A Riveting Story

On April 7, 2018, on Amazon | 4.0 out of 5 stars

This novel is about a struggling and resilient woman who faces many dangers and tragedies, but it’s also inspiring and entertaining. The backdrop of colonial New York, booming yet filled with struggling people just barely making it adds an extra layer of meaning to the story. It provides just the right setting for this tale to grow and develop in a very entertaining way, showing the author has done a good job researching the time period and creating a story and a character that are a perfect fit to it.

Sarah, the protagonist, goes through personal hell in this novel full of ups, downs and personal losses and setbacks. She’s taken, turned into a slave and used by the most criminal type of man you can imagine. All of her struggles are heart-wrenching at times but always inspiring. You’ll find in Sarah a real person that’s put through hell, but has a lot of resources and tools to fight back.

It’s a common thing today to hear stories about social unrest and injustice in all kinds of places happening to people from all walks of like. Injustice seems to permeate everything we do, may it be our work, our relationships or our own personal time. These stories we hear and see on the news are usually non-fiction pieces. It’s important to be informed, but it’s also important to experience the world through the eyes and feelings of fictional characters. And get to see things in a way only a novel such as this one can show.

Read it, you will enjoy New York, its historical colonial time and a riveting story.

Wayne is a Montreal based writer, editor and translator.

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