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By Amy Harmon -
In 1770, 10-year-old Deborah Samson is bound out to a Puritan family in Middleborough, Massachusetts. The kindly Reverend Conant, charged with delivering her to ...Read Review
By Elizabeth R. Andersen -
It took but a page or two for me to be fully invested in Gritta, one of the protagonists, in this entertaining read. ...Read Review
By Sandra Dallas -
Ellen Webster is a wide-eyed, naïve young woman who comes to the town of Wallace, Wyoming, in the early 20th century to ...Read Review
By Tara Ison -
This book is a fascinating psychological study of how—in the face of systemized terror—it can be not only possible but necessary ...Read Review
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