Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

When the daughter of a woman who has overdosed on a potion meant to induce an abortion comes into former slave Gran Gran's care, she recalls the saga of plantation slaves to whom emancipation eventually came, an exodus for some while others remained rooted to the soil of their captivity.Young Granada enjoys the relatively privileged life of a house slave with the added perk of being the mistress's ... Read full review

Review: The Healing

Editorial Review - - Donna Volkenannt

In 1847, on a steamy summer night on the Satterfield plantation in Mississippi, a knock on the cabin door awakens 14yearold Ella and her husband, Thomas. Plantation lackey Old Silas and Sylvie, the Satterfields' master cook, have been dispatched to bring Ella and her newborn daughter, Yewande, from the slave quarters to the mansion. Plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield, bereft after the loss of ... Read full review

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