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Eeps its secrets buried deep Muddy's almost than friend Bobby Marshall knows that better than most Though he passes for white one of his ancestors was Frannie Crow a slave hanged a century ago on nearby Hark Hill Plantation Adorning the town suare is a seat built from Frannie's gallows A tribute a relic and a caution it's known as Liar's Bench Now the answers Muddy seeks soon lead back to Hark Hill. LIAR S BENCH a powerful southern debut novel by Kim Michele Richardson a multi generational chilling mystery with a mix of coming of age humor and historical fiction covering a century of deceit From racial injustice lies small town secrets murder corruption two senseless hangings and three strong heroines of different generations grabbing you by the heart from the first page to the last and never letting go Lovable well developed characters you will remember long after the book ends As the novel opens it is 1860 and readers briefly learn of the nasty mistress of Hark Hill Plantation Mrs Evelyn Anderson who cannot seem to deliver an heir for her husband Her faithful and innocent house slave Frannie Crow has been raped and accused of poisoning her mistress Of course after a jury of all white men she does not stand a chance They find her guilty and within a

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Liar's Bench

In on Mudas Summers' seventeenth birthday her beloved Mama Ella is found hanging from the rafters of their home Most people in Peckinpaw Kentucky assume that Ella's no good husband did the deed Others think Ella grew tired of his abuse and did it herself Muddy is determined to find out for sure either way especially once she finds strange papers hidden amongst her mama's possessions But Peckinpaw k. OutstandingThis book had me up till 4 am to finish it Its one of those books that you keep thinking about hours after you re finished A great historical fiction packed with lies suicide and family history A most excellent book

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To hatred and corruption that have echoed through the years and lies she must be brave enough to confront at last Kim Michele Richardson's lush beautifully written debut is set against a Southern backdrop passing uneasily from bigotry and brutality to hope With its compelling mystery and complex yet relatable heroine Liar's Bench is a story of first love raw courage and truths that won't be denied. The Scars of Others Should Teach Us Caution Back in August of 1860 in Peckinpaw Kentucky Mrs Evelyn Anderson Mistress of Hark Hill Plantation reported that she had been poisoned by her House SlaveFrannie Crow Frannie had been a victim of rape by the Plantation s overseer and was unable to go about her usual schedule of house chores the following day after the assault When uestioned Frannie confessed what had happened Instead of having a pittance of sympathy the Mistress summoned the overseer and demanded that Frannie be flogged for all of the help to witness Two weeks later the frail and pregnant Mistress called for Frannie s assistance complaining of a stomach ailment Remembering the concoction that her own Grandmother gave for such ailments Frannie fixes her a mild and milky tea Just hours later Mrs Anderson miscarries Mr Anderson reports the po


10 thoughts on “Liar's Bench

  1. says:

    Muddy Summer's seventeenth birthday went straight to hell Her mama Ella has been found and it appears that she has hung herself Muddy refuses to believe Ella would do such a thing and knows that her mama's husband beats her ever chance he gets Once she starts digging she realizes that the whole town has secrets and lies Set in the early 1970's this book pretty much centers itself around the town landmark The Liar's Bench The Liar's Bench c

  2. says:

    In the town suare of Peckinpaw Kentucky there is a sitting bench Dubbed the Liar's Bench it is constructed of wood from a gallows u

  3. says:

    OutstandingThis book had me up till 4 am to finish it Its one of those books that you keep thinking about hours after you're finished A great historical fiction packed with lies suicide and family history A most excellent book

  4. says:

    LIAR’S BENCH a powerful southern debut novel by Kim Michele Richardson a multi generational chilling mystery with a mix of coming of age humor and historical fiction covering a century of deceit From racial injustice lies small town secrets murder corruption two senseless hangings and three strong heroines of

  5. says:

    I finished this book days ago but I’m having a hard time rating and reviewing it Liar’s Bench has a great premise powerful beginning beautiful cover and some interesting characters Bobby’s grandfather Jessum is my f

  6. says:

    Um wow No Words Which is good since my Grandma always tells me that if you can't say anything nice don't say anything at all

  7. says:

    Unfortunately this novel just didn't work

  8. says:

    I found this book to be tedious with the protagonist whining and it seemed to go nowhere I would have liked substance about Mudus and the relationship with her parents I also have no patience for someone who keeps allowing themselves to be abused I received a copy from Goodreads Givaway for a honest review

  9. says:

    “The Scars of Others Should Teach Us Caution”Back in August of 1860 in Peckinpaw Kentucky Mrs Evelyn Anderso

  10. says:

    I really really wanted to like this book since author is from my husband's home state of KY where I lived for some years and the book has a be