About Emem Uko
Emem Uko has gained recognition for her unique plot-twisting and suspense-filled writing style, which leaves readers wanting more. She has written five fictional books.
Emem started a blog in 2010, in grad school, as a way of “reducing ideas in her head and leaving room for school assignments.” She still writes on her blog, Z and S, which covers a wide range of topics from fashion to TV series. She illustrates books as well. Emem resides in Massachusetts and is currently working on another book. Feel free to engage and follow her writing journey on this website. Read more
“The Place That Gave”
Buzzcut, doll face, secret prude and healthy snacks brand ambassador, Theana Green, loses her money, boyfriend, and reputation in a matter of days. She thought her ‘rags to riches’ story would stay on “riches” for a long time. But the discovery of illegal additives in the snacks she promoted kicked her back to the bottom of the pit. The once-beloved doll was now a disliked troll. Even an escape to a distant village in Nigeria couldn’t hide her from mistrust and scheming of the villagers. Her plan to reinvent herself wasn’t working…and a sexy crooner with a face that could melt even the strongest of icebergs refuses to leave her alone!
Heartthrob and talented musician, Ramsey Edet makes women lose their cool. Despite his success and fame, his bad reputation kept catching up with him. One sight of Theana looking like a chocolate beauty that walked out of an Afremov painting was all it took to get him interested in what life had to offer after all.
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Music DJ? Sure. Being the frontman of a popular band in a foreign country? Never in his wildest dreams. Anders finds himself living a cool life but at a price of projecting an effeminate image to the public.
His fans love it. They’ve only known him since his makeover after his debut as a singer. They don’t know the manly Anders. But the girl he wants to notice him thinks he’s not her type. Now he has to choose between his public image and his private life. Millions of fans versus one? Their happiness or his happiness?
“Emem Uko takes you on a suspense-filled journey on the behind-the-scenes struggles of the lead vocalist of a boy band. A journey of growth, loss and finding a long-needed love. It is music to your ears. You will want it on repeat.”
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Circumstances have made Emma grow up so fast within a year. Janus, the sequel to Façade, explores how she handles a budding career, grief, and danger. After getting the part of a much-talked-about movie role, Emma’s path as an actress seems promising. But she finds that her journey in the movie world is full of pot holes. Rumors rise as easily as fog. Enemies are made as fast as a spinning wheel. Privacy is precious, but cannot be achieved easily. Is the life of an actress for her?
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“HERS TO TELL”
Reviews of Hers to Tell on Amazon.com
“Hers To Tell is fast paced, suspenseful and intriguing read, full of twists and turns…Emem does a wonderful job both developing her story lines and characters. As a mystery and thriller reader, I would highly recommend this novel to anyone who is a fan of a good mystery.”
“I found this book very intriguing and intensely suspenseful! I did not want to put it down until I finished reading it. I like the plot and the moral of the story!”
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Reviews of Facade on Amazon.com
“I love this book! … I like how the story unfolds the life of Emma; very well written. Kudos to the author!”
“Amazon just asked for one word to describe the mood of the book and I clicked on “lighthearted” and then thought oh wait i think it’s “hopeful” and now I’m wondering if “thoughtful” is perhaps the better one …”
“If you haven’t read this book yet, You are really missing out! I opened this book and I couldn’t put it down!”
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