On March 28, 1774, Britain passed Coercive Act against Massachusetts, but the Americans in Boston didn’t feel its effects until June 1 of the same year when the act was activated. Wouldn’t you have loved to be a fly on the wall of Boston patriots when they discovered that Parliament intended to make Bostonians pay for their insubordination at the Boston Tea Party? In Chapter 4 of Soldiers Don’t Cry, Elizabeth Thorton (our heroine) and Peter Mayford (her brother-in-law and Boston merchant) have just learned that the Coercive Act has gone into effect and the Port of Boston has closed. To Read excerpt, follow this link
Cygnet Brown is the Author of The Locket Saga. The First Two books: When God Turned his Head and Soldiers Don't Cry, the Locket Saga Continues is She is currently working on the third book of the series Coward's Solace, Book III of the Locket Saga and has recently published her first nonfiction book Simply Vegetable Gardening.