BETSY ROBERTS. A tale of survival in the early Americas!
This story is set in the early pioneering era of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century America. It is a gripping, horrifying tale based in part on true historical events and characters.
The central character, Betsy Roberts, was kidnapped, abused, then was caught up in the evil, murderous activities of the notorious Harpe brothers, Micajah and Wiley Harpe, The Terrible Harpes. She later became a perpetrator, unwillingly at first but later complicit in their heinous crimes.
How she survived this truly appalling experience, even eventually prospering later in New York during the eighteen hundreds, and creating a successful business and family dynasty there as depicted in the second part of this story, is illustrated through her extraordinary courage and determination – but at a cost!