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Book 2 of the Colonial Southeast Series. In this prequel to A Lesser Form of Patriotism, author and historical researcher G.G. Stokes, Jr. brings the turbulent years of the French and Indian War to life.
Lynn Celia Claxton arrives in the British colony of Georgia during March of 1756. Within a month, she finds herself widowed and on the run from the law. Slipping aboard a flatboat on the Savannah River, she is discovered by Thomas Simpson, a young man whose life will be intertwined with hers from that moment onward. This bittersweet historical novel follows the lives of these two people as they seek to carve a place for themselves in the hostile wilderness of the colonial Southeast. It is a tale of love, danger, and deliverance that will keep a reader turning its pages long into the night.