Like reading Thackeray edited by Elmore Leonard

Blood Red Rose

Blood Red Rose
Blood Red Rose

This is the third exciting book by Anne Perry in Barrington Stoke's brilliant Timepiece series. When Rosie travels back in time she arrives on a ship bound for America. She soon discovers that she is on an illegal slave ship, trading after the abolition of slavery. First it seems there's nothing she can do until the crew all start turning blind. It's up to Rosie to keep the ship running until they reach America. A touching and thought provoking story giving an insight into the cruelty of the slave trade to struggling readers.