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The story begins with Isabel and her sister in Rhode Island. The two girls believe that they are free; however, through a turn of events, they are sold back into slavery at the Lockton household. The Lockton family lives in Manhattan. A large part of the book takes place inside of the Lockton's home, but Isabel will spend time in Lady Seymour's house as well as Bridewell prison where Curzon is being held. Readers are taken to various other parts of Manhattan too. For example, the Tea Water Pump winds up being an important location for Isabel's mental health. As...

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