Toshia Shaw

Biography

Toshia Shaw is an author, speaker, and philanthropist. She is the founder of Purple W.I.N.G.S. Organization, a 501 c (3) for at-risk girls in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a triumphant survivor, and educator of sex-trafficking, modern day abolitionist, and public speaker.

Toshia recorded a Spoken Word CD entitled, Open Book in 2003. She performed locally in Memphis, Tennessee on a regular basis spreading her message about life, love, social issues, and the uplifting and empowerment of youth. It was also during this time she became a Domestic Violence and HIV/AIDS advocate. The proceeds she made from her musical events were donated to various organizations. She went on to pen her first work of fiction entitled, High Stakes, and self-published to national acclaim in the year 2010. She gave readers a sneak peek inside the shrewd nightlife of "Sin City." She exposed the myth: "What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas."

Toshia is a member of the Women's Federation for World Peace, Las Vegas, Nevada chapter. She has also been chosen as an Ambassador for Peace, by the Universal Peace Federation, due to her commitment of service to women and girls. She has been named by Las Vegas City Life as a Local Hero 2013, Las Vegas Business Magazine as a Woman to Watch 2011. She is the proud mother of two children.

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Books

High Stakes (Sin City Chronicles)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,580. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
High Stakes is a gripping and fast paced drama guaranteed to expose the cunning and slick nature of the real,"Sin City,"giving you a peek inside the shrewd world, exposing the myth: What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas. Shauna, Dawn, and Felicia are best friends who are bonded as "partners in crime" while trying to survive in Las Vegas, Nevada aka Sin City.
Roulette (Sin City Chronicles)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Shauna, Dawn, and Felicia are back and just as messy as ever. The promise of forever friendship has dissolved between the trio. Dawn is forced to watch what would have been her life on the sidelines. Still blaming Felicia for the demise of her and Jeffrey’s relationship she vows to get revenge, and reclaim what she feels is rightfully hers.

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