On the night of the Harvest Moon, AMACHI YENYO INOTU is brought forth to this realm by an Orisa (deity) who prophesies that she will be the catalyst of change, a herald of hope and a unifier for her people. She would be called the Goddess of Light. Shortly after her mother’s death, young Amachi begins to exhibit unique abilities. As a seer, she will venture down the path of destiny. As an immortal, Amachi will witness the lives and deaths of her people.
Amachi’s presence in the world awaken special talents inside her kin. Unfortunately, these gifts have left descendants open to danger from Orisa that see them as a threat. As a demi-goddess, Amachi is not allowed to help humankind. The consequence should she ignore this rule is dire. But Amachi’s stubbornness, and inability to witness the suffering of others, have forced her hand. In this story you will meet Amachi, her descendants, and experience the trials and tribulations that await them.
Sharon Mitchell is the author of Amachi’s Hope, a YA fantasy novel influenced by West African culture. She has an MA in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction from Southern New Hampshire University. Sharon currently lives in Richmond, Virginia and is a member of The Authors Guild. It is her wish that readers of her book will walk away with the 3 E’s: Educated, Enlightened, and Entertained.