Francis Ray (July 20, 1944 – July 3, 2013) was a New York Times and USA Today bestselling[African-American writer of romance novels. Her literary fiction series – Taggart and Falcon, the Invincible Women, Grayson Family of New Mexico, and Grayson Friends – consistently made bestsellers’ lists. She lived in Dallas, Texas.

Books in order of publication:

Fiction

  • Fallen Angel – 1992 reissue 2003 (Odyssey Books/St. Martin’s Press)
  • Undeniable – 1995 (Kensington/Arabesque)
  • The Bargain – 1995 (Kensington)
  • Incognito – 1996 (Arabesque Bet’s first made-for-TV movie in 1999)
  • Silken Betrayal – 1995 (Arabesque)
  • I Know Who Holds Tomorrow – 2002 (St. Martin’s)
  • Rockin’ Around That Christmas Tree – 2003 (St. Martin’s)
  • Spirit of the Season (Sarah’s Miracle novella) – 1994 (Kensington/Arabesque)
  • Rosie’s Curl and Weave (The Awakening novella) – 1999 (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Winter Nights (Until Christmas novella) – 1998 reissue 2004 (Kensington/Arabesque)
  • Della’s House of Style (A Matter of Trust novella) – 2000 (St. Martin’s)
  • Welcome to Leo’s (novella) – 2000 (St. Martin’s)
  • Going to the Chapel (Southern Comfort novella) – 2001 (St. Martin’s)
  • Getting Merry (The Wish novella) – 2002 (St. Martin’s)
  • Living Large (Strictly Business novella) – 2003 (NAL)
  • Whole Lotta Love (That Wright Woman novella) – 2004 (NAL)
  • Let’s Get it On (Blind Date novella) – 2004 (St. Martin’s)
  • Big Girls Don’t Cry (His Everything Woman novella) – 2005 (NAL)
  • How Sweet the Sound (Then Sings My Soul novella) – 2005 (Harlequin)
  • Chocolate Kisses (novella) – 2006 (Signet)
  • On the Line (novella) – 2007 (Sepia)
  • Twice the Temptation – 2010 (St. Martin’s Press)

Series/Related Titles Grayson Friends Series

  • The Way You Love Me – September 2008 (St. Martin’s)
  • Nobody But You – March 2009 (St. Martin’s)
  • One Night With You – November 2009 (St. Martin’s)
  • It Had To be You – April 2010 (St. Martin’s)
  • A Seductive Kiss – January 2012 (St. Martin’s)
  • Just With a Kiss – February 2012 (St. Martin’s)
  • A Dangerous Kiss – June 2012 (St. Martin’s Press)
  • All I Ever Wanted – February 2013 (St. Martin’s Press)
  • All of My Love – May 2013 (St. Martin’s Press)
  • All That I Need – June 2013 (St. Martin’s Press)
  • All That I Desire – Rio’s book October 2013 (St. Martin’s Press)

Invincible Women Series

  • Like the First Time – May 2004 (St. Martin’s)
  • Any Rich Man Will Do – September 2005 (St. Martin’s)
  • In Another Man’s Bed – February 2007 (St. Martin’s)
  • Not Even if You Begged – February 2008 (St. Martin’s)
  • And Mistress Makes Three – July 2009 (St. Martin’s)
  • If You Were My Man – March 2010 (St. Martin’s)

Taggart/Falcon Series

  • Forever Yours – July 1994(Pinnacle Books)(reissued March 2010 )
  • Only Hers – April 1996 (reissued August 2004 in a 3-in-1 edition entitled Falcon Saga)
  • Break Every Rule – August 1998 (reissued August 2004 in a 3-in-1 edition entitled Falcon Saga)
  • Heart of the Falcon – April 2000 (reissued August 2004 in a 3-in-1 edition entitled Falcon Saga)

The Graysons of New Mexico Series

  • Until There Was You – April 2000 (reissued November 2008 )
  • You and No Other – March 2005 (St. Martin’s)
  • Dreaming of You – September 2006 (St. Martin’s)
  • Irresistible You – March 2007 (St. Martin’s)
  • Only You – October 2007 (St. Martin’s)

Against the Odds Series

  • Trouble Don’t Last Always – February 2004 (reissue of The Turning Point from April 2001)
  • Somebody’s Knocking at My Door – May 2003

Family Affair/Hidden Legacy Series

  • I Know Who Holds Tomorrow – April 2002 reissue October 30, 2012
  • When Morning Comes – June 2012
  • After the Dawn – June 2013