Red Clay and Roses, A 20th Century Historical Fiction


In 1992, Hannah Hamilton finds an old ledger that opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s and 60s and prompts an investigation, only to discover Untold Secrets shared between Beatrice Handley, the Good Doctor’s wife, and Moses Grier, their black handyman. An African American girl is missing since 1954. Why can there NOT be an inquiry?

During the era, women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. A century after the Civil War started, battles are still being fought. When Nathan’s sister goes missing he must find her, or accept it, along with a new position in a changing society during the Civil Rights Movement, while struggling with his own interracial relationship with a high spirited, independent white woman who keeps her own secrets.

A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade, set in Georgia, the elbow and the armpit of the Southern U.S.A. Unjust law is enforced keeping the black and white races separate. Follow an African American family’s trials and tribulations and an interracial couple’s struggle to face an unaccepting society in this faction novel. Witness Social progress through the lives of those who lived it!

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