“Fruit of Forbidden Love” Update #5.

Summary: Marietta Lockhart loses all she holds dear to the American Revolution and to the notorious Banastre Tarleton, the leader of the British Green Dragoons. Through unintended meetings, both must choose which is priceless: duty, country, or a forbidden love.

…The whispers grew louder, more panicked. Marietta could pick out a few words: “war”, “not safe”, “fire”, “British”. Marietta’s heart began to race as she felt her body grow tense. What do they mean?

Read here: Chapter 05.

(Note: Latter half of this chapter is partially based on a historical event!)

“Fruit of Forbidden Love” Update #4.

Summary: Marietta Lockhart loses all she holds dear to the American Revolution and to the notorious Banastre Tarleton, the leader of the British Green Dragoons. Through unintended meetings, both must choose which is priceless: duty, country, or a forbidden love.

I was basked in warmth and light as I whirled across the dance floor and conversed merrily in the company of my good friends and sister. My heart was free, or so it seemed. There was a heavy feeling that pressed against my heart. My heart was worried. My heart was sad. – Marietta Lockhart; “Fruit of Forbidden Love”

Read here: Chapter 04.