Carol Denise Mitchell is the author of What Happened to Suzy, (First
Edition) 1995 and What Happened to Suzy, (Second Edition), 2008. The prolific
writer crossed genres when she penned, "Your Rights, What the Employer Does Not
Want You to Know," in 2006.
Carol calls her latest novel, "What Happened to Suzy", (2008) her best work.
Writer, Carol Denise Mitchell was born and raised in Watts, California during the noteworthy era of the Civil Rights Movement, and she is the sixth of sixteen children born to Zebbie and Tasceaie Carise Charles.
The award-winning writer has a keen ability to address difficult subject matters head on. Her article, "The Wright Ideology," won praise on Authorsden.com and US News. In its 2006 Newsletter - "The African American Literature Book Club," (AALBC.com) named Ms. Mitchell one of their "Authors You Should Know."
In this video, Carol Denise Mitchell talks her books:
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Hardcover: 234 pages
Publisher: PublishAmerica (March 28, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 1 inches
Mercy Jean Diamond was the fat, un-liked daughter of a good doctor and deranged mother who hated her. After ten-years of abuse and being the only child, Mercy is ecstatic when her parents have adorable sister Roxy Ann Diamond. Unfortunately, father Fred hates Mercy as much as his wife Maggie does. The Diamonds, blame Mercy for Roxy's tragic demise, while Mercy is focused at Yale, making front page news for being the first African-American to break untoward advances in medicine. Unlike her father Fred Diamond, a well-respected family practitioner, Mercy is a mad doctor that is pruned to remake dead sister Roxy. By the time "the great doctor" sets up shop in Parish, California, all hell is going to break loose. Will the brilliant Dr. Mercy J. Diamond succeed in her mad efforts to bring back sister Roxy as a clone? Or will her mad ambitions be her sad downfall?
In Carol Denise Mitchell's new book: The Mad Sister -Mercy Jean Diamond was born to African-American heart surgeon Fred Diamond and his wife, Maggie, a reformed prostitute, on July 12, 1928. Ten years later to the day, Mercy's sister Roxy Ann is born, and Mercy loves her baby sister. She reads to her and plays with her and continues to adore Roxy even though Fred and Maggie are terrible to her while they show preference to Roxy. Then, a fire destroys the Diamonds' home and Roxy dies in the blaze. Mercy is grief-stricken but the people of Parish, California, her hometown, watch over her and love her even though Fred and Maggie ignore Mercy and don't even attend her high school graduation. Mercy is a genius, goes to Yale on full scholarship and becomes a doctor. But Roxy's death has driven Mercy over the edge and she becomes crazy, returning home to rebuild the family home and to sell illegal drugs, earning herself a fortune and scares the townspeople who love her by promising to do scientific, medical research to bring back Roxy. But can Mercy really bring back her long-dead sister?
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Paperback: 170 pages
Publisher: Carol Denise Mitchell/CDMBOOKS;
First edition (November 15, 2009)
Frankie Mae Tyson from Gary, Indiana
always believed that one day she would meet and fall in
love with her teen idol Michael Jackson, the world's
legendary 'King of Pop.'
An avid fan of the entertainer, Frankie Mae left high school over a fight about the entertainer. Years later, when she actually meets the superstar on a crowded Santa Monica freeway'Frankie never doubted this dream would come true. The surprise is she learns that she is the girl that Michael Jackson has been searching for.
For over twenty-years the entertainer and the girl from the ghetto keep their love a secret. Working as a Security Guard ' no matter what Frankie Mae does to hide her love affair with Michael Jackson ' traces of his involvement with his understated love began to evolve more and more. The two lovers are determined to keep their love a secret as Frankie suffers all of Michael's public woes privately.
In the end ' Frankie fulfills Michael's wish to let him go and write about the love he saved.
This incredible love fantasy is a gem any Michael Jackson fan can relate to. You will laugh and have fun reading, Carol Denise Mitchell's, 'The Love He Saved.'
Starr: (A Love-Starved Bitch)
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Publisher: PublishAmerica (September 22, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
She put the 'B' in the word itch. Rovella Starr is the exciting tale of possessiveness and Rovella Starr's difficulty to love. This amazing suspense transcends predictable standards of conventional love and will keep you turning the pages to explore how Rovella, who appears to have it all, transversely manifests love into danger and pure wicked evilness. In the end, we uncover the sad truth about Rovella Starr, but is it too late?
Happened to Suzy
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Hardcover: 252 pages
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing (September 22, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
Family Life Book of Love and Survival
Sad saga of one little girl's survival in and outside a horrific, abusive environment. The Death of Angel, Suzy's beloved grandmother, left her exposed to unending abuse in and out of the household.
From the beginning, the brave child is told her name is not Suzy, by her loving and dying grandmother. The early death of Mamus, at 49 drives the abuse in Suzy's living environment. But, Suzy is strong...And, she seems to render stronger with more adversity! Suzy has heart, and the incredible fortitude to forgive.
This story is a true testament of survival. It's hard to believe that the Charles family was able to survive this unique living situation as it is told so candidly by Carol Denise Mitchell in What Happened to Suzy.
Publisher: CDM3publisher.com (October 1, 2006)
"This book is a gift to the everyday worker," -Ron Coulter, Attorney at Law
A resource can use forever
Follow employer's paper trails
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Own the definitive employee help pathfinder
New Help Guide for ALL Employees
In 1935, the National Labor Review Board, (NLRB) implemented laws to safeguard employee's employment rights. Sacrificing our rights means losing millions in hard-earned Unemployment Insurance, Worker's Compensation, and Overtime benefits. Your Rights Employee Handbook renders you with reliable specialized, work information resources, to help you preserve and or obtain what is rightfully yours under the law.
'Your Rights' is a solid lifeline of employment facts that was scrupulously compiled for today's diverse culture of everyday working employees. This handbook is a core link to help you quickly pinpoint, expedite, and put into action your hard-earned job rights, benefits, pensions, and much, much more!
This conclusive manual gives you up-to-date information on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; ADEA, Age Discrimination Law, ADA, Americans with Disability Act & more. The handbook delivers tangible evidence of those who have won big court decisions exercising their rights. Read about the employer's concealed paper trails and learn how to defend yourself from likely inaccurate statements that might be piling up in your work file. Read vital information regarding your workers compensation benefits & rights. Get 100% protection against the highly, legally insulated employer, with 'Your Rights' by your side. With this specialized handbook, you are ahead of the game at work in more ways than you can magine!
WHAT EMPLOYERS DO NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW
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Format: Paperback, 284pp
Pub. Date: December 2002
Publisher: Carlton Pr (December 1994)
Carol D. Mitchell
Post Office Box 484
Concord, CA 94522-0484