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Kiru Taye

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As a lover of romance novels, Kiru wanted to read stories about Africans falling in love. When she couldn’t find those books, she decided to write the stories she wanted to read.

Kiru writes sensual stories featuring African characters whether on the continent or in the Diaspora. When she's not writing you can find her either immersed in a good book or catching up with friends and family. She currently lives in the South of England with her husband and three children.

Kiru is a founding member of Romance Writers of West Africa. In 2011, her debut romance novella, His Treasure, won the Book of the Year at the Love Romances Café Awards. She is the 2015 Romance Writer of the Year at the Nigerian Writers Awards and 2017 Author of the Year at the
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Kiru Taye I currently have 3 concurrent projects.
I'm writing the first draft of Riding Rebel, book 3 of The Essien Trilogy, a contemporary romance series;
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I currently have 3 concurrent projects.
I'm writing the first draft of Riding Rebel, book 3 of The Essien Trilogy, a contemporary romance series;
working on second round edits for Black Soul, the prequel to an upcoming paranormal romance series;
and working in first round edits for Scores, book 3 of the Passion Shield erotic romance series.(less)
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“Read a different Africa. Love a vibrant Africa.”
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“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
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My soul can reach”
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Savannah Kiru, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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Kiru Taye Georges wrote: "...Hi Kiru!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy new year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Thank you, Georges. Same to you. :)


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Kiru Taye Jodie wrote: "Thanks for the invite. Look forward to chatting!"

Hi Jodie, it's great to connect.


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


Riverina Romantics Thanks for the invite. Look forward to chatting!


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Kiru Taye Thanks Evangeline. Good to see you online again.


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