Levi Albright rebelled opposed to his Quaker roots to struggle for abolition within the Union military within the first 12 months of the Civil battle. years later, 19-year-old destitute orphan Josephine Winters, with chopped hair, boy’s outfits, and new identify, “Snipp,” enlists within the Union military out of sheer desperation.
simply over 5 ft tall and rarely weighing up to a infant calf, Snipp turns out to Levi to be slightly sufficiently old to carry "his" gun. yet regardless of being teased by way of the regiment, Snipp speedy earns admiration for skill with a musket and unequaled bravery. while Levi explains one evening that he's a Quaker best a regiment, it ends up in a late-night dialogue of religion and a constructing friendship.
yet Snipp’s mystery can simply be hidden for therefore lengthy. After an harm forces Josie to show her actual id, Levi is angered via her deception. Worse, Josie is marched out of the corporate and not using a likelihood to explain—or even say see you later. Will their friendship live to tell the tale? Or will the hatred saturating the war-torn kingdom have an effect on even the guts of a peace-loving Quaker? //
"Finely exact secondary characters upload reasonable intensity to the tale, making the area the place the Albrights reside believe harmful and alive. enthusiasts of MacLaren might be thrilled with this primary booklet within the perpetually Freedom series." —Publishers Weekly assessment of Summer on sundown Ridge