Victoria Christopher Murray

Victoria Christopher Murray is the Essence bestselling author of more than twenty novels including: The Ex Files, Lady Jasmine, and The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil. Winner of the African American Literary Award for Fiction and Author of the Year (Female), Murray is also a two-time NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Fiction. She splits her time between Los Angeles and Washington, DC. Visit her website at

Books by this Author

A Blessing & a Curse
Stand Your Ground
Forever an Ex
Fortune & Fame
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. When someone shows you who they are - believe them!

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Dying alone.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Teaching! I love teaching writing!

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, integrity, loyalty.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness would be living on the edge of the ocean where I can sit on a deck and read and write all day long. (After I do my five mile run in the sand, of course.) I would have my health and everyone that I loved would be happy. (Hey, that sounds like a great idea for a book!)

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