“Yes,” she said, “it is tempting, what you offer me. But there is more to life than that.” She tapped the handbill on the table. “And more than this little town.” Her voice became intense. “I want more, do you hear? I want more from life than that!”
Eighteen-year-old Anne is faced with two choices: enter into the security of a happy marriage like the other young ladies around her, or fulfill her patriotic desire to fight for her country. Posing as a young man, she enlists in the United States Army and joins the fight for freedom amid harsh conditions, dangerous missions and even betrayal. Through it all, Anne learns valuable lessons of love, courage and the true meaning of patriotism. Will Anne’s secret identity keep her safe, or will betrayal and the need to survive put her in harm’s way?
Based on a true story, Girl with a Musket is a treasure that will be enjoyed for years to come.