B.B. Shamp on Blog Tour for A Wife in Watercolor, January 17-26

A Spouse in Watercolor
by B. B. Shamp

Publication Date: November 16, 2021
Secant Publishing, LLC
Hardcover, Paperback & eBook

Style: Historic African Fiction



One lady’s standing is seared into her pores and skin. The opposite has no freedom. Can they disrupt a colony constructed on privilege earlier than they face the gallows?

Chesapeake Bay, 1747. Sarah Sensible would give something to really feel protected. Homeless and mourning her kidnapped little woman, the widowed housekeeper makes a shrewd resolution to simply accept a wedding provide from rich delivery tradesman Robert Morris, Sr. However after she witnesses the abuse of his slaves and he manufacturers her with the corporate seal, she’s petrified she’ll at all times be a mistress and by no means a spouse.

Yearie longs for a extra simply system. Endlessly loyal to the younger mom who controls her manumission, the enslaved lady works onerous to open her proprietor’s eyes to the cruelty of their master-servant tradition. However as her coronary heart burns for a person she will be able to’t overtly love and her calculated disruptions draw undesirable consideration, she’s terrified change is slowly slipping by her fingers.

Heeding Yearie’s outcry, Sarah secretly groups up with an underground community to place proper what she will be able to of their grasp’s enterprise dealings. And with Yearie clearing the trail for revolution however nonetheless hopelessly hitched to the incorrect wagon, she fears she’s made a pricey mistake in laying her freedom in Sarah’s arms.

Will their brave play for a modicum of respect push them each into an unmarked grave?

On this harrowing journey into pre-Revolutionary America, B.B. Shamp brings to life the true preventing spirit of girls struggling underneath an iron-fisted patriarchal society. Transporting you to an enchanting period and revealing the vivid voice of unsung champions and their richly detailed struggle for survival, you’ll be gripped all the way in which to its stunning conclusion.

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Concerning the Creator

B.B. Shamp grew up within the Washington, D.C. metro space, a sufferer of wholesale parochial schooling offset by a wild creativeness and a burgeoning resistance to uniformity. She started journaling on the age of 9, wrote her first quick story based mostly on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at eleven, then dusted off her arms and put it in a drawer. Years later, a profession instructing public highschool ended when she fell off a ladder, blew a slew of pulmonary embolisms and suffered a close to loss of life expertise. Rehabilitation included journaling, and all of a sudden she was reborn to what she beloved finest: writing.

Her first modern thriller/suspense novel, Third Haven earned first place with each the Delaware Press Affiliation and the Nationwide Federation of Press Ladies. A sequel, The Grist Mill Bone, was a finalist for the Subsequent Technology Indie Guide Award and Eric Hoffer’s Da Vinci Eye Award for canopy design.

B.B. Shamp lives on an inland tidal bay the place a second of Zen might be discovered within the tilt of a blue heron’s lengthy neck, a broad sweep of serrated clouds, or an earthly dialog about crabs with an area waterman. Her passions embody environmental advocacy, enhancing schooling coverage, and offering faculty scholarships to younger girls. She is forevermore, a author.

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