When Rebecca Montgomery, daughter of wealthy plantation owner Grafton Montgomery, falls in love with Ruth, a slave, her life is turned upside down. Their journey of self-discovery takes place in a historical period of the imagination—one filled with vibrant characters, intrigue, danger, and the underlying theme of hope.
Bonnie Lee Ann Harrison chose her penname L. A. Green to combine her name with the book’s cocreator, Gleycia Green.
Canadian-born Harrison has a BA Honours in performance theatre from the University of Winnipeg and an MFA in theatre performance from the University of Florida.
Rebecca stood at the mirror, looking at her reflection, pleased. The boots were slightly large, but the pants tucked into them looked crisp and sharp.