When The Sugarbush Blooms is an epic tale of two young lovers from Africa, cruelly ripped from their home and unwittingly thrust into the American Slave trade during the final days of the Civil War. A period when the road to Freedom was a mere breath away and the long sought after dream was about to become a reality.
Beaten and near death, Abraham is found by a poor, white, family. They nurse his physical wounds, but it is a spirited mountain girl who holds the key to unlocking Abraham’s secrets. When he discovers that his beloved Matteau is caught up in the Slave trade, his rush to rescue her sparks a chain of disastrous events.
When The Sugarbush Blooms is a dramatic account of their journey of survival, triumphs and tribulations. When their childhood love bloomed, the taste was as sweet as the golden nectar from the flowers of the legendary African Sugrabush. It infused their existence with a fire that consumed the heart and mind. Time and distance fueled a burning flame that was stronger than any shackles of iron.