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And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. — 1 Colossians 3:17 NIV
Tyora Moody is an award-winning author and literary entrepreneur. Tyora has coined her fiction books as Soul-Searching Suspense. Her debut novel, When Rain Falls, was released March 2012. This is the first book in the Romantic Suspense driven Victory Gospel Series. The second book in the Victory Gospel Series, When Memories Fade, was released in April 2013. The final book in the series, When Perfection Fails was released March 2014. The series was published via Urban Christian/Kensington.
Hostile Eyewitness, the first book in the Serena Manchester Series was released April 2015. This is a spin-off series from the Victory Gospel Series and was also was published via Urban Christian/Kensington. The Serena Manchester Series will be continued under Tymm Publishing LLC with the second book in the series, Bittersweet Motives, being published Summer 2018.
Tyora also writes Cozy Mysteries. Deep Fried Trouble, the first book in the Eugeena Patterson Mystery series was released June 2013. The second book in the series, Oven Baked Secrets, was released January 2015. The third book in the series, Lemon Filled Disaster, will be published Winter 2018.
In 2016, Tyora branched out into writing a Romantic Suspense novella series. Broken Heart (February 2016) was the first novella released from the Reed Family Series. The second book in the series, Troubled Heart, was released December 2016. Relentless Heart (Book 3) was released August 2017. The remaining two novellas from this crime-fighting family are planned for release in 2019.
As a literary-focused entrepreneur, she has assisted countless authors with developing an online presence via her company, Tywebbin Creations LLC since 1999. Popular services include online publicity, social media management, book trailers and book covers.
In 2012, Tyora started Tymm Publishing LLC. Under her publishing company, she has published the Reed Family Series, Eugeena Patterson Mystery Series, When Women Become Business Owners compilation (June 2015) and The Literary Entrepreneur’s Toolkit (January 2014).
When Tyora isn’t working for a client or doing something literary, she enjoys spending time with family, catching a movie on the big screen, and traveling. For more information about her literary endeavors, visit her online at TyoraMoody.com.
Tyora has won or been nominated for the following awards:
- 2014 Yerby Award for Fiction – 2nd Place (When Rain Falls)
- 2014 AAMBC Literary Awards Christian Author Nominee (When Memories Fade)
- 2013 Urban Literary Awards Debut Author (When Rain Falls) WINNER
- 2013 Urban Literary Awards Mystery/Thriller/Suspense (When Rain Falls) WINNER
- 2013 Urban Literary Awards Christian Fiction Nominee (When Rain Falls)
- 2013 AAMBC Literary Awards Break Out Author Nominee (When Rain Falls)
- 2013 AAMBC Literary Awards Christian Author Nominee (When Rain Falls)
5 Quick Facts
- A cat lover
- Loves the smell of good coffee (drinks at least a cup day)
- Loves to eat and bake cookies
- Loves to watch cartoons
- A big fan of Snoopy
Current Authors I Like
These are mainly mystery and suspense authors, which is my favorite genre to read and write.
- Brandilyn Collins
- Colleen Coble
- J.A. Jance
- James Patterson
- James Scott Bell
- Karen Slaughter
- Loreth Anne White
- Mary Higgins Clark
- Mike Delloso
- Pamela Samuels Young
- Patricia Bradley
- Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling)
- Sarah Paretsky
- Steven James
- Sue Grafton (R.I.P.)
- Tami Hoag
- Ted Dekker
- Tess Gerritsen
- Terri Blackstock
- Valerie Wilson Wesley
I have discovered a few fantasy authors I like too.