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When Love Speaks...You'd Better Listen!

When Love Speaks...You'd Better Listen. That phrase came to me at the start of my professional writing career. I think it was Divine guidance. God telling me that, yes, this is the path you're supposed to be walking, and I'm glad you could finally make it to the party! I may have been slow on the uptake, but I've arrived!


​So, a little about me. I'm a National Bestselling Author. (Formerly, Lisa Watson) I'm a native of Washington, D.C. I write in the Multicultural & Interracial, Contemporary, Romantic Suspense, Sweet Romance, and Clean Read genres. I've been nominated for Best Contemporary Fiction for my debut novel, Watch Your Back. It sparked my desire to continue creating engaging storylines, strong characters with universal appeal, and a keen sense of humor. My characters are drawn together by love, respect, and strong family ties. I love traveling, so weaving beautiful destinations into the pages of my novels as lush backdrops or the heritage of my characters is not uncommon.

​My novels for Harlequin's Kimani line, The Match Broker series: Love Contract, Her Heart's Desire, and Love By Design, introduced readers to matchmaking guru Norma Jean Anderson, aka The Love Broker. Each novel in the series hit the #1 spot on Amazon's Bestseller List.

​I enjoy writing warm-your-heart stories. A Summer of Stars, A Heart for Christmas, Two Hearts for Christmas, and A Fiancé for Christmas, are holiday-themed Sweet Romances that make great reads no matter what time of the year.

My Romantic Suspense, Spicing Things Up, proves there’s a time for playing it safe, but sometimes you need to spice things up! And danger doesn’t need an appointment…sometimes it just shows up! With an adoring assistant, an ambitious publicist, and a jealous ex-lover vying for her attention, debut novelist Sasha Lambert soon finds herself at the center of a dangerous tug-of-war.  Interview with Danger is a thrill ride you’ll want to be on!

​I'm also a contributing author to the new Kings of the Castle Series novel.

Fate made them brothers, but protecting the Castle and the women they love, will make them Kings. If you like romance, suspense, or contemporary fiction, it's time for you to visit…The Castle.

​This world was brought to you by S.L. Jennings, Naleighna Kai, Martha Kennerson, J.L.Campbell, Lisa Watson, Karen D. Bradley, Janice M. Allen, London St. Charles, and MarZe Scott.

King of Hyde Park – Book 8 in the Kings of the Castle Series. 

Alejandro "Dro" Reyes has been a “fixer” for as long as he could remember, which makes owning a crisis management company focused on repairing professional reputations the perfect fit. But there's a hidden agenda that even Dro doesn't see coming, threatening his life, woman, and throne.

My latest novel, Six Days to Live, from Harlequin Romantic Suspense: 


In less than a week he’ll be dead…Unless she can save him.
The poison Coulter McKendrick was injected with during a commando raid will kill him in six days. Dr. Marena Dash is Colt’s only chance to live. Though Colt devastated Marena when he left her, she’s determined to find the antidote to save him. And with the criminals behind the biotoxin on their trail, Colt and Marena must put their past behind them to stay alive. Coming October 25, 2022! 

​I also work at a technology consulting firm as a Business Development Manager. I'm a divorced mother of two young adults, a Maltipoo, Brinkley, and live in Raleigh, NC. And you guessed it, I'm avidly working on a new Romantic Suspense for my next series.


​If you'd like to connect with me on Social Media, I'd love to hear from you! Facebook (authorlisadodson1), Twitter(@LisaYDodson), Goodreads (Lisa_ Watson_Dodson), Pinterest (LisaYDodson), and Instagram (LisaYDodson).

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​Be Blessed, Be Inspired, and Happy Reading!

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