Caroline Bates Pen Name C. Passion Bates was born in Simpsonville, SC and was raised in the Bronx, NY and Harlem NY. From early on (childhood) she has shared stories that have entertained and made people want more. After a multitude of request for her work in printed form and how to acquire some. She finally conceded to the demand and published her first novel “If You Only Knew” which falls under the category of Romance/Contemporary genre. That was followed up with a short story Decisions, Decisions, Decisions under the erotic genre. She was signed with Leo Sullivan of Sullivan Productions LLC. in July 2014. Her books released under Sullivan are Sex Fiend, Sex Fiend II and her latest Harlem Love Story. In 2018 she re-released her former title Harlem Love Story under Passionate Publishing her own company still in development stages. She has goals and aspirations to become a screenwriter, director and producer. She will still continue to publish novels and study her craft.