Author Archives: toniimariekelly
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/03/sports/baseball/major-leagues-have-proposal-to-ease-path-for-cuban-players.html Just spotted this article in the New York Times. Hmmmm. . . . Internet and baseball, two of the most effective ways to take down a regime? I vote the Internet #1. What sport would you pick as the … Continue reading
I can’t believe it has been so long since I posted anything here! In the meantime, Obama has opened relations with Cuba, the US Interests section is reopened in Havana and flights are about to resume. Amazing! In the meantime, … Continue reading
Like first love, my first novel release has been full of angst, anxiety and all the other ‘a’ words that indicate uncertainty. When I was a kid, the old he-loves-me he-loves-me not as I ripped apart a simple daisy did … Continue reading
Since I began writing Antonio’s Glove, I lost four family members through car accident, heart attack and that most ruthless opponent of all, old age. I transferred my own grief into the angst Tomas experiences when his own life dissolves into … Continue reading
ROMANTIC PICKS #NEWRELEASE Antonios Glove by Tonii Marie Kelly.
The Miami Herald owned the story of the Mariel Boatlift in 1980. While Antonio’s Glove uses the events of that year as a backdrop, I have found the boatlift is not widely known. Go to http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922229.html for a comprehensive database … Continue reading
I began this book several years ago, and never dreamed an agreement between the US and Cuba would catch up to my story and surpass it. I have to wonder, was this an attempt by the United States to prevent another Mariel … Continue reading
ROMANTIC PICKS #UPCOMINGRELEASE Antonio’s Glove by Tonii Marie Kelly.
YA thriller set in 1980s Cuba Need excitement? Escape Cuba with two brothers linked by a psychic bond, Santeria and Fidel Castro’s attempt to empty his jails. Amazon US: http://ow.ly/J5op5 Amazon UK: http://ow.ly/J5oCp iTunes: http://ow.ly/J5pcg Nook: http://ow.ly/J5oYT Kobo: http://ow.ly/J5pr1 Scribd: … Continue reading