❧ Tim Curious (Tim Euston, #1) free download ➛ Author Roddy Thorleifson – Rvtrek.info

Tim Curious (Tim Euston, #1) Tim Euston Was Willing To Risk His Life For His Nation S Independence And His Opportunity Came When A Murder Led Him Into A Dangerous Involvement With Smugglers And Spies It Was 1777, The End Of The Second Year Of The American Revolution, And The Town Of Yonkers Was On The Neutral Ground The No Man S Land That Separated The British On Manhattan Island From The Americans To The North On A Cold January Night, Tim Euston Was Thrown In Jail Accused Of Robbery By The Man Who Had His Hands On Tim S Fourteen Year Old Sister, Sadie Two Days Later The Only Adult Who Could Testify To Tim S Innocence Was Found Dead Testimonies Of Friends Were Enough To Get Tim Out Of Jail But The Father Of One Of These Boys Was Wrongfully Convicted Who Was The Real Killer Those With Motives Had Alibis, And Many Just Did Not Care Both The Man Killed And The Man Punished Were Poor And Powerless But Tim Euston Cared They Were His Friends Tim Wanted Justice And He Would Keep Looking Until The Real Killer Was Identified. I thoroughly enjoyed this book it s a great mixture of characters, suspense and history The historical facts were interesting, and improved the reading experience I also enjoyed the illustrations, which helped to give life to the charac As a reader I enjoy historical novels where I can get a sense of the perspective of the history of the time, of how they lived their day to day lives, and the issues they faced in order to keep living I enjoyed learning about New York during the revolution For example, I hadn t thought of a no man s land where people were searched before entering the city I was surprised to learn that people could still pass back and forth with relative ease Another revelation was the risk of a smuggler or As a reader I enjoy historical novels where I can get a sense of the per In 1777 British forces had captured Manhattan Island but the Americans had recaptured most of New Jersey Yonkers, New York, lay in a Neutral Ground where apprentice Tim Euston,16, and his younger sister Sadie,14, work for their room and board and a floor to sleep on Through a series of mishaps they find themselves involved with smugglers and spies Their employers are Tory and despise seditious materials The teens are Patriot and secretly read and memorize seditious materials, es The subject matter has been well researched, and Roddy Thorleifson s characters are both interesting and credible Occasionally, the heavy reliance on dialogue to relate the story, made for a slow read With regard to the explanetory notes, which occur from time to time, to inform the reader of the reasons for, or history behind an aspect of the story, while certainly interesting and relevent, they felt, to this reader, as if they were an afterthought Roddy Thorleifson isthan up to the ta The subject matter has been well researched, and Roddy Thorleifson s characters are both interesting and credible Occasionally, the heavy reliance on dialogue to relate the story, made for a slow read With regard to the explanetory notes, which occur from time to time, to inform the reader of the reasons for, or history behind an aspect of the story, while certainly interesting and relevent, they felt, to

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