Hello, fellow bookworms. Today, I’d like to share my thoughts about A Glimmer of Death by Valerie Wilson Wesley. The first book in Valerie’s new …
Valerie Wilson Wesley
Valerie Wilson Wesley is the author of A Glimmer of Death, an Odessa Jones Mystery, published in 2020, as well as the popular Tamara Hayle Mystery series, three novels and two paranormal romances under the pen name Savanna Welles.
Her books for children include the Wlllimena Rules! series, Freedom’s Gifts—A Juneteenth Story, and the Afro-bets Book of Black Heroes co-written with Wade Hudson.
Her novels and mysteries are published in Germany, France and the UK and her nonfiction has been published in magazines such as Essence and Family Circle. In 2000, she received best book for her novel Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do, from the American Library Black Caucus Association. She is a former executive editor of Essence magazine.
Wesley is a graduate of Howard University and holds master’s degrees from the Bank Street College of Education and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She is married to noted screenwriter and playwright Richard Wesley and has two adult daughters.