The Prodigal Patriot(2010)
(The first book in the Green Mountain Brides series)
A novel by Darlene Franklin
Sally Reid's family decides on a dangerous course when the Tories of Maple Notch, Vermont, chase Patriot families from their land. When Josiah Tuttle discovers their secret and offers to help, Sally doesn't know if she can trust him. After all, Josiah's father is one of the Tories who forced her family into hiding. The Tuttles have already lost one son to the hated Patriot cause. How can Josiah both honor his grieving father and protect the woman he loves? When called upon to take a stand, which side will he choose?
June 2016 : Paperback
June 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback
May 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition