Sometimes The Sun Don't Shine

Tina raised her three children the best she could in Decatur, IL. However, Tangie, Terri, and Tyrone are separated, when she suddenly loses her battle with cancer, and they are forced to live with their paternal families in different parts of the United States.

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What is Double Dap?

Double Dap Books was established in 2009 in Alpharetta, GA and have recently relocated our business to Decatur, Illinois. We are a family owned and operated self-publishing. company. ​Our published books have been sold on Barnes and Nobles, Borders, Book Masters, Amazon and other large and small book stores. We strive to produce quality reads not limited to any specific age, gender or socio-economic status, as our goal is to open minds one page at a time!

Meet the Author

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Tyra Denine 

Author, Educator, Navy Vet, Speaker, Mother.

Tyra Denine is a self-published author: Damaged Goods, A Self-fulfilled Prophecy is her first publication. Her second novel, Sometimes the Sun Don’t Shine will be released Fall 2020

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Author of the Month

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Shelby is a little girl who loves to sing and dance with hopes and dreams of becoming a princess. Every day Shelby goes outside to the front yard of her house in her princess gown wearing a tiara to sing and dance. The people in the neighborhood are so astonished with her singing they begin to grow into a crowd standing in front of her house watching. One day the prince is riding by in his limousine and hears Shelby sing and invites the whole family to join him at the palace for dinner and requests for Shelby to sing and dance. After that Shelby sings every night at the palace. When she is older, the prince and Shelby fall in love and marry. Shelby then becomes the princess in the palace who loves to sing and dance

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Princess Bianca lives inside a castle with her parents, King Antonio and Queen Julissa. She wishes to become a famous ballerina dancing doll more than anything, but the palace she lives in forbids music and dancing inside the castle theater. Her fairy godmother will come and take the princess in the middle of the night on a journey to the palace of another king who is having the ballerina dancing dolls event, which her parents will be attending to see this special ballerina wearing a sparkling tutu, mask, and glitter shoes

Linda Taylor

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Linda is a native of Decatur, IL and a graduate of  Wayland Baptist University. She is the CEO and founder of the non-profit organization, Little Girls with Dreams Become Women with Visions. 

Linda's Children's Books can be purchased at Amazon & Barnes and Noble.

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SOMETIMES THE SUN DON'T SHINE

2021
BEST FICTION AWARD

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