The Slavery and Beyond Series
Patrick Walsh relives his Failed Moments in two past lives in order to salvage his modern day existence. Can he correct the mistakes of his past?
Patrick travels back to:
˃˃˃ The French Caribbean in 1790- Just Before the Slave Revolution
Biracial plantation owner Patrice Beaumont is known as a “kinder” slave master committed to ending slavery, but his actions don’t back-up his words. Is being the “best of the worst” all he’s capable of or will he have the courage to stand up for what is right?
˃˃˃ 1863 New York City- During the Draft Riots
Irish street fighter Patrick Allen is days away from the biggest fight of his career, when the Draft Riots ignite dangerous racial conflicts around the city and deadly acts of violence by Irish gangs. Never one to take sides outside the ring, he steers clear of the angry mobs. So when he stumbles on a lynching in progress, who can expect him to do anything more than look away?
Patrick is guided by his Aunt Grace who has been with him in each of his lives. The stakes are high---this is his last chance. Success moves both of them forward. There is no going back.
Volume #1 of A. Robert Allen’s Slavery and Beyond Series- Stories tackling race relations during times leading up to or immediately following the end of slavery.