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!Download Epub á Yellow Wife ì In the tradition of Wrench and Twelve Years a Slave, this harrowing story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in VirginiaBorn on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Brown was promised her freedom on her eighteenth birthday But when her birthday finally comes around, instead of the idyllic life she was hoping for with her true love, she finds herself thrust into the bowels of slavery at the infamous Devil’s HalfAcre, a jail where slaves are broken, tortured, and sold every day Forced to become the mistress of the brutal man who owns the jail, Pheby faces the ultimate sacrifice to protect her heart in this powerful, thrilling story of one slave’s fight for freedom Go ahead, sign me up for the heartache :( This sounds so sad but important. Having the opportunity to chat directly with authors makes me fall in love with their books evenAnd that’s exactly what happened with Sadeqa Johnson’s book, The Yellow Wife The Yellow Wife is a masterful piece of historical fiction that was inspired by Sadequa’s family’s visit to the Richmond Slave Trail along the James River in Virginia When I spoke with Sadeqa recently, she shared how a Mary Lumpkins trail marker kept calling her psyche back I’m so glad she listened because the novel is brilliantly researched and soulfully written Sadeqa creates a narrative through the eyes of the fictional character, Pheby Delores Brown, who becomes the yellow wife to the notoriously cruel owner of the Devil’s Half Acre jail Pheby may be fictional, but through the narrative we get a glimpse of what life may have been like for the real Mary Lumpkins as she navigates motherhood This is a mustread novel, or audiobook listen, for fans of historical fiction I’m eager to share it with The Walking Book Club, whose members move while listening I have a feeling there will be lots of member activity for this audiobook Thank you for the advanced copy Simon and Schuster This is a Historical Fiction book I am so lucky to receive an ecopy of this book from Netgalley, and I will post a honest review of this book as soon as I finish reading it.