By Tracie Peterson
Jasmine Houston, a widow with a tender son, is of the same opinion to harbor former slaves at her horse farm outdoors of Lowell, even if her father, a plantation proprietor, helps slavery. whilst a boardinghouse keeper unwittingly turns into concerned with a touring peddler who sells whatever infinitely extra beneficial than footwear, Jasmine is devastated to find that her son and the previous slaves were abducted. Jasmine’s decision to loose them threatens to undo her relatives in addition to the binds that bind the burgeoning fabric to the southern cotton growers. e-book within the bestselling lighting of Lowell.
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I don’t know, Jasmine. ’’ Jasmine’s brothers came into the parlor and looked at the subdued group. ‘‘If I knew how to resolve any of this,’’ Malcolm continued, ‘‘it would already be accomplished. But I do know the doctor is correct. ’’ A tear glistened in her father’s eye. ‘‘I wish it would have had the same effect upon your mother. I’m not certain she even heard me when I told her you and Spencer would be here for a visit. I’ve not been much use around the plantation. ’’ ‘‘And we’ve been happy to do so,’’ McKinley said.
I need to rest,’’ she whispered. Her eyes closed, and the rasp of her shallow breathing began to once again fill the room. ‘‘Yes, of course. I’ll come back and see you in a little while,’’ Jasmine said, feeling compelled to announce her departure, yet knowing her mother did not hear. She walked from the bedroom and closed the door softly behind her. Spencer’s childish jabbers floated up the staircase, and Jasmine smiled as she peeked over the balustrade at the enchanting scene below. Young Spencer was seated in the center of the parlor floor playing with a set of carved horses that had been McKinley’s favorite toys as a young boy.
Jasmine watched a look of despair etch itself upon her father’s face. If the conversation continued down this path, he would soon be miserable. Jumping to her feet, she extended a hand toward the president. ‘‘Why don’t I take you up to see Mother before Spencer awakens from his nap? ’’ ‘‘Yes, of course,’’ he replied, accepting her hand. ’’ CHAPTER• 3 LATER THAT EVENING, President Taylor escorted Jasmine into the dining room, followed by Nolan. The president pulled out one of the ornately carved mahogany chairs for Jasmine and greeted her brothers and father, who were already seated around the end of the table.
A Love Woven True by Tracie Peterson