Mustard Seed

The bestselling author of Yellow Crocus returns with a haunting and tender story of three women returning to the plantation they once called home n nOberlin, Ohio, 1868 Lisbeth Johnson was born into privilege in the antebellum South Jordan Freedman was born a slave to Mattie, Lisbeth s beloved nurs

Conjure Women

A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing and for the conjuring of curses are at the heart of this dazzling first novel n nConjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the

Today We Go Home

Seattle, Washington Larkin Bennett has always known her place, whether it s surrounded by her loving family in the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, or riding on a dusty convoy in Afghanistan But all that changed the day tragedy struck her unit and took away everything she held dear Soon af

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America

The unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman s fight for justice and reparations n nBorn into slavery, in 1848 Henrietta Wood was taken to Cincinnati and legally freed by her owner In 1855, a Kentucky businessman named Zebulon Ward colluded with Wood s employer, abducted her, and sold her back into

Varina

In his powerful fourth novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War n nWith her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a

Sister of Mine

When two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.Twelve ye