The Memories of Bellevue

La'Chris Jordan
The Memories of Bellevue

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Publisher
CreateSpace
Release Date
May 2014
ISBN
1494983966
Series
Book 1 of The Bellevue Trilogy
Genre
Historical fiction, Historical Novel with Romantic Elements, Historical Romance

SUMMARY
A powerful and unforgettable love story, THE MEMORIES OF BELLEVUE is the first book in the Bellevue Trilogy, a hypnotically compelling series that blends rich historical fiction with riveting intrigue.

In this captivating debut novella, the year is 1861 and the possibility of war is consuming the nation, especially in the Union stronghold of New Orleans, Louisiana. Yet Thomas, a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad, is determined to rid himself of slavery once and for all and return to the North despite being torn between the past and present, racial prejudice, and the shifting alliances of an impending conflict. Yet, days before his planned departure, Thomas finds an old diary from his past -- a diary filled with private thoughts and reflections on Jeyne, the beautiful slave girl he shared his life and dreams with as a young man on his family's plantation.

"The Memories of Bellevue" is an emotionally passionate piece that marks Jordan as a writer to watch. The second book, "The Roses I Left Behind", is scheduled for release in Spring 2015.

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