to @laurenwillig on the discharge of from @williammorrowbooks! 📘🇧🇧💑🎋 After her grandfather’s demise, Emily discovers that she’s inherited a sugar plantation in Barbados and travels there to be taught extra in regards to the property. As soon as there, nonetheless, she embarks on a special form of journey as she uncovers secrets and techniques not solely in her beloved grandfather’s previous, but in addition of the island itself. Alternating between 1812 and 1854, the reader is immersed rapidly on this richly detailed story in regards to the historical past of slavery on this island within the West Indies.
As a substitute of simply writing a typical historic fiction novel, Ms. Willig has infused a little bit of a thriller into Emily’s story. I loved attempting to determine how the entire characters have been associated, and the ending was undoubtedly romantic and swoon-worthy. In the event you’re searching for a considerable learn which you can lose your self in through the lazy days of summer season, then that is it!