Title: The Cost of Hope Author: G.S. Carr Series Title: The Cost of Love Published: June 1st 2018 Pages: 195 Format: AudioBook Source: Given for an honest review by author
What can a former slave without a penny to her name and no memory beyond the last five years ask from life?
Soleil has no delusions of living a grand life. Or even a happy one for that matter. The only thing she wants is safety for her daughter. But when even that seems impossible she takes matters into her own hands. Only life has a different plan, sending her into the arms of a handsome plantation owner. The strangest part is, he claims to already love her.
Alexander Cummings had long ago accepted that love was lost to him. After picking up the pieces of his broken heart, he threw himself into the duties of owning one of the largest plantations in Elba, Alabama. But life shows him mercy when the woman he thought he lost appears back in his life as if conjured from his deepest desires. Only she returns far from the same and with secrets he never imagined.
As society threatens, and lives could be lost, only together can they both get what they want. But neither will come out unscathed and they must ask themselves, is the cost of love to high?
Reader’s Thoughts: I got this book as audio and by request of the author I’m giving and unbiased review.
This book takes place after the end of slavery. The characters are well thought out and created. I love the time period. You can tell G.S. Carr did their research on the history. As well as the language. As for one of our main characters is french.
In this novel, you follow a young biracial woman who was recently freed from slavery. But as her former “owner” passes, she runs with her daughter for safety and freedom from the son of the deceased.
During the run she runs into a young man who knew her from her youth and tells her tales of their adventures and her heritage that has her questioning everything including her memories that are missing.
As her memories slowly return, she starts a new life and falls in love with a man that she legally can’t have.
Y’all it’s a good novel and the narrator did WONDERFULLY
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Until Next Time Dragons!
** I was asked to write an honest review for this novel. It was not agreed for the review to be positive. I’m not compensated for my reviews.**