Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Noose and the Fiery Stake

In paranormal sequences, part of my novel Where the River Runs Deep (WTRRD) takes place in the colonial South, where slaves worked plantations under brutal conditions. Historian Bertram Wyatt-Brown wrote, in the introduction to The Mind of the South: “…few … Continue reading

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The Lash, the Chain, and the Baying of Hounds

The black man occupied the position of mere domestic animal, without will or right of his own. The lash lurked always in the background. Its open crackle could often be heard where field hands were quartered. Into the gentlest houses … Continue reading

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