Happenstance, serendipity and luck dominate as the lives of characters crash against one another like pinballs in Tom Evans’ All Is Not Well. A novel that perfectly captures the unscripted events and coincidences of real life, where you can do your utmost best, and it’s never quite good enough.
A story of strength, faith and resilience that spans but six short years and yet tells of the sorrows and joys; hardships and successes of best friends Hiram and Robert. A story that has been meticulously researched to give us an impassioned, edifying portrait of two remarkable young men.
A powerful and illuminating look at the historical and political events of Jeffries’ life “I Could Have Been One” should be considered required reading for anyone in search of a thoughtful, thorough, and approachable survey of history and the events that have shaped our lives.
Meticulously researched and rousingly told, Standing Against The Wind is first and foremost entertaining with confident pacing and compelling characters, but it also proves an intriguing and enlightening foray into a tumultuous and pivotal period in Black and Native American Indian history.
Black & African American Historical Fiction genre that not only brings social commentary into focus but entertains and encourages reflection on US History.
The best historical fiction novels tell stories about characters achieving something extraordinary and here Ford uses this premise to not only explore political ambition and the twisted corridors of power but the divisions and conventions of race and gender too.