- Jan. 17, 2013 - CLEVELAND --
Harmony Evans, Harlequin Kimani Romance author, has been named a finalist for the 2013 Emma Award “Debut Author of the Year”. The Emma Awards are named after Emma Rodgers, the co-founder of the Romance Slam Jam Conference, and is the premier awards event for readers and authors of Black romance.
This is the second prestigious nomination that Harmony Evans has received. She is also a 2012 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Awards Double-Finalist (First Series Romance and Kimani Romance).
Her debut novel, LESSON IN ROMANCE (http://www.amazon.com/
title_0), tells the story of a famous jazz saxophonist who can't read and the literacy teacher who has to teach him how in 3 days. If she fails, she could lose a substantial donation that will prevent the Harlem literacy center she owns from shutting its doors forever.
LESSON IN ROMANCE was released in October 2012 and received a 4 1/2 star rating from RT Book Reviews. Her second novel for Harlequin Kimani Romance will be released Fall 2013.
See the complete list of Emma Award (http://www.romanceslamjam.org/
) finalists. Media Inquiries:
Harmony Evans | www.harmonyevans.com
Lesson In Romance, Harlequin Kimani Romance