while continuing to work as a nurse, and had her first book published in 1992.

AWARDS
Romantic Times Career Achievement
EMMA
The Golden Pen
The Atlantic Choice
Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers' Choice Award Winners for AFRICAN-AMERICAN ROMANCE Reviewers' Choice Awards – Best Books Not Even If You Begged, St. Martin'
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Average rating: 4.38 · 15,302 ratings · 749 reviews · 65 distinct works · Similar authors
Until There Was You (Grayso...
4.51 of 5 stars 4.51 avg rating — 835 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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Dreaming of You (Graysons o...
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 665 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Only You (Graysons of New M...
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 631 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Irresistible You (Graysons ...
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 562 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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The Way You Love Me
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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You and No Other (Graysons ...
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 565 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 530 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Forever Yours
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 519 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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Heart of the Falcon
4.61 of 5 stars 4.61 avg rating — 481 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
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In Another Man's Bed
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 445 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Until There Was You You and No Other Dreaming of You Irresistible You Only You
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“Relationships are a never-ending work in progress.”
Francis Ray, If You Were My Man

“Payton “Sin” Sinclair was an unapologetic people-watcher. As a sports consultant, working with some of the biggest and most recognizable athletes in sports and business, he had to be able to read the smallest nuances of others. That ability was just one of the unique attributes that set him apart from the competition and made him the go-to person when corporations wanted to align themselves with the top professional athletes in the country.”
Francis Ray, A Dangerous Kiss

“do we not love each other enough, or do we love ourselves too much!”
Francis Ray, I Know Who Holds Tomorrow

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Book Excerpts : Excerpt from IF You Were My Man by Francis Ray 3/2/2010 9 25 Apr 16, 2010 12:23PM  
The Seasonal Read...: Task Ideas 346 527 May 21, 2010 06:31PM  
The Next Best Boo...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Author Alphabet 3727 2863 Mar 14, 2013 03:16PM  
Happily Ever Afte...: Authors: Hard to Find Letters (F, I, O, Q, U, V, X, Y, Z) 62 203 Oct 18, 2014 02:05PM  
Happily Ever Afte...: Over in a Flash - October 2014 238 150 Nov 02, 2014 10:59AM  
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