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The Ninth Daughter (Abigail Adams, Bk 1)
The Ninth Daughter - Abigail Adams, Bk 1
Author: Barbara Hamilton
In the Massachusetts Colony, political upheaval turns murderous...a new series featuring First Lady Abigail Adams. — 1773: The Massachusetts colony is torn between patriots who want independence from British rule and loyalists who support the King. At the center is the educated and beautiful Abigail Adams-wife of John Adams, the leader of ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425230770
ISBN-10: 0425230775
Publication Date: 9/29/2009
Pages: 368
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
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Barbara Hamilton (aka Barbara Hambly) tells a terrific story, a rather complex one that plunges the reader into the cold, the squalor, and the drudgery of everyday life in pre-Revolution Boston. There are several interesting characters--I hope Coldstone and Muldoon will return in future books--but Abigail Adams herself is the most convincing. She is a woman sustained by her devotion to her husband John and to the cause of liberty, and by her faith and her friendships. It is one of these friendships that causes her to investigate the mystery that's at the core of the book, the disappearance of a friend with ties to the Sons of LIberty. This is an entertaining read, with a little painless history added, and I'm looking forward to the next book in the series.
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a great mystery and lots of information on the everyday life of women in colonial Boston
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