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While the cannons roar and rockets ignite American skies, disease ravages the upper Connecticut Valley. Few notice the sufferings of the families. . .of a single child . . . a remarkable lad named Joseph. Attentions are forced elsewhere on the Chesapeake, which guards the entrance to the infant nation's threatened capital. It is the height of the War of 1812. As the beleaguered American forces begin to rally, Britain's military is divided between battlefronts on two continents. Until Napoleon can be toppled and all of the crown's resources can be diverted to the american campaign, Britain needs a tactical diversion. They attack the Chesapeake Bay! Lieutenant Jed Pearson heads to war, leaving his beloved Willows estate in the care of powerless freed slaves. But soon circomstances will blur the line between adversary and friend, family and foe, British and American. In this second volume of the epic historical series Free Men and Dreamers, witness the saga of five families caught in the tumult of the oft-forgotten war that cemented American liberity and set the stage for the great work of the Restoration.
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Laurie (L.C.) Lewis was born and raised in the history-rich Baltimore-Washington area where she currently resides. While raising her family, she used her free time to write novels and plays, honing her research skills during a seven-year stint as a science-education facilitator in the Carroll County Public School System. As her children left home, she focused her energies on writing full time, releasing her first novel in 2004. Laurie loves traveling with her husband to research various locales and ther colorful people, which she now employes in writing historical and family dramas. Laurie's other novels include Unspoken and Dark Sky at Dawn, volume one of the Free Men and Dreamers Series.
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