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Thomas Dunne Books
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312275853192 Pages
Just as Marike takes her first adult steps toward love and independence, her lover is called away to take up arms against the British. Soon she finds the blissful life she had envisioned for herself dashed and she must use her wits and inner strength to find her way. Set against the backdrop of revolutionary era New York, Rae's ninth novel brings this period to vivid and thrilling life.
I can never look back on the terrible fire of 1776, the one that destroyed hundreds of houses as well as Trinity Church, as a blessing, but in a way it was one for me. It saved me not only from the wrath of my parents but also from...