The Promise Between Us

The Promise Between Us

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Henrietta and her daughter Mary Grace are sold and taken to Charleston, South Carolina to be auctioned. Separated from her husband, Henrietta now faces an uncertain future and the possibility of becoming estranged from her child. Luckily, fortune shifts in her favor when Olivia Hendricks—the wife of a wealthy planter—purchases her as a nursemaid for their unborn infant. During her years at Livingston Plantation, Henrietta finds sanctuary and safety in the big house, eventually becoming a caregiver to both Mrs. Hendricks and her child. However, this all changes when the missus ends up dead and the master involves Henrietta in a ruse to cover up his wife's murder. Now Henrietta is vulnerable without protection from the lady of the estate, and she is left with no choice but to take action. Chained together by secrets, slave and master must fight to maintain all they hold dear. But how far will Henrietta be forced to go, and what consequences will ultimately be paid to save her daughter and herself? Reading Order for Series: Novels: A Slave of the Shadows: Book One A Guardian of Slaves: Book Two Novellas: The Black Knight's Tune: Novella One The Master of Ships: Novella Two The Promise Between Us: Novella Three The Fair Magnolia: Novella Four Novel: A Whisper of War: Book Three (Coming Soon) Novels can be read alone or with the novella series. The author's shorter works are best read in the suggested order.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Huntson Press, 2019.
ISBN: 9781989165133
Additional Contributors: Overdrive Inc
Summary: Henrietta and her daughter Mary Grace are sold and taken to Charleston, South Carolina to be auctioned. Separated from her husband, Henrietta now faces an uncertain future and the possibility of becoming estranged from her child. Luckily, fortune shifts in her favor when Olivia Hendricks—the wife of a wealthy planter—purchases her as a nursemaid for their unborn infant. During her years at Livingston Plantation, Henrietta finds sanctuary and safety in the big house, eventually becoming a caregiver to both Mrs. Hendricks and her child. However, this all changes when the missus ends up dead and the master involves Henrietta in a ruse to cover up his wife's murder. Now Henrietta is vulnerable without protection from the lady of the estate, and she is left with no choice but to take action. Chained together by secrets, slave and master must fight to maintain all they hold dear. But how far will Henrietta be forced to go, and what consequences will ultimately be paid to save her daughter and herself? Reading Order for Series: Novels: A Slave of the Shadows: Book One A Guardian of Slaves: Book Two Novellas: The Black Knight's Tune: Novella One The Master of Ships: Novella Two The Promise Between Us: Novella Three The Fair Magnolia: Novella Four Novel: A Whisper of War: Book Three (Coming Soon) Novels can be read alone or with the novella series. The author's shorter works are best read in the suggested order.

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