Hello friends!

I’m honored to announce that my upcoming novel, The Heart of Aleppo: A Story of the Syrian Civil War, is now available for Pre-Order. This novel is set in the current civil war engulfing Syria and follows a young boy after he is separated from his family during the devastating Battle of Aleppo. Although the protagonist is fictitious, this novel accurately depicts the events that transpired in

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Guest Post: How Visual Art Has Informed My Writing Career

Hello friends! In lieu of the normal Wednesday post, today I am honored to share a guest post by a fantastic author, Julie Tetel Andreson. She shares how visual arts have influenced her writing career. It’s a great read and I encourage you to check it out! A link to Julie’s website is at the end of the article. Continue reading “Guest Post: How Visual Art Has Informed My Writing Career”

Ana Rocha: Shadows of Justice Review

Here’s a great review for my bestselling police novel, Ana Rocha: Shadows Of Justice!! This work is coauthored by Detective Mendoza!

Just Reading It

Ana Rocha: Shadows of Justice, by Ammar Habib & Glenda Mendoza


Ana Rocha is a woman on fire. Being talented and from a well-off family, Ana could have become anything. But driven by her sister’s murder, Ana chose the path of an undercover narcotics officer. Ana has made a vow to help clean up the streets of Houston. The journey her duty takes her on forces her to confront her worst nightmares and face the city’s most ruthless criminals. The further she goes down this path, the more the line between her two lives begins to blur. And soon, this journey brings her face-to-face with a monster from her past.

Summary from Goodreads.

My Thoughts

Ana Rocha was the first real crime novel I had ever read, and I can say I thoroughly enjoyed it. Ana was an amazing protagonist who I loved to “follow around.” Her…

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Awesome Early Reviews for New Novel

Hello friends! I hope you are doing well. I’m absolutely thrilled with some of the feedback I’ve received for my new police novel, Ana Rocha: Shadows of Justice. Nothing is better for an author than knowing that there work is resonating with readers.

For those that don’t know, this police novel is co-written by a real-life detective and former narcotics investigator, Glenda. The protagonist, Ana, is a kick-butt heroine who has nerves of steel! The novel follows Ana during her first few months as a narcotics investigator.

Below are some of my favorite reviews so far (some are from Amazon and others are from emails I’ve received):


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New Police Novel Set in Houston and Co-Written by Houston Detective

Dear Friends,

I am excited to announce that my newest novel, Ana Rocha: Shadows of Justice, is now available as an ebook and in print! This is a police/crime novel set in Houston in 1999. It is co-written by my good friend, Glenda, who has over 20 years of experience in law enforcement around the Greater Houston Area, including experience as a narcotics investigator and special investigative unit agent. The novel follows a young Hispanic woman (Ana Rocha) as she begins her career as a narcotics investigator and soon faces off against some of Houston’s biggest criminals. Although a work of fiction, the novel is inspired by some of Glenda’s cases. You can read more about the book HERE!

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A Nomad’s Muse: A Poem Published on YouTube

Hello Friends!

I hope you are doing well. I recently published one of my poems on YouTube this past weekend! The name of the poem is “A Nomad’s Muse”. It is about The Syrian Civil war from the perspective of a refugee (it was published in India last December). So far, it’s received some great feedback. Please feel free to give it a listen and let me know how you like it! 

Thank you!

Looking for Reviewers for Next Novel!

Hello Friends!

With my next novel, Ana Rocha: Shadows of Justice, set to release soon, I am actively looking for book reviewers who may be interested in reading the book and doing a review/interview/spotlight!

This story is a police novel set in Houston and is co-authored by a former undercover narcotics officer of the Houston Police Department, Glenda Mendoza. The novel follows a young Hispanic woman, Ana Rocha, as she begins her duty as an undercover narcotics officer and soon faces against some of Houston’s biggest criminals. Although the book is a work of fiction, it is very much grounded in reality and is based on Glenda’s experiences. In fact, the novel’s main antagonist is a drug lord who is based on a crime lord Glenda helped take down several years ago. Continue reading “Looking for Reviewers for Next Novel!”