Spreading love one story at a time.

About Debra


“Every day we are alive is a beautiful day.” – Debra Parmley

Debra Parmley is a multi genre author who has been traditionally and Indie published and now has her own boutique press, Belo Dia Publishing. Belo Dia is “Beautiful day,” in Portuguese.

Born in Columbus, Ohio and adopted at the age of   she was raised in Springfield, Ohio. She has lived just outside Memphis, TN since 1997. Debra attended Marywood University in Scranton, PA and was the first student to win first place in two categories of the Delta Epsilon Sigma Beta Epsilon Chapter writing competition, in creative prose and in informal expository. Her poetry was published in literary journals while attending college. She holds a BA in English Literature.

Debra Parmley enjoys spreading love, one story at a time. Fascinated by fairy tales and folktales ever since she was young, she has always ended her stories with a happy ever after. Naturally drawn to romance, she has focused on writing romance in many sub genres. Damsel in distress stories are some of her favorites and you will find this theme in many of her stories.

Her western historical romances have been described as gritty. Her Victorian era westerns are A Desperate Journey, Dangerous Ties, and Isabella, Bride of Ohio.

She enjoys writing about flappers in the 1920’s with her Butterflies Fly Free series. Trapping the Butterfly is book one. Dancing Butterfly will be out in 2017.

An Air Force veteran’s wife, Debra writes military romance and veterans hold a special place in her heart. Her contemporary romances with a military hero are Aboard the Wishing Star, Check Out, and Montana Marine, which will be out June 8, 2017. Montana Marine is part of Elle James Brotherhood Protectors Kindle World series.

Debra has set foot in over thirteen countries and her books often include things she has seen and learned on her travels. Her three favorite things are dark chocolate, visiting the beach and ocean, and hearing from her readers. Each card, letter and email is a treasured gift, like finding a perfect shell upon the beach.



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