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Inspired by a shocking incident in 18th Century colonial America, Lawrence Kraymer, a young entrepreneur from a youthful Philadelphia, chances upon a French aristocrat and his family living on the edge of the frontier. Born to an unwed mother and raised by a disapproving and judgmental grandfather, Lawrence is drawn to the close-knit family. As part of his courtship of one ...more
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Expected publication: April 6th 2021 by Wire Gate Press
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    Brittany Wellman
    Jan 25, 2021 rated it really liked it
    3.5-4 stars

    “Finding something and losing it too soon was much worse than never having had it in the first place....”

    “If the same star could be viewed by two different people, or by the same person in two different places, under entirely different circumstances, was it indeed the same star after all?”

    David Loux’s novel builds alongside Lawrence’s chateau to create a sometimes-charming and often-suspenseful narrative dealing with themes of religion, familial relationships, love, marriage, lust,
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    Mark Zvonkovic
    Jan 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
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    This beautiful piece of storytelling set in colonial times that will forever touch a reader’s heart and soul.

    Colonial Pennsylvania, 1710 - 1715, Lawrence, a parentless young man who had been frequently demeaned by his grandfather, was rewarded by an inheritance of a prosperous brewery in Philadelphia. He hired a Native American guide to take him hunting in the wild, beyond the small farms and homesteads just on the fringes of the civilized world. When the guide decided to travel deeper into the
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    KarenK
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    "Inspired by a shocking incident in 18th Century colonial America, Lawrence Kraymer is a young entrepreneur from a youthful Philadelphia."

    Interesting story which is based on a true event in 1785. I felt the writing was a bit choppy in places. Overall, a good read and I would recommend this book.

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