Christian Fiction by Black Authors

Black authors writing novels with contemporary Christian themes. These books range from sweet to sizzling.

by Roby, Kimberla Lawson.
Published 2018
Notes: Family and relationships are central to Roby's faith-based books, which feature characters you could live next door to, tackling real-life problems.

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by Billingsley, ReShonda Tate.
Published 2018
Notes: Billingsley offers plenty of drama, sometimes some scandal, and stories about relationships between characters, ultimately focused on faith and morality.

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change is gonna come
Notes: Jacquelin Thomas doesn't hold back in portraying characters tempted by sin - or tempting others to stray - but uses her stories to explore Christian values, focusing on relationships. Check out her contemporary inspirational romance as well, for plenty of happily-ever-afters.

don t blame the devil
Notes: G'Orge-Walker's strong-willed characters battle temptation and other challenges but her books are always fun and faith-filled.

eleventh commandment
Notes: Lovely's characters don't always follow the righteous path, which provides plenty of drama, but the church and relationships provide strength and demonstrate moral outcomes.

by Warren, Tiffany L.
Published 2016
Notes: Plenty of church drama and emotion - and some sizzle - keep readers turning the pages of Warren's faith-based books, to watch characters meet righteousness and morality face-to-face.

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by Murray, Victoria Christopher.
Published 2014

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by Griggs, Vanessa Davis.
Published 2008
Notes: Never short on drama and scandal, Griggs's books offer compelling stories of characters finding redemption through their church and their faith.

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by Pearson, Robin W.
Published 2020
Notes: A Christy Awards finalist in the Debut Novel category, Pearson writes a multi-generational story about how faith guides and strengthens her characters every day through family drama and self-discovery.

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on the seventh day a novel
Notes: Drawing from lessons found in his ministry, Jakes offers stories highlighting how faith and Christian values guide and strengthen his characters.

by Foster, Sharon Ewell.
Published 2000
Notes: Whether she is writing historical or contemporary stories, Foster tackles social issues and personal struggles in her well-wrought stories of perseverance through faith.

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by Bowen, Michele Andrea.
Published 2003
Notes: Often set in small towns or among congregations, Bowen's books offer gentle humor and uplifting stories about folks meeting challenges through faith.

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by Murray, Victoria Christopher.
Published 2015
Notes: Lots of relationship drama and well-drawn characters provide rich stories of redemption and Christian living in Murray's novels. Some, like this one, offer suspense as well.

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