Passion, Romance, and Treachery in Thorland’s “The Turncoat”
By Liz Everly
A month or so ago, while announcing the publication of my historical romance, TEMPTING WILL MCGLASHEN, I called for more early-American romances. (Check out my earlier blog post here.) I finally read Donna Thorland’s THE TURNCOAT, which I had flagged to read but a commenter said “Move it to the top of your pile.” And, dear reader, that is exactly what I did.
I’m so glad I did.
Here is a book that brings passion and romance to the American Revolution in a way that I’m not so sure has ever been done before. I think of the “Bastard Series.” Am I the only one who remember John Jake’s Bicentennial Bastard Series? I loved those books in the way that they brought American history to life. If I remember, not only was the series grounded in good historical research, but it also had these bits…
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