WELCOME FREEDOM FRIENDS!
"The cost of FREEDOM is FAITH!"
HARRIET RETURNED LLC.
Welcome FREEDOM FRIENDS to Harriet Returned LLC. We are a company devoted to literary enrichment, freedom, and revolutionary storytelling. Author, Spoken Word Performer, and Motivational Speaker Ayanna M. McNeill, founded Harriet Returned LLC. to share her writing, motivational messages, and poetry with the world. This is a platform to highlight BLACK EXCELLENCE and FREE THINKING! This is the place where friends come to FREE THEMSELVES!
I’m looking forward to sharing my future stories as they come to fruition.
In the meantime, scrolled down to purchase my debut book "Before There Were Guns There Were Gods"
ABOUT THE AUTHOR- AYANNA M. MCNEILL
Revolutionary Change Agent
As a native of “Pre-gentrified” Bed-Stuy, Ayanna McNeill has grown up being exposed to the beauty of storytelling and the power of freeing people’s minds through writing. Since the age of 12 she fell in love with poetry and began writing. Ayanna learned early on the importance of education and the responsibility of sharing knowledge. She attributes her upbringing to why she writes, and why she chose to become an educator and mental health counselor. She graduated from the nation’s oldest historically black university, Lincoln University PA in 2008. She received her Master’s from Alfred University in 2010.
As a poet and cultural curator, Ayanna has been called “Harriet Returned” and she created a LLC of the same name to promote her various artistic projects. Ayanna has performed on stage, television and radio alongside seasoned artists such as Saul Williams and Abiodun Oyewole of ‘The Last Poets’. In 2010, Ayanna self-published her first book Before There Were Guns There Were Gods.
She is currently completing three fictional suspense novels, Half of What You See: The Scars of Love, None of What You Hear: Redemption and Repairs, and Everything You Feel: When Trauma Creates Mayhem set to be released by the end of 2020.
HALF OF WHAT YOU SEE: THE SCARS OF LOVE
Half of What You See is OFFICIALLY AVAILABLE for PRE-ORDER!!!
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Half of What You See: The Scars of Love, book one of a trilogy murder series is an edge-of-your-seat, fast-paced, romantic thriller about a group of six college friends now in their thirties who become the unsuspecting pawns in a vicious vigilante’s murdering spree. The same night the protagonist Keriah Sobers, a successful, spiritually-gifted crisis management expert meets a gorgeous mystery man Charles Griffin, one of her best friends Lamar Jones, loving father and husband, owner of LN&J Grocery in Brooklyn NY, is arrested for burning down his own store in attempts to hide a murder. Everyone believes in Lamar’s innocence, especially Keriah and the rest of the “Get-Fly Crew” Imani Jenkins fashion consultant and stylist, Symone Grier FBI forensics agent, Chanel Wilkins Sports Manager, and Lamar’s wife Nina Jones. As Lamar sits helplessly behind bars for a crime he did not commit, the ladies try and find a way to prove his innocence and bring him home. Keriah keeps bumping into the handsome mystery man Charles, who tells her that he is a lawyer.
Our antagonist, Charles is an ex-marine and the son of a retired police chief, he considers himself a vigilante, targeting high-profile pedophiles as his targets for murder. Yet he is disarmed by love and finds himself making missteps that could cost him everything as he falls for Keriah.
Repeatedly ignoring her instincts and spiritual gifts Keriah falls deeper in love with Charles and deeper in danger. She knows that something is wrong but longs for love so desperately that she is blinded by Charles’ charm. Half of What You See explores the thin line between genius and insanity and entices with themes of spirituality and intrigue. Watch the action-packed drama layered with suspense unfold, as Keriah and the Get Fly Crew match wits with an unexpected adversary who threatens to change their lives forever.
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Mother's Day Giveaway!!!
We are doing a Mother's Day giveaway with Harriet Returned!
Five lucky Mothers will receive the following:
1. Harriet Returned t-shirt
2. Free signed copy of "Half of What You See: The Scars of Love" new release
3. $20.00 VISA gift card
To enter to win
1. Share/repost this on your FB or IG page and tag @harrietreturned
2. Follow Harriet Returned on Facebook and/or Instagram
3. Tag a mom who deserves to win in the comments