Seducing the Pen Book Tour

Featured Authors and Books

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HOW TO JOIN THE SEDUCING THE PEN BOOK TOUR

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FEATURED AUTHORS ON SEDUCING THE PEN TOUR

Abuse of Discretion by Pamela Samuels Young

Beautiful Imperfections by Marjorie Vernelle

Black Series Volumes 1-3 by Joan Vassar

Black Hearts White Minds: A Novel by Mitch Margo

Broken Conditions, Volume 1 of the Clean Colored Girl Chronicles by Jo Lena Johnson

Caught Up by Kristina Smith

Falling Through The Ceiling: Our Family ADHD Memoir by Audrey and Larry Jones

First Husband by Lutishia Lovely

For You Woman: Spirit Jewels by Author/Poet ME

Invisible No More by Raye Mitchell

Longtale Children's Books by Duane Filer

Multicultural Children’s Books by Quentin Holmes

Nandi's Unexpected Gift by Ama Kuma
Obstruction of Justice: Finding Grandma's Bible by Raye Mitchell

Overcoming Bias and Racism in Your Workspace by Gregory L. Harris
Raye Mitchell's Rise-Up Leadership Series

Running In Plain Sight & Other Stories by Charles R. Butts Jr.

Unlawful Desires (Lawyers in Lust Book 1) by Sassy Sinclair

The Hair Adventures of Princess Lindsey Sidney by Eartha Dunston

The Harvard Litigator Series by Raye Mitchell

The Legend of Diddley Squatt by Duane Filer

The Wicker Diary by Wil Harris

Two-Sided Heart by Patricia Anne Phillips


There Is Sunshine After The Rain: Making It Through Life’s Struggle by Patricia A. Saunders


The Underwoods of Napa Valley Movie, based on Kenton’s Vintage Affair, the first novel in “The Underwoods of Napa Valley” romance novel series written by Janice L. Dennie


When They Go Low, We Go High: How Women of Color Master the art of Persuasion to Win Big Battles by Raye Mitchell

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Raye Mitchell's Rise-Up Leadership Series

When They Go Low, We Go High: How Women of Color Master the Art of Persuasion to Win Big Battles kicks off a six-book series of workbooks and additional books and online webinars and training programs in the Rise-Up Series on How Women Master their own lives and careers effectively.


Derived from years of research, experience, and lessons learned along the way from leaders like Michelle Obama and a host of high profile influencers, this power and influence leadership training series shares a few lessons learned from veteran fighters that empower women to rise-up as leaders and disrupt the status quo.


Focused on building core expertise in fortifying your personal brand, mastering negotiation and deal making skills, this unique master series will enable you to become the ultimate influencer, brander and persuader.


Designed to work separately and together, this six-book series provides maximum flexibility, in a limited amount of time and propels you to not just lean-in, but rise-up to beat the odds by deploying outside-the-box thinking, strategies, and forward moving action plans.



Sign-up to Get the Full Set on Day of Release

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About the Author and Speaker


Dr. Raye Mitchell is the founder of the New Reality Foundation, Inc., and CEO at the Winning Edge Institute Inc. She is a power and influence expert, attorney, author, speaker and activist. Mitchell is a member of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund network providing legal support for women and girls affected by harassment. Mitchell has received national acclaim for her work mentoring women and girls of color to beat the odds and excel as leaders.


Mitchell is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the University of Southern California (USC), the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy (B.S.) and the USC Marshall School of Business (MBA). She is a native of Los Angeles, California.



Dr. Raye Mitchell's Areas of Expertise

* Leadership, Personal Empowerment & Development

* Executive Presence & C-Suite Level Engagement

* Globalization, Innovation & Team Transformation

* Empowerment & Turn Around Coaching

* Young Women & Girls of Color Empowerment

* Diversity Inclusion Innovation: Legal, Business, Technology and Philanthropy



Books by Dr. Raye Mitchell

https://www.amazon.com/Dr.-Raye-Mitchell/e/B0061ONNV2



The New Reality Foundation, Inc.

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Twitter: @drrayemitchell or https://twitter.com/drrayemitchell

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The Underwood's of Napa Valley Movie

A STRANGER IN HIS VINEYARD Trailer (The Underwoods of Napa Valley movie)
The Underwood’s of Napa Valley is a feature-length film about an African American wine-producing family of four brothers, and their grandmother, who deal with personal internal conflicts, complicated love relationships, and obstacles that prevent them from obtaining their goals. The story is not about racial issues or financial difficulties.

The story is about an African American family that owns a Napa Valley winery–a story that has rarely, if ever, been reflected on film or television before.


Henrietta and Frank Underwood migrated to Napa, California during the Great Migration in the fifties. They made a modest living growing corn and then switched to growing Cabernet grapes. They became independently wealthy after opening Underwood Hills Winery.


Although Frank has since passed away, Henrietta is now the family matriarch and head of the winery. Her focus in life is to marry off all five of her adult grandchildren to loving spouses. She’s dubbed each one of her grandsons with a character trait.



KENTON UNDERWOOD, the eldest grandson, is “the protective one.” Protective of his family, Kenton stays busy producing award winning wines while running the family winery and competing with vintners from local and international wineries.



JUSTIN UNDERWOOD, is “the strong one.” He’s a passionate civil rights attorney and a modern day knight in shining armor who fights to protect the woman he loves in court.



CARTER UNDERWOOD, is “the gifted one.” He’s a brilliant, self-centered Silicon Valley billionaire who has suffered burnout and returns home to get a new perspective on life. He’s used to controlling his time, money and heart until he meets Courtney Oliver, the former “Miss Oakland” who makes him realize his heart has a mind of its own, and he can’t tell it who to love.



BRANDON UNDERWOOD, is “the artistic one.” He has lost his passion for painting until he meets Ciara Alexander, an ambitious ballerina whose biological clock is ticking. She must choose between her successful career, and the man she loves.



More on the movie: http://www.theunderwoodsofnapavalley.com


About the Author

Janice L. Dennie is an Amazon.com, bestselling author of The Underwood's of Napa Valley series. She lived near Napa Valley for years before discovering African American wineries. She wants to pull the curtain back on history and bring the existence of these wineries to the public.

Fall Through the Ceiling by Audrey and Larry Jones, MD

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Three sons, a house full of impulsive, self-focused behaviors and plenty of failures later, the diagnosis hit like a ton of bricks dropped onto the roof of their stately mini-mansion, each of the boys and their father Larry were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder!



A blend of love, humor and real-life irony, Falling Through the Ceiling makes sense of the non-nonsensical, sheds light on the challenges of living with Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (AD/HD) and offers practical insight and ideas on coping with children and adults who are affected.



About the Authors, Audrey and Larry Jones, MD

Married over 46 years, Audrey and Larry Jones are fun loving mates, parents and grandparents who enjoy traveling and each other’s company. Audrey and Larry had a whirlwind spring romance as college students in New England in 1970. They married and had three sons, one right after the other. As expensive, dangerous behaviors continued to be repeated, they sought help from teachers and therapists regarding their children.


During their adolescence each was diagnosed with AD/HD in the early 1990’s just as Hyperactive Disorder was becoming a recognized clinical condition. For at least 20 years of his career as a pediatrician and parent, Dr. Larry did not link his children’s symptoms and signs of AD/HD to himself.


In 2008 Audrey was stricken with an almost fatal autoimmune disease. Managing multiple businesses and four ADD males took its toll on her health and led her to a long-term and permanent illness. The gift of recovery included an opportunity to seriously reflect on their sons’ actions, starts, and misfires as young adults pursuing college educations and meaningful employment.


Rather than writing about the road to recovery, Audrey and Larry chose to tell their story, intending to help other African American families acknowledge and address behaviors that can adversely affect couples and families.

Emancipating James by Joan Vassar - Book 3: BLACK Series

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The 3-Book Black Series by Joan Vassar

Emancipating James by Joan Vassar

Book 3 in the BLACK Series

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In this compelling third saga of the Black series, Joan Vassar returns to Upper Canada–1862. While on a mission with the legendary Black, James comes face to face with a dark beauty enslaved on the Mickerson plantation. Freedom and love are within his grasp, until ill-fated circumstances separate the two. When he is severely wounded in a violent uprising, James’ life is forever changed. Scarred, both physically and emotionally, he tries to put behind him the failures of the last year.



When life at the fort is threatened, James and his brothers are called upon for a dangerous mission that could jeopardize their hard-earned freedom. The men embark on a treacherous journey that will take them to Union Capital and then on to their final stop: The Hunter plantation, where bitter enemies and reckonings await payment. As the men follow a path of murder and intrigue, who will live and who will die remains to be seen.


Emancipating James reveals the complicated facets of the human soul exposed against the backdrops of Civil War, slavery, and romance.





About Book 1 - Black by Joan Vassar


In August 1831, Nat Turner leads a group of escaped slaves in a rebellion that rocks the South. The revolt comes to a quick and violent end. In November, Nat is publicly hanged, and as his body swings, a false sense of peace washes over Jerusalem, Virginia.


Unbeknownst to the world, on the day Nat Turner dies, his son, Nat Hope Turner, is born. Reared by Big Mama on the Turner plantation, young Nat's identity is kept secret to keep him safe. As Nat grows to manhood, he leads his own uprising against slavery and is forever after known as Black.


Fate-by way of Big Mama-leads Black to rescue a young female slave, Sunday, before the plantation owner can sell her. Black has lived for liberty until the day he comes face to face with the alluring Sunday. As the two embark on a sexually charged ride toward love and freedom, they set off a chain of events that forces Black to risk his own liberty for hers.


Black shares the appealing tale of a passionate love between a man and a woman bound together to change their destiny.





Clarion Review from Foreword Magazine

5/5 Stars for Book 1 - Black by Joan Vassar

Vivid, poignant, and absorbing, this outstanding novel reaches back in time to portray

Nat Turner’s son’s quest for freedom and equality.


Set in nineteenth-century America prior to the Civil War, this well-researched novel

depicts the horror of slavery and the violence of revolt in a heady mix of bloody realism and heroic romance. Joan Vassar portrays Nat Turner’s literate son in his passionate quest for freedom and equality in Black, a moving, revelatory, and disturbing narrative. This is the first book of a promising series.


A skillful blend of fact and fiction, Vassar’s plot is a journey that takes place during a

volatile period in US history. Her believable protagonists emerge from carefully crafted pages with a human quality that transcends ordinary characterization. Without whitewashing or condemning, Vassar depicts Black as he leads a slave uprising, while he and his lover, Sunday, face incredible obstacles to be together as the country teeters on the edge of war. He rescues her from a life in captivity and then teaches her to read, eventually marrying the young woman he has befriended and nurtured.


Laced with heavy dialect—perhaps too much in places—and straightforward description,

this somber book allows a candid look at behind-the-scenes maneuvering and clandestine negotiation in a world where no one knows for certain who can be trusted. Danger lurks on every path along the Underground Railroad, from bounty hunters in the North to plantation overseers in the South, creating a treacherous route to freedom and relative safety.


Potent use of language empowers the story, giving a film like quality to action scenes.


Sexual interludes are explicit, often beautiful, sometimes rough. The focus remains on Black and Sunday, even as cataclysmic events threaten to tear them apart; they live in the now of the mid-1800s. External conflict heightens their passion, awareness of mortality always in the forefront rather than suppressed in the depths of subconsciousness.


Ideal for adult classrooms and book groups, Black educates with an honest yet aching

style. Vassar’s outstanding novel reaches back in time, vivid, poignant, and absorbing. No one will walk away from this literary endeavor without unearthing a piece of history to serve as a reminder of what previous generations endured for the sake of universal emancipation and abiding love. --Written by Julia Ann Charpentier

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Black Pearls Mobile Book Club

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Raye Mitchell's Rise-Up Leadership Series

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Books by Janice L. Dennie

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There Is Sunshine After The Rain: Making It Through Life’s Struggle by Patricia A. Saunders

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Spirit Jewels by Author/Poet ME

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Falling Through the Ceiling, Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD

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Black Hearts White Minds by Mitch Margo

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The Legend of Diddley Squatt: A Novella from a Brother Fella by Duane Lance Filer

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Longtale Children’s Books Series by Duane Filer

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Unlawful Desires (Lawyers in Lust Book 1) by Sassy Sinclair

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Abuse of Discretion by Pamela Samuels Young

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Overcoming Bias and Racism in Your Workplace: A Primer for Minorities in the Business World by Gregory L. Harris

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Broken Conditions by Jo Lena Johnson

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Caught Up by Kristina Smith

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The Black Series (3 Book Series)

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Books in the Black Series by Joan Vassar

* Black by Joan Vassar

* Elbert: The Uncaged Mind by Joan Vassar

* Emancipating James by Joan Vassar

Elbert: The Uncaged Mind by Joan Vassar

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Beautiful Imperfections by Marjorie Vernelle

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The Wicker Diary by Wil Harris

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Running In Plain Sight & Other Stories by Charles R. Butts Jr.

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Two-Sided Heart by Patricia Anne Phillips

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A View from Harlem by Tracey Fagan Danzey

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Nandi's Unexpected Gift by Ama Kuma

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Is It Nighttime, Nina? by Zanetta Tribble

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Passion Whispers an Execution: Book 1 - Tease Me! by Victoria A. Young

To Find You by Cerece Rennie Murphy

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The Hair Adventures of Princess Lindsey Sidney by Eartha Dunston

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That Church Life Series by Teresa B.

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Books by Monica Lynne Foster

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How is My "T.E.D.D.Y" ? by Leron Young

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