Author: Savanna Welles

Valerie Wilson Wesley, who also writes under the pseudonym Savanna Welles, is the author of the Tamara Hayle Mystery series and of three novels including Playing My Mother’s Blues, Always True to You in My Fashion and Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do for which she received the 2000 award for excellence in adult fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA). Her Tamara Hayle mysteries include When Death Comes Stealing, Devil's Gonna Get Him, Where Evil Sleeps, No Hiding Place, Easier to Kill, The Devil Riding, Dying in the Dark, and Of Blood and Sorrow. Most of her books have been Blackboard bestsellers, and When Death Comes Stealing was nominated for a Shamus award. Her mysteries have been published in Great Britain, France, Germany and Poland and her novels in Germany.