About the author:
Sandra Kitt's first mainstream novel, THE COLOR OF LOVE, was released in 1995 from to critical acclaim from Library Journal, and USA TODAY. THE COLOR OF LOVE was also optioned by HBO and LIFETIME from a script by Sandra.
Sandra has appeared on the Black Board best seller list in ESSENCE Magazine. Amazon.com has named SIGNIFICANT OTHERS among the Top 25 Romances for the 20th Century, and CLOSE ENCOUNTERS as one of the Top Ten Contemporaries for 2000. GIRLFRIENDS, an anthology from HarperCollins, was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Fiction. Sandra's 2007 release, CELLULOID MEMORIES, earned a starred review in Library Journal, and was selected by the publication as one of the Top Five women's fiction novels for the same year. The first black writer to publish with Harlequin, Sandra also launched the Arabesque line from Kensington. She is the recipient of two Lifetime Achievement Awards, the 2002 service Aware from Romance Writers of America, and the 2010 Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award.
A native of New York City, Sandra holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Fine Arts. A one time graphic designer and free-lance illustrator Sandra has exhibited, and is in several corporate collections, as well as the Museum of African American Art in L.A. She has designed cards for UNICEF, and illustrated two books for the late science writer, Dr. Isaac Asimov. Sandra is the former Information Specialist in astronomy & astrophysics at the Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History in New York. She interviewed famed Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. It is posted online at www.aalbc.com.
A frequent quest speaker Sandra has lectured at NYU, Penn State, Sarah Lawrence, and Columbia University, and has taught a continuing education course on publishing and writing fiction. Sandra's next novel will be WINNER TAKES ALL, the first of a trilogy "The Millionaires Club" from Sourcebooks Casablanca.
Winner Takes All by Sandra Kitt
Jean Travis has the job of announcing the latest lottery winner on TV and is stunned to find that Patrick Bennett, her teenage crush, is the top mega winner. They haven’t seen each other in years, and Patrick is thrilled to renew their acquaintance. Jean, not so much. After all, a lot has changed since they used to study together and Jean worked so hard to hide her feelings. Now that he’s won so much money, Patrick faces a whole new world of demands from family, friends, coworkers, strangers. The only person he knows for sure he can trust, is Jean…
"You’ll fall in love with Sandra Kitt’s Millionaire’s Club series. Sandra Kitt is a master at weaving a deep love story. A delight to read."
--Jodi Thomas, New York Times bestselling author
"Beloved author Sandra Kitt is back with a warm-hearted story of old flames, new loves, and a clever and nuanced plot twist that keeps the pages turning. Her portrayal of family dramas large and small is both timeless and of the moment, reflecting current issues with sensitivity, warmth, and wisdom."
--Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Sandra Kitt’s storytelling takes you on a soul satisfying journey to what really matters in life. The perfect combination of fun and heart.”
--Susan Elizabeth Phillips, New York Times bestselling author
"Heat, heart, and the importance of family define Sandra Kitt's wonderful stories. She navigates the complexities of real world relationships with a radiant, positive energy that satisfies and inspires."
--Jayne Ann Krentz, New York Times bestselling author
“WINNER TAKES ALL is heartwarming, life-affirming, page-turning romance at its best!"
--Brenda Novak, New York Times bestselling author
“Sandra Kitt creates a satisfying tale of sudden wealth, family ties, and not one, but two second chances at love. Fans of Debbie Macomber will enjoy Winner Takes All. A story to warm the heart.”
--Christina Dodd, New York Times bestselling author
“I had such fun reading Winner Takes All! Sandra Kitt’s writing is skillful and silky, interweaving Jean and Patrick’s past mistakes with hopeful futures. I especially loved the twist at the ending and the generosity of Kitt’s characters.”
--Nancy Thayer, New York Times bestselling author
"Emotional, impactful, heartwarming."
--Jennifer Ryan, New York Times bestselling author
"Sandra Kitt is back with an emotional punch, delighting us with love, family issues, and the complications of a huge lottery win. It's a page turner you don't want to miss!"
--Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author
“Delightfully entertaining and deliciously romantic story of second chances and family drama!”
--Debbie Mason, USA Today bestselling author
“Sandra Kitt writes beautiful stories about fascinating characters I would love to know in real life. WINNER TAKES ALL is romantic, tender, emotional and compelling.”
--RaeAnne Thayne, New York Times bestselling author
“Charming, multilayered, thoroughly entertaining tale, in which readers are the real winners. Prepare to fall in love.”
—Farrah Rochon, USA Today bestselling author
"From the first page to the last, this book is a reminder of why I love Sandra Kitt's writing: her words are poised, elegant, perfection."
--LaQuette, award-winning author
“Sandra Kitt returns with an emotional story of second-chance love between characters that leap from the page, full of depth and real-world complexity. A skillfully told, satisfyingly hopeful read.”
--Xio Axelrod, USA Today bestselling author
"Sandra Kitt is a writing legend, and WINNER TAKES ALL proves that when it comes to great story-telling of the most romantic kind, she has the gift."
--Brenda Jackson, New York Times Bestselling Author
“Sandra Kitt is always a must read! One of the original trailblazers of Black romance is back!”
--Kwana Jackson, USA Today Bestselling Author
"Kitt is a romance legend…A gentle, soothing, low-conflict romance."