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Pirates or Patriots (The Bradford Chronicles #1) L.D. Watson

Pirates or Patriots (The Bradford Chronicles #1)

L.D. Watson

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In June of 1814 Ephraim Bradford stepped off the pirate ship Tigre to begin a new life in America. But within weeks the young Englishman becomes the only link between Andrew Jacksons piecemeal militia and Jean Lafittes army of pirates. Yet, as theMoreIn June of 1814 Ephraim Bradford stepped off the pirate ship Tigre to begin a new life in America. But within weeks the young Englishman becomes the only link between Andrew Jacksons piecemeal militia and Jean Lafittes army of pirates. Yet, as the clouds of war darken, Ephraims only real desire is to unite with the girl he loves.As Ephraim lands in America, a thousand miles away in the bustling city of Baltimore, Charlotte Fuller reluctantly marries swindler twice her age. When her foolhardy husband is killed she is soon left starving and alone on the streets of the Crescent City as the terror of an impending war grows. Desperate and near death, the only work she can find is in a Bourbon Street bordello.Pirates or Patriots follows a young British merchant from the cold fields of Shropshire England to warm waters of the Mississippi delta and a young farm girl from the sunny shores of the Chesapeake Bay to the gritty underbelly of the French Quarter. On a warm summer afternoon the two fall in love only to be torn apart by their secret lives and the looming threat of the Battle of New Orleans.