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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (89 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gilbert Morris Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Liberty Bell Series Release Date:
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Daniel Bradford, a poor young Britisher who, through a cruel twist of fate, is left to die in the infamous Dartmoor Prison. His only hope for escape comes when he agrees to a seven-year indenture in America, under a cruel and exacting master.

Eventually, Daniel marries, and they settle in 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. Daniel, too, must decide his loyalties—not only politically, but deeply personal as well.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Morris’ melodramatic plot twists hurl the reader forward.”


  • “Dramatically narrated by [Simon Vance]…enthusiastically recommended.”

    Midwest Book Review

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by John Yelverton | 9/13/2013

    " A wonderful historical fiction book that really delves into the lives of the American colonists during the War for Independence. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Crystal Plunket | 9/10/2013

    " Great story set prior to and in the heart of the American revolution. Loved it! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Natasha | 4/23/2013

    " It is England 1743 and 15-year-old Daniel Bradford and his younger sister live a difficult life, experiencing poverty, grief, cruelty and near starvation. When tragedy strikes, Daniel is sent to Dartmoor prison. But the adventures are far from over and include a run-in with the American Revolution. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Meg | 4/28/2012

    " I didn't finish this. For all I know, it may be good. I just couldn't get very far into the book. "

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