Sound the Trumpet (#01 in Liberty Bell Series)
Daniel Bradford, a poor young Britisher, is separated in a cruel twist of fate from his sister, Lyna, and left to rot in the infamous Dartmoor Prison. His only hope for escape comes when he agrees to a seven-year indenture...
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Daniel Bradford, a poor young Britisher, is separated in a cruel twist of fate from his sister, Lyna, and left to rot in the infamous Dartmoor Prison. His only hope for escape comes when he agrees to a seven-year indenture in America. But he discovers he has traded one imprisonment for another under a cruel and exacting master, Sir Leo Rochester^^But eventually, Daniel marries a young woman, Holly Blanchard, and they settle near Mount Vernon, Virginia. Daniel meets George Washington and experiences firsthand the taste of freedom sweeping the land. Then tragedy strikes and Daniel moves his family to Boston, where he prospers and meets Sam Adams, the flaming patriot for independence. Bound by his loyalty to England, he struggles as he sees two of his sons caught up with the Sons of Liberty.^^As the storm clouds of revolution begin to gather, family and friends must take sides as the Colonies are inexorably swept into battle at Lexington and Concord. Daniel, too, must decide his loyalties--not only politically, but deeply personal ones as well.
Caught in the middle of the American Revolution, two families are united by blood but divided by loyalties. During the fight for a new country, men and women will sacrifice their all for what they believe...but will it be enough?
Gilbert Morris is one of todays best-known Christian novelists, specialising in historical fiction. His best-selling works include Edge of Honor (winner of a Christy Award in 2001), Jacobs Way, the House of Winslow series, the Appomattox series, and The Wakefield Saga. He lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with his wife, Johnnie. - Publisher.