Welcome to the official site of Author Carona Davis Diop

About the Author


Carona Davis Diop is a seasoned writer whose love for the unknown catalyzed her creativity within the Horror/Supernatural genre. Her works include independent film "Infatuation", published poetry, screenplays and a host of comedic webtv shows produced by her production company, Diop Productions.   Carona was also featured in 2002 HBO Cinemax Reel Life documentary QUESTIONING FAITH and television talk show Sally Jesse Raphael.  She now lives in New Jersey with her husband and four children. In addition to her writing talents, she also own and manages her boutique in Frenchtown N.J.

'THE OPENING' film an independent film written and produced by Carona dedicated to the novel is currently in the pre-production phase. Filming will begin January 2017 - April 2018


Denee Brathwaite longs for the attention of her estranged father, Dr. Christopher Brathwaite but, after his gruesome, mysterious death, her life begins to spiral out of control sending her tailspinning into the supernatural world of demons and jinn. She will need to find her father's killer and her true identity before it is too late.



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    After receiving the biggest case of her career, Detective Gabrielle Leroux will have to cross political, social and emotional divides in an attempt to catch one of the city's most elusive killers. In her pursuit, Detective Leroux discovers that everything isn't always what it seems.




Enjoyed from beginning to end..

"I am a consummate Mystery Lover, and I enjoyed the Opening from beginning to end.. It was very well researched, and laid out,as well as easy to understand.. The characters are very believable....The suspense will keep you engaged until the end.. It is recommended reading and I was unable to put it down until I finished the entire book..... I am looking forward to the next book by this author." 

-Lucille Gambrell


 "This is a great page turner from the start. Finished the book over the weekend and I need more. Great book please tell me when you're next book is out."

-Amazon Customer

A real page turner!

 "With a strong female lead, The Opening catches the reader from the beginning! It is a real page turner! Insightful and Creatively expressed!" 

-John M.


 "I could not put this book down and enjoyed reading it. This is not your typical supernatural book.The author keeps the story going and gives enough detail to open your mind to a different world. Looking forward to the next book by Carona." 

-Amazon Customer


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Book Signings

Saturday June 3rd, 2017

Place: 2017 Somerset County Spring Show 

            310 Milltown Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Time: 10am-3pm

Place: Latifa's Fashion Boutique

           29 Race Street, Frenchtown NJ 08825

Time: 6pm-8pm

Sunday June 4th 10-5pm

Place: 2017 Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters Spring Show

            310 Milltown Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807



29 Race Street, Frenchtown NJ 08825

Time: 5-7

Wednesday June 7th 6-8pm

Place: Latifa's Fashion Boutique

           29 Race Street, Frenchtown NJ 08825

Sunday June 11th 5-7pm

Place: Latifa's Fashion Boutique

           29 Race Street, Frenchtown NJ 08825

Thursday January 5th 2018

Place: Latifa's Fashion Boutique

           29 Race Street

Time: 5-7pm


"The Opening" can be purchased at all events.

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Publicist/Marketing/Social Media

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Carona Davis Diop

29 Race St, Frenchtown, New Jersey 08825, United States



Mon, Thu,  Fri: 11:30am - 5pm

Saturday: 11:30 - 5pm

Sunday: 11:30 - 5pm

Tues - Wed by appointment only

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