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Friday, September 28, 2018
The queen of bewitching writing returns By FAY KNOWLES
escribed as “Queen of Scream”, “Mistress of Magic” and even “Mistress of Dark Thrills” by her fans around the world, best-selling Bahamian author Tanya R Taylor is on a roll. This Wednesday past she will released “Cara: The Beginning – Matilda’s Story”, the ninth book in her popular “Cornelius Saga” Series. “Cornelius”, the first in the series, climbed to number one in the Teen & Young Adult Multi-generational Family Fiction category on amazon.com. “Cara: The Beginning – Matilda’s Story” is Ms Taylor’s 21st book. It is described as the “shocking prequel to the number one international bestseller ‘Cara’ “. The blurb for “Cara: The Beginning” reads: “No one could hear her screams that night... it was as if the universe, unlike before, was completely against her. Events concerning the present have been long buried in the past, until their roots pop up just above the surface and the story once hidden rears its ugly head again for all to see. Telekinetic and supernatural ability was not thought to be merely a
Poet Sonia Sanchez working on memoir, ‘Watch My Language’
Bahamian author Tanya R Taylor gift for Matilda, but a dreadful curse and the life of the bearer best snuffed out. Generations later, a little girl inherited the same terrifying genes and it seemed history was being repeated all over again. Did vindication come years earlier, or did it arrive much later in a most unsettling way?” Speaking about her latest book, Ms Taylor said: “This one is going to be NEW YORK (AP) — With the help of author Ta-Nehisi Coates, poet Sonia Sanchez is writing a memoir. Sanchez has a deal with One World for “Watch My Language,” the publisher announced Thursday. One World, an imprint of Penguin Random House, has not set a release date. Sanchez, 84, emerged during the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and is known for such poetry books as “Shake Loose My Skin.” She recently received a Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. Sanchez will work on “Watch My Language” with Coates, the author and journalist best known for “Between the World and Me,” winner of the National Book Award.
hot. If you think Cara was something else, you’ll see just how she inherited those strange genes of hers. This is the story of Cara told long before the girl was ever conceived.” And this prolific author has joined 14 other international authors in producing a multi-author e-book box set called “Shadows and Spellcraft: The Ultimate Urban Fantasy Binge Collection. Each story is exclusive to this collection and includes some new stories from USA Today and New York Times bestselling authors. “Shadows and Spellcraft” will be released on October 30. Ms Taylor is also working the crime thriller “One Dead Politician”, book two in the “The Nick Myers Series”. Book one is “Hidden Sins Revealed”. Mr Taylor is the author of several number-one best-sellers on Amazon, in the US, the UK and Canada. All of her books have made Amazon Kindle’s Top 100 Paid Bestsellers’ List in several categories, some next to the “Master of Horror” Stephen King and Dean Koontz. She has been
The prequel to the popular supernatural series was released this week. writing ever since she could remember. Her first published book, “A Killing Rage”, she wrote as a young adult. She writes in various genres, including paranormal romance, fantasy, sciencefiction, mystery and suspense. For more information about Tanya R Taylor’s books, go to amazon.com/ author/tanyartaylor or tanyartaylor. wordpress.com.
Sonia Sanchez (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)