Lightish fiction against a post-revolutionary setting, the year 1814, when Molly makes her first change in marrying an aggressive, strong farmer, engaged in fighting the British in New England. Conflict of personalities, clash between absorption in his mill on the husband's part and desire for appreciation and attention on the wife's. Then he disappears in a flood -- and her second marriage to his brother proves all she had hoped. Much detail of period and life. A book for mature rental patrons.