Then, There was Iron
Then, There Was Iron by Ellen Barton
Then, There was Iron is a wonderful novel that fills you with intellectual excitement, and emotional anticipation. It is a historically accurate story that recreates the life of a lesbian slave woman used for the purpose of breeding. The novel covers controversial issues that can be related to this day and age, such as finding and losing love, drug addiction, multiple personality disorder, alcoholism, plus the evolution of a sexually deviant mind. This is done with believable characters that move along in a smooth blend of fact and fiction. The Underground Railroad and various methods of survival during the American Civil War are also deeply explored. Then, There was Iron, is written in a biographical style, with its characters being forever memorable.