2016 Authors

* Returning author

** Dayton Book Expo Co-Founders

Featured Authors

2016 Dayton Book Expo Top Sellers

Lynda Jones-Burns

A Complicated Love Song


Raymond Szymanski

Fifty Shades of Greys


Daria Dillard-Stone

Success: Powered by Relationships


Sara Crutcher

Heart Picked: Elizabeth’s Adoption Tale

Children’s / Teens

Natalie Arnold, author of Chaos “Or” Crazy

T.K. Baltimore, author of The Voyager’s Pursuit

Carrie Bebris, author of The Suspicion at Sanditon: A Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mystery

Michelle Bolanger, author of The Kiss, The Cotiere Chronicles #1

Debra Sue Brice, author of Crossing Boarders

Tumika Cain, author of When a Man Loves a Woman: A Season of Change

Grace Carter, author of City of Three Rivers

Selena Cherry, author of Heads Over Tails

Aliya DalRae, author of Sweet Vengeance

Paul Davis, author of Drowning the Sands of G’desh

Malika Dews, author of In the Blink of a Bullet

Meredith Doench, author of Crossed: A Luce Hansen Thriller

M.B. Earnheardt, author of Switch-A-Wish

Ellen Fritz*, author of Abandoned

Kristen Gibson, author of Red Ochre Falls

Annetta Hobson*, author of Chronicles of a Bethrothed

Celena Howard, author of Making Change

Lynda Jones-Burns, author of A Complicated Love Song

Christopher Joseph*, author of Road Kill

Shaunta Kenerly*, author of The Streets Call Me Treasure 2-The Art of Seduction

Renny Leigh, author of My Fire is My Playground

Ryan Magoteaux, author of The League of Allied Worlds: The Bloc Offensive

Jacqueline Moore, author of The Checkerboard

Stephen Pribish*, author of Slogans: Our Children, Our Future

Julia Royston*, author of Jillian

Shay Lee Soleil, author of Unforgivable Lust & Fire

Kathleen Sutton, author of Let Me Lead

James Tajiri, author of The Last Patrol

J.D. Tippey, author of The Waking Dream

Donna Vaal, author of The Living Miracle: A Love Story

Alicia Wiggins, author of Real Love

Emma Woods, author of Beasts and Savages

Therese Zink, author of Mission Rwanda


Michael Anderson, author of Natural Born Survivor

Julius Bailey, author of Racial Realities and Post-Racial Dreams: The Age of Obama and Beyond

Rain Basia, author of Unlocking a Spiritual Love Within

Valerie J. Lewis Coleman**, author of Self-Publishing Made Easy

Brian Forschner*, author of Cold Serial: The Jack the Strangler Murders

L. John Hartman, author of Getting Your Affairs In Order, An Owner’s Manual

Stephanie Hittle, author of Understanding When Others Don’t: How to Help Those Hurting from Loss

Dr. Rosalind Jackson, author of Detoxing Your Way to the New You

Charlotte Brown Jenkins**, author of Beacon of Hope

Brenda Johnson, author of Get Noticed! Insider Secrets to a Confident & Classy Image

Elizabeth Langford, author of Earthy Fragrance

Sandi Latimer*, author of Poodle Mistress

Leah McCullough*, author of Freedom from Fibromyalgia: 7 Steps to Complete Recovery

Joey Ocheltree, author of Posts from a Tree

Edna Payne, author of FaithMarkers

Gordon Patty, author of Without Borders

Rick Poole, author of Succeeding Against All Odds

Nicholas Ripplinger, author of Front Line Leadership-Applying Military Strategies to Everyday Business

Mervyn Seivwright*, author of Kaleidoscope Paintbrush

Jessie Shropshire, author of Angel’s Breath

Joanne Huist Smith, author of The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle

Raymond Szymanski, author of Fifty Shades of Greys: Evidence of Extraterrestrial Visitation

Yaling Zheng, author of Create Classic Sudoku: Make Your Own in Minutes


Porsche Armstrong*, author of Happily Ever After: Biblical Womanhood, The Pursuit of Christ…and Marriage

Lena Arnold*, author of For This Child We Prayed: Living with the Secret Shame of Infertility

John Belluardo, author of How I Reversed Heart Disease: A Pilot’s Story

Anna Blackwell, author of He is All I Need: My Life Story

Joy Bowser, author of A Wife and a Witness

LaTonya Branham**, author of Spirit Seek

Tenita Johnson*, author of 100 Words of Encouragement

Mary R. Miller, author of The Birth of a Dream Catalyst: Unlocking the Dream from Within

Candice Ragland, author of Invisible Dad

Ted Ricci, author of At the Crossroads of Life

JanElle Sanford, author of Brought Me Out of Darkness

Daria Dillard Stone, co-author of SUCCESS Powered by Relationships

C Winn, Jr., author of Don’t Stop Keep Goin

Joseph Woodley, author of Return Home Wounded Warriors: The Church is You


Doug Coates*, author of Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way

Sara Crutcher, author of Heart Picked: Elizabeth’s Adoption Tale

James Flanagan, co-author of Favorite Stories

Krysten Hager, author of Competing with the Star

Beth Hammond, author of The Sound of the Stones

Christine Horner, author of Wondrous Willow

Frank McGarvey, co-author of Favorite Stories

Kat Pugh, author of Trunks of Treasures

Zach Snyder, author of Clyde Doesn’t Go Outside

Vickie Weaver, author of My Child, I’ll Still Be Loving You

Ernest Woods, author of Dragonology: Bringing Up Baby Dragons