About the Author

Tamatha Cain

Tamatha Cain is a former musician and bandleader. She graduated with honors from the University of North Florida with a concentration in Writing for the Entertainment Industry, and her work has appeared in national and international publications. Winner of the 2020 Royal Palm Literary Award for unpublished fiction and first place in The Experience Poetry Competition, she also writes reviews for Southern Literary Review. She is a member of WFWA and FWA. She is a wife and mother of three and lives in a hundred-year-old bungalow in North Florida, in close proximity to the historic locations found in her debut novel Song of the Chimney Sweep.

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October 14, 2022
Preorder Only Oona, and enter to win a signed copy!

Some news: My next book is now available for preorder here and here (ebook), and ...

September 19, 2022
The Stories Behind the Myths that Made a Legend

The Stories Behind the Myths that Made a LegendIn the first chapter of my novel ...

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Song of the Chimney Sweep captures a city in time, with a well-researched, atmospheric story of love, sacrifice, family, and loss, told against the backdrop of the sixties music scene in Florida. Tamatha Cain’s deftly woven dual-timeline novel poignantly combines mystery, romance, and a search for identity.

Liza Nash Taylor Etiquette for Runaways, All In Good Faith

A compulsively readable story of a long-buried disappearance.

Kirkus Reviews

...Far more than history, far more than romance— Song of the Chimney Sweep presents an intriguing cold-case mystery to be solved. With so much crossover appeal, many different types of readers are going to love this story.

Donna Stanley Meredith Buried Seeds, The Glass Madonna