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Ribbon of Love is an inspiring story of America's colonial ancestors set in the Eastern Shore of Virginia during the 17th century.
Evading a brutal STAR CHAMBER punishment, colonists Henry and Mary (Willson) Pattenden flee England, experience a perilous trip across the Atlantic and arrive on the barbaric shores of colonial Virginia only to experience further hardships. Court records dating back to the early 1630's provide historical fodder for the Pattendens' inspiring story and provides the reader with a fictionalized glimpse of life in the primitive days of colonial America with Indians, ducking stools, stocks, illness, massacres, death, loneliness, love, greed and other difficulties.
Coming from diverse cultural backgrounds and separted from the mainland by the Cheasapeake Bay, the settlers of Ye Kingdom of Accawmacke utilized the distance to avoid laws and restrictions inputed on early colonists and created an almost utopia world revealing a glimpse of America's future...
Thoughts flooded her mind making it hard to focus on the task at hand. She tried to concentrate but then the anxiety she had been experiencing daily overwhelmed her again.....How could she ever cope without her loving family around her? But she must start a new life, depending on and trusting just one man. A man she had only known a short time. Could she really put her faith in their love for one another? Especially since she now carried a secret....even from him