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The Hidden Hills Saga: Book I: Ice Whispers (Volume 1)
by K. Willow
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 150295379X, Paperback)Slavery of a different kind, beyond physical chains,leads to a different type of escape . . .
Marissa Kristofferson can taste freedom. Her long years of suffering atthe hands of her sadistic husband, Lance, are coming to an end as he liesdying. But she is stunned when he reveals the contents of his will and what shemust do to keep Kristofferson Plantation, and how he plans to keep her bound tohim even beyond the grave.
The beautiful slave Lolley has always envied Marissa's life, and after learningthat the master has also ordered her freed after his death, she is determinedto reach for the life she wants by becoming the mistress of Marissa's son,Shane, though she does not realize the lengths Marissa will go to to preventthe match, or the far-reaching consequences that will follow.
And Shelby, the plain and dutiful slave of free blacks, is unwittingly caughtin the shocking drama that unfolds as a family is torn apart. Used as apawn in a game of rivalry, deception, and betrayal, hers is a fight forsurvival while attempting to remain true to herself.
Three women--so very different but each carrying dark secrets that areclosely intertwined, caught in a world between slave and free, a world which isbecoming more fragile and precarious as war threatens and alliances shift, andeach harboring seemingly impossible dreams of a better future.
In this first book of a dark historical saga, K. Willow paints a lush,emotional portrait of scandal, murder, injustice, and the ties that bind in theantebellum South.
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