by David Chadwick - £9.99 Aurora Metro Publications (2015)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781906582920 | ISBN 10: 1906582920
Liverpool, 1863: Newly arrived in England, wealthy liberals enlist Trinity, an escaped slave girl, in their campaign to abolish slavery and support Abraham Lincoln’s Union. Jubal, a high-ranking Confederate officer, has arrived to find supporters and raise funds for the opposing side.
When Trinity discovers a high-stakes conspiracy to win the war for the South, she must risk everything to stop it – including her new-found freedom. But who will believe a runaway slave? And who can she really trust?
* The first historical novel about the American Civil War written from the perspective of real events in Liverpool at that time
* Launch coincides with the 150th anniversary of the end of the civil war
* Gives vivid insights into the importance of Britain in the conflict and events that could have decided the outcome of the American Civil War
* A powerful story of courage, betrayal and love, told in the compelling voices of an escaped slave girl and a Confederate general
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