Slavery is never an easy topic to tackle, but this month’s Inspirational picks all address this serious issue with hope and love. Whether they’re battling sex slavery, navigating the Underground railroad or struggling to free themselves of society’s control, the characters in the following books persevere and show that there’s always light at the end of a dark road.
In Michael K. Reynolds’s Songs of the Shenandoah, the final installment in his Heirs of Ireland trilogy, Clare Royce is happily married and enjoying motherhood, but something else is on her mind. Wanting to free those in slavery, Clare sets out to use her husband’s newspaper connections to help her succeed. But as other members of her family find success in unexpected places, she must decide which course is best for all.