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Yellow Calla Lilies

A gripping tale that chronicles the life of Olivia Kay Williams, an aspiring fashion model from Chicago who relocates to Los Angeles with her factory worker boyfriend and two kids after escaping an abusive marriage. In 1976, Olivia is a smash on the Los Angeles modeling scene, but her success on the runway is short-lived when Floyd decides to leave her without writing a "dear john" letter, she innocently discovers that her Grammy-Award gospel singing brother's darkest secret, marries a man on a whim in Las Vegas , and gets fired for her aging appearance. Olivia is forced to reinvent her life and crawls back to Floyd; the same guy who left her high and dry in California. Yellow Calla Lily flowers serve as a powerful metaphor for Olivia's unforgettable, comeback!

  • Marcellena Styles
    Yellow Calla Lilies Novel
  • Marcellena Styles
    BET Contributing Writer
    BET Contributing Writer
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Writer Biography - Marcellena Styles

Marcellena Styles is a Radio, Television, and Film graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She has worked as a contributing writer for BET (Black Entertainment Television). Ms. Styles' career highlights include serving as Chief of Human Resources for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; where she developed and designed procedural training manuals.

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I love life and the art of storytelling! It's just that simple. I've always been fascinated with the entertainment industry and decided to make the transition to become a full time writer five years ago, when my children left the nest. Best day of my life! My film production and publishing firm, "Child Please! LLC, will launch January 2018. I'm so excited to build a consortium and clearing house for other amazing story tellers. Child please! I'm having the time of my life.