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The Tree house

There are many forbidden things in 1960s Birmingham, Alabama. But nothing is more forbidden than loving outside your race—especially when the person you love is also a family member.

Benny McClain only loved one thing more than his family: football. But growing up in the south becomes more complicated when a neighbor becomes more than just family. 

Penny Jones only found solace in two things: Benny McClain and his treehouse.


A childhood defined by loss changes a person. But when loving someone is forbidden by skin color, how can two people reconcile? And how can the unthinkable mistakes of one fateful night ever be undone?

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