The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart (Shenandoah Sisters, Bk 3)
The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart - Shenandoah Sisters, Bk 3 Author:Michael Phillips Katie, the daughter of a plantation owner, and Mayme, the daughter of a slave, find themselves with only each other after the Civil War. They devise a scheme to keep Katie's plantation going, disguising the fact they are all alone. Now in book three, the girls face new threats to their security. A long-lost uncle appears and then disappears as s... more »uddenly, taking their secret with them. Then a flood threatens to destroy the remaining cotton crop they need to save the plantation from foreclosure. Filled with fascinating period details, challenging questions of faith, and heartwarming friendship, this series has all the elements historical fiction fans love.« less
Set of four books in correct order include: 1."Angels Watching Over Me", 2."A Day To Pick Your Own Cotton" 3."The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart", 4."Together Is All We Need".
The story of a white girl and a mulatto girl who survive the Civil War and try to rebuild a plantation and their lives on their own during the time of Reconstruction. Obviously, they encounter many dreadful times and many obstacles. They overcome and grow up and grow in their faith by trusting their God to pull them through.
Very entertaining with insight into everyday life during the Reconstruction period. As with all Michael Phillips books: well worth the read!
In this 3rd book of the Shenandoah Sisters series--The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart by Michael Phillips, Katie and Mayme continue to fight to save the plantation with the help of Henry and his son, Jeremiah. Mayme gets a big surprise and Katie is thrilled to see her Uncle Templeton again and find the gold that was hidden in her house. Will it be enough to pay off the loan on the plantation? Will the bad men steal it from her? How many more will find out her secret that her parents have died and what will happen to the four girls living on their own?
This book has more surprises pop up, more action and some humor too. I enjoyed this one too and look forward to finding out what happens next in the last book of this series.