Rose’s Assignment

Rose excels at sweet talking. Judith escapes north to Canada searching for freedom. Two dissimilar women suddenly find their lives connected. 1859. Rose Goodwin, a shopkeeper’s wife, volunteers occasionally with an anti-slavery society. Her experiences, however, leave her unprepared to accept her new assignment – nurse Judith, an ill refugee, back to health and help her discover freedom. At first, Rose resists, believing Judith will soon die. However, a promise to her husband that she will at least try to assist Judith turns into an obsession. Rose will do whatever it takes to ensure not only that Judith lives but that she has the best life possible. What will Rose sacrifice to guarantee she completes her assignment?

Meet Melina Druga

Melina Druga is a multi-genre author with a lifelong love of history, books and the English language. She pens historical fiction and nonfiction. Druga writes about the past because although school history classes may have been boring, the past was not. Her era of expertise, and obsession, is 1890-1920 with a particular focus on the Great War and how it affected the lives of ordinary people. Druga’s other interests and hobbies include listening to music, yoga, photography, astronomy, travel and healthy eating.