Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson

Pheby lives on a plantation in Virginia where her mother has worked hard to teach her daughter to have pride in herself and not see herself as a slave. She's the favorite of the plantation owner and has been promised her freedom at 18, living a fairly sheltered existence (comparatively). But her life is changed …

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The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

A seven year old girl from Ireland lands on US soil in 1791 as an indentured servant. Taken to a plantation in Virginia, she is cared for by the owners illegitimate daughter by a slave girl, called Belle, and slowly builds a home and a life amongst the black slaves. But as she grows up, …

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