Freedom's Ring by Heidi Chiavarolli
Tragedy hits Boston 250 years apart in this time-slip novel of two stories woven into one with alternating eras between Annie David of modern-day Boston and Liberty Caldwell of colonial Boston.
Annie is a marathon runner who with an injury from the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon. She had a weak relationship with her sister and niece who were also injured. The guilt Annie feels over the crippling injuries to her family hinders her from taking on that “Boston Strong” attitude that many New Englanders took on after the bombing. Liberty reunites with her brother only to lose him during the Boston Massacre of American Revolution making her the sole survivor of her immediate family. The two women must learn to overcome their guilt and fears to find their inner strength.