Lorenzo and the Turncoat
In Lorenzo Bannister's latest adventure, he is living in New Orleans and working as a medical doctor. Between his promising medical practice and his love for his fiancee Eugenie, Lorenzo is finally happy and at peace after working for the Continental Army. But his happiness is short lived. A hurricane sweeps through New Orleans two days before Lorenzo and Eugenie's wedding, leaving the town severely damaged and Eugenie missin. Frantic with fear and worry, Lorenzo searches the floode, demolished city for his fiancee. It is Lorenzo's friend and mentor, Colonel De Galvez, who must tell Lorenzo the shocking news: Eugenie has been seen in Baton Rouge in the company of a British man. Lorenzo is determined to find answers to puzzling questions about Eugenie's disappearance from New Orleans. Facing the possiblity that she may be a traitor to the Spanish cause, Lorenzo joins the Spanish Army and makes his way to Baton Rouge along with the troops Colonel De Galvez has assembled to attack the British. Once again, Lorenzo finds himself on a dangerous mission, this time in desperate pursuit of his fiancee while waging war on the Redcoats."
- Paperback | 183 pages
- 139.7 x 213.4 x 17.8mm | 181.44g
- 01 May 2006
- Arte Publico Press
"Espionage, romance, and mystery enhance the accounts of possible events in the Revolutionary War. Aspects of the conflict . . . add to students' understanding of the war."