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General Information

Name:  Regena Bryant  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: in

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Bryant lives in Bolinbrook.

Biographical and Professional Information

Regena Bryant is the author of three contemporary women's fiction novels: ''Except on Sunday'', ''Love's Remnant'' and the ebook, ''Believe In Me''. Her novels explore the complex simplicity of falling in love in these complicated times. Regena was nominated for an Emma Award in 2011 for Debut Author of the Year.

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Titles At Your Library

Except On Sunday (Indigo)
ISBN: 1585714437

Genesis Press. 2011

The Rev. Dr. Finus Gideon Gates is the charismatic, intelligent, wealthy and decidedly single favorite son of his denomination, the Baptist Methodist Assembly, where it is a "truth universally acknowledged" by the senior choir that he needs a wife. He thinks his reasons for not dating are a closely held secret. But every single woman in the Assembly
and her mother know why he's not dating, and they are working overtime to get him to change his mind.

When Dr. Cassandra Brownley, a shy, sensible high school principal, accepts a consulting project with the BMA, she is caught between two opinions regarding the project's leader. The Rev. Dr. Gates is pompous and condescending from the pulpit and she can't stand him. Away from church he's witty, warm and wonderful. Can she love him-except on Sunday?

Love's Remnant
ISBN: 0990578011

Willow Bend Books. 2014

When Avery Thomas inherits D Allen Designs she must piece together the tattered shreds of her life after the death of her best friend. Now she's mending broken family relationships, cutting through financial difficulties, and fabricating a new romantic relationship. As the attorney for D Allen Designs, Tyler Anderson is fully aware of the challenges Avery faces and he's in awe of her resilience. For Avery, he's bent the law and compromised his prayers for a wife. After wanting her for so long, she's finally his. But he can't continue living on this side of the seam. Can they weave the remnants of life and love together? Or will their chance at love end up on the cutting room floor?


  • SORMAG Award for Debut Author of the Year, 2012

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