Hi, Im Angela Applewhite

Let Me Take You On A Dangerously Romantic Adventure… From The Comfort Of Your Favorite Reading Nook

If you’re into fast-paced novels with a side of love and comeuppance, you’ve come to the right place. As a romantic suspense author, it’s my absolute pleasure to welcome you into immersive worlds packed with passion, intrigue, justice, and betrayal. Or in other words, the ultimate escape from reality!

Getting Swept Up in My Stories of Passion and Danger

I fell in love with the adventures of reading while I was in primary school. These days I read widely in all genres, especially mystery, thriller, and historical fiction. Of course, that led to my love for writing. And now, I enjoy writing and self-publishing my own stories in the romantic suspense genre.

My writing life started . . .

with technical and business consultant marketing, but my love for writing fiction kept gnawing at me.

The contest that started it all!

In what turned out to be a life-changing event, my short story, Fire Drill, was a finalist in the Spring’s Gentle Rain – Anthology of Creative Writing Canadian Poetry Institute contest. And for the first time, my very first fiction piece was published. I decided right then and there that I would write more and self-publish my work.

My debut novel hits the shelves

Three years and numerous drafts later, I expanded my short story into a full-length book that became my debut novel. In the fall of 2018, I published Torn: A Forensic Romance. Murder, betrayal, longing, and hard choices are the backdrop to this love story crackling with sexual tension. And wow…the response from readers was incredible.

Returning to my hometown to promote my debut novel was one of the most memorable trips of my life and a dream come true.

Torn quickly won over readers, and shortly after its publishing date, I was invited to appear on television by the popular morning show, Good Morning Barbados. I will not lie; I was so nervous! But after my interview aired, book sales shot through the roof, and I was a top-selling author in Barbados. A few hours after the show, I attended my first book signing, and the bookstore sold every copy! Torn was also presented to Dr. Allyson Leacock, Chair of the Barbados Broadcasting Authority.

Twist of Fate becomes my second romantic suspense

Flying high on the success of Torn, it was time to get back to the writing room and produce my next romantic suspense in short stories, Twist of Fate. Of course, there’s always love and passion, but I wanted to go deeper and write about the things that scare and fascinate me. If you’ve experienced the fear of loss and the choices you make to avoid it, you’ll know what I’m talking about! And you’ll probably love the short story, too.

New Release Coming Fall 2022
Compromising Secrets

I’m so excited to share my third novel with you. Compromising Secrets is a romantic cybercrime and a full-on thriller.

It’s packed with all the danger and passion you love— secrets, lies, the search for justice, and, of course, love.

I look forward to taking you on another intriguing adventure!

My Growing Community

Of Loyal Readers Are The Most Rewarding Part Of My Journey As An Author . . .

Read what they have to say:

The perfect read for a rainy afternoon

“A page turner that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Immediately immersed in the story, the author kept me wanting to know more as the present and past timelines of the story unfolded. Relatable and down to earth characters had me rooting for love to conquer all. The perfect read for a rainy afternoon.”

Seriously a

“I was held captive from the beginning to the (too soon) end. Left me wanting more. The attention to detail in her writing style allowed me to experience the emotions of the characters. Seriously a must-read. Look out for more from this author.”
Yvette Niles-Ward

I couldn’t
put it down

“I read this fast moving story in one sitting and I couldn’t put it down. It’s well-paced and had me on the edge of my seat. The characters of Gideon and Madison are well developed and I was immediately drawn into their story and hoping for a happy ending. It left me wanting more. Angela Applewhite is an author to watch.”
Amazon Customer

The mystery and suspense is nail-biting

“Torn is a must-read, captivating and engaging, romantic suspense story that completely caught my full attention from the very first chapter. The mystery and suspense is nail-biting, holding the reader captive with twists and turns and action packed drama. This book is a definite page-turner, and one of the best romantic suspense books I have read in ages.”
Ella James

Balanced doses of drama, sizzle, & intrigue

“The author knows how to build suspense and keep her readers guessing. This is a well‐paced, well developed romantic suspense with balanced doses of drama, sizzle, intrigue and overcoming painful struggles. Readers won’t want to put it down until the gripping conclusion.”
Cate McNabney

You just can’t put the book down until you finish it

“This book just pull you right into it! Grabs your attention in the first few pages!”
Amanda Smith

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My novels are Romantic Suspense stories containing varying degrees of violence, consensual sex, drugs, and foul language. Kidnapping/abduction. Character recount of miscarriage, assault weapons (guns and machete), incarceration. Murder. Sexual assault (occurs off-page during the story). Threats of violence. Past loss of a loved one.