She brings to Bywater Books the first installment of her gritty detective series called The Charlene Mack Mysteries, which is scheduled for publication in the spring/summer of 2016. Her characters are written with equal parts sharp, shimmering intelligence and edgy, moonlit subconscious—and her approach to diversity and humor trespass the established boundaries of the modern mystery genre.
A regular blogger and Twitter user, she also works as a consultant on a wide range of diversity issues. “I’m an ardent observer and listener, always trying to connect the dots that connect us to each other.”
Her self-published debut novel, Long Way Home: A World War II Novel, was a 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Award finalist in both the African American Literature and Historical Fiction categories.