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Chamein Canton

Chamein Canton

Amityville, New York

Chamein Canton authored the first wedding stylebook and Foreword Book finalist in 2006. Not His Type was a bestseller and Romantic Times Choice for Best African American romance 2007

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Chamein Canton is the author of the groundbreaking fashion book, Down That Aisle In Style, A Wedding Guide For Full-Figured Women. It was the first of its kind and was featured on The Insider/Entertainment Tonight, Get Married and the Today Show in NY.
Her focus on fiction for curvy north of forty fiction began with Not His Type (Genesis Press) which became a bestseller and recipient of Romantic Times award for Best African American fiction in 2007. She published five more bestsellers with Genesis, Bliss, The More Things Change, Waiting for Mr. Darcy, Mixed Reality, and I Take This Woman. North of Forty was published by Etopia Press.
A native New Yorker by way of Long Island, her unique sense of humor and perspective is a result of her mother's frank southern upbringing and her father's erudite cosmopolitan background. Chamein is mother to her twin adult sons, Sean and Scott Snowden, whom she raised as a divorced mother with MS. In 2002, seven years after her diagnosis, she was named National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Mother of the Year Award for the Long Island Chapter. She's lived with MS for almost 25 years and is also a survivor of cancer as well.

Chamein earned a degree in business management from SUNY Empire State College. She founded her eponymous literary agency a decade ago where's she's helped more than 26 authors get published. Chamein still lives on Long Island in the famous horror house town of Amityville.
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Success! Beverly Avenue Blues sold 18 pre-orders by Aug. 29, 2020, was pitched to 4 publishers, and will be published by Inside Edge Publishing.
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Beverly Avenue Blues

Two people share an anonymous night of passion unexpectedly become next-door neighbors.

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Doctors Camille Anderson, Ph.D. and Gregory Matthews MD are two people who wouldn't normally have crossed paths, but they meet as strangers in a bar after each has a rough day they're looking to forget. A couple of drinks, conversation, and a little flirting results in both throwing caution to the wind with (a sexually-safe) anonymous one-night stand. They connect but leave their night of passion in the hotel room. Until the day they discover they are next-door neighbors. Now they will find out if a one-night stand could lead to love and the happily ever after they were seeking.
Two people in search of a diversion from their lives meet at a hotel bar. After drinks and conversation, they wind up spending a passionate yet anonymous, night together. They go on with their lives never to see each other again until they wind up as next-door neighbors.
Now they will find out if a one-night stand could lead to love and the happily ever after they were seeking.

Why support this book?

  • Romance Readers At A Glance Age 30-54 Education College-educated Average Income $55K Relationship Status 59 percent are coupled, 84 percent are women, 16 percent are men
  • Commercial romance readers led to $1.08 billion sales yearly, Romance
  • Companies like Knix are highlighting that women over 50 still exist, with an ad of over 50 women in underwear their existence
  • Chamein Canton is a leading voice in curvy and still a chick lit, fiction for women who are north of forty plus
  • Bravo went from a random cable channel to number one with female viewers 18-49 and 54 and up with the Real Housewives, showcasing the lives of women over 40 and 50

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North of 40 and 50 women who are still sexy, vital, and a long way from a rocking chair

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  • Catina P
    on Aug. 7, 2020, 6:40 p.m.

    Just pre-ordered the book. I can't wait to read it.
    All the best
    Catina

  • Sheri Collins
    on Aug. 18, 2020, 2:49 p.m.

    You have such a way with Romance. Reminds me of some of my favorite movies like "Somethings Got to Give" and "Book Club". Keep writing stories that show sexy ladies over 50 as "Still a Chick" in lit and then make MOVIES!!💋

  • Cheryl Kelly
    on Aug. 25, 2020, 4:27 p.m.

    Aloha Chamein you know I've been a fan girl of yours since the day your dad told me about your book signing for "Down the Isle in Style". I met you as were charmed by your openess and candor. Happy to support you in this your latest endeavor. Keep creating! Peace to your heart, -Cheryl