Interracial Romance Author Latrivia Nelson Signs Contract with TCA Jedroo

Bestselling Novelist Hopes to Expand from Books to Screen

(November 16, 2014 – Los Angeles) Bestselling Interracial Romance Author Latrivia Nelson recently signed a one-year contract with esteemed talent agent, Tracy Christian, Partner at TCA JEDROOT, based out of Los Angeles, California. The indie author, based out of Memphis, TN, has written 20 novels, including 8 bestsellers from the popular Medlov Crime Family Series, Lonely Heart Series and Agosto Series.

“I’m truly excited about the possibilities, which could be endless,” said Nelson. “When I received the call from Ms. Christian, I was both honored and impressed with her presentation of TCA JED ROOT and the synergy that we could create. Their track record in this industry is phenomenal and Tracy truly is an inspiration. I was happy to sign the contract, and I’m looking forward to working with her team to take my books from print to the small or big screen.”

Nelson was the first in the sub-genre of interracial romance to write about organized crime syndicates as a central focus of her storylines. Centered on the Russian mafia, she created a series of books that have been sold worldwide in over 124 countries and has a base of over 50,000 fans. Since her books launched in 2010, the genre has exploded with interracial romantic suspense novels about Russian, Italian and other fictitious international bad boys, but she has maintained her position as not only a pioneer but a genre leader.

“When I started my company over two and half years ago, I knew the thing that would set us apart in the industry is that we only represent clients that we are passionate about and have a plan for,” said Tracy Christian. “Latrivia Nelson definitely falls into that category. We are looking forward to helping shape her career in the industry.”

TCA Jed Root specializes in actors and producers of television series such as the Love and Hip Hop franchise (Vh1) and Kandi Factory (Bravo) The company’s clients include personalities on The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), What Not to Wear (TLC), and actors such as Tommy Flanagan, Busta Rhymes, Jamie Hector, Paz de la Huerta, and many more.

For more information on Latrivia Nelson visit her website at or contact Tracy Christian at

The Carter Malone Group is the public relations agency of record for Latrivia Nelson and RiverHouse Publishing, LLC.

Saint Francis Hospital Hosts Animal Blessing Ceremony

Saint Francis Hospital Hosts Animal Blessing Ceremony/ Hospital to Kick Off Week-Long 40th Anniversary Celebration

As part of their 40th anniversary celebration, Saint Francis Hospital will host an animal blessing ceremony in honor of its namesake Saint Francis of Assisi –the Patron Saint of animals and ecology.

Father Victor Larochev will begin blessing the animals at 3 p.m. on the lawn across from the hospital parking garage just south of the medical office buildings. The animal blessing is free and open to the public. Community members with pets are welcome to bring their animals to have them blessed.

About Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis is a 519-bed full service hospital located at 5959 Park Avenue in Memphis, Tenn.  Offering a wide array of medical services, Saint Francis is noted for its many Centers of Excellence, including its Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Joint & Spine Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Sleep Center, Chest Pain Emergency Center, Surgical Services including its Center for Robotic Surgery, Diabetes Center, and Cancer Care Center.   The hospital has been recognized for excellence of care by United Healthcare, CIGNA, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna.

Saint Francis Hospital serves as an academic training site for University of Tennessee Surgical, and Family Practice Residents.  The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.  To learn more about Saint Francis Hospital, visit

Who: Saint Francis Hospital- Memphis

What: Animal Blessing Ceremony

When: Sunday, December 7, 2014 3-4 p.m.

Where: Saint Francis Hospital- Memphis