By Kathleen Grissom
The newest New York Times bestseller from the writer of the cherished e-book membership favourite The Kitchen House is a middle racing tale a few man’s treacherous trip during the twists and turns of the Underground Railroad on a challenge to avoid wasting the boy he swore to guard. Glory Over Everything is “gripping…breathless till the top” (Kirkus Reviews).
The yr is 1830 and Jamie Pyke, a celebrated silversmith and infamous girls’ guy, is maintaining a perilous mystery. Passing as a prosperous white aristocrat in Philadelphian society, Jamie is now dwelling a existence he may by no means have imagined years sooner than while he used to be a runaway slave, son of a southern black slave and her grasp. yet Jamie’s rigorously built global is threatened whilst he discovers that his married socialite lover, Caroline, is pregnant and his loved 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 less than her wing, Jamie navigates their means, 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 prime storyteller…she observes with an unwavering yet sort eye, and he or she bestows upon the reader, amid negative secrets and techniques and sin, a present of mercy: the assumption that desire can overcome hell” (Richmond occasions Dispatch). Glory Over Everything is an emotionally profitable and epic novel “filled with romance, villains, violence, braveness, compassion…and suspense.” (Florida Courier).