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The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew Audiobook Summary

Determined to set the historical record straight, and clear her conscience, Temperance Flowerdew—the wife of Virginia’s first two governors—puts quill to paper, recounting the hardships that nearly brought the Jamestown colony to its knees, and the extraordinary sacrifice of her servant girl, Lily.

When she steps aboard the Falcon in 1609, Temperance Flowerdew is not only setting sail from England to the distant shores of America, she’s embarking upon a future of opportunity. She doesn’t yet know how she will make her mark, but in this new place she can do or be whatever she wants.

Willing as she is to brave this new world, Temperance is utterly ill-equipped to survive the wilderness; all she knows is how to live inside the pages of adventure and philosophy books. Loyally at her side, Lily helps Temperance weather pioneer life. A young woman running from lifelong accusations of witchcraft, Lily finds friendship with Temperance and an acceptance of her psychic gifts. Together, they forge paths within the community: Temperance attempts to advise the makeshift government, while Lily experiences the blossoming of first love.

But as the harsh winter approaches, Lily intuitively senses a darkness creep over the colony and the veneer of civilized life threatens to fall away—negotiations with the Indians grow increasingly hostile and provisions become scarce. Lily struggles to keep food on the table by foraging in the woods and being resourceful. Famine could mean the end of days. It’s up to Lily to save them both, but what sacrifice will be enough to survive?

A transporting and evocative story, The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew is a fiercely hopeful novel—a portrait of two intrepid women who choose to live out their dreams of a future more free than the past.

The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew Audiobook Narrator

Justine Eyre is the narrator of The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew audiobook that was written by Denise Heinze

About the Author(s) of The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew

Denise Heinze is the author of The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew

Denise Heinze, a former literature professor and a PhD graduate of Duke University, writes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. She is the author of a scholarly work on Toni Morrison, and the eco-thriller Sally St. Johns. A descendant of Louisa May Alcott, she lives in North Carolina.

The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew Full Details

NarratorJustine Eyre
Length6 hours 25 minutes
AuthorDenise Heinze
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateFebruary 03, 2023
ISBN9781982598426

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew Audiobook, The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Historical

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-13 is 9781982598426.

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This book is only available in the United States.

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