Author Claudette Carrida Jeffrey and Carrick Publishing Release New Coming of Age Women’s Fiction "The Color of Life"

Author Claudette Carrida Jeffrey is pleased to announce the release of her coming of age women’s fiction, "The Color of Life." This is the second book in the Claire Soublet book series. Book one, "A Brown Paper Bag and A Fine Tooth Comb" was released in November 2013.

Napa, CA, September 27, 2015 --( When 23-year-old Claire Soublet arrives in New York City to begin her new life, she has no idea that after only four days a situation will arise forcing her to return to New Orleans. Growing up mired in years of hardship and being abandoned by family through death and disinterest, she manages to scratch and claw her way out of that life. And in the process, get a college education. Back in New Orleans and not ready to succumb to her old life, she enlists the help of her high school friend. They devise a plan to, once again, get Claire out of her hometown. With their new-found relationship, they return to New York together.

The Color of Life is available in both print and ebook formats.

Book Details:
The Color of Life
Claire Soublet Book Series, Volume 2
By Claudette Carrida Jeffrey
Publisher: Carrick Publishing
Published: June 21, 2015
ISBN: 978-1772420166
Pages: 364
Genre: Coming of Age, Women's Fiction

About The Author:
Claudette Carrida Jeffrey, a native New Orleanian, is a retired teacher who lives in Northern California. The Color of Life is her second book of four in the Claire Soublet Series. A Brown Paper Bag and A Fine Tooth Comb (2012) begins the coming of age story of Claire Soublet, a young Creole of Color, growing up in 1940s and 50s New Orleans.

For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact:

Claudette Carrida Jeffrey
Email: nola1934 (at)
Claudette Carrida Jeffrey