Please join me in congratulating Nicola Italia on the publication of her newest historical romance, The Savannah Stargazer! I had the privilege of working with Nicola on a copyedit of this exciting and noteworthy romance, and I'm proud to say this is the eighth book Nicola and I have worked on together! Here's the description:
But when Zasu meets dashing lawyer Gray Talbot, everything changes. Serious and quiet, Gray doesn't wave away her ambitions as fanciful or remind her of her place in society. Instead, he treats her as an equal and makes her question her decision not to marry. But Gray is hiding secrets, secrets that will threaten their newfound admiration for each other...
Gray Talbot is an abolitionist. And preaching abolition in the South during the Civil War is dangerous. Despite threats and violence, Gray doggedly pursues his desire to see all people free and treated equally. But falling in love with a slave-holding Southern woman wasn't part of the plan.
As the Civil War looms with the election of Abraham Lincoln, the slaves on the Dupree Plantation are also affected. Abused at the hands of a white man, Zasu's maid, Renny, begins to open her eyes to the idea that there is more to life than living in bondage.
When war breaks out, throwing the South and their way of life into chaos, Renny and her family must decide whether to remain on the plantation or take the dangerous route to freedom. And when tragedy occurs on the plantation, Zasu must decide what she truly believes and where her heart lies.
The Savannah Stargazer is available now in ebook format on Amazon for $2.99! Add it to your shelves on Goodreads, and get the scoop on all of Nicola's books on her website.
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