The House Girl (Paperback)
Large Print Press, 9781594137211, 599pp.
Publication Date: November 28, 2013
February 2013 Indie Next List
— Beverly Bauer, Redbery Books, Cable, WI
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Lina Sparrow is an ambitious young lawyer working on a historic class-action suit seeking reparations for the descendants of American slaves. Josephine is a seventeen-year-old house slave who tends to the mistress of a Virginia tobacco farm--an aspiring artist named Lu Anne Bell. Alternating between antebellum Virginia and modern-day New York, The House Girl is a searing tale of art, history, love, and secrets that intertwines the stories of two remarkable women.