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Son of a Preacherman

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A historical romance novel set in the 1920s in Tulsa Oklahoma Son of a Preacherman depicts the highly segregated life of African Americans in the Greenwood District in Northern Tulsa and the tensions leading up to the Tulsa Race Riots. Billy Ray Matthias is the handsome younger son of the church's new pastor. Benny is the daughter of an oil rich family. Billy Ray is convinced that Benny is the woman God would have him settle down with but Benny and her broken heart is not the least bit interested in getting involved anytime soon. As Billy's pursuit of Benny heightens so does the political and social climate in the prosperous African American neighborhood known as the Greenwood District in Northern Tulsa. Racial tensions in Tulsa escalate when Dick Rowland a black man is accused by a local newspaper of raping Sarah Page a white woman on an elevator. Ethan Freeman (Benny's brother) and Maynard Vaughn (a radical white attorney and Ethan's mentor) despite continuous threats put their weight and energy behind helping Dick. While the White Glove Society a racist group seeks to destroy not only Dick but all the African Americans in this successful black owned community. When tensions come to a head and violence breaks out Billy and Benny are caught up in the heat of chaos. Billy vows to keep Benny safe but will Benny let him' Will faith in God be enough to sustain the people of the community as their lives are changed forever by deadly acts of hatred.

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