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A profound allegory of the evolving Jim Crow South in which visions clash with an unspeakable reality.

In Georgia, Doctor Jane Beekman has seen her dying mother’s soul, a vision above the bed—a soul struggling with a decision, some undone task, something in this world too noble to leave. The sight was brief, but surely a lesson. The lingering question—Why?—promp
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Paperback, Debut, 340 pages
Published by Leapfolio a Joint-Venture Partner of Tupelo Press (first published January 22nd 2019)
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Amy Bruestle
Oct 20, 2019 rated it liked it
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review.

Well, ugh. This is a weird one. Honestly i am surprised i finished this book. The only reason it got three stars is because of the ending. The first 75% of the book was BORING as hell. I literally almost stopped reading it a few times. However, the last 25% was actually the total opposite. It was written really well, it kept you reading, it kept you in suspense, and it was exciting to find out what was going to happen next. If th
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Laura
Jackson Beekman is a rising star in his home state of Georgia. Currently the attorney general, his sights are set on the Governor’s office. But nothing is free in this world, least of all politics. Jackson needs to hedge his bets, so he begins building his campaign team.

Dr. Jane Beekman, Jackson’s sister-in-law, is one of the handpicked circle he chooses for his team. She brings a personal agenda to the table. Politics are known for quid pro quo, and Jane is no exception. Her mother
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Dave Moyer
A solid first novel that kicks in at the end, overcoming some slow to develop themes.
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Dwaine Rieves was born and raised in Monroe County, Mississippi. Following a career as a research pharmaceutical scientist and critical care physician, he completed an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University.

His poetry has won the Tupelo Press Prize for Poetry and the River Styx International Poetry Prize. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Virginia Quarterly
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