Updated: Oct 23
A novel with tangled ties by Angella Ricot.
Angella Ricot is a native of Haiti who discovered her passion for writing at the University of South Florida. The literary award-winning author was featured both in the Miami Times and New York City Caribbean Life newspapers for her achievements.
Angella Ricot currently resides in New York City where she plays an active role as a women's rights activist.
Sahara is her third book, first published in 2014. It has since garnered a lot of positive feedback.
To please her readers, she decided to give her book a new cover, which we worked on for almost two months.
Burning passions, political intrigues, and heated scandals await you in Angella Ricot's novel - Sahara. Stunning new cover and story with tangled ties. The result can be only one - captivating pleasure.
What inspired you to write this book?
Contemporary politics and social issues that affect women inspired me.
How would you summarize your book in one to three sentences?
Sahara is a story of lust, greed, politics that originates in the Caribbean and sets the stage
for the ultimate scandal in the White House.
What is the overall theme (central topic, subject or concept) of your book?
The central theme is ingrained with power, politics and prejudice and an ultimate quest
Where does this book take place?
It takes root in the exotic realm of the Caribbean island of Labadee to later spring in the
cosmopolitan city of New York.
Who are the main characters and why are they important to the story?
The main characters are the heroine Sahara, President Bill Clinton, drug lord Giovanni
Bucellini and the al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. They are important key figures for
they engender conflicts and bring controversy to the story.
Why do you think that this book will appeal to readers?
It will appeal to readers interested in political intrigues and sensuous games that will keep
them on their toes and bring them out of their comfort zones.
How is your book relevant in today’s society?
It brings into the spotlight political drama, women’s issues and sex trafficking.
Is there any subject currently trending in the news that relates to your book?
Sex trafficking, terrorism, political dramas are current global issues that will constantly
demand to be addressed and will continue to require attention from writers.
What makes your book different from other books like it?
The plot and the combination set of characters make this book exceptionally different.
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An excerpt from
“Fire! Fire!” I yelled. The villagers in their nightclothes ran frantically with buckets of water. But what water could ever extinguish this ominous fire, the fire that lay raging upon my sister’s breast? No, no holy spring, no cooling water, no living hailstone could ever cause this fire to cease. This was the fire from within, not the fire from without. The fire from without my sister could bear; it was the fire from within she could never contain. This fire was doomed to last forever.
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The book will be released on December 1 on Amazon, but you can pre-order your copy now here. Enjoy it!