Jumoke Okuwobi

Jumoke Okuwobi is a romance writer. Born in Lagos in she wrote her first short story at the age of fifteen and developed a love for writing. She studied Literature-in-English at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. “The Affair” and some other short stories were written as a hobby while working in various establishments. These can be found on her website www.jumiesbit.com Jumoke draws inspiration from her years of working with the Media, Oil and Gas sector and the Banking Industry, as well as socializing and meeting people. Jumoke lives in Lagos with her Husband. A Ration of Thorns is her first novel.

Books by Jumoke Okuwobi

a ration of thorns

From a steamy sexy beginning through a roller coaster ride of emotions A Ration of Thorns is a narrative, compelling and suspense-filled novel, that explores the cruelty of lust, the fragility of love and the power of forgiveness. An intricately woven story told from three perspective all centered on an act of infidelity. After years of struggling with infertility, Lydia Adeyeri has a one night affair with a stranger of another race and colour and gets pregnant. Unable to keep this as a secret she reveals the act to her husband and thus began a battle of wits and the road to self-discovery and forgiveness for this middle aged couple. The story also explores a man’s perspective on adultery and health.

spirited obsession

Silver spoon Tokunbo Taylor is a man con?icted and disillusioned, the only thing keeping him from losing his mind was his obsession for the one woman that he could not have. A story of love tainted with betrayal and blind ambitions. Growing under the shadow of an oppressive father, in the wealthy suburbs of Ikoyi Lagos, Tokunbo !nds love with the unsuitable Omolola. When their love was tested Tokunbo would have to !nd succor for his broken heart in his newly found faith. With betrayal from those closest to him, his pastor, his father and hiswife, will Tokunbo be able to survive with his sanity intact or will he succumb to his problems?

when he's not a stranger and other stories

A short collection of stories centering on the various complexities of human emotions. The assault on a beauty queen, from a place of refuge in an unfamiliar environment, extrapolates the frailties of human emotions. It is a storytelling of a collective sit out of mature storytellers spilling their utmost secrets of sober reflections of what life has thrown at them. To an impossible love story of an older woman and a younger man.


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