Publish date: 2016-01-26
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This was so good! I loved it. The characters of Rhine and Eddy made my heart happy. Especially when you find out Rhine's past. I loved how Jenkins took parts of the American history (post Civil War, mostly African American towns, etc.) and turned all of that into this book. I am so going to read mor...
Rhine Fontaine is the product of a white slave owner raping one of his slaves and was raised a slave. Because of his coloring, he can pass for a white man and decides to do so after fighting in the ACW. He makes his money and his way to Virginia City, NV and becomes a respectable part of the communi...
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life. This is the first book by Beverly Jenkins that I have read and I really enjoyed it. I do have to admit that I completely judged this book by its cover. I don't think I even read the summary until after I finished the book (I do that quite a lo...
I don't know if it is the author's writing style or just this story but there was a bit of a stark back and forth between the characters' dialogue that gave the story a choppy feel to me. I liked the introduction to Rhine but Eddy's jumped so quickly from sister to nice wagon driver guy to evil wago...
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