Bringing to life the heady days of the American Revolution through the eyes of a heroine who played a brave and dramatic part in the conflict, this novel follows Celia Garth, a Charleston native, as she transforms from a fashionable dressmaker to a patriot spy. When the king's army captures Charleston and sweeps through the Carolina countryside in a wave of blood, fire, and debauchery, the rebel cause seems all but lost. But when Francis Marion, a lieutenant colonel in the Continental Army known as "The Swamp Fox," recruits Celia as a spy, the tides of war begin to shift. This classic historical novel captures the fervour of 18th-century Charleston, the American Revolution, and a woman who risked her life for the patriot cause.
Gwen Bristow was the author of Calico Palace, Golden Dreams, Jubilee Trail, This Side of Glory, and Tomorrow Is Forever. Sara Donati is the author of Dawn on a Distant Shore, Fire Along the Sky, Into the Wilderness, Lake in the Clouds, and Queen of Swords.