Lady Elizabeth Stirling's life seems idyllic to those on the outside, but her dictatorial father makes it miserable. With growing unrest in the colonies, their loyalty to
king puts them in danger. England
Noble Rynallt is one of the fiery Independence Men. When
's fiancé and his
cousin presses him into escorting her to a ball, he agrees. Perhaps he could
glean some information about the Tories and their plans. Elizabeth
Neither expect their lives to take a drastic turn. When
's father and
his Tory friends flee, she finds herself alone with nowhere to turn. Her fiancé
has abandoned her because her dowry was no longer available. The only one who
cares what happens to her is the kindhearted Elizabeth Independence Man.
I've read several of Laura Frantz's books set in the early days of
and enjoyed them. The Colonial/Revolutionary War setting provided a pleasant
Apart from the love story, the enormity of what our forefathers endeavored with God's help came through in living color. The odds of beating the most powerful nation on earth seemed insurmountable. The author created characters and did a masterful job of inserting them into the historical events.
I'm giving this book five stars. If you love American History, you'll find this covers a much-neglected area in fiction.
Disclaimer: Neither the author nor the publisher paid me for a positive review. As always, all opinions are mine and mine alone.
Writers: Have you ever considered writing a historical novel in this time period? Please share.
Readers: Would you like to see more Christian Fiction set during this time period? Why/why not?