Set in Massachusetts 1773-1774 this historical romantic drama grabbed my attention and did not let go. Eliza Campbell, only twenty years old, feels t..Show More »he weight of responsibility on her as her father dies, leaving her with a secret she cannot tell, even to her younger sister Kitty, Robert Campbell's dying words to her are "find the truth." There is money for them to live on, so that isn't a worry. Finding that truth and the danger it could bring is. Thomas Watson is being blackmailed by a villainous Red Coat, Samuel Martin. Thomas tries to do the right thing by giving just enough information to the man to keep his family safe. Samuel is evil and threatens more harm. Thomas learns that something he told the blackmailer has put Robert Campbell's daughters in danger. He rushes to their house and rescues them just before the soldiers arrive. That is all the description I am going to give. There is so much drama in the escape. Thomas helps Eliza learn the truth she promised her father she would find. They fall in love but are each afraid of admitting it, when they finally do, WOW! There were a few slow moments of everyday life in the middle of the book, but they quickly passed. The author writes quite a riveting scene when the Boston Tea Party is just a side note to the drama that is taking place in the Campbell home. The narrator does a really good job of bringing out all the emotions in the book. The ending is fantastic! There are no cliffhangers but I do look forward to listening to the next book.