Musician and Entrepreneur M. Lachi, Releases Debut Full Length Novel

NEW YORK, NY – 06 Oct, 2015 – Grammy nominated songwriter, successful entrepreneur, speaker and a cappella guru M. Lachi will debut her Socio-Fantasy novel, “The Ivory Staff” published under Library Tales Publishing, on October 23, 2015. Lachi will host an accompanying book launch party on October 17 at the Shrine World Music and Arts Venue on the Upper West Side, to include musical guest performances and a special acoustic performance by Lachi herself.

M. Lachi, an acclaimed recording and performing artist and president of the distinguished Federal Toastmasters club in New York City, had been working towards the completion and publication of “The Ivory Staff” for several years while traveling to Africa and Europe, subsequently working on her Master’s degree at NYU and touring with her sundry musical projects. In addition to being the founder of the successful a cappella group, the UNC Cadence, and the emerging a cappella group Mezzo, Lachi is the founder of Music Scribes, a music transcription outfit specializing in arranging and custom scoring.  Along with Enchanted Book Promotions, Lachi will embark on a virtual blog and radio tour from mid October to mid November, where arious blogs and radio outlets will review, interview and feature “The Ivory Staff”.

Set on an island off the eastern coast of North Africa, “The Ivory Staff” is a story about Samiyah, a young and smart yet impoverished girl who seeks to transcend her destitute class by showcasing her prowess to the regal establishment.  After a run of raucous adventures, she finds herself among the daunting elite.  However, having gone from the ignorant bliss of simple peasant life to the sobering misery of the base evils of power-hungry men, Samiyah faces a series of terrible personal trials liable to determine the outcome of an imminent, bloody revolution.

Rife with passionate dialog, edgy suspense, and epic conflict, this Dark Fairy Tale follows our heroine as she journeys to heal a nation broken by the internal prejudices of class warfare, armed with nothing but determination.

“The plot is flowered with subplots and compelling characters that readers will definitely fall in love with. M. Lachi exhibits the uncanny gift of bringing back the old art of common sense into storytelling, and it is this aspect of the story that creates the striking realism that permeates its every page.”
 – Romuald Dzemo for Readers’ Favorite

“You have stepped unsuspecting into a whimsical, captivating, unpredictable world and you will not be let out until the final stroke of Lachi’s pen. This was a thoroughly enjoyable read; all 365 pages easily done in one sitting… The Ivory Staff introduces Lachi as a consummate writer.”
 – Fifi Edem of New Books Nigeria

M. Lachi is available for interviews and appearances, and The Ivory Staff is available for review.

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Company Name: “The Ivory Staff”
Contact Person: M. Lachi
Country: United States