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Charlotte Byrd | Author-Reader Match: DARK SINS
Author Guest / August 4, 2021

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match,” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Charlotte Byrd! Writes: Suspenseful (sometimes dark) romance that will keep you on the edge of your seat with drama, angst and even some slow burning relationships that will eventually burst into passionate flames. About: West Coaster. Happily married and mom to an adorable little boy, as well as a crazy Australian Shepherd who hates water. Addicted to books and Netflix. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Must love dark and dangerous romance. Not afraid to get lost in a heart pounding series. What to expect: Slow burn. Angst. Drama. One heck of a HEA! DARK SINS by Charlotte Byrd Dark Intentions #3 When I saved her mother’s life, I didn’t do it with my own money. I took out a debt. Now I have to go back to my old life. I have certain skills that people are willing to pay a lot of money for. Everything has a price, and Jacqueline was worth it. But what happens when…

Kaia Alderson | Exclusive Interview: SISTERS IN ARMS
Author Guest / August 4, 2021

Danielle: Welcome to Fresh Fiction, Kaia, and congrats on the release of SISTERS IN ARMS. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and where the idea for this book began?   Kaia: I am a lifelong history geek who whose fascination with World War II began early. The aspects of that war that interest me most are the French Resistance and the U.S. Women’s Corps (WAC). Intellectually, I knew that Black women had served in the WAC. But I had never seen a picture of them until a picture of the 6888th marching in France floated down my Twitter timeline almost 10 years ago. I immediately googled “Black women WW2 France” and the rest is history. Personally, I have family who attended Bethune Cookman University (many years ago!), so I was familiar with Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune—an amazing educator who had a major part in developing the Six Triple Eight, the only all-Black battalion of the Women’s Army Corps. What did your research reveal about this incredible woman?   Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune was basically the godmother of the Black WAC soldiers. She positioned herself as advisor to WAAC/WAC leadership early on to ensure that Black women would…