Toye Lawson Brown

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Toye Lawson Brown resides in Ohio, is an International bestselling author and member of RWA. Her romance novels include African-American, interracial romance, romantic suspense, and multicultural stories. She was nominated for Breakout Author of the Year (2014) and Best Interracial Romance (2015) by the B.R.A.B Book Club. The Men of CLE-FD also was nominated for a Reader's Choice Award for IR/MC best series. Toye Lawson Brown lures readers from the present to her fictional world from the first page. When not writing, Toye is in the kitchen creating mouth-watering meals or sharpening her bread-making techniques.

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Email: toyebrown@gmail.com
Website: www.toyelbrown.com
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Toye Lawson Brown I put my work away and focus on something else until the spirit moves me to pick up laptop and get going again.
Toye Lawson Brown I get to create interesting characters and put them in situations that I would never put myself in. I rule their outcome. I also love hearing from…moreI get to create interesting characters and put them in situations that I would never put myself in. I rule their outcome. I also love hearing from readers that have read my work. Of course I love the good reviews but the bad reviews make me work harder to improve my skills.(less)
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The Man She Married

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Something Different (The Gr...

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Gio (GDB Security Book 1)

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Caught In The Trap

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Teach Me to Love Again

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Briggs (GDB Security Book 2)

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These pretzels are soft and so easy to make. I like them dipped with spicy mustard.

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Law and Disorder: Partners Undercover (Romance)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:32PM
Description: Morgan Dane lived life on the edge as a member of the Northern Ohio Law Enforcement Task Force; hunting criminals was in her blood. Not one to live the fast life or fall in love easily, she prided herself on being focused and not letting outside influences interfere with hunting Cleveland's most notorious drug dealer, Anton Jackson. Once her beloved partner retires, she fails to make a connection with a number of partners before settling in with Agent Adam Cabrera; the handsome Latino transfer from Miami, Florida.
Fighting the Desires (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: The year 2008 arrived as the Lofton sisters finally enjoyed a few years of drama free living, until Lieutenant Terrance Wilson entered Tina Lofton’s life. His sudden investigation into her treatment of former patients who have turned up dead has turned her life upside down. Dealing with personal issues that her sisters’ are not aware of, Tina now has to deal with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper prodding into her past and present, leading her on the verge of an emotional rollercoaster ride.
Obsessive/Obsession (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Obsessive/Obsession takes its readers on a journey of romance, intrigue and suspense as the four Lofton sisters try to solve the mystery suddenly surrounding their high profile family. They don’t know if the motives for committing murder are tied to the fame and fortune unique to their family or if they will turn out to be the more traditional ones of love and betrayal.
Nayla's Dilemma-The Ends of Justice (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: “They had the perfect life together until tragedy struck. Will Detective Ben Smith and his team find the love of his life before time runs out? Will justice prevail for those responsible for the lies, murder and destruction that have wrecked havoc on the District Attorney’s office and its key members…..?”

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" Hello all. It could be a long weekend for some and time for reading. My new series, GDB Security are great poolside or beach reads. So far Book 1 titl ...more "
" Arch wrote: "Welcome Toye"

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" There are more additions being added to the series. Davonte's is not the last book. "
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"Very good,

This series is the best, you have a gift for this kind of writing, the drama is the kind that makes you have to keep turning the pages. Just said that its only one more book left in the series. "
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"I always enjoy anything written by Miss Lawson Brown....Very believable characters and the story always stays with me long after. definitely five stars"
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"Okay! 👍

I really enjoyed this tale, so much so that I finished it in one sitting. I kept trying to put it down but I couldn't for longer than 10 minutes. 😏
Brad & Harper really made a great couple. And all of the intrigue and supporting cast hel..." Read more of this review »
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“I am the biggest fan of my dreams. If I give up on myself, then my dreams have died...I will not let that happen.”
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“We feel so much pride and joy when our children follow in our footsteps. Let’s make sure our footsteps are worthy enough for them to follow.”
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“I bet he has a cousin Pookie who can fix your car for $25 and a pack of smokes,” Celeste said and then laughed.”
Toye Lawson Brown, Something Different

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston S. Churchill

“I am the biggest fan of my dreams. If I give up on myself, then my dreams have died...I will not let that happen.”
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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

“We feel so much pride and joy when our children follow in our footsteps. Let’s make sure our footsteps are worthy enough for them to follow.”
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“Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.”
Ovid, Heroides

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message 13: by Toye

Toye Brown Dustin Adrian wrote: "Howdy Toye!
This here Texas cowboy appreciates the friendship.
Thank ya kindly darlin'.

Dustin Adrian Rhodes"


My pleasure :)


message 12: by Jaree

Jaree Francis


Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow
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message 11: by Toye

Toye Brown Congrats to the two winners of the paperback copy of "A Love Delayed" offered through Goodreads. I will be mailing your books on Monday, June 18, 2012. Thank you for participating.


message 10: by Toye

Toye Brown New for summer. A suspense novel that will have you guessing and laughing. See for yourself. When The Music Stops
[bookcover:When The Music Stops



message 9: by Toye

Toye Brown I'm offering up a free book give away. See details below:

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A Love Delayed by Toye Brown


message 8: by Toye

Toye Brown Looking for a little love and drama to mix things up a bit? [bookcover:A Love Delayed|13493919.

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message 7: by Toye

Toye Brown Free for today only. For Kindle user on amazon you can get a copy of A Love Delayed.

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message 6: by Toye

Toye Brown Thanks


Daniel Chamberlayne Hi Toye !

I appreciate the friendship!

Check out my book, "The Kingdom Hall No More"...you will enjoy the read!

Daniel


message 4: by Jade

Jade Jones Thanks for the friend request I appreciate it, especially from a local author. Its not many writers I know in our area. I'm going to have to check your work out. Stay in touch! :)


Lawrence Thank you for accepting my friendship. :o)


message 2: by Toye (last edited Dec 20, 2011 04:25AM)

Toye Brown Good morning everyone. I love Christmas and to help spread my joy, I'm giving away 15 PDF copies of "Fighting the Desires" to the first 20 people to respond to me. No strings attached, no reviews, just giving it away as my way of thanks for the support.
Fighting The Desires by Toye Brown


message 1: by Gary

Gary Revel Thanks for the add TOYE. It's great to have you as a friend.

My memoir - TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOTis at Barnes and Noble

It includes details of my birth in Folrala, Alabama, youth in Niceville, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Bartow and Bonifay, Florida, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service in San Diego, California, music business in Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, my investigation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

Paperback and Nook Book

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