The result was a book called The Lady & the Patriot. The hero was a handsome, dashing patriot pitted against a lovely British woman spying on him.
I loved this book, but the time period was all wrong for many publishers. So I set it aside, and last year, dusted it off, heavily edited it, then gave it to a freelance editor.
The result is a new book called THE PATRIOT'S CONQUEST.
Is the red-headed beauty who appears through the smoke in a blacksmith’s shop forged from a dream, or Jeffrey Clayton’s worst nightmare? An avid patriot aiding the colonies in the cause of freedom, Jeffrey knows Amanda Reeves is spying on him. He has vowed to never fall in love again after his fiancée betrayed him to the British. But the bewitching, fiery Amanda threatens to weaken his resolve. If he doesn’t tread carefully, Jeffrey could face worse than losing his heart — he could hang for sedition.
Amanda Reeves craves acceptance among the gentry, but a debt of her father’s threatens to send her family into the almshouse. If she finds evidence of Clayton’s treason against the Crown, the governor will forgive the debt and introduce her into society. But the handsome, dashing Jeffrey is a dangerous rogue, for he incites the very passion that caused her to flee her beloved
Amid the rumblings of revolution stirring sleepy