Debut Novel by Congolese Born Author: “Sakola”

Isabelle Bryan is set to captivate readers with the release of her debut novel, "Sakola: Queen of the underworld."

This compelling literary work delves into the extraordinary life of Angelique a British young woman of Congolese and Nigerian descent, as she embarks on a mesmerizing journey into the realm of her ancestral heritage.


The novel takes readers on a captivating journey that combines Western and African cultures, weaving a story of identity, mystery, and the world of tribal customs. This spellbinding tale introduces readers to Angelique a modern woman with a seemingly ordinary life. Little does she know that her world is about to be turned upside down as she unwittingly steps into the enigmatic and mystical world of her Congolese and Nigerian ancestry.

The novel explores themes of identity, heritage, and the power of connection to one’s roots. As Angelique delves deeper into her ancestral heritage, she encounters unforgettable characters, confronts life-altering choices, and discovers that her fate is inexorably intertwined with the legacy of her ancestors and the mystical forces that have been passed down through generations.

Filled with richly drawn characters, evocative settings, and a captivating narrative, “Sakola: Queen of the underworld” offers a fresh perspective on cultural identity, tradition, and personal choices. Isabelle Bryan masterfully combines elements of fantasy, adventure, and cultural exploration to create a literary experience that will keep readers engaged from start to finish.

The first novel by Isabelle Bryan is a captivating tale that weaves together the world of magic with the resilient spirit of Angelique the protagonist. With its richly imagined settings and beautifully written prose, this story not only celebrates diversity but also showcases transformative power.” – Prof. Phan Nhuan David.

For more information about Isabelle Bryan and her debut novel, please visit Review copies and author interviews are available upon request.

Isabelle Bryan is an emerging British-Congolese author with a passion for storytelling.  “Sakola: Queen of the underworld” is her debut novel, and she is excited to share this enchanting tale with readers around the world.

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