Consider how you would feel if suddenly you found out your father isn’t your father, your name isn’t your own, and that you were born on a small island in North Carolina. To top that your mother is wanted for a theft that occurred when you were a baby. Cecily has to endure all of… 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.
My children were in elementary school the first time I stayed in a campground. It was with a group of writers held at a member’s mountain vacation house. My sister and I knew nothing about pitching a tent and as we pulled out the instructions to ours, some of the other attendees told us to… Read More
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