Drawn in to the world of the free blacks, Benjamin must operate from behind his employers, an aristocratic cotton planter, his studious wife, and the planter's placee, or mistress, who happens to be Benjamin's sister. But what appears to be a simple murder may not be as surface suppositions suggest. The series is compelling, fascinating, and with a wealth of historical detail thatis by turns disquieting and mesmerizing. Read the entire series, give youself a season of pleasure. It's a 4+.
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