About us

Henry Roi  – Marketing – Publicity – Strategy

Henry Roi is an author, publicist, and teacher.  He has been writing crime and horror since he was a teenager and worked for several publishing houses as an editor and publicist before setting up Henry Roi PR in 2018.  He brings a wealth of experience in promoting talented indie writers – arranging reviews, devising publicity strategies and delivering media campaigns. 

Henry was born and raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and still finds his inspiration in its places and people. As a GED tutor and fitness instructor, working both face to face and online, he is an advocate of adult education in all its forms. His many campaigning and personal interests include tattoo art, prison reform and automotive mechanics. If you’re not lucky enough to catch him fishing round the Biloxi Lighthouse or teaching martial arts in your local gym, he can usually be found on Twitter or Facebook, under Henry Roi PR.


Kristy Kloster – Blackberry Book Tours

Kristy is an MBA in Planning and Business Management, who has published both fiction and non fiction and loves helping books of all varieties to find their way to the right readers.

She particularly loves children’s books, and she has close links with many children’s authors. She directs our children’s blog tour subsidiary, Blackberry Book Tours, where she also takes the artistic lead.

Kristy has ties with the USA and Europe, but these days lives way down the bottom of the world in South America! As our only southern hemisphere representative, she is helping us work our way towards ‘truly global’ (and meanwhile her presence ensures that it is always spring or summer somewhere in the organisation. )


Carly Rheilan – Information Technology – Blackthorn Book Tours

Carly Rheilan is an editor and IT addict (our very own own Nerd-in-the-Basement).  In various lives she has published academic works on criminology, feminism and nursing, as well as some very dark novels. 

She leads with our dark fiction subsidiary, Blackthorn Book Tours, and also provides input to editing and reviewing.

Carly was born in Malta and now lives near London UK. She divides her time between Henry Roi PR, Blackthorn Book Tours, political campaigns, a youth club and her secret life as a guerilla gardener.  As light relief, she does a bit of boxing and fantasizes about a career in arc welding.


J.B. Martin – Senior Publicist

JB Martin is a talented publicist who works to make sure that every book he handles is a winner. Raised in Mississippi, and with a background in motor engineering, JB brings to the team both his love of living fast and his personal mantra Dedication, Determination, & Discipline.

JB has expertise across all genres and a superb track record for finding great reviewers for unusual and difficult books.


Rotheleo Dixon – Publicist

Rotheleo, originally from Yazoo City Mississippi, is a creative person who first came in contact with Henry Roi PR as a reviewer of both fiction and non-fiction.

He spends his leisure time reading, writing music, studying science and the arts. His goal is to leave a mark on the minds of mankind through his creativity.

He enjoys his work as a publicist at Henry Roi PR, where he loves bringing great books to the attention of the right readers.


Leon Khan – Publicist

Leon Khan is a political animal with an ambition to run for governor. He has wide interests in social issues, and is particularly passionate about criminal justice reform – spending much of his time advocating for prisoners’ rights. He’s a devout follower of Jehovah, and a student of everything.

You can find him on Twitter wrangling reviews for up-and-coming authors.


Lilyan Archer – Administration – Black Coffee Book Tours

Lilyan initially joined Henry Roi PR as an intern, and is now our Office Administrator – a challenging role in an organization whose inboxes and coffee cups are strewn across four continents.  Lilyan is the oldest of six siblings, was raised on a farm and is a graduate in library studies. As such, she provides expertise in herding cats, calming things down and lining ducks up in rows.

Lilyan is the driving force behind Black Coffee Book Tours, our newest subsidiary, a general fiction book tour group.

Lilyan is also an enthusiastic graphic designer, and leads on graphic production for both Blackthorn and Black Coffee Book Tours. In her spare time, she redecorates her miniature apartment in alarming colors, writes poems and grows unpromising vegetables in jam-jars.

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