Blood Tide: A Promise of Freedom

[Ebook] ➩ Blood Tide: A Promise of Freedom By Holly Stacey – Johndore.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 202 pages
  • Blood Tide: A Promise of Freedom
  • Holly Stacey
  • English
  • 08 August 2019

About the Author: Holly Stacey

Holly Stacey has been writing ever since she could hold a pen Her stories have been published in various anthologies and publications and most are interlaced with ancient folklore or history, inspired by her two degrees in archaeology and her passion for reading folk tales When not writing or reading, she s researching which includes haunting record offices and libraries, many visits to castles, participating in sword fights and dressing up She has worked in several museums and with archaeology teams, and has excavated Roman, Anglo Saxon, Pictish, Victorian and pre historic sites Now she mostly digs in her garden and writes.Her first published book, The Faerie Conspiracies , won runner up for the children s category of the Writer s News Self Publishing Award 2009 She also has a book of children s stories, Magic in the Mist , published with Knowonder , a publisher dedicated to producing great stories and literacy for children Her historical fiction still holds elements of magic, but with muchhistoric background Blood Tide, A Promise of Freedom , is her first historical fiction set in 1733 about a mulatto slave who becomes swept into piracy.She is currently working on a new historical fiction mystery series set in Tudor England Forinformation and links to her books, please see her blog inkydoom.blogspot.com.


Blood Tide: A Promise of FreedomAmber, A Mulatto Slave In The Caribbean, Is Turning Some Heads With Her Beauty Her Mother Is A Healer Of The Old Ways And Tries Her Hardest To Protect Her Daughter From The Roaming Hands Of The Plantation Master S Son When A New Shipment Of Slaves Brings Illness And Unrest, Amber S Mother Is Accused Of Witchcraft By The Master S Son After The Master Dies Of A Heart Attack The Night Of The Magical Fire Dance Performed By The Slaves To Welcome The Newcomers.But That S Just The Beginning Of Amber S Troubles With The Murder Of Her Mother Shortly After, She Is Sold To A New Owner And Shipped To The Americas Along With All The Other Problem Slaves Amber Never Makes It To Her Destination As The Ship S Cook Inspires The Slaves To Take Over The Ship And Turn Pirate Amber Must Learn To Live Like A Refugee, Literally Fighting For Survival But Has She Found True Freedom And If So, At What Cost Set In 1733, Blood Tide Tells A Tale Of Love, Betrayal, Magic And The Immense Task Of Finding One S Place In An Impossible World.

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10 thoughts on “Blood Tide: A Promise of Freedom

  1. Adele Symonds says:

    This is a really good adventure story set to the backdrop of the slave trade It includes a huge cast of character s who all have unique personalities The relationships and interactions between the character s are depicted extremely well The positive and negative emotions are expressed clearly and you will be sure to find somebody to specifically relate to.The atmosphere is palpable as you read from life on the plantation to being in the hold of a slave ship to mutiny, piracy and uninhabited i This is a really good adventure story set to the backdrop of the slave trade It includes a huge cast of character s who all have unique personalities The relationships and interactions between the character s are depicted extremely well The positive and negative emotions are expressed clearly and you will be sure to find somebody to specifically relate to.The atmosphere is palpable as you read from life on the plantation to being in the hold of a slave ship to mutiny, piracy and uninhabited islands The pace is fast and flowing and will keep you reading from page to page The author has obviously undertaken extensive research to make this work of fiction as authentic as possible, I loved this story and many of the character s In particular, I liked the way the character s grew and changed as the story progressed.A lot of the dialogue is written in a manner which expresses the character s accent dialect, this is a very difficult aspect of writing to pull off successfully but Holly achieved this with great overall effect to increase the impact of the novel on the reader.I have no hesitation in giving this book a full 5 star rating