Donna Meredith interviews Tamatha Cain, author of “Only Oona”

Tamatha Cain’s latest novel, Only Oona, focuses on the life of Oona Chaplin. The daughter of famous playwright Eugene O’Neill, Oona marries famed silent film star Charlie Chaplin. The novel paints a vivid portrait of a warm and intelligent woman who rubbed shoulders with many of the most prominent creative people of her times, such […]

“Song of the Chimney Sweep,” by Tamatha Cain

Reviewed by Donna Meredith The rich musical history of Jacksonville, Florida, provides an appealing backdrop for Tamatha Cain’s debut novel Song of the Chimney Sweep (Orange Blossom Publishing, August 2022). R&B, jazz, and rock stars with Jacksonville roots making appearances include the Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ray Charles, Ma Rainey, Blind Blake, and James Weldon […]