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New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Jackson

Image of the author Brenda Jackson appearing at the 2020 Jax Book Fest

Brenda Jackson, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, was born in Jacksonville, Florida. Her professional writing career began in 1995 with the release of her first book, Tonight and Forever. Since then she has written over 100 titles, which include a made-for-television movie by BET, One Special Moment, as well as the movie, Truly Everlasting. She was a 2012 NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Literary Fiction for her book, A Silken Thread, and was named Romance Writers of America’s Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for 2012.

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