A heart-rending story of two mothers—
one a white newspaper editor, one a black juke-joint owner—
struggling for truth and justice in the Civil Rights-era South.
Dedicated to the ideal of truth, honesty, and integrity in journalism.
Winner, National Indie Excellence Award for Historical Fiction
Winner, National Indie Excellence Award for Regional Fiction
Winner, Independent Press Award for Race Relations
Gold Medal, Global Book Award for Modern Historical Fiction
Silver Medal, Independent Publishers IPPY Award for Regional Fiction
Silver Medal, Readers’ Favorite Award for Social Issues Fiction