The story of an old woman's need for forgiveness, a young man's drive to succeed, and the history that links them both will keep readers enthralled from beginning to end. A Pandora's box opens when reporter Andy Carmichael, too light-skinned for acceptance by blacks and too dark-skinned for acceptance by whites, is sent to Georgia to interview Miss Penbrook, an icon of Southern literature. From her deathbed, the mysterious Miss Penbrook gives Andy journals that reveal a surprising twist--"her story and his own meld into one. Will Andy discover the secrets that link their lives before Miss Penbrook dies?
From the Back Cover
"Sometimes knowledge is freedom, and sometimes its simply a trap."
A young reporter covering the story of a lifetime
An old woman with nothing to lose...
The year is 1948. When Andy Carmichael travels to Georgia to cover the story that will make his career, he finds there is more at stake than an article. His marriage, his life, his very soul are on the line.
Will Andy expose the century-old secrets buried deep within the yellowed pages of the Penbrook diaries? Will the truth he finds set him free?