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Author: Gilbert Morris Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Liberty Bell Series Release Date: January 2007 ISBN: 9781481579360
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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.”

    Booklist

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

    Midwest Book Review

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 John | 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 Crystal | 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 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 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. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 2/26/2012

    " Christian series, from pre-Revoultionary America on. Recommended by a co-worker. Follows a family, similar to the Eve's Daughers idea, but over many books, not just one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gigi | 4/30/2011

    " going to get book 2 today! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gigi | 11/25/2010

    " going to get book 2 today! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Meg | 9/20/2008

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

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 5/30/2008

    " Christian series, from pre-Revoultionary America on. Recommended by a co-worker. Follows a family, similar to the Eve's Daughers idea, but over many books, not just one. "

About the Author

Gilbert Morris was a pastor before becoming an English professor and earning a PhD at the University of Arkansas. Gilbert has been a consistent bestselling author in the Christian market for many years. He and his wife live in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

About the Narrator

Simon Vance (a.k.a. Robert Whitfield) is an award-winning actor and narrator. He has earned more than fifty Earphones Awards and won the prestigious Audie Award for best narration thirteen times. He was named Booklist’s very first Voice of Choice in 2008 and has been named an AudioFile Golden Voice as well as an AudioFile Best Voice of 2009. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London. He is also an actor who has appeared on both stage and television.