It Hides In Darkness by Ross C. Hamilton
Approx. 13,130 words.
Published on November 6, 2013 by
Creative Print Publishing Ltd.
Cassie is a slave on a southern cotton plantation. Her hard life is made worse by the slave overseer attempting to rape her, and her lover, Ulyee, being brutally killed for trying to save her. The answers and the help she thinks she wants may be found deep in the swamps. But at what cost?