Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku is a romantic freak, a mother of two fun - loving teenagers, a wife to a gorgeous husband who lives in London, UK.
She loves to write Interracial & Contemporary Romance Novels that are intriguing, toe-curling and skin-tingling with compelling characters who have heart and soul and also jump off the pages of the book.
Her stories are dotted with unexpected twists and are set in fascinating Africa, enticing Europe and enchanting America. To experience & enjoy an intensely emotional ride, cuddle up, grab a copy of Flirty & Feisty Romance Novel and sail away with the characters to Pleasure Island.
In 2010, Stella created Flirty & Feisty Romance Novels and has a long list in her contemporary romance basket now: Loitering Shadows, The Gardener’s Ice Maiden, Sparkling Dawn, Husband to Rent, Stolen Valentine Kiss (Holiday Series #1), Kiss My Lips (Holiday Series #2), Forbidden Dance, Holiday Series 2 books~in~1, Tempting Desire, Seduced Hearts, Red Velvet Rose, Wild Whispers and Indecent.
Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1) is her first historical romance novel.
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1. What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?
Great question. I found the niche after I wrote Forbidden Dance, a steamy Interracial Romance Novella. The sales spiked in a way I have not seen before. Readers’ response to Alero, Kyle and Zane’s love triangle opened my eyes and heart to IR/BWWM and it was the push I needed to carry on writing in this genre. And I have written only IR books since then.
2. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?
Swimming and lying on my back like a star fish in the pool fills me with so much excitement. Watching TV and going to the cinema with my family is always a great experience. Knitting mufflers is a skill I picked up a few years ago and I enjoy it a lot. Playing board games with my family is fabulous.
3. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?
Chicki Brown and Simone Beaudelaire.
4. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?
For sure contemporary and historical romance are my two top genres to read. Right now, I’m reading Fallen Angel from Revenge to Redemption by Deborah Brandon. And I’m enjoying Shanice and Darren’s story.
5. Are you working on anything new? If so, when can we expect it to be released?
Yes, I owe my readers the sequel to my historical novel, Royal Cowries.
And I have completed the first draft of a new Interracial Romance story. God willing, both books will be released before 2016 ends.
A third book is scheduled for early 2017 because I have the stunning book cover created already.
6. Do you have any scheduled upcoming events; such as book signings, interviews, etc.?
Well, I feature my books on my blog from time to time, I engage in author takeover events on Facebook and I sometimes run book tours & giveaways.
7. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?
Only God knows. But I fully intend to carry on writing sizzling hot Flirty & Feisty Romance Novels to delight my readers. Plus, I intend to help upcoming writers with the experience I have acquired over the years.
8. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?
Interracial Readers are loyal and keep coming back for more.
Give voice to characters who have heart and soul. Also give readers a peek into the culture, food and people of the interracial characters. And create tension, conflicts and throw in twists to add a bit of zest to your stories.
Above all, get your book proof read and edited by someone who is skilled, not necessarily at a high cost. You could swap with an author you admire and get them to edit for you.
Don’t forget to get an attractive book cover, it is the first thing that catches readers’ interest and it does not have to be expensive. My cover designer, Maria Lazarou creates attractive book covers and promo materials at super affordable prices.
Believe me, as an indie author I have experienced my fair share of challenges but if you keep writing and you are not afraid to fail to grow, you will stand the test of time.
Special message from Stella to you …
Flirty & Feisty Romance Novels have characters with passion, story lines with strong emotional tension, deep romance and love that overcomes conflict. Every book has a theme and it is my hope that after reading, you are touched in more ways than one. I value every reader and I encourage you to pick up my book if you want to escape to an exotic location with great characters.
Stolen Valentine Kiss: Will One Kiss Steal Her Heart?
One broken heart ~ Two grieving minds ~ Two hearts ~ One Love.
To Lorna Ibe, Departmental Manager with one of London's multi-channel retailers, Valentine's Day lost its romantic flavour years ago. An unplanned holiday to New Jersey is her perfect getaway from the stress and emotional turmoil locked in her heart, just what she needs to take her mind off her troubles. That's until she runs into Logan.
Magazine publisher, Logan Blake has had his fair share of stress in the past few years. When his sister asks him to drop off old clothes to charity, he has a minor accident in front of the charity shop where Lorna volunteers. When he sets eyes on her bare midriff as she wipes the display window, he clears his busy schedule to volunteer his time. Two burdened hearts afraid to get entwined.
One Stolen Valentine Kiss. Will Valentine season bring them romance or will their fears keep them apart?
Kiss My Lips: Will one kiss seal her heart?
Smouldering desire & red-hot passion under the stars
Accepting Logan’s marriage proposal was the most exciting event of Lorna’s life. But deciding in what country to marry her fiancé proved to be more than a tearful ordeal. When Lorna’s dad announced unexpected news, the wedding wheels spun in a different direction.
With other family members stirring conflict, would there be a wedding? Or would their shared kiss deepen their desire?
Former model, Alero, longs for a happy marriage. When her husband neglects and cheats on her, she drives out of their multi-million pound home in London, quickly starts a new life in Casablanca and dances her way into another man’s heart.
Gorgeous millionaire film director, Kyle wants his wife back. In order to win her back, he must change his ways, but old habits are like second skin. Can guilt-stricken Kyle find his wife and regain her trust?
Alero must make a choice: to kindle the flickering flame with her husband, and return to London or settle for the sweltering lust with her new admirer in Casablanca.
HUSBAND to RENT: Sensual Moments
Smart and sassy, Otasowie has one thing on her mind she is afraid to share with any man. But when she meets the handsome hotelier from The Gambia, she is so intrigued and offers to help him search for his missing relative.
A short visit to Nigeria was all Fara had in mind when he left his thriving business in The Gambia to go in search of someone dear to his heart. The stunning woman who offers to take his mind off his worries has so much she refuses to share with him. Fascinated by her character and enchanted by her sexy ways, he forgets his plan to keep their dealings straight.
Out of nowhere, Otasowie makes an absurd request Fara finds hard to ignore. Helping her means compromising his values and deceiving the people who trust him. Is there any chance Otasowie’s wish will come true or will Fara grant her wish with another request?
One train journey changes their lives.
Glamorous TV host, Onome Keyamu is a hard nut to crack. She knows what she wants, so giving her heart to any man is out of the question. While sexy football coach and fitness instructor, Roman Gordon has set rules – not to mix business with pleasure.
Roman and Onome have nothing in common, or so they believe. They have no room in their lives for an emotional relationship. Will one sleepover take care of their sexual desires or will it push them into the arms of other partners?
Seduced Hearts: A Body ~Tingling Romance
Is a lovely marriage enough?
Ghanaian designer, Efua Flonta has a marriage and a life many women dream of. Her heart lies with her racy husband, Xavier and two young children. Her marriage vows are sacred until she meets a man who threaten everything she holds dear.
Sexy formula one racing champion, Xavier Flonta wants nothing more than to please his beautiful wife and children. When an old friend stops over, he does not bargain for one weekend of trouble. Will Efua and Xavier pull together to save their marriage in time for Christmas or will the hurt be too painful?
Red Velvet Rose
~ What a Soft Caress ~
A life outside her reach is what classy blonde heiress, Gabriella Gilcrest yearns for with all her heart. When a well-chiselled, dark-skinned man wearing a white vest and bandana drives a white Lamborghini around Martha's Vineyard, she pictures herself in a different world. His strong fingers, soft whispers, quirky humour and many kisses leave solid prints on her heart.
Eye-catching, sexy-as-sin Moroccan millionaire, Zane Abdul is in Massachusetts to clinch a lucrative car deal. A small mistake throws Gabriella straight at him. The elegant woman who has more character than he expects may be the one to wipe away his emotional confusion. But he stands no chance with the Gilcrest family name and money. Besides, he has his own demons to fight.
Will a soft caress, a slow embrace and a touch of lips be enough to jump every barrier and light a flame in their hearts as Valentine Day closes in? Or will their ex-lovers fight back?
Wild Whispers: A Tender Novella
Scarred but not broken, beautiful Adaora Dike made a tough choice early in life and she had no regret until she lost everyone and everything without warning. She finds comfort in a quiet home in the woods, deep in Dagor Village. Out there, Adaora discovers nature and animals do not condemn, only people do. One rainy night, a male shadow dashes across her yard, her heart flips over and she faces emotional chaos.
While on a field trip in Africa, handsome photographer, Gary Mason gets stranded in the woods. He finds an abandoned shelter occupied by a lonely but lovely woman he cannot not get out of his head. This is one photography shoot he wants to forget, but Adaora has a firm grip on his heart and might change his life forever. Through many Wild Whispers, will Adaora and Gary change each other's lives or will fate intervene to keep them apart?
Indecent: So Seductive
Sultry beauty, Elna has a definite reason she is at the Airport. Although there are things no one must find out, she does not worry about being controlled by the demands of a relationship. When a tall, dark-skinned man with rippling muscles stare at her legs on the flight to California, her chest pounds.
Tonye Briggs has other things on his mind when he boards the flight from Spain to Los Angeles. When a woman with golden hair and blue eyes slip into a fish-net swimsuit during the flight, he thrusts his urgent workload aside and tracks her down. Only, he does not consider the rough road to seduction.
Will the tiny spark in Elna and Tonye’s eyes burst into flames or will their passion die out before touch down?
~ There’s no Denying the Sizzling Attraction ~
Peeping out from her bedroom window to watch the tattoos on Yomi's chiselled chest and the play of muscles across his abs and arms as he works out, is Esohe’s guilty pleasure. But she denies her sensual attraction for good reasons. Her son, her work and re-settling in town are all she cares about. But as days turn into weeks, can she stop thinking about the man who has her emotions tangled?
One woman is all the sexy Yomi Alade wants and he will give anything to have her. Only she is smart, intelligent and out of his reach. When he finds out there's an opening in her new home, he quickly shows up to offer his service. Now he must figure out how to spoon the dark beauty to his side and never let her go. But there are truths she must not uncover.
Book Excerpt ~ IndecentTonye stood and stared at Elna’s body for what seemed like eternity. Just when she thought he was going to follow his gaze with his hands and mouth, he brushed past her as if his balls were on fire.
Pushed to his limit, Tonye spat out in a harsh tone. “Get your hands off me, Elna. Back off! I’m not interested.”
At the confused look in Elna’s eyes, he vaulted upstairs.
If he was not attracted to her, he would not have had a hard-on Elna quickly reminded herself.
“Deny your attraction for as long as you like, you know you want me, Tonye,” Elna said through tight lips. The sexy glint in his dark eyes when he glanced at her breasts gave him away.
With Tonye, she must be doing something wrong. She needed to figure it out fast.
On paper, Tonye was her type. Striking looks, cheeky, had guts and authority with a body she wanted for keeps.
Then it clicked!
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