By Kathleen Grissom
The most recent New York Times bestseller from the writer of the liked publication membership favourite The Kitchen House is a center racing tale a few man’s treacherous trip during the twists and turns of the Underground Railroad on a undertaking to avoid wasting the boy he swore to guard. Glory Over Everything is “gripping…breathless until eventually the tip” (Kirkus Reviews).
The yr is 1830 and Jamie Pyke, a celebrated silversmith and infamous girls’ guy, is conserving a perilous mystery. Passing as a filthy rich white aristocrat in Philadelphian society, Jamie is now residing a existence he may by no means have imagined years prior to while he used to be a runaway slave, son of a southern black slave and her grasp. yet Jamie’s rigorously built international is threatened whilst he discovers that his married socialite lover, Caroline, is pregnant and his liked servant Pan, to whose father Jamie owes his personal freedom, has been captured and bought into slavery within the South.
Fleeing the results of his deceptions, Jamie embarks on a visit to a North Carolina plantation to avoid wasting Pan from the existence he himself slightly escaped as a boy. With assistance from a fearless slave, Sukey, who has taken the terrified younger boy below her wing, Jamie navigates their manner, racing opposed to time and their ruthless pursuers throughout the Virginia backwoods, the Underground Railroad, and the treacherous nice Dismal Swamp.
“Kathleen Grissom is a major storyteller…she observes with an unwavering yet sort eye, and she or he bestows upon the reader, amid poor secrets and techniques and sin, a present of mercy: the idea that desire can conquer hell” (Richmond instances Dispatch). Glory Over Everything is an emotionally lucrative and epic novel “filled with romance, villains, violence, braveness, compassion…and suspense.” (Florida Courier).
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