Two great page-turn­ers

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FALL­ING by Jane Green is not your con­ven­tional ro­mance.

Main char­ac­ter Emma left her strict up­per-crust English life eight years ago and found suc­cess in a fi­nance ca­reer.

Find­ing her­self less than con­tent with this life, Emma rents a beach cot­tage and meets her new land­lord Do­minic and his young son.

The two grad­u­ally fall in love, but Emma finds she needs to put ef­fort in to make things work. COL­SON White­head has done it again, this time tack­ling the topic of slav­ery with a com­bi­na­tion of his­tor­i­cal fact and his own imag­ined events.

The novel fol­lows teenage slave Cora who is de­ter­mined to escape from a cotton plan­ta­tion in Ge­or­gia.

When Cora es­capes, she trav­els on an un­der­ground rail­road and en­coun­ters dif­fer­ent harsh worlds at each stage of her jour­ney.

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