Biographical historical fiction that takes the reader across India during the last decades of the British Raj.
From a girlhood among Hindu shrines to widowhood and Christian conversion, Rama seeks her destiny. Is it only to educate Hindu widows? Or does God have a larger plan in mind?
Rama’s Labyrinth traces the life of Pandita Ramabai, a social reformer who rose above personal adversity to rescue and educate famine victims.
Sandra writes historical fiction about courageous women who overcame discrimination. She also writes a weekly blog with entries relating to history, her travel experiences, and other topics that catch her attention. For more information about Sandra, visit her website www.sandrawagnerwright.com
Rama's Labyrinth: A Biographical Novel (Women of Determination and Courage)
Rama knelt. Lord Viththal’s feet were slick. Rama swallowed and moved her lips, but she didn’t pray. She bent forward, allowing her scarf to cover her face and came within an inch of the god’s feet. No, I can’t do it. Hoping to avoid detection, Rama knelt as long as she could bear the cloying floral scent competing with the incense. The priest handed Rama a garland taken from the god’s neck.