Knight of the Purple Ribbon: Baron de Graffenried's Colonial Adventures

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Based on the true life adventures of the charming Swiss nobleman Baron Christoph de Graffenried, (ancestor to former First Lady Laura Bush and author Ellen Glasgow), and his founding of New Bern, the second oldest town in North Carolina in 1710, “Knight of the Purple Ribbon” is filled with drama, romance and suspense. Penned by his descendant, Jennifer Leigh Wells, this sweeping historic novel follows de Graffenried as he goes from being the reckless black sheep of his illustrious family to the head of a colonial settlement, carved out of the wilderness, with his beautiful, spirited bride at his side, whose love sustains him though the struggles and hardships. Set against the backdrop of such monumental events as Cary’s Rebellion and the Tuscarora War, this amazing journey transports the reader from the castles of Switzerland to the decadent British court to the wilds of the New World.

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Professional journalist and short fiction author Jennifer Leigh Wells has written for such publications as "The Storyteller", "Gather News" and "Examiner". her novel, "Knight of the Purple Ribbon", was inspired by the memoir of her ancestor, Baron Christoph de Graffenreid.

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