It is FOR and ABOUT authors. Here we shine the light on authors who we've read, reviewed, and recommend to others. In this edition we are shining our light on another gifted author.
Keith Thomas Walker is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Life After, Fixin’ Tyrone, Dripping Chocolate and The Realest Ever. He enjoys reading, poetry and music of all genres. Originally from Fort Worth, he is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University. Keith has won numerous “Best Author” and “Best Male Author” awards from a variety of book clubs.
GETTING TO KNOW KEITH…
What was your favorite food as a child? Nachos.
My first kiss was: at a school dance. I was so in love with that girl!
What is your favorite outdoor activity? Swimming.
My biggest celebrity crush is: Sanaa Lathan.
What was the first thing you bought with your own money? I'm sure it was a big, fat cheeseburger, but I don't remember.
The funniest fan mail/tweet I’ve gotten said: "OMG, is *** really ***???" It was funny to me, but they were really shocked, thinking I killed a main character.
If you could play any sport professionally, which would you choose? Mixed martial arts.
Do you have a nickname? Kdub (in certain circles), KT and KTW.
What one word describes you best? Efficient.
What trait do you most admire in women? Smarts.
What’s next for Keith? Brick House 2, coming in January. Korah Stewart and Brock “Brick” Avery are still reveling in their sizzling, whirlwind romance. With the prized contract secured, Brick is willing to share the spoils. But love may be an obstacle for the competing contractors. Meanwhile Devin and Yolanda struggle to see eye to eye, and Texas Builders is dealt a devastating blow. Korah fights to keep her family and her company together, and Brick must decide if commitment was ever on his agenda.
PRAISE FOR LIFE AFTER
"Once again Keith T Walker has written a book that is so realistic; I always love how he makes his characters real and normal. Great Job." - Demetris Mosley
"Wonderful story of love, lies, and second chances. As with his other novels, I couldn't put this book down until the end." - T. Williams
PRAISE FOR FIXIN’ TYRONE
"This story FIXIN' TYRONE proves with love, and someone to believe in you people can and will make changes. Mr. Walker's debut novel teaches, you to take charge of your life and not let the ugly keep you down. This story was a delight to read." - The RAWSISTAZ (tm) Reviewers
"OMG! Mr. Walker had me at page two! 'Fixin Tyrone' has it all and the chorography of this story is so well done - I don't know if Mr. Walker is a pipe layer but he is a PAGE LAYER for sure! I love Mia - an independent single mother, the characters around both Mia and Tyrone are a perfect mix! The love scenes are toe curling, blistering heat - you CANNOT read this book out in public (I tried). Oh yes, a MAN can write a romance story! GET THIS BOOK! "Fixin Tyrone" is the perfect book club read as the diverse topics within this story will have women talking and hopefully `fixin' for a long time! Hurry up and write the second book Mr. Walker!" - Denise Bolds
PRAISE FOR THE REALEST EVER
"Simply loved this book... It was truly the realest ever, It was good to see people arent millionaires to get a story regular people needs love too.. that is what I enjoy about Keith Books...A Must read one again Mr walker has done it again.. great job loved it..Keep the good work up..." - Sharon Blount
"I could not put this book down. It was refreshing and a delight...Bravo, Keith Thomas Walker. This was a nice book." - OOSA