by Candice Poarch Happy New Year!!! I hope you had a wonderful Holiday season and are embracing the New Year with renewed energy, new goals and expectations. Most kids can’t wait to leave home and stretch their wings. Often it’s decades later before they wonder what was so bad about home in the first place. … Read More
Candice Poarch takes pride in crafting believable stories
featuring African-American heroes and heroines. The
characters in her books demonstrate a strong sense of
community and family support. She firmly believes
that everyday life in America (whether small town or major
metropolitan city) has its own rich rewards. She also
likes telling stories that will leave today’s busy
reader feeling refreshed and hopeful—not always an
easy task, she says, but well worth the challenge.
Her fourteenth book, BITTERSWEET, (Dafina, July,
2006) deals with the heart, family, extended family and
community. "I really enjoyed Bittersweet... romance,
comedy, mystery and intrigue...I would definitely recommend
Bittersweet as a book club selection." —Karen
Monroe, Woman2Woman Book Club member.
Candice Poarch’s fifteenth book, SWEET SOUTHERN
COMFORT, will be published by Kimani Press in November,
A native of Stony Creek, a small town in Southern Virginia,
Candice Poarch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
physics from Virginia State University. Formerly a
computer systems manager, writing is now her full-time
career. She is a member of Romance Writers of America,
Multicultural Romance Writers, and Washington Romance
Writers, where she served as publicity coordinator for
three years and worked on market news for two years.
Investing is her favorite hobby. She particularly
wishes to teach children the value of investing,
feeling that children can use these skills to help provide
them with financial security and confidence in their adult
Ms. Poarch is married and has three children. She
currently lives in Springfield, Virginia.
Secrets in the Sand (e-book) is Available Now Secrets can destroy… Secrets can change you… Secrets can be deadly—and more… Secrets in the Sand is the 3rd title in the Fifty Gone Wild series. The first two titles are Christmas Gone Wild and Slippery Slope. Two-time divorcee Kristin Mayer moved to Wet Sands, North Carolina, to… Read More
Candice Poarch’s Summer Read Secrets in the Sand (e-book) Available Now One of the fascinating things about writing is the opportunity to create unique characters. Secrets in the Sand is a nod for women who aren’t afraid to take on traditional “male” jobs and household tasks. Enter Nicole Curtis, a woman who’s right in the… Read More
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What a difference a year makes. This time last year, my husband, daughter and I were immersed in a flurry of holiday decorating and open houses to sell our old behemoth of a family home that we no longer had the family to fill. We sold the week before Christmas and had to be moved… Read More