Love, Liberty, and Quarantine: The Story of Bedloe’s Island

Quarantines are nothing new in America. Liberty Island in New York Bay, once called Bedloe’s Island, has a long history as a quarantine station.

The Sons of Neptune

Prior to 1765, a secret society composed of a diverse, radical group of sailors in the American colonies formed. They called themselves the Sons of Neptune.

The Burning of Fairfield, Connecticut 1779

The British threaten to attack the fictionalized town of Turtle Bay in A Widow’s Guide to Scandal (coming July 2020). This was based on the very real attack on Fairfield, Connecticut by the British in 1779.