Behind the Manor Door Lies The Reckoning by Debbie Zello is a historical romance story and tells us of a period in time about slavery set in America. I enjoyed the history of the story but found the slavery and treatment appalling but I know this is what happened back then. Debbie evoked some pretty powerful emotions in me as I read along, page after page, unable to stop to put it down. The story felt very realistic. I was really invested in every outcome. I loved Meli, our strong willed lead who was continually beaten down but was able to slowly build herself up and stand up for and protect those she had come to love, no matter their race or colour. This is a very powerful story that should be read by all.
Reviewed by @jennadb