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The Law Of Betrayal
by Tess Collins (Goodreads Author)
When she was ten years old, attorney Alma Bashears' father disappeared; and now, the only man who knows the true story has been brutally killed. To defend herself against an accusation of murder, Alma must face the ancient mystery of her own heritage, an ancestry stemming from a misunderstood race of people called the Melungeons. Their land holds the secrets of the ages-se ...more
Published by Port Town Publishing
(first published June 22nd 2006)
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This is the last book in the series of three. By mistake I read it first. I finished it a few days ago and now that I have read the other two books I am back to review this one. You don't have to read all three but you get the benefit of knowing the full story if you do. The stories are all about the life of Alma and her family in the mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee. She was raped as a teen and left to live in California and became an attorney. The characters in the books are wonderful.
A coal miner’s granddaughter, TESS COLLINS was born and raised in a crater. Yes, really, a crater formed by the impact of an asteroid millions of years ago where her hometown, Middlesboro, Kentucky was eventually built. Tess spent her younger years in a one room Carnegie Library reading around the room. She started at SALLY AND THE BEAR and ended with WAR AND PEACE at which time she thought, “I wa ...moreMore about Tess Collins...