Valerie Wilson Wesley

Valerie Wilson Wesley is the "Blackboard" bestselling author of six Tamara Hayle mysteries. Her recent novels include "Always True to You in My Fashion" and the novel "Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do," for which she received the 2000 award for excellence in adult fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. A former executive editor at "Essence" magazine, she lives in New Jersey. Visit the author's Web site at "From the Hardcover edition."