Escape

Overview

Plots, shots, flight, pursuit — all are part of this story from the exciting chapter in America’s history when thousands of Loyalists fled to Canada to evade the vengeance of the American Revolutionaries. Twelve-year-old Ned Seaman tells this lively tale of his family’s perilous journey. Escape may be fiction, but Martha and Caleb Seaman and their children actually existed.

Reviews

A straight-forward adventure story — exciting and fairly easy reading for eight to fourteen year olds.

WQ Reviews

About the Author

Mary Beacock Fryer

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014

Mary Beacock Fryer

Mary Beacock Fryer is a well-known expert on Upper Canadian history. She has written a trilogy on the Simcoe family: Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe: A Biography, Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June 1791-6 April 1812, and John Graves Simcoe: 1752-1806, A Biography. Among Fryer's other books are Escape, Beginning Again, and Buckskin Pimpernel.