Book Beat – A Refuge Assured, by Jocelyn Green
During the French Revolution, anyone even associated with the nobility was in danger, and lacemaker Vivienne Ribard flees for her life to America. To her horror, she finds French revolutionaries in Philadelphia as well and flees again to the town of Azilum…a refuge from the madness. Or so she hopes.
Liam Delaney fought for American Independence and only wants to live in peace on his farm near Azilum, but the unrest surrounding the Whiskey Rebellion could undo everything he fought for. Liam and Vivienne are drawn together, but the danger in their village threatens their lives and their growing love.
A Refuge Assured shines a light on a tumultuous time in American history as the new nation tried to decide what it would stand for. Jocelyn Green spins an enthralling story built on impeccable research, with fascinating characters. Historical fiction at its finest!