posted on May 20, 2014 by Candice Poarch

Slippery Slope is available now!

slippery slopeConsider how you would feel if you suddenly found out your husband was having an affair with a much younger woman.  Later, when they both turn up dead it makes you the number one suspect.  Amy has to endure all of these trials when she attempts to unravel the mystery around her husband’s betrayal and death.  Wet Sands, North Carolina, might be the perfect location for vacation and fun, but it’s hard to enjoy the ocean when your very freedom is on the line.

Slippery Slope is the second book in the “Fifty Gone Wild” series.  The first book entitled Christmas Gone Wild features Lauren grant, who thought she was going to the North Carolina beach for a little vacation, but finds herself pursued by a killer and doesn’t know why.  Look for the third title in the series on June 1.


Amy Stewart’s marriage outranks all others and her life is as perfect as it can get—until she discovers her husband having an affair with a much younger woman.  When his lover is found dead Amy becomes the prime suspect.

Recently retired Army Colonel, Neil Baker, has no doubt of the beauty’s guilt, even if the police find discrepancies in the evidence.  However, when her husband’s murder occurs while Amy’s with Neil, he’s forced to reevaluate her claim of innocence.

Discovering Amy’s own life in danger and desire between her and Neil growing hot, can the two band together to negotiate the maze of secrets and lies to find the truth?


christmas gone wildDo you know of anyone who found herself having to start over in her fifties?  Did they embrace the new world, or were they left floundering?  Has your life turned out the way you wanted it to?  Are there long-forgotten things you’d like to try that you put off when life got in the way?  Do you think you will ever take action to accomplish this?  What do you do to stay current and young?

Please comment on any of the above questions and you will be included in a random drawing.  The prize winner will receive an e-book copy of the first book in the “Fifty Gone Wild” series, Christmas Gone Wild.  Please visit my web page at

Candice Poarch

Candice Poarch

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, 2006.

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 lives.

Ms. Poarch is married and has three children.  She currently lives in Springfield, Virginia.

2 thoughts on “Slippery Slope is available now!”

  1. Avatar Joann Hunter says:

    Considering i’m fifty something and starting over i can relate. A second chance to get it right.

    1. Hi Joann,

      Thanks so much for your comment. So many of us find ourselves alone at fifty, but we’re still healthy and looking for someone to share our lives with. I thought it would be an interesting concept. Love isn’t just for the young. Thanks gain,


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