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The Wedding Gift

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Set in the Deep South pre Gone with the Wind and the Civil War, The Wedding Gift is a compelling and powerful story of slavery, abuse and passion. Perfect for fans of The Help.

What if, on your wedding day, you were given your sister – as your slave?

When wealthy plantation owner Cornelius Allen marries off his daughter Clarissa, he presents her with a wedding gift: a young slave woman called Sarah.

The two girls have grown up together but their lives could not have been more different. Clarissa is white and is used to a life of privilege and ease. Sarah is black and is used to a life of slavery and hard work.

When Sarah decides her future lies outside the plantation, it sets in motion a series of events that will have devastating consequences for them both.

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"Bodden’s absorbing page-turner maintains its suspense right up to the final pages, when there’s one last surprise for those hoping for a happy ending." ( Sunday Express)

"A powerful and engaging tale of slavery, passion and the quest for freedom." ( www.candis.co.uk)

"Stunning debut...Bodden weaves a page-turning tangled web of misogyny, greed, scandal and violence in this powerful story about races colliding against the backdrop of America's darkest era." ( Publisher's Weekly starred review)

"As educational as it is compelling...Bodden writes with delicacy...An inspiring read for historical fiction fans, especially those who like strong female narrators." ( Booklist)

"Sure to become 2013's sleeper hit..." ( Ebony Magazine)

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Set in the Deep South pre Gone with the Wind and the Civil War, The Wedding Gift is a compelling and powerful story of slavery, abuse and passion. Perfect for fans of The Help.

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