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$15 Amazon/PP (3 winners WW)-Yefon: The Red Necklace (Vol 1)-Sahndra Fon Dufe-Ends 8/3 ‪#‎yefontherednecklace‬

Thursday, July 10, 2014


It was quite interesting to read how, just as I was growing up here in the US, women in another country were living. Although Women's Lib did not start until sometime in the 60's I think it was or maybe even later we had it easy compared to the way women were treated in Cameroon! If you were different, and dared to be different--heaven help you! Yefon was definitely not a conformist--she wanted to learn to read and definitely did not want to marry someone with multiple wives which was the norm. The only person who understood her, strangely enough, was her father. He was murdered when she was a young teenager. He had given her a gift of a red necklace which she never took off.

The only woman in the community who did not want to marry the Prince was Yefon-----of course as luck would have it--guess who he picked. She finds him on their engagement night with her long time arch enemy and manages to escape out of the palace. She is bound and determined to walk to the larger city and begin her own life. Several near catastrophes happen along the way. Just when she thinks she is safe--the driver who she thought would help her-recognizes who she is and the story ends with him gleefully driving her back to the Prince-------to be continued.

And how does the Red Necklace figure into all this? You will have to read the book to find out!



A powerful, emotional tale of ambition and courage by Cameroonian-born Sahndra Fon Dufe, the Common Wealth of Nations recognized author of 'Dear momma'. (2004)

Yefon: The RedNecklace (YRN) is the first book of the YEFON trilogy series. It will have you wrapped up with emotions you didn’t know you had!

Young tribal girl, Yefon Labam, knows she’s different.

During the 1950's, in her Central African village, women are uneducated and are expected to either work on a farm or be one of many wives, but Yefon dares for more—she wants to learn how to read, even if looking at a book could mean her death.  Although everyone thinks she’s an abomination, including her mother and sisters, her father knows she’s destined for greater things.

When he is murdered, Yefon clings to the gift he gave her for inspiration—a red necklace. She soon comes to realize that the necklace is no ordinary ornament, but a talisman crafted by the spirits. Yefon walks a dangerous path that could lead to her freedom…or her death.

THE TRILOGY BEGINS.....


5% from the sales of EACH copy of YEFON hardcover novel is going to one of the following charities:

LOURDES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

BUI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS ( MamaVerla Project)

WORLD LITERARY CRUSCADE

TERRERAI TRENT's TINOGONA FOUNDATION (http://www.tinogona.org/)


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Actress/ Writer/ Producer/ Humanitarian/ CEO

Cameroonian-born author, actress, humanitarian and business mogul Sahndra Fon Dufe is the young CEO of African Pictures International, and the co-founder of Gifted Minds Africa Foundation. 

She works at exposing the history, culture, and truth about Africa, women and the spirit within. The remarkable actress has been featured in numerous feature films, and commercials, and presently lives in Los Angeles with her hunk of a man, a closet full of shoes and too many vintage clothes. 

Sahndra spends her spare time perfecting her craft and soul-searching, on a journey to regain wholeness and cure the spirit. She also hunts for Egyptian artifacts, pieces which have captivated her imagination since childhood.

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The children's book is coming soon!


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24 comments :

Kung Phoo said...

I am guessing the red necklaces is a safety net her father told her about. Nice cliffhanger..

Ashley P said...

This seems like an interesting story.

Paula Parker said...

Wow. This looks like a fast paced- adventurous book. Thanks for the heads up.

Annemarie Leblanc said...

I've never heard of the book before, I might give it a read.

Scott said...

I'm more interested in learning about the children's book that's coming! What age range is it for?

Masshole Mommy said...

I need to get my hands on a copy of that. It sounds like a great book!

Melanie @ bear rabbit bear said...

This looks like a very interesting read- you make it sound that way, anyways! Thanks for the giveaway!

Sherrie Bama said...

Sounds like a book that I might could really get into. I like good stories.

nova hedges said...

an extraordinary novel about woman, this is very inspiring.

Stacey Gibbon said...

Looks like an interesting read. Thanks for sharing & hosting the giveaway!

Leela said...

Yefon: The RedNecklace.

Ria C said...

It's quite an intriguing story and I don't mind having a copy to read and understand the relevance of that red necklace to Yefon.

What I don't get is why society or men think they have the right to mandate what's supposed to be in a girl's life? That's a very backward mentality. I hope the protagonist of the story finds her freedom.

mail4rosey said...

Ah, a teaser. And of course she is the one picked!! :) I'm all entered, thanks for hosting the giveaway.

Liz Mays said...

I had read a bit about that book recently and it sounds super interesting! The giveaway would cover the cost of the book. Yay!

Debi @ Life Currents said...

Great write-up. Thanks so much for sharing this book. And, thanks too for the giveaway!

Krystal Butherus said...

Thanks for the book review. Great writing! The giveaway is generous, thanks!

rj7777 said...

French and in an audiobook too. More languages too. Rita Spraten

Shannah @ Just Us Four said...

Interesting book! Thanks for the review.

Lexie Lane said...

Ooh! Very intriguing! I love stories where an object of some sort is a total mystery!

Payal Bansal said...

Looks like very interesting and intriguing story about women

Maddi'sMommy said...

What an intriguing book! I love women who dare to be different.

jenn huey said...

I am not exactly sure what you mean by what version is coming out but I did learn that there is a HARDCOVER ONLY FOR $25.95

jenn huey said...

If I don't win this, I am running right out and buying it; this is exactly the type of books that keep me up all night reading

Julie Baswell said...

I wish it hadn't ended the way it did. I so want to find out more.

 
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