Judas Flowering Author:Jane Aiken Hodge Set against the background of war-torn Savannah during the Revolution, here is Jane Aiken Hodge's magnificant contribution to the American bicentennial-the saga of a family passionately divided. Judas Flowering sees brother turn against brother, father against son, while a beautiful young woman finds herself caught by the enmity of Rebel and To... more »ry.
Mercy Phillips intends to survive, though the odds look bleak indeed. For this is Georgia in 1774, with the dark shadow of the coming conflict hanging heavy over the Thirteen Colonies. Young Hart Purchis, handsome heir to Winchelsea Plantation, just manages to rescue the spirited English girl from the mob's vengeance after its brutal murder of her father, a printer who had taken sides in the quarrel of King against colonies-the wrong side.« less