Set early in the time of America's burgeoning Civil Rights Movement, Breaking the Line: Victoria's Beginning follows the life of young Christian girl, Victoria Roberts. Victoria is born to Black parents, Tess and Clyde who despise that Victoria looks more White like her wealthy paternal grandfather, Paul Roberts. Rejected at an early age by her parents, Victoria is sent to Dallas to live with her childless aunts, Charlotte and Mary. Charlotte is a wealthy widow, and Mary is clairvoyant.
Mary has seen the difficult road ahead for Victoria if she makes the wrong choices. Because of this, Charlotte, Mary, and Victoria's maternal grandparents, Chandra and Ed, shower Victoria with love and encourage her unique intelligence and talents to help keep her on the right path. However, Clyde and Tess, along with Clyde's domineering, voodoo practicing mother, Betts, begin to spitefully interfere and attempt to crush and cower Victoria's spirit.
Can Victoria withstand the vindictive influence of Betts and her parentsundefined Will she be able to remain true to her faith and herself to overcome the trials of her childhood and find her destiny as an adult undefined or will she succumb to evil and find herself creating a line that she cannot break undefined.
I was mesmerized by the story of sweet little Victoria, the baby born to black parents . . . a baby who looked more white than black . . . and was rejected by her parents . . . sent to be raised by two childless aunts. Victoria was raised to love Jesus and it was several years before she would face the wrath of her parents and the evil in their household . . . and even more years until she learned the history of how it began. This would have been a five star listen except that it didn't really end . . . and the next in the series is not on audible . . .
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