Dark Swedish thriller set in Stockholm
The Fighting Ground
Location(s): New Jersey
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): American War of Independence
Jonathan, 13, knows he’s ready to fight the British. He can handle a gun. And he yearns to don a uniform and battle for glory, just like his brother and cousin. So on this day when the tavern bell tolls, calling men to arms, Jonathan doesn’t ask his father’s permission. He simply goes. And to his joy, he’s accepted.
In the next twenty-four hours, Jonathan learns what it means to fight, and to be a soldier. He also learns what it’s like to meet death face to face.
It’s a lesson he will never forget…
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