Anita Ballard-Jones

Biography

Anita Ballard-Jones is the acclaimed author of the novels, Rehoboth Road, The Dancing Willow Tree and Ashes, Ashes, They All Fall Down. She is a native of Brooklyn, NY and a graduate of C.W. Post, at Long Island University. She is retired from New York State’s Long Island Developmental Disabilities Service Office where she worked as a Treatment Team Leader. She is a long time resident of Long Island, New York and enjoys spending time in North Carolina and Florida. She loves hearing from her individual fans, as well as book clubs.

Books

The Complete Story: Rehoboth Road through The Dancing Willow Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 208,330. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
A 36 year saga of secrets and lies that began when Reverend Oliver raped 15 year old Elizabeth Turner. Elizabeth was the daughter of the head pastor of the Concord Baptist Church. When her father disowned her for having a baby everyone's lives changed forever.
Jacob's Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
1860, Jacob, a mulatto slave was freed when his father died. His white half brother Jackson hated him; his blond hair and blue eyes made it easy for him to pass for white. Later, Jacob returned to the plantation to lead other family members to freedom. Murder, assault, thievery and arson were necessary to save his family and the woman he loved, but Jackson only wanted to catch and kill him.
Jupiter's Corner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Ninety eight year old, Mrs. Anna Mae Lang decided to reveal to her great great granddaughter the details of what happened to the Negro community of Jupiter’s Corner, in Savannah, Georgia and how it related to the tragic death of her husband, Hugh. With this revelation she made the decision that would change the lives of her immediate family forever.

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