Glory over Everything


The most current New York Situations bestseller from the creator of the beloved book club most loved The Kitchen area Property is a coronary heart racing tale about a man’s treacherous journey as a result of the twists and turns of the Underground Railroad on a mission to preserve the boy he swore to protect. Glory In excess of Anything is “gripping…breathless right up until the end” (Kirkus Critiques).

The year is 1830 and Jamie Pyke, a celebrated silversmith and notorious ladies’ gentleman, is holding a lethal secret. Passing as a rich white aristocrat in Philadelphian society, Jamie is now residing a lifestyle he could never have imagined years prior to when he was a runaway slave, son of a southern black slave and her learn. But Jamie’s diligently produced earth is threatened when he discovers that his married socialite lover, Caroline, is expecting and his beloved servant Pan, to whose father Jamie owes his individual flexibility, has been captured and offered into slavery in the South.

Fleeing the implications of his deceptions, Jamie embarks on a journey to a North Carolina plantation to preserve Pan from the lifestyle he himself barely escaped as a boy. With the help of a fearless slave, Sukey, who has taken the terrified youthful boy below her wing, Jamie navigates their way, racing from time and their ruthless pursuers as a result of the Virginia backwoods, the Underground Railroad, and the treacherous Excellent Dismal Swamp.

“Kathleen Grissom is a initially-charge storyteller…she observes with an unwavering but type eye, and she bestows upon the reader, amid horrible techniques and sin, a present of mercy: the perception that hope can triumph about hell” (Richmond Situations Dispatch). Glory In excess of Anything is an emotionally gratifying and epic novel “filled with romance, villains, violence, braveness, compassion…and suspense.” (Florida Courier).

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