"Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War" - Signed by the author, Libby Carty McNamee
Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War, signed by the author
Named as #1 In Juvenile Fiction, by the 2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards and the 2020 Pinnacle Book Awards; Finalist In Historical Fiction in the 2020 Best Book Awards
Paperback (230 pages), brand new and signed by the author, Libby Carty McNamee.
As the former Colonies struggle for freedom, the American Revolution is in the hands of a brave and resourceful teenage girl. At sixteen, Susanna Bolling is like America in rebellion; she craves independence. While her brothers are off fighting for the Patriots, she longs to do more than tedious household chores and attend spinning bees in sleepy City Point, Virginia. When British General Cornwallis invades her family’s Bollingbrook Plantation, she overhears his secret plan to defeat the Patriots. Much to her shock, she finds herself at the center of the war. Now America’s fight for liberty hinges on her. But can she overcome her mother’s objections, face her own fears, and outwit the famed General and his entire Army? Based on the TRUE story of revolutionary courage and conviction that’s sure to captivate readers of all ages.
Also available, "Dolley Madison and the War of 1812" by Libby Carty McNamee.
"Libby Carty McNamee does an excellent job of bring the life of the Bolling Family and the town of City Point, Virginia front and center during the Revolutionary War. McNamee has a way of painting pictures with words so the reader can experience this terrible time period in America’s history as the men and women fight for their freedom from King George and England. Susanna’s Midnight Ride tells of the struggles and the horrible nightmares that sixteen-year-old Susanna goes through while her two brothers are off fighting in the war. Susanna wants to help but she is only a girl. She is determined to do her part in the fight for the freedom of her nation. Boys and girls will read this informative account of how one spirited young lady made a difference in the Revolutionary War. I would recommend this book as a historical supplement in classes where students are learning about the brave and courageous citizens of early America and how they fought for their independence and liberty from a country across the ocean."
About the Author
Libby McNamee is an author, speaker, lawyer, and a US Army Veteran. She loves exploring America's many historical sites. When a descendant told her about Susanna Bolling's heroism, Libby was determined to share it with the world. Susanna's Midnight Ride is her first published novel.
A native of Boston, Libby graduated from Georgetown University and Catholic University School of Law. She also served as an Army JAG Officer in Korea, Bosnia, Germany, and Washington State. She and her book-obsessed husband and son live in Richmond, Virginia.
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