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Bunker Hill: A Novel (The American Patriots Series)
"Bunker Hill": A Novel, by Janet Tinney, is a fictionalized account of Joseph Warren's involvement in the movement for liberty in the American colonies. A distinguished Boston physician, Warren was prominent in the formation of the Sons of Liberty and the Committees of Correspondence and was George Washington's commander in chief until he was killed during the battle of Bu ...more
Published by Cumberland House Publishing
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This book was the best! I loved the historical accuracy, the emphasis on God, and the protrayal of one forgotten hero in America's fight for freedom. When the book came to where Joseph Warren died, I knew what was going to happen, but she made it come to life! Thus, it made me cry with the sheer power of that scene. How can I put it into words what I felt? Then when his brother tries to find out what happened to him, and the reaction of his family, friends and fiance'e to his death, I was about ...more
This was dreadful. In a time when the country was so divided for a variety of reasons, it's terrible to see characters that are so one dimensional. According to this book, any patriot = good and any Brit or loyalist = bad. People of the colonies were divided almost equally into thirds, one third for separation from Britain, one third for remaining with Britain, and one third who strongly supported neither side. Each side had its own reasons for their choice, and some were pure while others were ...more