A novel of the American Revolution
The first shots of the American Revolution, fired on Lexington Green, April 19, 1775.
The battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill. The British Major at Lexington shouting, “Disperse, you damn rebels!” The American Colonel at Bunker Hill, calmly telling his men, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes!”
The White Cockade is the story of the early days of the American Revolution and of the men and women caught up in it. Josiah Hartford, scion of a wealthy shipbuilding family, who doesn’t want war but finds he can’t escape it. Hugo Chamberlain, once Josiah’s best friend, but now his bitter enemy. Mercy Willingham, dreams of marrying Josiah until she makes an agonizing discovery. Walter, Josiah’s brother, eager to fight for his country. Alice, whose desperate love for Josiah knows no limits. Tarleton, the roguish, ruthless British officer who hates the American rebels. Patrick, Josiah’s youngest brother who can solve the most complex mathematical equations but lives in his own special world.Meet the author
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