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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shoshanna Evers is now writing as…
A note from Shoshanna:
After over five years as a published erotic romance author, I said goodbye to that genre, and with it, the name I spent so long building up with my “Sexily *EVERS* After” books. I made a decision to accept Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior, and it made being Shoshanna Evers uncomfortable for me, because I feel like I am no longer the same person who wrote those sexy books.
Now I want to write romance novels that also include a faith element. To write about people changing completely when God enters their lives, just as my life has changed.
I’m going to move forward with my career openly—no denying that I wrote as Shoshanna Evers—and let the fact that I used to be a Jewish erotica author and am now a Christian inspirational romance author be my testimony that God can change people’s lives completely.
So I will be writing these new inspirational romances as Shoshanna Gabriel, and I hope you, my readers and my friends, stick with me!
While there is no secret that Shoshanna used to write naughty books, the new name is a way to ensure readers won’t pick up an Evers book thinking it’s a Gabriel book by accident. That’s because the Shoshanna Gabriel books are written with the Christian reader in mind, without profanity or gratuitous content. The new books have Christian themes and faith-based stories along with the romance!
To read the whole story of how this big change came about, please read the blog post Saying Goodbye to Erotic Romance.
Faithfully Ever Afters from Shoshanna Gabriel
Shoshanna Gabriel Author Bio:
Shoshanna Gabriel was previously known as Shoshanna Evers, a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author who wrote over twenty-plus secular romance novels and novellas, published with big New York publishers, small presses, and through indie-publishing from 2009-2015. At the end of 2015, after much thought and prayer, she changed her life and career path to be for God’s glory completely, giving up a new six-book contract and literary agent for the privilege of starting over to write for God’s glory as Shoshanna Gabriel.
No one expected a Jewish erotic romance author from New York to move to the country and find Jesus, least of all Shoshanna herself… but God has a sense of humor, and that’s what happened. She took 2016 off from publishing to raise her new boy/girl twins(!), and started writing sweet Christian inspirational cowboy romance novels set in north Idaho, where she lives with her husband, homeschools their three kids, wrangles three big dogs named after flowers, and takes in the wonder of the incredible evergreen-covered mountain landscape.
For a detailed explanation of this big change, read her blog post “Saying Goodbye to Erotic Romance“.
While published as Shoshanna Evers, Amazon had listed her as one of the “Most Popular Authors in Romance,” as well as one of the “Most Popular Authors in Contemporary Romance”. Reviewers have said Shoshanna has “…beautiful writing, and a truly imaginative and wonderfully descriptive storyline” (Night Owl Reviews) with stories where “the plot is fresh and the pacing excellent, the emotions…real and poignant.” (The Romance Studio). She hopes to bring the gift of storytelling that God blessed her with to her new inspirational books written under the Gabriel name.
Shoshanna used to work as a syndicated advice columnist in NY and a registered nurse, but now she’s a full-time author, home-schooling mom, and the co-founder of SelfPubBookCovers.com, the world’s leading marketplace of high-quality, affordable premade book covers for indie authors, available instantly. She loves to connect with readers on Twitter @ShoshannaEvers, @ShoshnnaGabriel, and Facebook.