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Francis Ray

Francis Ray

Francis Ray (1944-2013) 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 was a graduate of Texas Woman's University and had a degree in nursing. Besides a writer, she was a school nurse practitioner with the Dallas Independent School District. She lived in Dallas. "Francis Ray is, without a doubt, one of the Queens of Romance." --Romance Review

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    Going to the Chapel
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    Going to the Chapel

    Rochelle Alers, Gwynne Forster, Donna Hill and Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Rochelle Alers' "Stand-in Bride"
    Savannah wedding planner Katherine Langdon agrees to coordinate the "wedding of the season" between a spoiled debutante and her French fiance for one reason--the...

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    Della's House of Style
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    Della's House of Style

    Rochelle Alers, Donna Hill, Felicia Mason, Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Specializing In Cuts, Weaves, Manicures, Pedicures. . . and Passion.

    Rochelle Alers' Sweet Surrender
    Manicurist Maria Parker can't help but notice when a hunky financial...

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    Welcome to Leo's
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    Welcome to Leo's

    Rochelle Alers, Donna Hill, Brenda Jackson, Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Welcome to Leo's--Where Anything Can Happen

    A proper lady lets loose on Open Mike Night--and opens her heart to a different kind of man...

    A Texas RAnger and a candy shop owner...

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    The Grayson Friends Collection Volume 1

    The Grayson Friends Collection Volume 1

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    The Grayson Friends Collection Volume 1 bundle contains A Seductive Kiss, With Just One Kiss, and A Dangerous Kiss.
    Bestselling author Francis Ray celebrates the lifelong bonds between...

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    The Grayson Friends Collection Volume 2
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    The Grayson Friends Collection Volume 2

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    The Grayson Friends Collection Volume 2 bundle contains All I Ever Wanted, All That I Need, and All That I Desire.
    Bestselling author Francis Ray celebrates the lifelong bonds between...

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    All That I Desire
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    All That I Desire

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray turns up the heat in All That I Desire, a sizzling Grayson Friends novel about a woman's life, liberty…and pursuit of passion.

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    All That I Need
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    All That I Need

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
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    In bestselling author Francis Ray's latest Grayson Friends novel All That I Need, two lost souls come together to discover what matters most of all…

    LOVE COMES WITH NO GUARANTEE...

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    After the Dawn
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    After the Dawn

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
    St. Martin's Griffin

    New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray's third novel in the Family Affair series, featuring long lost siblings who find family, friendship, forgiveness, and love

    Samantha Collins...

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    All of My Love
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    All of My Love

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    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 man she truly...

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    All I Ever Wanted
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    All I Ever Wanted

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    All I Ever Wanted Francis Ray
    Naomi Reese is a divorced mother with a small daughter named Kayla, a new life in Santa Fe, and, finally, some distance from her abusive ex-husband. All she wants...

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    I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
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    I Know Who Holds Tomorrow

    Francis Ray
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    I Know Who Holds Tomorrow

    Francis Ray

    From all appearances, Madison and Wes Reed are a picture-perfect couple. Madison is a popular talk show host; Wes is a respected TV correspondent. But behind the public smiles, Madison knows her marriage is a lie. Ever since the loss of their child, she's felt a distance between them. But when a fatal car wreck claims the life of her husband—and his mistress—Madison discovers more shocking secrets than she ever suspected …

    The biggest surprise of all is a beautiful baby girl named Manda—the illegitimate child her husband left behind. Madison struggles to welcome her into her home and her heart. But when she accepts the help of Zachery Holman—her husband's best friend—Madison wonders if she's taking on too much. Zachery promises to be the anchor she needs, even if he does have secrets of his own. If Madison hopes to move on with her life, and her love, she has to learn to forgive—not just once, but twice…

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    A Dangerous Kiss
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    A Dangerous Kiss

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Bestselling author Francis Ray will have fans cheering for the Grayson family's friends—when two perfectly matched opponents go one-on-one…

    Sexy, single sports consultant Payton...

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    When Morning Comes
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    When Morning Comes

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
    St. Martin's Griffin

    In her unforgettable new novel When Morning Comes, Francis Ray delivers an emotionally powerful tale about the families we build, the choices we make, and how we find love and family along...

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    With Just One Kiss
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    With Just One Kiss

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
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    With Just One Kiss

    Francis Ray

    Bestselling author Francis Ray chronicles the lives and loves of the Grayson family and their friends—and friends-of-friends who just...

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    A Seductive Kiss
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    A Seductive Kiss

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
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    A Seductive Kiss

    Francis Ray

    Bestselling author Francis Ray celebrates the lifelong bonds between the Grayson family and their friends—with a heartwarming love story...

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    The Wish
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    The Wish

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    The Wish--never before released as a standalone novella! Previously published in the anthology Gettin' Merry.

    Be careful what you wish for. That's the lesson a fine brother with a wounded...

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    Twice the Temptation
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    Twice the Temptation

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
    St. Martin's Griffin

    In this first ever short story collection, New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray takes us on five steamy, sexy adventures. From a timid, dowdy duckling who turns into a confident,...

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    Break Every Rule
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    Break Every Rule

    Francis Ray
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    Dominique Falcon is a gorgeous model, a wealthy socialite—and a total fool when it comes to love. After falling for a charmer who was after her money, she's decided to set some ground rules for...

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    Heart of the Falcon
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    Heart of the Falcon

    Francis Ray
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    Madelyn Taggart has shattered her share of glass ceilings. As a young engineer at a Houston oil company, she's managed to make it in a mostly older, all-male, all-white industry. But her success...

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    Only Hers
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    Only Hers

    Francis Ray
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    When St. Louis nurse Shannon Johnson inherits a cabin in Texas, she hopes it will be the perfect getaway from her high-pressure job—and her low-energy love life. Unfortunately, the place is a rundown...

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    It Had to Be You
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    It Had to Be You

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Most musicians would do anything to work with the hot, young record producer known as "Rolling Deep." R.D. can pick and choose any artist he wants—and he wants Laurel Raineau. A classical violinist,...

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    Forever Yours
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    Forever Yours

    Francis Ray
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    Why would a happily divorced, independent businesswoman like Victoria Chandler agree to get married again? It's called desperation. To keep her lingerie boutiques from going bankrupt, Victoria's...

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    If You Were My Man
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    If You Were My Man

    Francis Ray
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    Nathalyia Fontaine has been the sole proprietor of the restaurant Fontaine since her husband died four years ago. She hasn't dated anyone in all those years, choosing not to open her heart again,...

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    One Night With You
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    One Night With You

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
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    Cougars, brush fires, snow storms—rancher Duncan McBride tackles it all without a flinch. But the archeologist who's come to authenticate cave drawings found on his property is the kind of trouble...

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    And Mistress Makes Three
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    And Mistress Makes Three

    Francis Ray
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    Gina Rawlins is dealing with a cheating husband, a messy divorce, two unhappy children, and a floundering travel business when the very handsome new owner of the local B&B, Max Chaneau, enters her...

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    Nobody But You
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    Nobody But You

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    NASCAR star Cameron Dunlap is poised to win this year's Sprint Cup. But being a successful race-car driver comes with a price: His own life. Cameron knows that his profession puts him at high risk....

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    Until There Was You
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    Until There Was You

    Grayson Novels

    Francis Ray
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    All he was looking for was some peace and quiet. Instead, what ex-FBI agent Luke Grayson finds in the secluded cabin in the woods is a gorgeous, smoky-eyed woman…who just happens to be pointing...

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    The Way You Love Me
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    The Way You Love Me

    Grayson Friends

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Nothing gets to Shane Elliott. A former Army Ranger, now head of security for a wealthy real estate tycoon, Shane can handle whatever life throws at him—until he meets the beautiful, kindhearted...

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    Not Even If You Begged
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    Not Even If You Begged

    Francis Ray
    St. Martin's Press
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    Widow Traci Evans happily sits in on meetings with the lovely ladies of the Invincible Sisterhood solely because they reached out to her first. A loner, Traci feels for the first time she...

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    Only You
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    Only You

    Grayson Novels

    Francis Ray
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    Sierra Grayson is next in line for love. If her four older brothers managed to get married off, surely Sierra can't be far behind. At least that's the outcome her matchmaking mother, Ruth, is hoping...

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