Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: Kenyatta Kelechi

We take great pride in celebrating the work of our successful self-publishing authors, and we do so each week through our Self-Publishing Author Spotlight. This week we highlight self-publishing author Kenyatta Kelechi, who has published three titles with Outskirts Press.

Kenyatta Kelechi invites his readers into his world through his personal memoir, and then continues to provide glimpses of his previous soldier experience in his later works. Learn more about Leigh through this week’s Self-Publishing Author Spotlight.

About the Author:
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Kenyatta Kelechi served 24 years in the Armed Forces and also earned a Bachelor of  Arts degree, specializing in literature, at the University of Hawaii, West O’ahu.  Through his transition from the strict Marine life to an laid back island life, Kenyatta began writing and found a passion with his written works. He now lives  in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and family.

9781432771485_cov.inddWhere Time Has No Meaning:
A Young Marine leaves the Harsh Military Life for the Heavenly Hawaiian Culture

Where Time Has No Meaning, Kelechi brings readers into his world and shares personal stories and memories through the story. Where Time Has No Meaning is a personal memoir that follows a soldier’s successful transition to civilian life after serving in the Marines. It follows the journey and path to love and being accepted by a loving family who helped him develop a new life full of opportunity. Where Time Has No Meaning teaches readers about the laid back Hawaiian culture and the obstacles that follow after a long tour of duty proving that you can overcome and live comfortably.

Product details…
Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream, 106 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (May 17, 2011)
ISBN10: 1432771485
ISBN13: 9781432771485
Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs

Her Justice, His Revenge

In Her Justice, His Revenge, a brother and sister differ on how to avenge their parents’ murder. The book follows Stacy Rand, cover (14)who is a young civil litigation attorney and her brother Sergeat First Class Othello Rand. Othello spend several months in a dangerous war zone only to come home a different person. Stacy quickly realizes that Othello did not go into the service to serve his patriotic duty, but rather to fulfill vengeance he has in his heart over their parent’s death. Kelechi draws readers in with a secret love affair, pending legal issues, deep rooted vengeance and the need for justice.

Product details…
Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream, 98 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (May 16, 2012)
ISBN10: 1432789872
ISBN13: 9781432789879
Genre: FICTION / Action & Adventure


Long Journey To Iraq

cover (15)Long Journey to Iraq, introduces readers to Janine Ancheta, a 22-year old just trying to get by and pay her college tuition. When her father suddenly passes away, her dream of managing his popular bar is shattered and she quickly realizes that joining the Marines is her best option for a better life and education. What she didn’t realize is the high cost of enlistment in the Marine Corp. After 13 long, tough weeks of basic training, Janine is issued a M16 rifle and deployed overseas to the war-torn country of Iraq. There, she will need to rely on the many life lessons she learned from her parents and her uncle, a former career Marine himself, to navigate life war, and her own survival.

Product details…
Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream, 205 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (May 09, 2014)
ISBN10: 1478731311
ISBN13: 9781478731313
Genre: FICTION / Action & Adventure


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