At First Sight
by Parris Afton Bonds
UNLIKE ANY CHRISTMAS STORY YOU HAVE READ ~
New Sweden, American colonies (when Christmas was outlawed)
In 1649, the heads of Lady Evangeline Bradshaw’s father and brother rolled on Cromwell’s chopping block. Not waiting to see if her head was next, she flees England with the family’s remaining gold and silver crowns, putting a vast ocean between herself and peril ~ she thinks.