Dhae Walpoole


Dhae Walpoole has published four novels: Green Achers, The Lady King: Njinga Mbande, In the Matter of Two Men, and Still Here: The Debt; plays: Heart of a Woman-Plus One, Spare the Rod, and various poetry. Being a Behavioral Scientist (MS Forensic Psychology) she easily finds something of interest in everything and everyone. Favorite activities include organic gardening, abstract painting, nutrient fitness, T’ai Chi Instructor, mentoring youth in the probation department, and victims of abuse with special interest in environmental issues. When time permits she writes and travels with her family.

Smashwords Interview

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Once I have finished with the profiles of all my characters then the fun starts because I can better communicate with them as the story starts to unfold and develop.
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Green Achers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Evian reports indiscretions of her petroleum company and arrives home to find the petrol squad has made good on their threats by attempting to kidnap her daughter. The family still away in the midst of gunfire to Warren County Mississippi to find southern hospitality at its best, worst, and a few unexpected surprises along the way as they experience the travails of Green Achers.
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
We journey back to 17th century Africa, where Njinga Mbande, 81, is in a war that logic would suggest she can't win. The setting--17 December 1663--is Day of First Fruits and 5-years after signing the final revised treaty; requiring lost of her original homeland, The Ndongo kingdom, to the Portuguese. She is determined and remains undaunted by her enemy's apparent superior weaponry advantage.
Still Here: The Debt
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Ever wonder why bad things happen to good people? This family of three generations does too: Sergio is recovering from the bottom falling out of his dot.com enterprise, his wife has just learned that she is slightly pregnant, daughter is chess champ, son wants a horse ranch not soccer, father is dealing with prostate concerns, mother has an incurable disease, and the dog has a grudge.
In the Matter of Two Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The idyllic life of a newlywed mother-to-be gets turned topsy-turvy after a deathbed murder confession exposes the extremity of corruption that her parents participated in which deposited the boy of her dreams on death row. Now, eleven years later, the homecoming is far from being a celebratory event, especially for her husband—the boy's defense attorney.