ReadersMagnet Review presents Monique Boyd, author of the romance book Jasmine: Woman of Color.

Monique Boyd is the author of the romantic thriller Jasmine: A Woman of Color. She is no stranger to ReadersMagnet, as we have featured several articles on her work these past months. Boyd is among the many authors who will be participating in ReadersMagnet’s first-ever virtual book fair, The Festival of Storytellers. The show will run from April 23rd to April 25th and April 30th to May 2nd 2021. Today, let’s get to know more about Monique Boyd, as a woman and as an author.

Boyd: Childhood and Career

Monique Boyd was born in New Jersey but she and her family moved to Kansas, where Monique spent her childhood years. After her study, Monique Boyd built a career in the corporate world. Boyd worked in the office administration for more than three decades with Boeing Company and Spirit AeroSystems. She also has worked as a Senior Executive Assistant for a Senior Vice President for the last 21 years.

Boyd remains an active member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), which served two-three years appointed terms on the Certification Administration Board (CAB). She also a recipient of the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) certificate awarded last November 2006. In November 2007, Monique Boyd earned her Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) certificate. Boyd has recertified twice, most recently in 2017. She also obtained her Project Management (PM) specialty 2019.  

Monique Boyd is divorced. She has six adult children, five of whom were raised together. She now enjoys the company of her 16 beautiful grandchildren, whom she considers her angels. Her hobbies and interest include writing, cooking, crochet Afghans, traveling, and reading. She currently lives in Wichita, Kansas.

Monique Boyd is an active member of her church community. She considers herself a romantic at heart.

Jasmine: A Woman of Color

Aside from her career in the corporate world, Jasmine decided to pursue one of her passions- writing. In 2018, she finally released her first major work, a full romance novel titled Jasmine: A Woman of Color. Monique Boyd’s debut novel is a romantic thriller and is part of a three-book series.

Jasmine: A Woman of Color follows the story of the main protagonist Jasmine Moore. Moore is a recently widowed Executive Assistant. Jasmine had discovered her husband’s affair and planned to seek revenge. But before she could do so, Jasmine met and fell in love with Dr. Jason and decided to forget about her plans for revenge. Jasmine is overjoyed with finding a second chance at romance, at for a time; everything seems to fall into place. However, her happiness is short-lived as Jasmine learns that someone is trying to kill her. Jasmine is clueless about who would want to harm her. She decides to confront the threat in order to protect her family and the life she is trying to build with Dr. Jason.

Monique Boyd’s debut masterpiece is a romance thriller that is divided into eight chapters. Boyd begins with the backstory of how Jasmine and Mike met and fell in love. Although both are single parents with kids from previous relationships, the two decide to build their own family. However, just a year into their union, Jasmine discovers her husband’s infidelity. Jasmine plans to seek revenge, but Mike’s untimely death and a chance encounter with a doctor whom she fell in love with changed everything, however, before she must confront a threat to her life and family.

Jasmine: A Woman of Color is not your typical romance thriller novel. The characters that Monique Boyd introduced in her debut novel are not the cliché personalities we often encounter. The plot and the pace are also not the usual generic sequence. Earlier, Boyd already announced that Jasmine: A Woman of Color is a three-part series, which is also quite interesting. Who knows fate can give Jasmine a better love on Boyd’s book sequels? All we can do is wait for their release.

If you want to know more about Monique Boyd and her works, you can purchase a copy of her book, Jasmine: A Woman of Color, or visit her author website today for news, updates, and blog articles.