Book ‘The Thread Collectors’ by Shaunna J. Edwards & Alyson Richman

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“An unforgettable story of female strength, hope and friendship. This collaborative work is magnificent — a true revelation!” — Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star. “A brilliant story brimming with unexpected friendships and family ties. Historically sound and beautifully stitched, The Thread Collectors will stay with you long after the last page is turned.” — Sadeqa Johnson, international bestselling author of Yellow Wife. 1863: In a small Creole cottage in New Orleans, an ingenious young Black woman named Stella embroiders intricate maps on repurposed cloth to help enslaved men flee and join the Union Army. Bound to a man who would kill her if he knew of her clandestine activities, Stella has to hide not only her efforts but her love for William, a Black soldier and a brilliant musician…

Publisher: Graydon House (August 30, 2022); Pages: 382 pages; ISBN-10: 1525899783; ISBN-13: 978-1525899782; ASIN:‎ B09FGTBXH2

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Author’s biography: Alyson Richman is the #1 international bestselling author of several historical novels, including The Velvet HoursThe Garden of Letters, and The Lost Wife, which is currently in development for a major motion picture. Her novels have been published in twenty-five languages. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and lives on Long Island with her husband and two children. Find her on Instagram, @alysonrichman. SHAUNNA J. EDWARDS has a BA in literature from Harvard College and a JD from NYU School of Law. A former corporate lawyer, she now works in diversity, equity and inclusion. She is a native Louisianian, raised in New Orleans, and currently lives in Harlem with her husband. The Thread Collectors is her first novel. Find her on Instagram, @shaunnajedwards.

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