Reading & Signing + Q & A
Tenth Year in the Sun
M.L.’s debut novel, “Tenth Year in the Sun”, is a women’s fiction story inspired by her experiences and the connections she made in her life abroad. “Tenth Year in the Sun” weaves together the lives of a multi-cultural sisterhood as the best friends journey into the fullness of womanhood and endeavor to honor a ten-year commitment.Ten years after a wild promise made on the heels of an epic girls’ trip, Adoma finds herself in a ritzy harbor 1000 miles away from the nearest mainland, the east coast of Africa. There she awaits the arrival of her three best friends, her ‘soul sisters’, for their spontaneously committed reunion. While awaiting them, Adoma trails off in thought and memories of the series of events which brought them to this stage in their lives – the twists and turns of life and love all come alive.
In high school, M.L. Wonder dabbled in poetry, but it would be over twenty years before she entertained the idea of writing as a career. She received her B.A. from U.T. and went on to a career in H.R. in Houston and D.C. before eventually working for the Dept. of State as a U.S. diplomat overseas. There, she experienced many fulfilling moments as she travelled and worked around the world. Later, when M.L. tried her hand at fiction, she made sisterhood and culture a recurring theme in her work. She crafts her inspirational literature from her home base in Austin, Texas. For more information about her book, check out TenthYearintheSun.com.