Labake Akinyosoye


Labake Akinyosoye is an erstwhile and sometime Doctor, current Novelist, Screenwriter and occasional poet.

She has written a series of short stories, one of which is the basis for the 2013 film, Beneficence and has published Flesh and Stone, The first in the Yomi Olola Mystery series.
The second book in the series, Bloodstained Brass, is due out in 2017 (dependent largely on another novel which has rather rudely jumped the queue)

She enjoys watching films, television and reading ( so really anything involving minimal movement), and is always happy to discuss her work... At anytime... With anyone.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Being allowed to dream. It's the only job I never have to nag myself into getting up and doing.
What do your fans mean to you?
Freedom, I guess? Their support allows me to do a job that makes me happy, which I'm very grateful for.
I can only hope my work brings them some enjoyment in return.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Labake Akinyosoye online


Flesh and Stone
Series: The Yomi Olola Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Historical » General
In the year 1907, in the city of Ile-ife,19 year old Yomi Olola is preparing to wed the man of her dreams when a man is murdered in the palace. A man with many rivals and many secrets. In the rush to judgement, Yomi’s future is shattered. Now, running out of options and allies, she must find the killer herself, no matter what she risks, no matter what it takes. Will she uncover the truth in time?

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africa    black women    detective    historical    mystery    nigeria    poc    romance    woc    ya