In this beautifully written novel of historical fiction, bestselling author
Susan Holloway Scott tells the story of Alexander Hamilton's wife, Eliza—a
fascinating, strong-willed heroine in her own right and a key figure in one of
the most gripping periods in American history.
"Love is not easy with a man chosen by Fate for greatness . . ."
As the daughter of a respected general, Elizabeth Schuyler is accustomed to
socializing with dignitaries and soldiers. But no visitor to her parents' home
has affected her so strongly as Alexander Hamilton, a charismatic, ambitious
aide to George Washington. They marry quickly, and despite the tumult of the
American Revolution, Eliza