Book of Obeah, The
A spellbinding tale of magic, ancient prophecies and family intrigue. A journey into a new perception of reality.
Winner - Fiction: Multi-cultural Fiction 2010 International Book Awards The Fate of All Rests with a Universal Awakening. Upon the passing of her beloved grandmother, Melody Bennet receives startling instructions that she is to take the ashes of Grandmama Giselle to southern Louisiana. Melody must step far outside her comfort zone in the suburbs of North Carolina to fulfill this dying wish. She finds herself blindly navigating the exotic, sometimes hostile environs of New Orleans and Bear Bayou, and immersed in a subculture based on an ancient West African religion. At this unexpected crossroad, she discovers new cultures and beliefs â€” and new dangers â€” and awakens to a new way of seeing the world and her role in it. Melody learns that a different perspective can indeed change your perception of reality.
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The Book of Obeah succeeds, then, not only as an exciting mystery novel, but also as an introduction to the practice of voodooâ€”and as a powerful antidote to the incorrect, sensational portrayals of the religion in Hollywood movies. ~ Jayne Denker, www.newageretailer.com
The Book of Obeah is a fascinating novel, poignant and mesmerizing from the first few pages until its climactic end. An emotional journey deep into the dark and haunting world of voodoo. A powerful book which will forever impact the reader. ~ Natalie Kimber, Operations Manager, Office of Scholarly and Literary Publications at Georgetown
The Book of Obeah is a spellbinding read, laced with intrigue, ancient magic and modern day adventure. A refreshing original with a dose of New Orleans Voodoo sprinkled in, sure to capture the attention of all who are interested in secrets, mystery, romance and spiritual truths. ~ Cherie Lassiter, Spiritual Teacher, psychic, Tarot