Portia is a journey through several generations of a family as perceived through the senses, emotions and memories of one of its courageous, insightful and non-crowd following members, Portia. The story realistically examines certain aspects of existence, perseverance and love between family members as well as the tenderness and affection which can only occur between soul mates. From a young lady coming of age to a career woman glimpsing her own mortality while confronting an uncertain future, Portia will tug on the reader’s heart strings all along the way.
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“A Wonderful, Powerful Story”

Five Star Review on Amazon By Wanda E. Moorman

Denise Turney successfully captured the past, present and future all in one book. Her characters were well developed, and the story line was very touching. The strength of Portia was unbelieveable. She overcame a major obstacle in her life through her faith in God, love for her family, and the strength of her relationship with the man she loved.
Portia was about family and the importance of maintaining close family ties. Portia is a story I won’t forget!

About the Author

Denise Turney is the author of Portia, Love Has Many Faces, Spiral, Long Walk Up, Rosetta’s Great Hope and Love Pour Over Me. She is also a two-time Navy Achievement Medal winner.

Her works have appeared in various national and international periodicals among which include: Parade, Madame Noire, USA Today, Obsidian II, Essence, The Pittsburgh Quarterly, The Bucks County Courier Times, The Trenton Times, Sisters In Style, Today’s Black Woman and The Trenton State College Literary Review.

Denise Turney has spoken at the prestigious Spelman College, facilitated the Women of Color: Financial Independence Conference at the Philadelphia Community College, The Aspiring Writer’s Conference in Philadelphia, and served as a panelist for Take Our Daughters To Work Day at Merrill Lynch in Princeton, New Jersey. Denise travels the country speaking and connecting with readers at large national events that host 40,000 – 1 million attendees.

As a journalist and editor, Denise has interviewed a number of distinguished artists and leaders, including Roland Martin, Omar Tyree, Francis Ray, Grammy-award nominee and nationally renowned Native American poet, essayist and speaker, Awiakta, presidential speech writer, Michael Johns, journalist – Diane Writer, Dan Poynter, Troy Johnson, and bestselling author Tracy Thompson.

PERSONAL NOTE FROM DENISE: Dear Reader, your support is invaluable! Pick up a copy of one my books (Love Has Many Faces, Spiral, Long Walk Up, Rosetta’s Great Hope, Love Pour Over Me) right here at Amazon.com.

I’d love for you to evolve with me, reader and writer!

With Appreciation and Happy Reading!

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