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Delaney Diamond

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Delaney Diamond is the USA Today Bestselling Author of sweet, sensual, passionate romance novels. She's also the site manager of Romance Novels in Color, where they promote books with diverse characters. Born and raised in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Atlanta, Georgia is now her home. She 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. To get sneak peeks, notices of sale prices, and find out about new releases, visit her website and join her e-mail mailing list. You can enjoy free reads and the first chapter of all her novels on her website.

Before I share the details of the Hot Latin Men box set and giveaway, I just want to expressa HUGE Thank you to all of you for making The Rules such a success! Manyof you have saidthat it’s your favorite of the Johnson Family series, and the 90 four-star and five-star reviews have proven how much you enjoyed Gavin and Terri’s story. I am very, very happy. :D


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“That was out of line.”
“No, it wasn’t, querida.” He smiled, the devastating smile she found irresistible. “You’re my wife, and you do have an amazing mouth.”
Delaney Diamond, The Arrangement

“Intuitively, she sensed Leonardo’s gaze on her, and she caught sight of him near the entrance to the balcony. He was watching her, though he should have been engrossed in the conversation with the two other people with whom he was standing, one of which was the redhead. Even from that distance across the room, she could sense his desire for her, and there was an answering pounding of the blood in her veins as their gazes locked.

Maybe it was the kiss between Russell and Joan and the romantic notion of long-lasting love, but Alexa found her thoughts straying to memories of sharing passionate kisses with Leonardo. She carefully placed her glass of wine on the table before it slipped from her damp fingers and crashed onto the expensive white carpet. She felt nervous and jittery because she knew the reason for Leonardo’s smoldering scrutiny. She was fully aware of what was expected of her, and she found herself breathlessly anticipating the end of the evening.”
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“He controlled her with each thrust, damn near stamping his name on her privates-in all caps, bolded, so she'd never forget who it belonged to.”
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message 30: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Diamond wrote: "Hi, Delaney,
I went to Amazon to check out The Wrong Man and saw that you'd been tagged as Amazon's best selling romance author! That is Sooooo awesome. Congrats!"


Thanks, Diamond!


message 29: by Diamond

Diamond Drake Hi, Delaney,
I went to Amazon to check out The Wrong Man and saw that you'd been tagged as Amazon's best selling romance author! That is Sooooo awesome. Congrats!


message 28: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Eliana wrote: "I have just "stolen" a lot of suggestions from your shelves.... Thanks! ;)"

Steal away! I'm guilty of doing the same to others.


message 27: by Eliana

Eliana I have just "stolen" a lot of suggestions from your shelves.... Thanks! ;)


message 26: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond I know. What a surprise. Have a nice day, too!


Stacy-Deanne Stacy-Deanne Hi Delaney,

I was shocked that we weren't friends on here! LOL!

Have a nice day!


message 24: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Kyra wrote: "Hello, thanks for accepting my friend request. I was wondering when will Second Chances Be Available?"

Hi Kyra,

Thanks for asking. It's available on Amazon and All Romance Ebooks. If you have a Nook, I'm still waiting for it to go live on B&N.
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009VRI3UC
ARE: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod...


message 23: by Kyra

Kyra Gates Hello, thanks for accepting my friend request. I was wondering when will Second Chances Be Available?


Savannah Delaney,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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message 21: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Leaundra wrote: "Oye! Delaney, thanks for the add. Have a great weekend...Leaundra"

I plan to. Same to you!


Leaundra Oye! Delaney, thanks for the add. Have a great weekend...Leaundra


message 19: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Glad you accepted, Shawnette. We read some of the same authors. I'm looking forward to reading your reviews and recommendations, too.


Shawnette Hi, Delaney...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...CONGRATS on the many novels...I think I have a few of them on my wish list...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...Happy Reading & Writing :-)


message 17: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Hi Elise,

Nice to meet you, and thanks!


message 16: by Elise

Elise Marion Hello and thanks for adding me! Wow your books look fantastic! I look forward to checking them out. =)


message 15: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Tyne wrote: "Hey dear! I just wanted to offer to you and your friends to enter my Contest no. 5 for a chance to win Tracy Ames' "Make Her Want It"!

Enter Here: http://haight68ashbury.com/2011/07/23..."


Hi Tyne, I'll stop over and check it out. Thanks!


message 14: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Katherine wrote: "Hi Delaney, Thanks for the friending! Katherine"
Good to meet you, Katherine. Looking forward to networking.


message 13: by Tyne

Tyne Swedish Hey dear! I just wanted to offer to you and your friends to enter my Contest no. 5 for a chance to win Tracy Ames' "Make Her Want It"!

Enter Here: http://haight68ashbury.com/2011/07/23...


Katherine Holmes Hi Delaney, Thanks for the friending! Katherine


message 11: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Melita wrote: "Blessed Footsteps Memoirs of JR Holden by Jon-Robert HoldenBlessed Footsteps Memoirs of JR Holden by Jon-Robert Holden

The Memoirs of JR Holden is unique, in part, due to the humble nature of th..."


You're welcome. Thanks for reaching out.


message 10: by Delaney

Delaney Diamond Yeah! Now we're connected here too. Thanks for reaching out.


Gunnar *waves again* Found you!


Delaney Diamond ♡Meme♡ wrote: "Just viewed your video OMG! that was good, can't wait to read that. Question in part of your series did this couple show up first."

Thank you! I did it myself, so I'm especially pleased that you liked it. I'm posting it on my blog on Monday, so I hope other people like it, too.

To answer your question, the Hot Latin Men series is a stand alone series, so this couple didn't make an appearance in The Arrangement. However, in Fight for Love I introduce you to Rebekah's free-spirited younger sister, Samirah, and I'm working on her love story now. Samirah will be the heroine in the third book of the series.


♡Meme♡Reads love♡ Just viewed your video OMG! that was good, can't wait to read that. Question in part of your series did this couple show up first.


Delaney Diamond Pamela wrote: "Hey Delaney...Thanks for accepting my friend request."

You're welcome, Pamela. You doing OK up there in Memphis? I saw on the news you guys are experiencing some serious flooding up there.


Pamela Hey Delaney...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


Delaney Diamond Hi Liane,great to "meet" you. I'm looking forward to yours too.


message 3: by Liane

Liane Spicer Delaney, greetings from the Caribbean! Thank you for the friendship invitation - looking forward to your reviews and recommendations!


Delaney Diamond Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Delaney, it is a pleasure to meet you."

Hi. We met a long time ago, when I was 11. :)


Harlequin Books Hello Delaney, it is a pleasure to meet you.


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