September 3, 2015

Tyora Moody When Memories Fade Virtual Book Tour


PROLOGUE from When Memories Fade

Victory Gospel Series, Book 2

by Tyora Moody


She gripped the steering wheel in fear as she calculated every move he made. For the last hour,

he held the gun in her direction. What if she jerked the car off the road? No. She wanted to live.

Still the car accident had to be better than what he would do to her. She had no idea where they

were going.


“Pull over, right up here.” He turned his hot breath on her. “Do it now.”

With as much ease as her trembling body allowed, she slowed the car and pulled to the side of

the road. There hadn’t been another car for miles on this back road. The sun had disappeared

as cloudy, dark gray skies loomed ahead.


He cocked the gun towards her chest. “Get out.”


Her hands felt ice cold as she struggled to grasp the door handle.


“Come on,” he growled.


She yanked the door handle and scrambled out of the car to face her abductor.

The man waved the gun and yelled, “Start walking.”


Sticks and leaves crunched as they walked into the mass of trees. From a distance, she saw

lightning streak across the sky. A cool breeze whipped through the trees but it brought no

comfort. Her heart raced as if she had just run a marathon. She choked back a sob. He was

going to kill her.


To think how much she had trusted him. It never would have crossed her mind that he would

hurt her. More lightning split the sky followed by an intense rumble of thunder. The trees shook

their limbs as if taunting her for being so naïve.




She turned and noticed he’d cocked his head like he heard something. Was someone else out



He swung the gun an inch from her temple. “Get down.”




“Get on your knees,” he snarled.

She fell on her knees, feeling the earth beneath her. Her heart lurched as the thunder roared like

an angry lion above their heads. Big drops of rain began to crash around them. She shut her

eyes tight not believing this was her fate. “Please, God help me,” she prayed fervently.


When she opened her eyes an answer laid near her, barely covered by leaves. She glanced up

at him. His eyes had grown wilder as he paced around her. He seemed to be having a

conversation, but she couldn’t understand a word he was saying. The rain was falling harder

now, soaking her clothes. She peered down at the ground again. Why not? What did she have to

lose? She had to do something.


She scooped the smooth rock from the muddy ground. Her dormant softball skills kicked in as

she zoned in on his hand. Not waiting another second, she swung the rock with all her might.


The rock smacked him square on the hand and he dropped the gun. “No, you …”


She leapt forward like a track runner and headed into the trees. As she ran, the oddest memory

of a Sunday School lesson entered her mind. The one about Lot’s wife. God told her not to look

back, but she did and lost her life.


His voice bellowed behind her.


“Don’t look back,” She told herself as she ran. “Don’t. Look. Back.”


View the book trailer below.

When Memories Fade



Victory Gospel Series




Please leave your comments on this blog post. You could win a copy of When Memories Fade. 

  • Three (3) copies will be given away during this tour.
  • There will be a GRAND PRIZE – All the books in the Victory Gospel Series (When Rain Falls and When Memories Fade) will be included in a special customized Thirty-One Gift Bag –



How do I let go of my past to receive God’s future for me?


Angel Roberts has embraced her new faith, but past memories remain fresh. When her beloved grandmother suffers a stroke, Angel sets out to investigate a mystery that has created family tensions and lingered since she was five years old. What happened to her mother?

She teams up with investigative reporter, Wes Cade, a man obsessed with his Alzheimer stricken grandfather’s remaining memories. As Angel lets her guard down with Wes, his determination to get the story could push her to the edge. Is his interest in her or the story?

Angel must conquer her fears to find the truth. Unknown to her someone close is working feverishly to stop Angel from unlocking the truth of what really happened to her mother. Who will win?

T_Moody_author-0556About the Author

Tyora Moody is an author and entrepreneur.  Her debut novel, When Rain Falls, was released March 2012 (Urban Christian). This is the first book in the Victory Gospel series. The second book in the Victory Gospel Series, when Memories Fade, will be released in April 2013 (Urban Christian).

Deep Fried Trouble, the first book in the Eugeena Patterson Mystery series will be released June 2013.

Tyora has coined her books as Soul-Searching Suspense.  She is a member of Sisters in Crime and American Christian Fiction Writers. She served as a judge for the Christy Awards for three years.

She owns and operates, a design and marketing company.  For over twelve years, she has worked with authors, small business owners and non-profit organizations to develop their online presence. For free tips, how-to guides and ecourses, visit

When Tyora isn’t working for a client or doing something literary, she enjoys spending time with family, catching a movie on the big screen, traveling and when the mood hits her, baking cookies.


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About Renee Spivey


  1. Renee,

    Thank you for being a host on the When Memories Fade Virtual Book Tour. I appreciate the support!



  2. Definitely on my list to read. Congrats on your new release.


  3. My summer reading list is getting longer, adding your book Tyora.

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