Pure Escapism!

To get your copy of SPIRAL, you just need to tell me where to send it.

 

Get It Now

The Salzburg Saga: One plane crash. One extraordinary faith. One million lies.

Spiral

Left to raise her three younger siblings at the tender age of seventeen, Nina Bishop is…

Read more…

Buy now on Amazon US
Buy now on Amazon UK
Buy now on Apple iBooks

Torn

After their plane crash, the survivors had hoped things wouldn’t get worse, but the…

Read more…

Buy now on Amazon US
Buy now on Amazon UK
Buy now on Apple iBooks

Awaken

Nina watched with hope as rescue planes arrived. Then watched in horror as those planes left without them.

Read more

 

Before Salzburg

One second and one lie is all it took to turn life on its head.

Read more

Coming soon

Rise: LIes. Rejection. Inspiration.

Rise

A young sculptress paralyzed by past rejection
A life shackled by lies
A truth waiting to be discovered

Read more…

Buy now on Amazon US
Buy now on Amazon UK
Buy now on Apple iBooks

Non-fiction: Undeniable truths. Spiritual insights. Big questions answered. 

Receive launch updates for 'Before We Become Extinct.'

Join the unleashing

BACKGROUND

D. U. (Davina Uchenna) Okonkwo is the author of RISE, The Salzburg Saga books, and with her sister, co-wrote the nonfiction title, Before We Become Extinct. She was born and raised in London, United Kingdom. An avid reader from a young age, she cites her favourite childhood books as Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume, Hacker by Marjorie Blackman, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis, and The Twits by Roald Dahl.

Davina began to write her own stories at age ten and would give them to her schoolteachers to read. Not limiting herself to any one genre, she wrote stories about children’s fiction, romances, and mysteries. She fondly remembers enjoying her mock GCSE English exam at age 15 because she was required to write a story:  “I wrote about a teenage girl who finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her,” she recalls. “I remember my teacher giving me an A grade and writing at the end of the paper, ‘What a creep!’

She didn’t think about writing again for several years and instead pursued higher education and graduated with honours in European Business with Spanish from the University of Salford. The course had included an ERASMUS placement in La Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.

It was when, upon graduating and working full time, that the idea of writing once again occurred to her. While in a bookstore she suddenly had the thought, ‘I wonder what it would be like to write a book one day.” She says that as soon as she had the thought, a powerful jolt seemed to go through her, actually pushing her back a step. Dismissing the strange sensation she left the bookstore but it was later that very same day that the idea for RISE surfaced.

She wrote and revised RISE around her full time day job. While she did so, digital changes began shaking up the publishing industry. It was seeing how these digital changes were empowering authors that made Davina decide to publish RISE independently. In the summer of 2014 she launched her own publishing company, A Few Words Press Limited. RISE was the first book published under AFWP in January 2015.

In her spare time she enjoys salsa dancing, spa breaks, swimming, which she does several times a week with her favourite pair of swimming fins, and watching tennis.

CONTACT

You can also email me at davina (at) duokonkwo (dot) com
Thank you for taking the time to contact me.

Where Should I Send It?

Enter your email address to get SPIRAL delivered to your inbox. You’ll also be added to my Readers’ Group and you’ll be the first to know next time I have some cool stuff to give away. (You can unsubscribe at any time)

You have Successfully Subscribed!