Joanne Simon Tailele

Joanne Simon Tailele was born a mid-west girl in Youngstown Ohio and wrote her first short story at the age of ten in blue colored pencil. It was titled “The Mystery of the Missing Marble.” For most of her life, writing was for pleasure only. In 2010, Tailele wrote her first novel. Two and a half years of edits and rewrites later, it was ready for publication. ACCIDENT is the reincarnated version of that original story. It is available on Amazon in print and e-book.

A second novel, Town Without Mercy released in January 2014. “I love Jodi Picoult’s description of her stories, coined ‘moral fiction.’ I do not expect to change the minds of my readers, however, I hope to cause them to re-think difficult contemporary issues and see them through a different lens.”

June 19, 2015, launched the biography of Mari-Rae Sopper, Within Her Grasp. . Her dream was to be a professional gymnast. Sometimes her tumultuous personality got in her way. Her climb was slow, but focused and determined. Finally, it was all within her grasp. The day was September 11, 2001.

Her next women’s fiction, Re-homing Pigeon, is about “when international adoption goes all wrong.” Cecile Beaudreax thinks her dreams of motherhood are dashed forever when she is trapped in an attic during Hurricane Katrina. But on the other side of the world, six-year-old Natalia Varishnokov is destined to be her daughter. It will take gaining, and losing Natalia for Cecile to finally understand true motherly love.

Ms. Tailele currently resides on Marco Island on the SW Gulf coast of Florida with her husband. The proud the parents of six his-and-hers kids and ten grandkids, they spend their time boating, golfing and enjoying the white sandy beach of Marco Island.

Author Joanne Simon Tailele is past president of Marco Island Writers. She is author of two Contemporary Women’s Fiction titled Accident and Town Without Mercy.

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Rehoming Pigeon by Joanne Simon Tailele

When Cecile Boudreaux and husband, Armand, adopt six-year-old Natalia from Russia, they think their dreams of being a whole family are complete. But things don’t go exactly as planned. Natalia has her own agenda to get back to her brother, Nikolai no matter what. When things reach a breaking point, unthinkable decisions have to be made. It will take love and loss before everyone recognizes the many faces of family.

Review: Joanne Tailele’s novel, Rehoming Pigeons: I was happily engaged in the story’s clever melding of seemingly unconnected events. And, those taking place inside dark Russia. Not only of the vivid physical descriptions but of the social/political environment of the time. I felt I was actually there experiencing it.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Family Life, Literature & Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Women, Domestic Life

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