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For the Love of Liberty

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Let freedom ring.

Grace Heaton is a Patriot ready to fight for independence. Desperate to get involved, she slips on her brother’s clothes and plans to sneak toward battle, but a cry of pain in the night changes everything.

Isaac Fields is a runaway slave. He enlists with the powerful British army in hopes of winning the freedom he so deserves.

When Isaac is quartered in G
Kindle Edition, 36 pages
Published May 18th 2011 by Whispers Publishing
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Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
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Ms. DePetrillo's strong-minded main character and immediately apparent problem make for a very engaging beginning to For the Love of Liberty. The story takes place during the opening to the American revolution and is set amid the British occupation of the colonies.

From the start, Grace Heaton's indignation with the British is apparent, and immediately engages all sorts of reader sympathies. Her frustration - mostly because of her mot
Tara Chevrestt
May 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Sometimes, especially after struggling to read through a 350 page book of boring natter natter and filler, I just need a short story/novelette. I had one of those moments and chose this one.

The setting is pre Revolutionary war. Grace's father and brother get to go be soldiers/Patriots. She wants to join them but is confined by womanhood. Life isn't fair! She wants freedom from the British and from petticoats.

Isaac is an escaped slave. He wants freedom too, and the British promise him that. Thus,
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Christine DePetrillo can often be found hugging trees, conversing with dragonflies, and walking barefoot through sun-warmed soil. She finds joy in listening to the wind, bathing in moonlight, and breathing in the fragrances of things that bloom. If she had her way, the sky would be the only roof over her head.

Her love of nature seeps into every story she tells. As does her obsession with bearded m