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Francis Ray

Francis Ray

Francis Ray is the New York Times bestselling author of the Grayson novels, the Falcon books, the Taggart Brothers, and Twice the Temptation, among many other books. Her novel Incognito was made into a movie aired on BET. A native Texan, she is a graduate of Texas Woman's University and has a degree in nursing. Besides a writer, she is a school nurse practitioner with the Dallas Independent School District. She lives in Dallas.
 
"Francis Ray is, without a doubt, one of the Queens of Romance." --Romance Review

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    A book trailer for bestselling author Francis Ray's romance novel, Not Even If You Begged.

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    A book trailer for bestselling author Francis Ray's romance novel, In Another Man's Bed.

  • The Way You Love Me Book Trailer from author Francis Ray

    A book trailer for bestselling author Francis Ray's romance novel, The Way You Love Me, from the Grayson Friends Series.

  • Until There Was You Book Trailer from author Francis Ray

    A book trailer for Until There Was You, a Grayson Novel from bestselling author Francis Ray.

  • Book Trailer for And Mistress Makes Three by Francis Ray

    A book trailer for bestselling author Francis Ray's romance novel, And Mistress Makes Three, from her Invincible Women series.

  • Book Trailer for If You Were My Man by Francis Ray

    Can the best hostage negotiator in Myrtle Beach sweet-talk no-nonsense restaurant owner NATHALYIA FONTAINE into his bed? To win a friendly bet, RAFAEL DUNLAP is determined. But NATHALYIA insists she's "not on the menu!"

  • It Had to Be You - Francis Ray

    A book trailer for It Had to Be You, a Grayson Friends novel from bestselling author Francis Ray.

  • Nobody But You - Francis Ray Book Trailer

    Francis Ray brings you a Grayson Friends novel - NASCAR champion Cameron McBride is poised to win the Sprint Cup - when he bumps into the woman who left him at the alter and meets the young son he never knew he had. Who will win the race?

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1.  What do you like to do in your free time?
Readers familiar with my books will probably have guessed that I love flowers.  In my free time, what little I have, you'll probably find me reading a book or working in my flower garden.  This year I expanded my flower beds and put in new ones. As a matter of fact, I have two flats of white and pink begonias waiting for me to plant.  I'm proud to say that in June we received Yard of The Month from our home-owners association.
 
2. What kind of music do you like to listen to? Why?
I like listening to country music, and it's not just because I'm from Texas.  The lyrics of country music often tell of love-gone-bad, but they also tell of love that lasts a lifetime.  The lyrics mirror the lives of the leading characters in my books who were 'done wrong', but through courage, determination and of course, love, they eventually find their happily-ever-after.
 
3.  What's your all time favorite movie? Why?
I'm not much of a movie person.  However, if I had to select one it would probably be Independence Day starring Will Smith.  I liked the movie because Will Smith showed intelligence, loyalty, and integrity. His character helped saved the world and he got the woman he loved...just like in a romance novel.
 
4.  What's your all time favorite novel and/or writer? Why?
I enjoy the writing of many writers and it's difficult to name just one all time favorite. A wonderful writer is J. California Cooper.  She has a unique way of depicting characters that touch our emotions.
 
5.  What do you like best about being a writer?
What I like most about being a writer is the ability to create my own universe where good guys triumph and bad guys are always punished.  It is also gratifying to show African-Americans as morally upright, productive, and responsible citizens.
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BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

Stella McBride realizes that she made a horrible mistake when she divorced her husband Paul to marry another man.  Now a free woman, more than anything she wants another chance with the...

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The Wish

Francis Ray

The Wish--never before released as a standalone novella! Previously published in the anthology  Gettin’ Merry. Be careful what you wish for. That's...

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Gettin' Merry

Francis Ray, Beverly Jenkins, Monica Jackson, Geri Guillaume

Four of today's hottest romance writers invite you to come home for the holidays, where the spicy smells from the kitchen, the warm embrace of family, and the gifts of Kwanzaa are just the beginning...

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Welcome back to Leo's supper club, where seduction is always on the menu . . . Rochelle Alers, "Love Lessons"Tyrell Hardcastle is knocked off his feet when he meets a local high...

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