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Nana Malone

Wall Street Journal & USA Today Bestselling author, Nana Malone writes Sexy Feel-Good Romance and loves all things romance and adventure.

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I’m what some people call the bogeyman. Most people have the good sense to be afraid of me. Unfortunately, my best friend’s little sister is NOT most people.

She’s not afraid of me at all. But she should be. She doesn’t know the secrets I’m hiding.

Look, Lucia Demarco is a handful. She’s stubborn, gorgeous, a magnet for trouble, and sets my blood on fire.

Ignore that last part. I can’t have her. I promised my best friend on his deathbed that I’d always take care of her. And I have…never you mind about the thoughts that plague me at night

The point is, she’s been poking her head where it doesn’t belong and now some idiots are about to find out why they call me the reaper.

I hear former hitmen make the best bodyguards. True story!

I’ll keep my word and keep Lucia safe. And I absolutely refuse to give in to her sunny smile or sharp wit.

I can be strong. Or will I risk just one taste?

A standalone romantic suspense with a morally gray anti-hero willing to do anything for the woman he has pledged his life to protect. Previously called the Shameless series, Broken Trust is a completely revised and expanded edition with no cliffhanger and three epilogues. CW available on the author’s website.

*CW: assassins, on-page violence, organized crime, mention of federal agencies and police, stalking, kidnapping, shadow organizations, light mafia, 

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Meet the author

Wall Street Journal & USA Today Bestselling author, Nana Malone writes Sexy Feel-Good Romance and loves all things romance and adventure.

That love started with a tattered romantic suspense she “borrowed” from her cousin. It was a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana, and Nana was a precocious thirteen. She’s been in love with kick butt heroines ever since. With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own characters

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#BrownNippleChallenge

Hi! I’m Nana Malone, creator of the #BrownNippleChalenge!

When I started writing, it became my mission statement to feature women of color in my books—brown women like me with brown nipples. Lol.

In the summer of 2020, I wanted to do more. I wanted to help other women of color get the recognition that they deserved. And not just the same four or five Black women that the rest of Romancelandia has heard of. With the world suddenly paying attention to Own Voices works I wanted to shed more light on these great books that didn’t get the audience they deserved due to internalized biases and racism in the industry.

So I started the #BrownNippleChallenge, where every month, I pick a book from a WOC writing romance, and everyone participating in the challenge buys the book or audiobook, thereby directly putting money in the pockets of brown women who have been marginalized.