Glory Over Everything

Glory Over Everything

Beyond The Kitchen House

Large Print - 2016
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"The Kitchen House continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad ... This ... stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home, is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. After many years of striving, Jamie has achieved acclaim and security, only to discover that his aristocratic lover Caroline is pregnant. Before he can reveal his real identity to her, he learns that his beloved servant Pan has been captured and sold into slavery in the South. Pan's father, to whom Jamie owes a great debt, pleads for Jamie's help, and Jamie agrees, knowing the journey will take him perilously close to Tall Oakes and the ruthless slave hunter who is still searching for him."--
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781410488992
1410488993
Branch Call Number: FIC GRISSOM 2016
Characteristics: large print,rda
637 pages (large print) : map ; 23 cm

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jiggyq
Aug 16, 2017

was a great story

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squirrelee
Nov 05, 2016

This book was so good, as was "The Kitchen House". I can't wait for more from this author!!

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Christianiam1
Aug 21, 2016

I could not put this book down.
Loved the style of writing and the story line.
Also read "The Kitchen House."
A very good read also.

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cara123
Aug 01, 2016

This book was okay, however I found myself enjoying the kitchen house novel much better. It was interesting to see how Jamie's life progressed after the kitchen house but as for the other main characters from the kitchen house not much was really told of them which made me a little disappointed.

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DorisWaggoner
Jun 28, 2016

Haven't read "The Kitchen House," but now have it on hold. This does give enough backstory to make sense. Jamie grows from a terrified 13 year old to a confident adult, yet the fear of what he knows of his own background keeps him from being fully mature. This story forces him to grow up. As it comes to an end, I began to think that another in the series just has to be coming. Too many questions remain unanswered, and too many of the characters need to be filled in. That's not a criticism, but a measure of how good this book is!

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niceauntie
May 31, 2016

This book picks up where the author's previous book The Kitchen House ended. It can easily be read on it's own but I would highly recommend both books so if you think you will like this type of story then start with The Kitchen House. They are fast, high interest reads with great characters.

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LASbookluvr
May 28, 2016

An exciting and emotional story! I recommend reading The Kitchen House first as this is a sequel. Loved both books.

dairyqueen May 17, 2016

I loved this book as much as the first one "The Kitchen House"

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Reads_A_Lot
Apr 29, 2016

Loved The Kitchen House, so was excited to see a sequel come out. Enjoyed this one as well. Didn't remember much about Jamie from the first book, but liked him in this book, flaws and all. Part of the book is Jamie's backstory, and the other part is his rescue of Pan from the slave traders. Good supporting characters, too - little Pan who is a ray of sunshine, Robert the dedicated servant and friend, teenaged Addie who is a force to be reckoned with. A good family drama type story with adventure and intrigue. Recommend.

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