The Kitchen House
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  • 1
    The Kitchen House | Kathleen Grissom

    The Kitchen House

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs)
    • By Kathleen Grissom
    • Narrated By Orlagh Cassidy, Bahni Turpin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (50)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (43)

    In 1791 when seven-year-old Irish orphan Lavinia is transported to Virginia to work in the kitchen of a wealthy plantation owner, she is absorbed into the life of the kitchen house and becomes part of the family of black slaves whose fates are tied to the plantation. But Lavinia’s skin will always set her apart, whether she wishes it or not. And as she grows older, she will be torn between the life that awaits her as a white woman and the people she knows as kin....

    Excellent a real gem

    This is my type of book, easy to follow, tear jerking great human story.
    Loved the narration and could not wait to hear more and more.......
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    Reviewed on 13 April 2015 by sue (fordingbridge, United Kingdom)
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    Glory over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House | Kathleen Grissom

    Glory over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Kathleen Grissom
    • Narrated By Santino Fontana, Heather Alicia Simms, Madeleine Maby, and others
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (11)
    Story
    (11)

    This new standalone 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.

    Glorious! A proper story, with tears and drama,

    Not such a challenge as the kitchen house, it was a gentler plot but there were raw moments and plenty of pace to keep you listening. I enjoyed every ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 26 November 2016 by laura (Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom)