Meet Kimberly


Kimberly began her writing career with Ellora’s Cave in March of 2006. She was quickly picked up by Kensington Publishing in 2006, and has since written four full length novels and two novellas for Kensington. She writes interracial and multicultural erotic romance and has recently added erotic fiction to her list of works.

Kimberly was one of four authors who debuted Harlequin Spice’s, Spice Brief line, with her title, COME BACK TO ME, which was selected for the first print anthology, NAUGHTY BITS. She also was one of four authors who debuted a new line for Zane with Simon and Schuster in March of 2009, with her erotic fiction title, AUCTIONED; AN INVITATION EROTIC ODYSSEY. Recently Kimberly’s title with Kensington, SCREAM MY NAME, was chosen by Black Expressions BookClub as featured alternate for March of 2009, as was AUCTIONED; AN INVITATION EROTIC ODYSSEY. Kimberly also received a foreign rights deal with JUST LIKE CANDY, one of her Kensington titles.

Cosmopolitan Magazine featured Kimberly’s SCREAM MY NAME as their “red-hot read” in a two page excerpt in their August 2009 issue.

Prior to beginning her career as a writer, Kimberly was a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner in private practice, her area of interest/specialty working with women and abuse. Kimberly now calls writing her full time job, as well as mentoring, and is a mother to a precocious pre-teen daughter.


What inspired you to write (erotic) romance in general?

When I decided that I wanted to write romance, I knew I wanted to write passionate stories about vivacious women and amazing men as they journeyed toward finding true love. I didn’t want to close the bedroom door; instead I wanted the reader to experience the eroticism and romance along with my characters. I believe it makes for a much more satisfying read…
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