Publisher: Little Prince Publishing
Updated Version 8/12/2011Includes Reading Group QuestionsWarning:This book tackles difficult subjects. The views and decisions of the characters do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the author.Though it is against the law in 1960s Virginia, Stephen Phillips wants to marry his colored neighbor, Ruthie. Growing up in a physically abusive home, his love for Ruthie was the only thing that helped him survive. Instead of giving in to social and family prejudice, Stephen decides to fight for love. And it’s a fight that could lead to murder. Racism and revenge darken this psychological drama set against the backdrop of the segregated South. ...