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African-American Romance Writer to Debut 7th Harlequin Novel
Contact: Vel Johnson, Vasaj Communications, 407-454-7779,
ORLANDO, July 19 /Standard Newswire/ -- Harlequin/Kimani Press romance novelist Yahrah St. John will debut her seventh novel on September 1, 2010, with the release of the long awaited narrative, If You So Desire. This is the third installment in the Orphan Series and will be available at many retail locations, including Barnes and Noble, Borders, Walmart, and Target. It may also be purchased through
Photo: Yahrah St. John
St. John is beloved internationally for crafting entertaining stories about true to life characters filled with romance, passion, and drama. She's been awarded 4 and 5 stars from book reviewers including: Romantic Times BOOKReviews, Rawsistaz Reviewers, Romance in Color, and various book clubs.
If You So Desire, skillfully unfolds a story about a successful and driven lawyer named Sage Anderson. Burned by love, she is determined to not mix business with pleasure. But her client, media mogul Ian Lawrence, has other ideas. As the story unfolds, his intrigue and seduction leads to steamy irresistible passion. Read the book excerpt at "I believe my readers appreciate my contemporary style. I try to keep them turning the pages with content that is interesting, informative, and relatable," notes St. John.
As an exceptional literary talent, St. John will be a featured author at the Romance Writers of America 30th Annual Conference "Readers for Life" charity book signing, held at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. The book signing event is FREE to the general public. Fans and attendees will have the opportunity to meet the author and purchase an autographed copy of her highly acclaimed 6th novel, This Time is For Real.
Yahrah St. John, a native of Chicago, Illinois, is a graduate of Hyde Park Career Academy and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Northwestern University. She currently lives in Orlando, Florida where she is employed as a property manager for a commercial real estate company. St. John developed a passion for writing at age 12 and has written more than twenty short stories and plays. She first published with Harlequin in 2004.
Previously published novels include: One Magic Moment, Dare to Love, Never Say Never, Risky Business of Love, Playing for Keeps and This Time For Real. These books can be purchased through St. John is available for book club presentations, book signings, media interviews, and speaking engagements. She can be contacted at or 407.616.9517. To learn more about her complete compilation of novels, visit
Publisher: Harlequin/Kimani
Press ISBN-10: 0373861788 / ISBN-13: 978-0373861781
Soft cover, $6.25 USD