Following his innovative first novel, Unshackled, J. Roy Vorhauer continues the tenuous tale of Jack and Tamara Ringler, an interracial couple struggling against the social prejudices of the early 1970s. Now married, the couple is transferred from Virginia to Mississippi, right in the heart of Cajun country where Jack’s father was born and raised.Undaunted is the second book in the Jack and Tamara Ringler trilogy. Starting in 1937, the story tells tale of Bayou Noir and the complex interracial relationships that lead to the dark times Jack and Tamara encounter.As an African-American woman, Tamara has her work cut out for her, and the fact that she’s an Air Force JAG lawyer doesn’t seem to raise her status one bit in the locals’ eyes.
Only together can Tamara and Jack have any hope of fighting the insidious racism running Bayou Noir—through the sheriff’s office and the local KKK. But will their efforts and their love be enough?A unique glimpse into a tragic part of our history, Undaunted exposes the evil of ignorance and hatred while also revealing the power of courage and love.