Victoria Christopher Murray

Victoria Christopher Murray is the author of more than twenty novels including: The Ex Files, Lady Jasmine, The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil, and Stand Your Ground which was named a Library Journal Best Book of the Year. 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
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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. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Selling over 100,000 copies of each of my novels. Because selling that many books is a talent, indeed!

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Barack Obama!

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!)

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

A. Honesty, integrity, loyalty.

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