The Throwback

The Throwback

by David Canford


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A baby's birth to George Elwood's wife on their South Carolina plantation threatens to cause a scandal, but the funeral of mother and child seems to ensure the truth will never be known.Years later Elwood's son, Thomas, is rescued from disaster by a slave girl, Mosa. Helping her in return, he discovers the secrets of his family which set him on a collision course with his father and the law.Mosa makes it North to freedom but even in New York, she finds her life is threatened.Receiving unexpected news, she risks her life to return South during the height of the Civil War. She hopes to wait it out in relative safety away from any population center, but the war finds her and threatens to destroy those she cares about. A family saga of hatred, revenge, forbidden love, overcoming hardship and helping others from the author of Bound Bayou.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781721937905
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/27/2018
Pages: 292
Sales rank: 353,972
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

As an indie author himself, David likes discovering the wealth of great talent which is now so easily accessible. A keen traveler, he can find a book on travel particularly hard to resist.

He enjoys writing about both the past and what might happen to us in the future.

Cambridge University educated, his previous jobs include working as a mover in Canada and a sandblaster in the Rolls Royce aircraft engine factory. David works as a lawyer during the day. He has three daughters and lives on the south coast of England with his wife and their dog.

A lover of both the great outdoors and the man-made world, he is equally happy kayaking, hiking a trail or wandering around a city absorbing its culture.

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