Night Come Swiftly
A carefree childhood is shattered forever when Meredith overhears her father's plans to sell Tilly, their slave and her friend. Guided by true devotion, Meredith defies her father when she helps Tilly and her mother set out on the perilous road to freedom.
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In 1851, two baby daughters are born on the Douglas plantation. Meredith Douglas is the privileged white child, raised by her doting father. Tilly Douglas is the child of slaves who, due to Meredith's ... Read full review
There are many things I could say about this book, seeing as how it's very heavy, but I think my feelings about it can be summed up in this:
I laughed, I cried, I squealed with excitement, I groaned with disappointment, I felt the love as they gave their hearts away, I felt the agony as their hearts were broken over and over. Their joy was my joy, their pain my pain. It was an amazing book.