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Download Doc ë Knight of the Purple Ribbon ✓ 282 pages ☆ ✸ Knight of the Purple Ribbon Books ⚦ Author Jennifer Leigh Wells – Danpashley.co.uk A sweeping historic drama based on the true life adventures of Baron Christoph de Graffenried founder of New Bern North Carolina From the castles of 1As Cary's Rebellion In this amazing tale of the New World Christoph struggles to carve a settlement out of the wildness with his spirited and beautiful bride at his side A good read or listen for North Carolinians Especially those of the New Bern areaI volunteered to listen for review this historical fiction novel of Baron Christoph de Graffenried founder of New Bern North Carolina I am a fan of audio books not much of a fan of non fiction but a fan of historical romance This book made history interesting and fascinating as it focused on the movement of the SwissGermany refugees coming to the new worldTo that end I eagerly jumped into this four hour audio book and found myself interested in the story of the founder of and founding of New Bern North Carolina a city and area so often the center of Nicholas Spark novels Though the story is described as a historical fiction with action adventure and romance the adventure is present as is intrigue rather than action and the romance is far from romantic That the main character loves his new wife does not make the story a romanceWhile I enjoyed the story the history of New Bern and the biography of Christoph de Graffenried the reader left much to be desired and much to be appreciated by other readers The reader's voice was monotone lacking in emotionfeeling called for in the dialogue consistent with the scenes The reader read too fast read through periods did not pause for commas had noticeable mispronunciations and sounded computer generated than human in his rhythmHad I read the book for review I would rate the book a 4 star Instead I am rating the audio book and must take off for the reader's negative impact on my listening experienceIt is somewhat awkward to admit I do not understand the title of this book I do not know the meaning of the purple ribbon or it's connection to New Bern I assume that the knight was Baron Christoph as he did rise above his reputation of irresponsibility and unreliability to being this new community and its citizens through the hardships of colonial life lying thieves and irate Native Americans

Pdf ã Knight of the Purple Ribbon ¾ Jennifer Leigh Wells

A sweeping historic drama based on the true life adventures of Baron Christoph de Graffenried founder of New Bern North Carolina From the castles of 18th century Switzer Knight of the Purple Ribbon is a character driven historical novel following the fortunes of Christoph an unhappy eldest son of the Swiss Baron von Graffenreid In his 40s he has spent his entire life following his domineering father's wishescommands putting his own desires and ambitions to one side yet still never living up to expectationsWhen he is disinherited at a family gathering he decides to become his own man forgoing his father's generous allowance and setting sail to America to make his own life and fortune He picks up a new wife on the way then overcomes a multitude of challenges to establish New Bern in North Carolina This is a well researched and detailed portrait of a tumultuous time in history and the author has cleverly reflected the writing style of the Eighteenth Century lending authenticity to a tale that is based on fact This era and the emigration of a wide variety of people to the New World is something that fascinates me and I enjoyed looking at it from the SwitzerGerman Protestant viewpoint; even so as it is based on the author's ancestral history and she is right to be so proud of him

Jennifer Leigh Wells ¾ Knight of the Purple Ribbon Epub

Knight of the Purple RibbonLand to the opulent British court to the wilds of colonial North Carolina Knight of the Purple Ribbon is filled with action and romance set against such historic events This book made history fun and interesting It's amazing all the first settler's went through to start up a town in the early days of the United States Especially in the Baron Christoph and his young wife Jane both being raised in wealthy high class families It's exciting to hear about all they went through to survive and to help all the settler's in New BernI was lucky enough to have the audio book format Which is great for me because of health issues It is also good for people who don't think they have time to sit down and read a book Also nice to listen to while commuting I didn't really like the narrator's voice it was sometimes monotone For the most part the book was interesting