Silence and Lily 1773
Trouble in the Colonies. The year is 1771, and in Boston the tensions between the colonists and the British are heating up. For twelve-year-old Silence, the tensions at home are running high as well.All Silence wants is a chance to call Lily the family's beautiful snow-white mare her own. But Silence's mother does everything she can do to keep Silence and Lily apart.
Then, in the days leading up to the dramatic Boston Tea Party, Silence makes a startling discovery: someone has been taking Lily out to secret meetings under the cover of darkness!
When it becomes clear that the whole family is threatened by the developing events, Silence begins to worry that if she doesn't do something drastic, she may lose Lily forever...