By Linda Rae Rao
In the Ohio kingdom of the Northwest Territory within the yr 1800, an irrepressibly brave eight-year-old Joshua Buchanan rescues a bit four-year-old woman from the location of her burned-out family’s home. Little Camilla McAllister had miraculously survived the assault of marauding Indians who had taken her mom and dad’ lives, leaving her domestic in a pile of ashes. while Joshua’s mom and dad took the little orphan into their domestic and hearts, Joshua made a promise to Camilla that he could constantly be there to maintain her secure, taking over the position of her mum or dad.
For Camilla’s 10th birthday, Joshua created a bracelet of leather-based connected to a small stone upon which he carved the logo of his promise. The promise will be challenged whilst a filthy rich aunt and uncle declare her, taking her to stay with them in far flung Virginia. Helpless to alter the placement, the boy despatched his current besides them to receive to Camilla as his reward on her birthday.
Seven years later in the summertime of 1813, the rustic is embroiled within the moment struggle of independence from England. the chance for a reunion unfolds, yet is avoided by way of an easy, spontaneous lie.
Although the prospect finally develops for the renewal and deepening in their dating, Camilla’s engagement to a different guy and a long-standing threat from the earlier threatens that chance, threatening Camilla’s very existence – and Joshua will not be capable of maintain crucial promise he ever made from protecting her secure.
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A Promise in Stone by Linda Rae Rao