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Slave And Sister

Slave and Sister by Sabra Waldfogel

Slave And Sister by Sabra Waldfogel– 367 pages Book Blurb: Adelaide Mannheim and her slave Rachel have grown up with a shameful secret. Adelaide’s father is Rachel’s father, too. Their secret shadows their girlhood together and follows them into Adelaide’s marriage. As the Civil War breaks out, Adelaide’s husband falls in love with Rachel, and […]

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Blue Asylum

Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall – 270 pages Advanced Reader Copy courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Shelf Awareness Book Blurb: Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, Virginia plantation wife Iris Dunleavy is put on trial and convicted of madness. It is the only reasonable explanation the court can see for her willful behavior, […]

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