- 2019 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Historical (Adult Fiction)
In antebellum Charleston, a Catholic priest grapples with doubt, his family's secret African ancestry, and his love for a slave owner's wife. "A feast of a novel by an extraordinary new voice. Haunting, meticulously researched, and exquisitely told through characters so human you'd swear they have beating hearts." -- KATHLEEN GRISSOM, New York Times bestselling author of "The Kitchen House"