Seeds of Deception
Every family has secrets. Some should never be kept.
On the same day, Sput Louie McClendon is evicted by reviled town tycoon Goliah Lynch, her husband mysteriously vanishes. Has he fallen pre to bushwhackers or timber thieves in Indian Territory? Or is Lynch behind his disappearance?
Alone and desperate, Sput Louie turns to Cherokee elder Two Bird for help, but are his inte...more
It’s a great book and I couldn’t stop reading it, but I didn’t want it to end either! As you read, you share M ...more
I loved the strength and resiliency of the main character, Sput Louie. And I w ...more
Is someone behind his going missing or has he left his family due to some reaso ...more
Arlene L. Walker has created a fascinating blend of historical fact and fiction in Seeds of Deception.
I was absolutely drawn-in following the McClendon family’s journey through life during post Civil War slave emancipation.
The characters were developed beautifully; I could picture them in my minds eye.
Native American slave owners ...more
Set in tribal town of Feather Falls, during the times of tensions between Cherokee Indians and their former slaves for land, rights And liberties.So this book revolves around Sput Louise and Benjamin, the husband-wife duo who worked under Golhia Lynch.The couple blessed with three sons, were living their ordinary life, then one day Golhia s ...more
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Sput Louie McClendon her three sons & her husband Benjamin are freed slaves who are already living in a decrepit condition in Feather Falls, when their former owner and the town's tycoon Goliah Lynch, aka Old Crow evicts them without notice. Benjamin has a history with Goliah owing which, the frustrated and angry Benjamin decides to conf ...more
Seeds of Deception was an interesting book for me to read. When I was given the opportunity to read it, the first thing that got my eyes was how descriptive and intriguing the blurb was. It had the mystery element well sprayed, which ...more
The story is about Benjamin and his wife Sput Louise and their sons, who worked under Golhia Lynch. After sometime they both were removed from their place. It become very difficult for them to find a shelter and work, the same time Benjamin gone missing suddenly.
Now Sput was in a d ...more
This story was so beautifully told, my only complaint was that I should have read it with others, in community. There is so much to feel, to discuss, and the history (rich, detailed and powerfully woven throughout) gave me such much to process.
It sets a very high bar for whatever he does that comes next.
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