Deep in the Louisiana swamps, 1903, five-year-old Willy is kidnapped by a Vodou Priestess. One day, he will fight bloody battles in France and come face-to-face with the horrors of Vodou.
In bustling New Orleans, 1903, bachelor Jack-a former Texas Ranger-has an encounter with a young beauty hiding in his hotel room. What she wants and needs will change his life forever.
1958 St. Louis, two girls of different races, Mercy and Annie, meet in the fifth grade. Together, they secretly explore St. Louis via bus and streetcar, encountering cultural prejudices at every turn- including from within one girl's own family. The turbulent times and the Civil Rights Movement will test the girls' loyalty and affect their choices on the way to adulthood.
In a saga spanning from 1903 to 1968, compelling characters navigate the stormy paths of life in New Orleans, St. Louis, and Texas until they all collide in a startling and dramatic way.
TRIUMPH was a finalist in three categories in the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards contest, won a Readers' Favorite with multiple reviewers, and is a 2021 Firebird First Place Award Winner in Multicultural Fiction.
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|Publisher:||Progressive Rising Phoenix Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)|