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Priscilla Engaging in the Game of Politics – Part One


A bright, carefree, enterprising young woman gets caught up in a life-altering political scandal in the Ohio Senate while doing a favor for her minister-father.

Genre: Adult/Young Adult Fiction, Coming-of-Age, Political Thriller

Themes: Scandal, How a bill becomes a law, Chautauqua Institute, Elections, Black History, Family life, Feminism, Mixed-race, Ohio State University, Florida A&M University, Livingstone College, and multiculturalism

Mystery in Harare: Priscilla’s Journey into Southern Africa – Part Two


A former state legislative aide gets abducted on her wedding day from a church in the American Midwest to the outskirts of early post-apartheid Harare, Zimbabwe. Even more unexpectedly, she finds herself on the run from assassins.

Genre: Adult/Young Adult Fiction, Coming-of-Age, Suspense, Terrorism Thriller

Themes: Action/Adventure, Special Ops, Apartheid, double agent, CIA, FBI, Ian Smith, Cecil Rhodes, Robert Mugabe, mercenaries, Mandela, Rhodesia, Pretoria, Ohio Senate

Three Metal Pellets – Part Three


After returning from her time in Africa, Priscilla works on a presidential campaign, and the assassins who did not get her during her time in Africa, come after her on American soil. Twice they almost kill her; the second time, her life hangs in the balance.


Genre: Adult/Young Adult Fiction, Coming-of-Age, Political Thriller, Terrorism


Themes: presidential campaign, public relations, CIA, FBI, special ops, Arab-Israeli relations, Columbia University, Harlem Hospital Center, Chapunga Sculpture Park, Victoria Falls, the two-state-solution, Democratic National Convention

Special Envoy – Part Four


The fourth installment in the Priscilla series features Priscilla as a new government agent couriering messages among the Federation of the United Arab Emirates.


Genre: Adult Fiction, Political Thriller, Terrorism, Espionage

Themes: Arab-Israeli relations, CIA, NSA, courier, Al-Qaeda, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ash Shihr, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, wadi, collaborators, claustrophobia, vertigo, Amman, Emirates Airlines, counter-intelligence agent, Langley, diplomats

The Mysterious Affair at the Met – Part Five


Priscilla uses her prowess as a secret agent to unravel the mystery surrounding the provenance of three masterpieces on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The  Met 2024 Edition

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In the fifth installment of the series, Priscilla uses her intelligence-gathering prowess to avert an impending scandal at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This version was published by Austin Macauley Publishers in 2024. 


Genre:  International Crime - Mystery

Themes: Family life, white-collar crime, the world of highly-valued works of Art

About  The Priscilla Series

The Priscilla series chronicles the coming-of-age and adventures of a modern-day, self-assured Black American young woman. There are five novels in the series with more to come.


Adult/Young Adult Fiction: Mysteries, Historical, Political, Suspense, and Terrorism Thrillers (action/adventure)

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