• Title: The Slave Auction (Scotia Saga #1)
  • Author: Ray Anselmo
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Slave Auction Scotia Saga Sixty years after the Final War smashed the countries of the world the remnants of humanity are still working to rebuild civilization In Scotia village deep in the forests of what was once northwest
    Sixty years after the Final War smashed the countries of the world, the remnants of humanity are still working to rebuild civilization In Scotia village, deep in the forests of what was once northwestern California, that s taken the form of a return to feudalism, with the warrior descendants of pre War survivalists forming the nobility Below them are their tenant farmersSixty years after the Final War smashed the countries of the world, the remnants of humanity are still working to rebuild civilization In Scotia village, deep in the forests of what was once northwestern California, that s taken the form of a return to feudalism, with the warrior descendants of pre War survivalists forming the nobility Below them are their tenant farmers, a few independent priests and artisans and at the bottom of the pyramid, the slaves Eliza Cronin is the young head of the most powerful noble house in Scotia, with all the duties that accompany such a station And as she s yet to find a suitable consort, one who will treat her as an equal, she s largely doing it alone So she goes to the local slave sale, seeking someone who can help her manage her myriad responsibilities But she quickly finds that Aaron, the slave she purchases, is than she expected Physically weak but with a strong mind, Aaron is soon turning her life upside down, and causing her to discover things about herself she never would have guessed, both good and bad Nor is all her stress coming from inside her house There s also a masked rapist targeting Scotia s noblewomen who may have picked Eliza s cousin as his next victim A fellow noble, her good friend and closest advisor, is nearing death On top of that, there are whispers of a conspiracy against not only her, but the entire village In the midst of all this, plans will have to be formulated, serious choices need to be made, lives will be at stake And it seems only a lowly slave has what she needs to navigate the crises ahead and maybe even find love A world torn by war A noblewoman seeking help in a climate of fear A hero in an unlikely disguise And a romance for the ages The Slave Auction is all that and Prepare for the future Suitable for adult and young adult readers, and for fans of science fiction, thrillers and romances.

    One Reply to “The Slave Auction (Scotia Saga #1)”

    1. "The Slave Market" by Ray Anselmo is not what I expected it to be, nor did it contain the plot twists for which I downloaded it originally. It flipped me completely upside down, and sucked me in, and I cannot even pinpoint exactly when, why, or how this occurred. I read some of it, but I shelved it a quarter of the way through to find something "a little more interesting." When I became determined to finish books I'd previously began, I started with this one, and I couldn't put it back down the [...]

    2. In a magnificent leap across genres, The Slave Auction combines elements of romance, post-apocalyptic science fiction, Christian fiction and crime thriller. I read it in a single day, staying up late to finish it, and I love my sleep.The theme of Christian faith is woven throughout the book, but is so subtle that readers unsympathetic with a Christian worldview will not be put off by it. There's no in-your-face preaching. In fact, nothing about the book is in-your-face, and the whole work is cha [...]

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