Author: Stacy Deanne

Stacy-Deanne (Dee-Anne) is an award-winning novelist of crime fiction, mysteries and interracial romance. She is known as, "Interracial Romance's First Lady of Crime and Mystery". She's been writing professionally since 19 years old. Her work includes, "Divas of the New Millennium", "Everlasting", "Melody" and "Giving up the Ghost". She is also profiled along with notable authors in the NAACP nominated 2006 book, Literary Divas: The Top 100+ African-American Women in Writing

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Captivated - Bruised Series, #2

Captivated
  • Stars
  • Number: B00IRC5ECW
  • Release: 2014-03-02
  • Author: Stacy Deanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Sugar and Spice Press
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When she first lays eyes on Mya Riley’s slashed up body, Baltimore Detective Lisa Swanson is certain that the Sandman, a ruthless serial killer from her past has reemerged. Lisa dives headfirst into the case with her partner Dee, and lovesick Winston Lewis, a detective who grows more captivated with Lisa by the day.

The Sandman wreaks bloodthirsty havoc throughout the city, and this time he is determined to make Lisa his victim.

Armed with intense hatred for the Sandman and a stifling fear of who might end up dead next, Lisa struggles to solve the case by the book. But when the Sandman switches up his plan and goes after her lover Jake…Lisa ignores all the rules.


Bruised - Bruised Series Book #1

Bruised
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00HQ0A9FI
  • Release: 2014-01-05
  • Author: Stacy Deanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Sugar and Spice Press
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When Baltimore Homicide Detective Lisa Swanson and her partner Dee Quarter are called to investigate the murder of Ernest Juarez, Lisa meets wheelchair bound Jake Jenson, a man determined to find his best friend’s killer at all costs. Jake is instantly attracted to the standoffish Lisa yet can’t understand why Lisa keeps him at arm’s length.

What Jake feels is resistance toward him, is really Lisa’s distrust of men caused by a previous relationship centered on domestic violence. Lisa desperately searches for Ernest’s killer while fighting her feelings for Jake and trying to mend the pain from her past.

Jake just might be the man of Lisa’s dreams, but will she let shame and fear stand in the way of a new love?


The Season of Sin - Bree and Steven, #2

The Season of Sin
  • Number: B006YZDI1S
  • Release: 2012-04-04
  • Author: Stacy Deanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Peace In The Storm Publishing, LLC
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Detective Brianna “Bree” Morris and her partner and ex-lover Steven Kemp are back. This time they are thrown head first into a gruesome homicide that brings forth as many secrets as it does clues.

Brianna’s psychiatrist, Dr. Nadia Hollister is stabbed to death in her upstairs bathroom. Brianna, who is at Nadia’s while the murder happens, is the only witness. Unfortunately she was knocked unconscious by the killer and only has the memory of the killer’s scent to go on.

Brianna and Steven sign on to help Homicide Detective Jayce Matthews solve the case. With Nadia’s journals as her guide, Bree learns that Nadia was keeping a devastating secret that has something to do with her adopted daughter. The renowned doctor was not whom she seemed to be and her secret may not have only got her killed but could ruin the foundation of her entire family.

The police hunt for suspects but Nadia’s secret could wreck the lives of many, all who have motive to kill her.

The deeper Brianna and Steven dig into Nadia’s past; the more they question whether Nadia was the true victim after all.


The Season of Sin - Bree and Steven, #2

The Season of Sin
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  • Release: 2011-12-01
  • Author: Stacy Deanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, Diverse Books, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Peace in the Storm Publishing
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Detective Brianna “Bree” Morris and her partner and ex-lover Steven Kemp are back. This time they are thrown head first into a gruesome homicide that brings forth as many secrets as it does clues.

Brianna’s psychiatrist, Dr. Nadia Hollister is stabbed to death in her upstairs bathroom. Brianna, who is at Nadia’s while the murder happens, is the only witness. Unfortunately she was knocked unconscious by the killer and only has the memory of the killer’s scent to go on.

Brianna and Steven sign on to help Homicide Detective Jayce Matthews solve the case. With Nadia’s journals as her guide, Bree learns that Nadia was keeping a devastating secret that has something to do with her adopted daughter. The renowned doctor was not whom she seemed to be and her secret may not have only got her killed but could ruin the foundation of her entire family.
The police hunt for suspects but Nadia’s secret could wreck the lives of many, all who have motive to kill her.

The deeper Brianna and Steven dig into Nadia’s past; the more they question whether Nadia was the true victim after all. 


Giving Up The Ghost - Bree and Steven, #1

Giving Up The Ghost
  • Number: B004QZ9OXO
  • Release: 2011-03-06
  • Author: Stacy Deanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, Diverse Books, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Peace in the Storm Publishing
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Albany Detective Brianna “Bree” Morris is having the year from hell. A sadistic admirer has been stalking her for months and now her friend Cheyenne Wilson has been beaten and left for dead.

With her ex-lover and faithful partner, Steven Kemp, Bree thrusts herself into the case. It’s not long before they believe two unrelated British men are connected to the attack. Michael is a womanizing artist with a ferocious appetite for rough sex. Simon is a wealthy free spirit looking for love in all the wrong places, but cannot break his destructive and indecent relationship with his sister, who might have ties to the attack, herself.

Bree struggles to determine fact from fiction when it comes to Michael and Simon but her attempts are blurred by Michael's manipulation and her sexual attraction to Simon, who Steven’s convinced cannot be trusted.

Meanwhile the stalker does everything in his power to get close to Bree and his obsession evokes a spiral of violence.

Bree must trust her heart to find answers but her heart leads her to the most dangerous man of all.


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