In the late 1700's Jake Spooner and a group of educated "Flat Hatters"of all ages gather in secret to devise a plan to illegally transport slaves to Canada.Shadwell's Slaves is the story of how they risk their lives and their reputations as they acquire the resources to spirit slaves away from Thomas Jefferson's Shadwell plantation. In the dead of night they begin their arduous trip north under the cover of darkness.
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Shadwell's Slaves is a historical novel full of adventure, hardships, danger, love, romance, and heroics! Thomas Jefferson's earliest plantation is brought to life by well developed and interconnected characters.The captivating plot nuances range from the hardships that slaves faced on a daily basis to romance across varying cultures. History buffs and fiction fans alike can rejoice in the fast paced, historically accurate, and well researched account of Shadwell's Slaves: Escape to Freedom.