All I Ever Wanted
A Grayson Friends Novel #8
by Francis Ray
St. Martin's Paperbacks
February 26, 2013
Available in: Paperback
Naomi Reese is a divorced mother with a small daughter named Kayla, a new life in Santa Fe, and, finally, some distance from her abusive ex-husband. All she wants now is a home of her own where she and Kayla can finally feel safe. With one bad marriage behind her, she can’t even dream of falling in love again. Until she meets Richard...
A tall, handsome veterinarian with a warm smile and big heart, Richard Youngblood is the kind of man any woman could fall for. Not only does he have a wonderful way with animals, he’s great with little Kayla and—Naomi has to admit—he’s easy on the eyes. Richard definitely has his sights set on her, too. But first, Naomi has to free herself from her past—and learn how to love again—before she can have all she ever wanted with the man of her dreams...
New York Times and USA Today best selling author Francis Ray has written fifty-four titles.
As a literary fiction series writer within multiple genres,
world wide readers enjoyed her consistent bestseller’s
lists which included Historical, Romance, Diversity,
Christian and Contemporary novels. As well as the recipient
of numerous Awards throughout her literary career:
Romantic Times Career Achievement, EMMA, The Golden Pen, The Atlantic Choice,Written Magazine Book of the Year, Borders 2008 Bestselling Multicultural Romance Award, Romantic Times 2008 Reviewer’s Choice Award Winner, 2013 African American Literary Awards Show-Best in Romance, The Francis Ray Romance Slam Jam Lifetime Achievement Award was renamed in her honor from Romance Slam Jam, Building Relationships Around Books 2013 Woman Literature, the Francis Ray Lifetime Literary Award was named in her memory from BRAB, Romantic Times 2013 Reviewers’ Choice Best Book Award for Multicultural Romance and NPR Books named HEART OF THE FALCON, the number 2 book for Contemporary romance list of 100 Swoon-Worthy Romance 2015.
Mrs. Ray, also established The Turning Point Legal Fund to assist women and children of domestic violence to help restructure their lives. The fund is administered by The Family Place, a woman’s shelter in Dallas, Texas.