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OnShore - " Yellow Wife" by Sadeqa Johnson
About the Book
An enslaved woman is forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia. Born on a plantation, Pheby Delores Brown has lived a privileged life. Freedom on her 18th birthday has been promised, but instead of the idyllic life she imagined, she finds herself thrust into the bowels of slavery at the infamous "Devil's Half-Acre" jail.
About the Author
Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of four novels. Her accolades include the National Book Club Award, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the USA Best Book Award for Best Fiction. She is a Kimbilio Fellow, former board member of the James River Writers, and a Tall Poppy Writer. Originally from Philadelphia, she currently lives near Richmond, Virginia, with her husband and three children.
Onshore is dedicated to fiction genres including romance, novels, mysteries, thrillers, fantasy, sci-fi/Afrofuturism/speculative fiction, historical, urban lit, etc.
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