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The Color of the Rose by award winning author Gretchen Craig features three compelling stories of characters struggling to find their place in the world. “The Color of the Rose” and “Afternoon Tea” take you to old Louisiana where master and slave both love, and hate. “Summer Heat” is set in the rural South during the Great Depression. In spite of poverty and deprivation, ...more
Kindle Edition, 55 pages
Published (first published September 24th 2010)
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Tara Chevrestt
Dec 07, 2010 Tara Chevrestt rated it really liked it
This is a compilation of three short stories and the first chapter of one of the author's novels. I received this as part of a LibraryThing giveaway and I really enjoyed the short stories. The first two are related to a previous novel that she wrote. I have not read that novel, but it wasn't hard for me to figure out what was going on. Both stories deal touch up the slavery issue.

The third story is MY FAVORITE. It is about an extrememly sheltered woman (Roosevelt is president, but I'm not sure i
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Patsy
Jul 14, 2015 Patsy rated it really liked it
This book has three very good short stories; the first and second stories takes you back to Louisiana. The author gives more background information on Josie and Chloe, these are characters from the Plantation Series. The third book is set in the depression era in Louisiana, this story was very impressive. Then at the end was a Bonus the first chapter of her newest book "Crimson Sky". Gretchen Craig Is a wonderful storyteller don't miss out, her Plantation Series is great place to start. Gretchen ...more
dorothea harris
Mar 03, 2015 dorothea harris rated it it was amazing
Short stories

Stories start off with a bang, enjoyed all three stories. Very interesting . Now I want to read all of her books. Don't know how I missed this author..keep writing these wonderful stories Ms. Craig I will be purchasing more of your books..
Pam
Dec 15, 2015 Pam rated it it was amazing
Color of the Rose is by Gretchen Craig. It is a compilation of three chapters written by her before or after writing her novels and which she never used. They are quick peeks into the lives of those involved. It is a quick and easy book to read and it is quite good.
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