Lara Daniels is a Nigerian born writer, who writes mostly about romance. She relocated to the United States in the nineties, where she lives with her husband and three children. A Registered Nurse by day and an avid romance author at night, Lara penned her first fiction at the age of nine. She continued her love for writing all through Secondary school, then to college. In July 2009, she published her first novel, Love in Paradise and in 2010, she published the sequel, Love at Dawn – which charted on iTunes[s UK top 100 Romance novels. When she is not writing, Lara enjoys spending quality time with her family. For more about Lara Daniels, catch up with her on her blog at www.laradanielswrites.com or on twitter @LDparables
Lara’s latest book, Lessons in Love (2013) available on Africa Book Club.
Click here to read an excerpt from Lessons in Love.
Selected Books by Lara Daniels
1. Lessons in Love (2013)
Fourteen months ago, Tara Olu-Browne quit her well paying job to follow her heart: Become a full time romance writer. Her decision is paying off, until she agrees to write for Black Desire, a new romance publisher that is set to turn out books that will appeal to a West African audience . Black Desire is headed by business mogul, Jimi Akintaylor and while he says he enjoys Tara’s previous works, he is heavily critical of her current manuscript calling the love scenes improbable. Tara is left with two choices: Quit writing for Black Desire or suck up her pride and request pointers from Jimi on how she can improve on the love scenes. She chooses the latter, and realizes too late that she’s just signed up for some very practical lessons in love.
2. The Officer’s Bride (2012)
Love in the midst of mayhem? It’s the nineties and a violent dictator rules Nigeria with an iron fist. Nafisah knows firsthand the chaos that results from this type of rule, so when she meets Eddy, an aide to the current leader, and a top member of the Nigerian intelligence service, she believes her situation just went from bad to worse. But when Eddy begins to contradict her expectations, she finds herself falling for him, only to discover that he carries a secret that could just about topple the nation.
The Officer’s Bride is available at Amazon.com
3. Love At Dawn (2010)
Love at Dawn is the romance-suspense tale of forgiveness and redemption set in Lara Daniels fictional country of Zamzudan in East Africa. When spoiled and wealthy African teenager Tory Da-Silva meets broody Rashad Macaulay for the first time, she vows to make him hers. However, the price she ll pay for this quest will carry consequences of shame and guilt. Nine years later, temperamental Tory has become a fiery beauty and multimillionaire Rashad can no longer fight his deep desires for her. All seems set for Tory s dream to come true. But the dark secret she keeps from Rashad may be the one thing that may forever tear them apart.
Love at Dawn is available at Amazon.com.
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