Author and teacher Tom Durwood's new installment of richly illustrated historical fiction, The Illustrated Colonials, brings us an unconventional look at the American Revolution. Six wealthy kids from around the globe join the Bostonian cause, finding love and treachery along the path to liberty in three successive novellas of global empirical literature.
BOOK THREE: SARATOGA
The Colonials continue their resolve to aid the global cause of brotherhood and natural rights, no matter the cost. In the concluding book of The Illustrated Colonials series, they learn that these ideas of liberty and equality bring unexpected consequences.
Disinherited by his father and transformed from a 'roly-poly prince' into a lean, tough-minded rifleman, Mahmoud crosses the Atlantic. Two men follow his trail: his protector, Kace, and the assassin Taquin.
Meanwhile, Will is able to finance Shay's far-reaching gambit - one that gathers Colonial alliances with Dutch merchants, Catherine the Great, the Ottoman Admiralty, and Chinese seafaring cartels.
It all comes to a head at the Battle of Saratoga, where lessons from military history and a case of mistaken identity lead to a surprising outcome.