5 Books Published by Mocha Memoirs Press on Our Site — Book Cover Mosaic

Click for more detail about Black Magic Women: Terrifying Tales by Scary Sisters by Sumiko Saulson Black Magic Women: Terrifying Tales by Scary Sisters

by Sumiko Saulson
Mocha Memoirs Press (Feb 15, 2018)
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Imagine horror where black characters aren’t all tropes and the first to die; imagine a world written by black sisters where black women and femmes are in the starring roles. From flesh-eating plants to flesh-eating bees; zombies to vampires to vampire-eating vampire hunters; ghosts, revenants, witches and werewolves, this book has it all. Cursed drums, cursed dolls, cursed palms, ancient spirits and goddesses create a nuanced world of Afrocentric and multicultural horror. Seventeen terrifying tales by seventeen of the scary sisters profiled in the reference guide 100 Black Women in Horror.

Includes the stories;

  • “Appreciation” by Mina Polina,
  • “Death Lines” by Nuzo Onoh,
  • “Sweet Justice” by Kenesha Williams,
  • “Bryannah and the Magic Negro” by Crystal Connor,
  • “The Lost Ones” by Valjeanne Jeffers,
  • “Tango of a TellTale Heart” by Sumiko Saulson,
  • “Blood Magnolia” by Nicole Givens Kurtz,
  • “Labor Pains” by Kenya Moss-Dyme,
  • “Return to Me” by Lori Titus,
  • “Here, Kitty!” by LH Moore,
  • “Left Hand Torment” by R. J. Joseph,
  • “Dark Moon’s Curse” by Delizhia Jenkins,
  • “Killer Queen by Cinsearae S, Sisters” by Kai Leakes,
  • “Black and Deadly” by Dicey Grenor,
  • “Trisha and Peter” by Kamika Aziza,
  • “Alternative(®) by” Tabitha Thompson, and
  • “The Prizewinner” by Alledria Hurt.


Click for more detail about Cozened: A Cybil Lewis Novel by Nicole Givens Kurtz Cozened: A Cybil Lewis Novel

by Nicole Givens Kurtz
Mocha Memoirs Press (Nov 25, 2016)
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"Magnificent mansions with dysfunctional diplomats, ruined rock stars and failing families hid their shortcomings behind these structures of supposed strength. Such is life in the District." —Cybil Lewis Cybil Lewis and her inspector-in-training, Jane, are back on the case. Hired to find the missing son of a prominent woman, Cybil is pulled into the District’s sordid political arena of a governor’s family with dark and dangerous secrets, and the determination to keep them hidden. Cybil will soon learn that anyone can be a little cozen.


Click for more detail about Silenced: A Cybil Lewis Novel by Nicole Givens Kurtz Silenced: A Cybil Lewis Novel

by Nicole Givens Kurtz
Mocha Memoirs Press (May 22, 2016)
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"It wasn’t pretty, but rarely is death as glamorous as we’ve been lead to believe by movies. Death, up close, isn’t beautiful. It is gritty. Death pushes its way into life, snatching loved ones at inopportune times, taking hearts with it and leaving in their place a cold box of grief."— Cybil Lewis In the ruins of the collapsed United States, private inspector, Cybil Lewis and her inspector-in-training, Jane, fill a need. When Jane insists they look into her cousin’s disappearance, Cybil agrees and is catapulted into a world of lies and deceit. As they investigate, they move far into the reaches of the divided states and deep into the upper crest of political turmoil. Caught up in the malestrom of betrayal and corruption, Cybil and Jane unearth long buried secrets and survive attempts on their lives.As they move closer to the truth, they discover that the people, who are entrusted with the safety of the territories, will do anything to keep their secrets, including murder. Especially murder.Cybil and Jane will do what they must to get to the truth. They will never be SILENCED


Click for more detail about In the Bloodstream: An Anthology of Dark Fantasy and Horror by Eden Royce In the Bloodstream: An Anthology of Dark Fantasy and Horror

by Eden Royce
Mocha Memoirs Press (Oct 10, 2013)
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The love of horror is like a virus. It gets into your bloodstream, causing an insatiable hunger for more. There is no cure, only the ability to soothe the craving until the need—once again—grows too great. And you crave: Urban legends that are sickeningly real. Attempts to cheat death that don’t quite succeed. Creatures with power over this world and the next. Twisted desires of the flesh that must be met no matter what the cost. Just in time for Halloween and all its thrills, “In the Bloodstream” brings together some of horror’s most imaginative new writers. These thirty-one short stories will infiltrate your system and leave you wondering about that creaking outside the door, while satisfying your need for the darkly disturbing. At least for now


Click for more detail about Redeemer by Balogun Ojetade Redeemer

by Balogun Ojetade
Mocha Memoirs Press (Feb 22, 2013)
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Professional assassin, Ezekiel Cross, decides to retire from the business of killing and to leave the powerful crime syndicate to which he belongs. Ezekiel informs Danny Sweet, Ezekiel’s mentor and the Boss of the Sweet Crime Family, of his plans to leave the Family. Sweet seems supportive, but actually sets Ezekiel up as the subject of a radical experiment in time travel in which he is sent back twenty seven years into the past, naked and possessing only the watch that serves as a beacon to return him to his present. Upon arrival in our present, Ezekiel is disoriented, weak and nauseous. He is robbed of the watch by three crack addicts, whom he chases into a dark street, where he is struck by a car. Follow Ezekiel on an adventure where he will discover the truth and uncover secrets.



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