Birthday Shot

Title: Birthday Shot Author: Rilzy Adams (her website) Country: Antigua Genre: contemporary romance (erotica) Summary: Shae Abbott has always had a soft spot for her older brother’s best friend, Kofi. But that is old, old news. It was just a childhood crush. When Kofi returns to Antigua for her brother’s engagement party, Shae realizes maybe…

[Podcast] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! – Rilzy Adams (2/2)

Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 5. Rilzy Adams is from Antigua and Barbuda. She’s the author of the “Love on the Rock” series. In this second segment, we talked about how important it is to write Caribbean characters practicing safe sex. Rilzy also explains why she chose to self-publish and has no plan…

Play Me A Love Song

Title: Play Me A Love Song Author: Greta Bondieumaitre (her Facebook page) Country: St. Lucia (the story is set in Martinique) Genre: contemporary romance Summary: When you’re used to being a doormat, do you ever stop being one? Gina can’t seem to answer that question. And what’s more, she doesn’t approve of such a term….

[Podcast] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! – Rilzy Adams (1/2)

Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 5. Rilzy Adams is from Antigua and Barbuda. She’s the author of the “Love on the Rock” series. In this first segment, we talk about how she started writing romance with Caribbean characters and the difference between her experience as an English-speaking Caribbean author and my French Caribbean…

[Podcast] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! – Joanne C. Hillhouse (2/2)

Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 4 Part 2 Joanne C. Hillhouse is from Antigua. She’s the author of “Dancing Nude in the Moonlight”. In this second segment, we talk about the importance of writing from our point of view as Afrocaribbean women and not from the white gaze perspective. We talk about being…

Café au Lait series

“Café au Lait” is a trilogy that was first published as a novel in 2008 (427 pages). Here, I will go along with the 2021 Kindle edition Title: A Heated Encounter (Book 1), A Flaming Attraction (Book 2), A Greater Lover (Book 3) Author: Liane Spicer (Twitter Page) Country: Trinidad & Tobago Genre: contemporary romance…

Hurricane of the Heart

Title: Hurricane of the Heart Author: Jewel Amethyst (her Facebook page) Country: St. Kitts (The story is set in Dominica). Genre: contemporary romance Summary: The Player:When Kyle agrees to be the best man at his best friend’s destination wedding in Dominica, he has one thing on his mind: partying. But all that changes when a…

[Podcast] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! – Joanne C. Hillhouse (1/2)

Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 4. Joanne C. Hillhouse aka Jhohadli g is from Antigua and Barbuda. She’s the author of “Musical Youth” and “Dancing Nude in the Moonlight”. She’s been in the game since the early 2000’s. To me, she’s the blueprint of what a 21st-century Caribbean author can do and can…

Brand New

Title: Brand New Author: Rilzy Adams (her website) Country: Antigua Genre: contemporary romance (erotica) Summary: Quentin Brown is the kind of man Regina Jonas is desperate to avoid. She believes antagonizing him will keep her safe from the underlying attraction she can’t deny. But what happens when a faulty lock lands them trapped together as…

[Podcast] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! – Callie Browning

Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 3. Callie Browning is from Barbados. She’s the author of “The Girl With the Hazel Eyes” and “The Vanishing Girls”. In this second segment, we discuss how intentional she is about representing her culture in a multidimensional way. We also take a look at our definition of being…