Black Cake Novel |Charmaine Wilkerson | Classic Mystery Novels

Black Cake Novel |Charmaine Wilkerson | Classic Mystery Novels

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Details of novel Black cake by Charmaine Wilkerson:

. Name of Title: Black Cake
. Author Name: Charmaine Wilkerson
. Language for Reading: English
. Genre: Fiction, Suspense, Thrill, Drama, Women Fiction
. Cost For Getting: Free to Download
. Supportive Formats: PDF/ePub
. Series: None
. Price: Free
. ISBN: 978-0593358337
. Publish Date: February 1, 2022

Black cake Novel

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson Summary:


            Charmaine Wilkerson


Black cake is a family drama including sibling relationships, parent secrets, traditional foods, family dynamics, adoptions, rebuilding your life, and an unknown journey from one phase of life to another.

“We can’t choose what we have inherited, but can we choose what we become? “

Based on mysteries between family

Charmaine Wilkerson’s novel “The Black Cake” is an event-filled family drama about the two siblings whose mother disclose their family secrets and history to them in her will after she passed away. Deeply evocated and beautifully described, it is an extraordinary journey of life from one stage to another that changes their life forever by the choice of their matron.  This novel is about how the legacy of letdown, secrets, and memories can shape unforgettable relationships and history.

Black cake

The novel is about the two siblings Byron and benny. Furthermore, they found that their mother have left behind a puzzling mystery for her two children, Byron and Benny: a black cake made up of traditional family recipes with a long mystical history and a recording of her voice before her death. Additionally, their mother says in the recording:” B and B I have left a black cake in the freezer for you, I want you two to sit together and eat the cake when the time is right, you will know then.”

Journey to find the Black cake

  The two siblings must have to put aside their differences to discover their mother’s identity, which takes them from the Caribbean to London, and London to California. In the end, they find their mother‘s black cake. After they start finding out about her mother’s death and hidden past, they realize that their mother was a person they have known very little about.

Eleanor’s Story

In their mother’s recording, Eleanor shares a clamorous journey about a strong-willed young swimmer who escapes from the Caribbean, her homeland island in the case of suspicion of murder. The distress tale of Eleanor unwinds, and the secrets and pitiful memory she holds back, all open the hidden identity of Eleanor.

Childhood of Byron and Benny

Byron and Benny, the children of orphaned Caribbean immigrants. Their lives were not perfect and they have to bear the social discrimination and even violence. Yet, they have known about their place in American society. But as they know about the elaborate life of Eleanor, a journey of uncovering reveals their identities, by setting them in motion in the novel about inheritance and complications and secrets of multicultural family provision.

Covey Lyn cook

In this advent novel, Charmaine Wilkerson compares the current story of 2018 with Eleanor’s history, which is dating down to the 1960s on the Caribbean island. Covey Lyn cook, a teenager who is blossoming on the current Caribbean island, captivities of swimming long distances around her homeland island sea. Her best friend Bunny was also a swimmer, and he loves to swim with her over long distances, pushing each other and enjoying the beauty of nature.

Bunny always has romantic feelings for Covey but she never cares. Actually, Covey is in love with a young and energetic surfer, Gilbert Gibbs, who wants to go to London to study the law. Covey was with her father from the very start. Her father was an Asian emigrant who runs a small convenience store on the island. But after some time when her father’s gambling addiction gets out of his hand, he promised his daughter in marriage to a local underground crime figure.

Covey’s Escape

On the occasion of a wedding reception, nevertheless, the men drop dead abruptly. In a dilemma, Covey leaves the island without saying goodbye to anyone. Everybody thought that covey is the one who killed her husband. Everyone assumes covey, a girl who loves her mother very much, was the master baker, usually known for her black cake, an island delicacy, who poisoned the wedding cake.

Covey and Eleanor

After leaving the island, without knowing anything, on her own, she heads to London without noticing anyone. She terrified of the island crime. She doesn’t make any contact with her friends back on the island or with Gibbs. Rather than live, Covey joins a nursing job in a hospital, where she fined a girl name Eleanor Bennett, a girl from another island.  The two become close to each other very soon and decided to head to Scotland to start a new life because they have given limited options in London.

They ride into a train that carries them to Edinburgh and crash along the way. The rescue worker Convey for Eleanor, but she has died in the crash accident. Now convey with a new identity (Eleanor), she does the duty which Eleanor has to take. Everything going to be fine_ until Eleanor’s boss rapped her. She quit the job when she finds out that she become pregnant. She gave birth to a baby girl, and without any choice, she signs her baby daughter over for adoption.

Meeting with Gibbs

After giving the newborn for adoption, she comes back to London, where she meets Gibbs. When she meet Gibbs, they decide to go after the promise of America, now both of them have new identities. They become Bert and Eleanor Bennett. They start living in southern California, Gibbs becomes a lawyer and they have two children Byron and Benny.

Byron and Benny

Two siblings grow up differently. Benny was a misfit, drifted from one school to another and from one job to another, dreaming of becoming an artist one day or opening a coffee shop in Manhattan. Byron becomes a diligent student and renowned oceanographer. Benny comes back home after her second college and tells her parents that she is struggling with her bisexuality. Then she the home and come back eight years later, even after her father died, she maintain to be with her family. It is only when their mother dies because of a blood clot.

Mystery behind the Black cake

The only thing they knew about their mother was that she was an orphan. When the family estate brought the kids to his office, they made a step on their mother’s final instruction: to hear the recording that she has made and then go to her home and shares the black cake she has left in the freezer when the times feel right. The two siblings found the instruction strange but at least they agreed. Hearing her recording clears everything about her mother, Covey’s background story, and a shattering truth about a half-sister they have never known about.

Long lost daughter

As it turns out, that there sister has become an international guru now, and has great significance on social media. Eleanor happened to see her long-lost daughter few weeks before her death. The three siblings bought to their mother’s house to share the black cake their mother had left for them. The reunion for the siblings was difficult. But they agree for the sake of their family.

Last crumbs of Black Cake

After a year after Eleanor/Covey’s death, the three kids take the ashes of their parents and throw them down in the ocean along with the last crumbs of Eleanor’s black cake. Black cake novel concluded that it is not important that we know everything about the person we are living with, even one of our family members, there may be some hidden secrets and unknown identities that you have never known about. It is about kindness and love, that your love can change your life

About Charmaine Wilkerson:

Charmaine Wilkerson is an American writer who has lived in Jamaica and is based in Italy. Black cake pdf is her first novel released in 2022. she is a former journalist whose award-winning short fiction has appeared in several magazines and anthologies.


Joanna M. Campbell5.0 out of 5 stars 

Beautifully written and richly layered

A beautifully written novel which effortlessly spans several generations and is clearly narrated from multiple viewpoints. The characters are well-defined, captivating, and convincingly flawed. Like the titular black cake itself, the story is richly layered. Besides,The shattering effects of well-kept secrets and shocking betrayals resonate through the decades, while ever-present is the power and endurance of family love.
Highly recommended.

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