The Bedwarmer's Son

Narrated by: Lee Ann Howlett
Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
4.4 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

What if Abel had killed Cain, but there was no jury of his peers?

In 1928 Georgia, a black man who kills a white man is automatically guilty, but the bedwarmer's son, an ex-slave, is no normal black man. And the dead white man is his half-brother. Once his lily-white lawyer lady learns the truth, everything changes. Can she save him from swinging?

Will the bedwarmer murder the one she's been bought to serve?

From the antebellum South, come travel the dusty trails of Jim Crowe Dalton, Georgia, with slave and master, saint and sinner. See if God is really big enough, if he truly cares about his children. McAdoo has done it again, this time in a brand new way. A delightful morsel for the palates of Christian listeners world round.

©2016 Caryl McAdoo (P)2017 Caryl McAdoo

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Well worth the credit.

Where does The Bedwarmer's Son rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This audiobook ranks in the top 80% if the book I have listened to so far.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the way the author has a double love story going on. It was unique in the way Caryl Mcadoo wrote this book. It made you not want to put it back.

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scene was when William gives Jasmine the bathrobe and slippers.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Jasmine finds out about Harriet moved me. How awful for Jasmine.

Any additional comments?

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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Great!

This was a really unique historical romance. Beautiful writing with a christian message and good narration!

**A copy of this audiobook was provided in exchange for an honest review**

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Not what I was expecting

This was definitely not what I was expecting it to be. I did enjoy the story even though I didn't particularly like how it went back and forth from the actual story and Billy telling his story to his lawyer. Even though this was a historical read, I was put off by the use of certain words. I loved the love story and the faith that shown through the characters. It was especially nice to see some of them accept the Lord. The narrator did a very good job. I received a free copy of this book from the author and am voluntarily leaving this review.