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Upon arrival on the American coast, Grace is put on the auction block where she is offered at a premium price as a prized house slave. She is bought immediately. But as a slave, Grace has a fatal flaw: she can read. When her owner catches her with a book, he beats her and sells her cheaply to a man of moderate means who is passing through on his way to georgia. As the plantation disappears into the distance, so do all her hopes of finding Cabeto.
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
Series: Grace in Africa
The Hope of Shridula, Blessings of India Series #2Kay Marshall StromAbingdon Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback$0.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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This riveting conclusion of Grace Winslows fight for freedom carries her from England to Americas Deep South. After learning that her husband, Cabeto, is on a South Carolina plantation, Grace dons a sailors disguise and boards the only ship headed for Americaa detestable slave ship. When her secret is discovered, Grace is locked up in the hold.
In South Carolina, Grace is bought immediately, but soon sold to a man who is not a slave keeper. Moved by her story of perseverance and faith, John Hull makes Graces mission his own. Grace now has a dear brother in Christ to help her, but a restored sense of hope does not mean the path to finding Cabeto will be clearor free of trouble . . .
bookloverHarrisville, NYAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5another good storyAugust 13, 2013bookloverHarrisville, NYAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5As I said in my other review, this is a great trilogy and if you read them you should read them in order. This is a great story of Grace, a girl of mixed parentage who's parents deal in the slave trade. To encourage you to keep reading, she does find her husband in this story. There is sadness, friendship, fear, relief, its a good story that ends to fast.
RosePortage, WIAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5TerifficJune 10, 2013RosePortage, WIAge: Over 65Gender: femaleI have read all three. God triumphs over all and the storyline reinforces it. It is about more than slavery. It is about how God can be trusted to bring you through even when it appears impossible.
Sharon DouglasTexasAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5October 4, 2012Sharon DouglasTexasAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I was excited to find an end to the devastation of separation and enjoyed finding expressions of God's faithfulness and provision and protection throughout.
lbarAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5I am loving the bookJuly 27, 2012lbarAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The book has me thinking historically as well as enjoying the story.
RadioladyToronto, OntarioAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5May 16, 2011RadioladyToronto, OntarioAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5The final book in this series was well worth the wait! It captures a tremendous blemish in our history (that unfortunately still exists in some countries)! The author captures the struggle in government to abolish slavery without detracting from the difficult journey Grace makes from London to be reunited with her husband, who was sold into slavery in the US. While painting a sad picture of the lives of those sold into slavery, there is always a frame of hope surrounding it, because of the determination of a few to end this abomination. If you're looking for a series that will touch you, start with the first book and continue on, it will leave an indelible print on your heart.