Karlia Franklin (Rochester, NY)
“I identify as, Black. My ancestors were ripped away from their home land, and as an unfortunate result of that, I do not know, Africa, as my home. Being American is a choice that we, as Black people, did not get to make for ourselves. Being, Black, however, is my birth right.”
K Jahmani is an author signed to Lucinda John Presents. Her birth into the literary world was August of 2016 with the release of her debut novel, A King’s Love. K Jahmani was born in September of 1993 in Rochester, NY. Her love for reading began at a young age during extended trips to the Library with her mother. By the age of 13 she discovered a love for writing and began to fuse her passions together. “My job as an author is to evoke emotions out of my readers. If I make you feel anything at all, whether I cause anger, happiness or make a couple of tears fall then I feel that my job is complete” K Jahmani vocalized. Usually described using the words ‘mellow’, ‘reserved’ and ‘laid back’, K Jahmani is also known as a spit-fire whose passion and imagination are brought to life through her written words.
A King’s Love Synopsis: Bliss “Esa” Love, has been through a lot in her short 19 years on earth. From a young age she has learned to trust no one; because even your family ain’t shit sometimes. After going through a traumatic break up with her long-time boyfriend, Mario, Bliss becomes stagnant in her life. While suffering a tragic loss, Bliss, closes her family and friends out of her life as she slips into the world of feeling numb. The only person that can get Bliss to smile and laugh is her new found best friend, Junior. Junior always come through for Bliss and takes pride in being there for her as his feelings for her fall deeper. Junior is confident in his position with her. That is, until… Bentley bumped his way into Bliss’ life, taking her on a whirl wind adventure, and forever changing the dynamic.
Will the 19-year-old spitfire be able to keep up, even when she realizes that this chance encounter has a deeper rabbit hole than it first appears?
After serving 4 years in prison for a crime that he did not commit, 27-year-old Bentley “Bent” King, is fresh out and ready to leave his painful past behind him. The only things that he had time to focus on were his grandmother and trying to figure out his next steps; until he, literally, knocked a girl off of her feet. One look into her hazel eyes and Bentley’s life as he knew it was over. The peaceful and quiet life that he was striving to achieve, flew out of the window as unexpected curve balls, forced Bent’s hand, making him face the exact thing that he was running from.
What will happen when these two lost soul’s cross path’s? With all of the family lies, secrets and betrayal coming to the forefront, will Bentley and Bliss be able to survive this chaotic game called life? Or will the deceit be enough to make them crumble under the pressure? Will the love of a King prevail?
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