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Whisper Something Sweet Behind the Story

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When Sweetie (Monica Fuller) caught her fiancé in bed with another woman, she swore never to allow any man to get close enough to hurt her again Celibacy and her adult "toy Box" had suited her fine until Gabriel Windahl called her office. Sinfully seductive, his voice aroused needs in her that no toy could fill. Since he was thousands of miles away, she thought it was safe to indulge in late night calls that left her in a state of orgasmic euphoria. Then one morning he showed up in her office, and the real fun began.

2008 Emma Award - Best Steamy Romance of the Year

Deatri King-Bey began in the publishing industry in 2001 as an editor for Third World Press Inc., the oldest African-American owned publishing company in the country. Though she supported the non-fiction and literary mission of Third World Press Inc., she found commercial fiction more to her liking. On the fiction side of developmental editing, she freelanced for several publishing houses 0ver the years and has edited for authors such as L. A. Banks, Beverly Jenkins and a host of others. Deatri is also a women's fiction and romance author. In 2008, her title Whisper Something Sweet won the Emma Award for Best Steamy Romance of the Year. Deatri also writes dangerously sexy suspense with Curtis L. Alcutt under the pseudonym L. L. Reaper. Their first installment of the Black Widow and the Sandman series is available.
Deatri is currently the Chair of the Romance Slam Jam Organization, the place for readers and authors of Black romance to meet, is writing, editing, conducting workshops and whatever else she can get into. Currently, she lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband of twenty-four years.