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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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“Did you hear what happened to my neighbours?” Chapter One - CAPTIVE (Challenge #4) #steamyromance

Hello, sweeties. Today I'm sharing the first chapter from Captive which is the 4th book in the Challenge series. This opens with Anuli feeling listless at the loss of her BFF.

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“Did you hear what happened to my neighbours?”

Anuli couldn’t see the person speaking. She stood in a closed cubicle in the ladies’ toilet, hands on the sliding lock, ready to open it.

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Black Soul (Black Warriors series: Prequel) (Romance)
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Description: He will damn his soul to set hers free. When workaholic high-flying career lawyer Tara Woji takes a well deserved break and meets up with old friends she doesn’t realise the danger lurking in the shadows for her. M’na is a chi, a gatekeeper whose duty is to protect the humans. He's lived more than a millennium waiting for Tara and is unable to do more than just watch her. As the shadows deepen and darkness comes to claim her, he will do whatever it takes to protect her including doing the one thing he shouldn’t, releasing her powers.
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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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