"When the Morning Stars Sang . is a beautifully crafted story of two extraordinary women who overcome all odds in the face of tremendous hardship."
-Kevin Delk, screenwriter
Kathy Lynn's latest novel about the 1800's is an intense, but beautiful and touching step back in time to the antebellum South in Franklin County, Tennessee. Cassie Long is a slave whose real mother dies at childbirth. She lives on a Tennessee plantation known as Laura Glen and is raised as the daughter of her master and mistress, James and Laura Long. Set against the background of the Trail of Tears and the Civil War, Kathy Lynn offers her readers a compelling fable for our time. Filled with excitement and suspense, tragedy and hope, the readers will be taken on a journey that involves many lively characters and important themes. This novel is beautifully written. Ms. Lynn's fictional world is so well described that it seems hauntingly real. Her characters are all well developed and very interesting. Her portrayal of Cassie is believable and readers instantly share a connection. This novel is just a joy to read.