t is autumn 1777, and the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to the British. Yet the true battle has only just begun. On both sides, loyalties are tested and families torn asunder. The young Redcoat Sam Gilpin has seen his brother die.
Bostonian Paul Shanahan is many things: part-time marine surveyor, smuggler, gunrunner, suspected CIA agent. A full-time scoundrel with ties to nothing and no one-- except to an ex-lover who died years before in a hail of bullets-- he has agreed...
Tim Blackburn lost his wife and then his son in tragic terrorist attacks. When his daughter Nicole disappeared in the North Pacific, a recruit to the outlawed Genesis organization, Tim reached the end of the road.
n muddy waters, even heroes drown. There's trouble at sea for an ex - war hero . . . His father in prison for fraud, his ex - wife bleeding him dry and his spine shattered by a bullet, Falklands war hero Nick Sandman, VC, has no money and no prospects.