Author Lena Banks: Blinded Love

Lena Banks

Best selling, fact-based fiction, author and poet, Lena Banks, is a south side native of Toledo, Ohio. “Straight out the womb with a pen and a pad,” is how she describes, when her writing began.

An ambitious student of life, she started her own publishing company, Royal Ink Publications, to inspire and motivate, hearts and minds, through literature. Using her first-person voice, she created: Blinded Love: Kim’s Story-Dangerously In Love: Best friends, Kim and Trina get a big reality check when the love for: money, the streets, sex, revenge and denial, sneaks into the forefront, of their lives, causing them to become, blinded.

Unexpectedly, physical abuse, mental abuse, death and the penitentiary awaits. Will the truth of their reality, smack them in their faces or will they realize what’s going on before it’s too late?

Blinded Love reveals the true circumstances of bad choices.

Also: Enough Is Enough Pt. 1: Trina’s Story, Enough Is Enough Pt. 2, Hold On and Queen Lena Presents: HerStory of Ghetto Hymns-Volume 1. Available at:, Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union, Up Market,, and the author. Coming soon, My Life, HerStory Volume 2 & 3 and The Art Of Krushin’.