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Publisher's Summary

Eugenia Mae Spotswood, the daughter of a failed aristocrat, longs to regain the life she lost. The slave Tom wants one thing: freedom. After becoming the property of Eugenia Mae, a dangerous affection grows. But he learns freedom is not something she can give him - he must fight for it himself.

Clyde Bricket, the farm boy responsible for Tom's capture, has always believed in the South. But he soon learns that sometimes the only way to redeem yourself is to fight against everything you thought you believed in.

©2006 Joanna Catherine Scott (P)2011 David N. WIlson

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  • McKinney, TX
  • 04-13-18

Not My Cup of Tea

I am usually a Civil War story fanatic, but there was something about this story that never connected with me. Maybe it was the way Eugenia started by whining about her life and the number of slaves she used to own and the embarrassment of not owning them anymore. And to go from that Scarlett O'Hara self centeredness to suddenly helping the underground railroad. I had a hard time believing in this about face. It tainted this book for me.

The narration by Karen White was nuanced with the right tone and cadence for this story. She is enjoyable to listen to.

I received this audiobook for free in exchange for an honest review.

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Life during the Civil War

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Entertaining, interesting and Enjoyable

Story of how 3 lives intersect right before and during he Civil War.

Eugenie Mae Spotswood, Naive about the world and sets unforeseen consequences into motion when she frees Tom.
Tom, a slave
Clyde Bricket, a boy who changes his view on slavery throughout the story and the son of Toms former owner.

Eugenie ends up becoming a member of the Hero's of America or a red string, the underground railroad for rebels against the war. Helping to take care of injured soldiers.
Tom was freed by Eugenie, ends up becoming a scout for the Union army.
Clyde even though he believes in the ways of the south he ends up fighting with the Union Army
The story follows each of them through this time period in their life and the ways in which each of their lives are changed.

It was heartbreaking listening to Tom trying decide on a last name.

Absolutely hated the ending.

Karen White did a great job with the narration as usual. Her character voices are great. Nice voice very easy to listen to. Always enjoyable listening to her narration.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBoom


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Civil war behind the scenes

Is there anything you would change about this book?

The content was somewhat weak and I hated the ending.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Enforcing home and avenging home. by A American

Have you listened to any of Karen White’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I have not listened to Karen White before however she did a great job in with this book.

Did The Road from Chapel Hill inspire you to do anything?

Love thy neighbor.

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The Road from Chapel Hill

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I had high hopes for this book, but I was disappointed. The storyling dragged on forever without much original thought. The characters were predictable and after a

while I became bored, just wishing for the end. The American Civil War was a terrible period of time and it takes someone special to tell a fictionalized tale not yet

shared.

The narration was well done,considering the material she was given. The characters were portrayed as well as expected..

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Throwing in the towel

After listening to the first couple hours I'm calling it quits. I'm sorry, but I'm finding the story slow, the writing mediocre, the characters one-dimensional and mostly unbelievable, and the narrator not good (terrible accents). I wanted to like it because I was given this book at no charge in exchange for my unbiased review, but I'm sorry, I just don't. Admittedly , I am quitting early, which I don't normally do, so maybe it gets better, but I'm doubtful... which is why I'm calling it quits.