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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 19/06/2014
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780099579984