L.J Magwood


About the Author: Lynetta Jordan was born and raised in California's South Central Los Angeles. She is a member of the National Organization; Sisters In Crime as well as the local Los Angeles Chapter. She is also an affiliate member of Mystery Writers of America.
Lynetta Jordan's family historical novel entitled, "From the Memoirs of Lora: A Time Gone By" is her first full length fictional novel is set in 1956. It centers on Barbara Jourdan, a high fashion New York model, heir to the Cartier fortune, who is found slaughtered in her Texas mansion. In search of answers to "whodunit", her sister Lora-Lee, a famous mystery writer becomes entwined in a web of family secrets. This enchanting story about her family dates back to the Civil War in the Old South.
In 2002 Lynetta released her first book of poems entitled "Who Am I?" Lynetta is an International Poet, with active membership in both the International Society of Poets as well as an active member of Academy of American Poets. Lynetta is the recipient of the 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Poet of Merit Award, and also the recipient of the 2001 and 2006 Editor's Choice Award.
Lynetta has been featured in several anthologies; her latest venture is with Noble House Publisher's Poetry Division in London, England.Her inspirational piece, "Youthful Reunion" is featured on the first page in their international book of poetry entitled "Theatre of The Mind". Lynetta was honored to have her poetry featured in the "International Who's Who in Poetry" 2004 and 2005 edition. She was chosen out of thousands of poets that had appeared on the Internet and in various anthology editions released by other poetry publishers in America and Europe. The International Society of Poets honored her once again by acknowledging her poetic work in this historic project.
Lynetta is now hard at work on her latest novel full of romance and lust. If you've ever loved and lost, then "The Scent of Her Man" is a must read. She has recently completed a screenplay adapted from her novel.

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A Time Gone By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"A Time Gone By", is a family historical novel set in Texas during the 1950's. In 1956 a brutal murder takes place - Barbara Jourdan, a high fashion New York Model and heir to the Cartier fortune is found brutally murdered in her Texas mansion. Who Killed Barbara? While searching for answers to who murdered her sister, Lora-Lee discovers secrets about the family that frightens her to the core!

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