Sunday, August 23, 2015


Nigeria Lockley is steadily building a name for herself in the  literary industry. Her novel Born At Dawn won the 2015
Wheatley 2015 First Fiction Award. Her second novel
 Seasoned with Grace released in July 2015.

Below are ‘3 Things’ about the author and her work.

1.      I’m a native New Yorker.
2.      I took dance class when I was a child at the Boys and Girls Club.
3.      My first job was at McDonald’s.
3 Things about Seasoned with Grace
1.      I wrote most of the book on my cell phone.
2.      There is a parallel between some of the events in the book and the Bill Cosby situation. That was totally unplanned.
3.      The protagonist, Grace King struggles with drug and alcohol addiction.

Book Synopsis: Sentenced to probation, thirty-year-old, supermodel Grace King must put her plans of transitioning into acting to extend the longevity of her career on hold. Desperate to keep a close eye on Grace and his job Grace’s ambitious lawyer, Ethan Summerville has her complete community service in the last place Grace wants to be. His church.

Instead of God, Grace finds a "chocolate drop" of a man-Brother Horace Green. However, Horace isn't looking for a supermodel. He wants his woman saved and sanctified, but Grace has never met a man who has been able to resist her. Will Horace compromise his faith for a tast of fortune, fame, and Grace?

While Grace focuses on the pursuit of passion Ethan finds one director willing to take a risk and cast Grace in his debut film, but this role fits Grace all too well. Will this film revive Grace’s relationship with God and her career or bring her closer to destruction?
You can learn more about then author at her home on the net: