(Ebook Kindle ePUB) Tim Curious; A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution by Roddy Thorleifson

Summary Tim Curious; A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution

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. In Tim Curious we see sixteen year old Tim Euston and his fourteen year old sister Sadie Both are indentured servants Tim cuts and delivers firewood and Sadie is a kitchen maid Both are dreamy and mistake prone and are cruelly teased for their shortcomings In Loyalist New York they secretly delight in seditious pamphlets reading and memorizing the words of rebels against the king The book is acceptable for young readers and has plenty of historical accuracy A subtle introduction to the effects of political upheaval makes it eually good for adults

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Tim Curious; A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution

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. 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 Euston16 and his younger sister Sadie14 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 especially Tomas Paine s Common Sense Tim is eager to serve the Cause of Liberty but is too young for the military but his clumsy attempts at solving a murder lead him to success though hardly due to his powers of perception Bald luck can triumph where logical analysis fails An excellent glimpse into the lives of ordinary working peo

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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. This book presents an excellent story It is thoroughly researched and strongly and clearly written It has a strong plot and is very well nuanced The chapters flow and transition nicely keeping readers focused This book set in the US Revolutionary War captures attention while teaching people much about the time period I learned a lot from this book Highly recommended


10 thoughts on “Tim Curious; A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution

  1. says:

    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

  2. says:

    When reading a historical novel about characters that are common people rather than famous or upper class it makes a better read It is accessible to everyone and interesting because you don’t always see historical events from that point of view For me Tim’s complaints about his bad luck were a bit of a character flaw because a

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    In 1777 British forces had captured Manhattan Island but the Americans had recaptured most of New Jersey Yonkers N

  4. says:

    The subject matter has been well researched and Roddy Thorleifson's characters are both interesting and credible Occasionally the heavy relian

  5. says:

    In Tim Curious we see sixteen year old Tim Euston and his fourteen year old sister Sadie Both are indentured servants Tim cuts and delivers fire

  6. says:

    A great book for teens or adults learning about American history This book is well researched and contains both accurate details and clear illustrations I enjoyed reading about Tim's adventures in New York during the War of Independence A fun way to bring history to life

  7. says:

    I read the draft of this book and enjoyed the vivid descriptions The illustrations reflect the same vivid scenes The characters are easy to get to know; their conversations are precise down to earth It is easy to get a sense of the lives of ordinary people in that revolutionary time

  8. says:

    This book presents an excellent story It is thoroughly researched and strongly and clearly written It has a strong plot and is very well nuanced The chapters flow and transition nicely keeping readers focused This book set in the US Revolutionary War captures attention while teaching people much about the time period I l

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    TIM CURIOUSRoddy ThorleifsonCreateSpace 2015ISBN 9781492714927Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views 1115Article first published as Book Review ‘Tim Curious – A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution’ by Roddy Thorleifson on Blogcritics“Tim Curious” by Roddy Thorleifson takes place in New York State during the second year of the American Revolution Tim Euston dubbed Tim Useless and later Tim Curious is willing to risk his

  10. says:

    Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views 1115Article first published as Book Review ‘Tim Curious – A Murder Mystery of the American Revolution’ by Roddy Thorleifson on Blogcritics“Tim Curious” by Roddy Th