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April 28, 2014
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Richie Drenz releases 'Climaxes'

Richie Drenz

Fashion designer-turned-author Richie Drenz has released his secondbook, 'Climaxes' which is his true story addressing Afro-Caribbean issues dealing with cheating, sexuality, and men's lust, all from a man's honest perceptive.

Two years ago, he released his debut novel, The Heart Of Revenge, a book that critics dubbed the 'Jamaican Fifty Shades of Grey' and which delved headfirst into themes like morality, addiction, and family life, among others.This book was well received by the Jamaican diaspora. he received the Book Industry Association of Jamaica most prestigious award - Best Creative Adult Author of 2013.

"2013 was a real breakout year for me and I am going to keep pushing the envelope to make my art better," Drenz said.

Drenz is known for his controversial online blog entries which normally tackles fashion and entertainment. Both books raked up high sales on the international Kindle platform; the book can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com.

Richie started off selling his first book by visiting friends, and linking up with online friends to sell copies. "It was tough at first, I started out selling copies of my book right from out my knapsack," he said.

Encouraged by excellent word of mouth among avid readers, local stores have begun to stack supplies of The Heart Of Revenge and Climaxes. The book has also been sold in countries like Canada, Ireland, Japan, Trinidad, England and the United States.

Richie Drenz has also reinvented his clothes brand 'Drenz' after taking a break to concentrate on the publication of his book.He will also be coming out with a fresh set of Portmore City t-shirts.

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