‘SNOWFLAKE’ is here!

If you only follow my blog, you may not have realized that ‘Snowflake’ the latest in the ‘Afterwards’ novels series is here! The ‘Afterwards’ series will be a collection of standalones featuring the extended friends and family of Chris and Robyn Scaife. The novels cover occurrences either concurrent with, or following the ‘Afterwards’ and ‘Afterburn’ novels chronologically-speaking. ‘Young, Rich & Black’ was Chris Scaife’s son, Deuce’s story and ‘Snowflake’ features Kaleem, Deuce’s best friend. Later this year, if all goes according to plan, I will release two more books in the series, ‘Rhyme & Reason’ which is the continuation of Deuce and Zora’s story, with some more about Kaleem; and then ‘On the Other Side’ which will delve into Damon, Jamal Turner’s (from ‘The Come Up’ and ‘The Takedown’) brother’s story.

I released ‘Snowflake’ just after Christmas, so it already feels like yesterday’s news but I am so pleased by how it’s been received so far. It’s been the #1 New Release on Amazon’s African American Women’s Fiction and Contemporary Literary Fiction, and African American Literary Fiction lists for about a week now which is so humbling, and also very surprising. It’s so weird how, when you’re writing it, it’s tough to figure out whether a book will land, or completely fail. I didn’t think this one would fail, but I certainly thought it would go largely unnoticed because it features a subsidiary character among a group of much more well-known characters. I hope you enjoy ‘Snowflake’ and if you do, tell a friend and write a review. I read them. I read them all.

Also, in case you’re interested, and are a fast reader, there’ll be an online book chat about ‘Snowflake’ tomorrow at 7PM ET in the Facebook group ‘Because My Heart Said So …’ You have to be a member of the group to join the chat, so you can take care of that here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BecauseMyHeartSaidSo/

Here’s to 2019!

Love & Light,
Nia

3 thoughts on “‘SNOWFLAKE’ is here!

  1. Snowflake is by far one of my favorite books. I’ve read it 10 times already. I want to read more about Asha and Kaleem. There is much there to explore. This book just spoke to me on so many levels. Thank you for this book.

  2. I love your writing. You just tap right into the heart of your characters, which makes them so relatable. Asha reminded me a lot of my self–being quiet and introverted. The love story between her and Kaleem was so sweet–I literally “awwed” at the end, LOL. I just stumbled upon the book while looking for other non-book related items on Amazon the other day and I’m so glad I did. I haven’t read the books that proceeded this, so I’m going to go back and read them now. Thank you for continuing to write great romance!

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