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I have an active fantasy life. In my novels, I get to live the adventures I want and still remain unharmed at the end of the day.


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I was born and raised on the island of Jamaica and came to the United States in 1969 to attend Fordham University. There I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1978, I received a Masters in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research.

 

 I taught at various New York City colleges as an adjunct Instructor for over twenty years. In 2000, I moved with my husband Vincent, a retired N.Y.P.D. Sergeant of Detectives, from Park Slope, Brooklyn to rural upstate New York.

 

I am the author of two published novels. The Fablesinger, a fantasy set among the myth and magic of the Caribbean was published by The Crossing Press in 1989 and republished as an Authors Guild Backinprint.Com Edition in June 2001.  When it debuted, The Fablesinger was well received and listed in the Yearís Best Fantasy and Horror published by St Martinís Press in 1990. Excerpts have been republished as recently as 2004 in Margin magazine.

 

AmErica House Book Publishers published my second novel Night Crimes, a mystery/suspense tale, in April of 2001.  Night Crimes received many rave reviews. In 2003, Yacom Publishers of Seoul South Korea purchased the foreign rights to the book. My third novel and second mystery has just been completed, and I am looking for an agentThe Gasman, my short story, was published in January 2007 by Amazon.Com as an Amazon Short and is available on their site. My short mystery, The Death of Betty Pinto, has recently been accepted by Amazon and will soon appear on their site. 

 

My non-fiction works have also appeared in the anthologies Voices from the Couch, and Mothers. I also freelance for The Weekly Gleaner a Jamaican -American newspaper.

 

 

            Visit my web site at http://odin.prohosting.com/~night01 

 

 

Birth Place
Kingston,  Jamaica, W.I.I
Accomplishments

Yacom publishers of South Korea purchased the foreign rights to "Night Crimes" my mystery/suspense tale.
My Fantasy "The Fablesinger" was listed in "The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror" published by St Martin's Press in 1990.

Additional Information

I also write a book review colomn for "The Weekly Gleaner" a Jamaican-American newspaper, devoted to books, authors and readers.

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1354 NY Rt. 41 
Deposit NY 13754   USA
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