Vanessa Miller shares her new novel, based on the true story of formerly enslaved people who founded a kingdom in Henderson County, NC. UPDATE: This event will be fully virtual.
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Based on a true story, The American Queen is a breathtaking novel set between 1865-1886. This captivating narrative unveils the inspiring story of Louella, a resilient black woman who becomes the only known queen of a kingdom built on American soil. An emotional journey, The American Queen reveals the remarkable and unsung history of individuals who dared to dream of a better life and built a refuge for themselves and others as they fought tirelessly for the freedom and dignity of all.
Vanessa Miller is a bestselling author, with several books appearing on Essence Magazine's Bestseller's List. She has also been a Black Expressions Book Club Alternate pick and #1 on BCNN/BCBC Bestsellers' List. Most of Vanessa’s published novels depict characters that are lost and in need of redemption. The books have received countless favorable reviews: "Heartwarming, drama-packed and tender in just the right places" (Romantic Times Book Review) and "Recommended for readers of redemption stories" (Library Journal). Visit her online at vanessamiller.com