4.00 · 1 ratings · Published: Jun 3rd, 2013 |
In mid-20th century Virginia, Jack Ringler and Tamara Bird begin a torrid romance. However, the only problem is that Jack is white, and Tamara is black. Relegated to an old abandoned building for months, their relationship grows in love and the intensity until the shocking truth is finally revealed. Torn apart by their parents, Jack and Tamara begin life down separate paths while never letting the other out of their hearts. Ripped apart my family and nefarious societal leaders, will Jack and Tamara be able to traverse life's obstacles and make it back to each other? Or is there love simply destined to fail? And even more importantly, will they be able to survive the ramifications of their relationship? UNSHACkLED is a gripping interracial romance novel by J. Roy Vorhauer that explores racial intolerance in mid-20th century America. Filled with family and societal conflict stemming from their relationship, Jack and Tamara's story is in an illuminating glimpse into our shocking past. Deftly navigating such a sensitive subject, this amazing novel offers readers a compelling journey through the love, pain, and conflict of interracial relationships in the past. Filled with romance and intrigue, this wonderful novel will touch readers everywhere. Appealing to a wide audience, UNSHACKLED offers a unique take on romance while remaining a thoroughly touching and relevant experience. Perfect for women and men of all ages and backgrounds, the story has a little something for everyone, and is sure to earn a well-deserved home in everyone's collection. Inspired by lifetime of trying to improve race relations in academic environments, UNSHACKLED uses a unique set up, time frame, and plot to try to open up the doors to the sensitive topic of race relations. By showing the extremes of racial intolerance in the past this wonderful novel allows readers to see how far we've come, and how far we have to go while being immersed in the romantic plight of Jack and Tamara. Exciting, romantic, illuminating, and compelling, this captivating novel will keep the readers hooked until the final page is turned.
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