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The Tubman Command: A Novel

Elizabeth Cobbs · Arcade
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Hamilton Affair, a novel based on a thrilling chapter of Civil War history and African American history, how Harriet Tubman lead a Union raid to free 750 slaves.

It's May 1863. Outgeneraled and outgunned, a demoralized Union Army has pulled...
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The Spy: A novel

Paulo Coelho · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari. The story of her celebrated yet mysterious life as an exotic dancer and courtesan, and her controversial execution as a spy during the First...
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In the Time of the Butterflies

Julia Alvarez · Algonquin Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does...
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The Invisible Woman

Erika Robuck
Format: Paperback

Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Left Cuba "If you only read one WWII book this year, make it this one." - Natasha Lester, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Orphans In the depths of war, she would defy the odds to help liberate...
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Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen

SARAH BIRD · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the only woman to ever serve with the legendary Buffalo Soldiers.

"Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama...

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The Engineer's Wife

Enerson Wood, Tracey · SOURCEBOOKS INC

When Emily Warren Roebling marries Captain Washington 'Wash' Roebling-the handsome, charming soldier of her dreams, and her brother's dear friend and aide during the Civil War-a lifetime of family fun and happiness seems within her grasp. But then Wash accepts the position...

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Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team

Elise Hooper · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

"This story will hurl you down the track of American history and have you rooting for some of the toughest underdogs ever to aspire to Olympic gold. Three of the fastest girls in history finally get their day in the sun, and we get to bask in their glory. I couldn't put this one down."...
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The Paper Daughters of Chinatown

Heather B. Moore · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A powerful story based on true events surrounding Donaldina Cameron and other brave women who fought to help Chinese-American women escape discrimination and slavery in the late 19th century in California.When Donaldina Cameron arrives at the Occidental Mission Home for Girls in 1895, she intends...
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Code Name Hélène: A Novel

Ariel Lawhon · Doubleday
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

BASED ON THE THRILLING REAL-LIFE STORY OF SOCIALITE SPY NANCY WAKE, comes the newest feat of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia, featuring the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated...
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Girl waits with gun

Amy Stewart · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover


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The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel

Marie Benedict · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

She possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both?

Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's...

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The Women of the Copper Country: A Novel

Mary Doria Russell

In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements has seen enough of the world to know that it's unfair. She's spent her whole life in the mining town of Calumet, Michigan, where men risk their lives for meager salaries - and have barely enough to put food on the table for their...
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The Arctic Fury: A Novel

Greer Macallister

A dozen women join a secret 1850s Arctic expedition -- and a sensational murder trial unfolds when some of them don't come back.Eccentric Lady Jane Franklin makes an outlandish offer to adventurer Virginia Reeve: take a dozen women, trek into the Arctic, and find her husband's lost...
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The Red Daughter: A Novel

John Burnham Schwartz · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Running from her father's brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin's daughter defects to the United States against the turbulence of the 1960s: The Red Daughter is a sweeping historical novel and unexpected love story inspired by the remarkable life of Svetlana Alliluyeva.

In one of the most...
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The Wright Sister: A Novel

Patty Dann · Harper Perennial
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

An epistolary novel of historical fiction that imagines the life of Katharine Wright and her relationship with her famous brothers, Wilbur and Orville Wright.On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the world's first airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, establishing the Wright...
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Burial Rites: A Novel

Hannah Kent · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829.Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated...
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America's First Daughter: A Novel

Stephanie Dray · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 587
Format: Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER

In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter,...
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Shadowplay

Joseph O'Connor · Europa Editions
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

SHORTLISTED 2019 COSTA BOOK OF THE YEARIrish Book Awards NOVEL OF THE YEARShadowplay by New York Times best-selling author, Joseph O'Connor, is set during the golden age of West End theater in a London shaken by the crimes of Jack the Ripper.Henry Irving is Victorian London's most...
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The Invention of Wings

Sue Monk Kidd · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestseller of hope, daring, and the quest for freedom taken on by two unforgettable American women, from the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees.

"A remarkable novel that heightened my sense of what it meant to be a woman - slave...
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Lilac Girls: A Novel

Martha Hall Kelly · Ballantine Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * For readers of The Nightingale and Sarah's Key, inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.

New...
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Chariot on the Mountain

JACK FORD · Kensington
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Based on little-known true events, this astonishing account from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Jack Ford vividly recreates a treacherous journey toward freedom, a time when the traditions of the Old South still thrived - and is a testament to determination, friendship, and courage...
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Song of a Captive Bird: A Novel

JASMIN DARZNIK · Ballantine Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing poet Forugh Farrokhzhad, who defied Iranian society to find her voice and her destiny

"Remember the flight, for the bird is mortal." - Forugh Farrokhzad

All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh is told that...
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The Age of Light: A Novel

WHITNEY SCHARER · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Sweeping from the glamour of 1930's Paris through the battlefields of World War II and into the war's long shadow, The Age of Light is a startlingly modern love story and a mesmerizing portrait of a woman's self-transformation from muse into artist."--Celeste Ng, New...
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Circling the Sun: A Novel

Paula McLain · Ballantine Books
Pages: 366
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, BOOKPAGE, AND SHELF AWARENESS * "Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling...

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The Woman in Red

Diana Giovinazzo · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Experience the "epic tale of one woman's fight . . . to create the life of her dreams" in this sweeping novel of Anita Garibaldi, a 19th century Brazilian revolutionary who loved as fiercely as she fought for freedom (Adriana Trigiani) .Destiny toys with us all, but Anita...
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Resistance Women: A Novel

Jennifer Chiaverini · William Morrow
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American - Mildred Fish Harnack - and her circle of women friends who waged...

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The First Actress: A Novel of Sarah Bernhardt

C. W. Gortner · Ballantine Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The tumultuous life of the legendary French star Sarah Bernhardt--the world's first modern actress and international celebrity--dazzles in this stunning novel for readers of Love and Ruin and Mistress of the Ritz.From her beginnings as the daughter of a courtesan to her extraordinary...
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The White Queen

Philippa Gregory · Touchstone
Format: Paperback

The inspiration for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings to life the extraordinary story of Elizabeth Woodville, a woman who rises from obscurity to become Queen of England, and changes the course of history...
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A Most English Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria's Daughter

Clare McHugh · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

"In this sweeping, immersive novel, A Most English Princess draws readers into the mesmerizing world of the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria - Princess Vicky - as she emerges into a powerful force in her own right and ascends to become the first German Empress." - Marie Benedict,...
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The Marriage of Opposites

Alice Hoffman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 369
Format: Print book

"A luminous, Marquez-esque tale" (O, The Oprah Magazine) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on a tropical island about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro...
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I, Eliza Hamilton

SUSAN HOLLOWAY SCOTT · Kensington
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

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.
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The Dream Lover: A Novel

Elizabeth Berg · Random House
Pages: 356
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERElizabeth Berg has written a lush historical novel based on the sensuous Parisian life of the nineteenth-century writer George Sand - which is perfect for readers of Nancy Horan and Elizabeth Gilbert. At the beginning of this powerful novel, we meet Aurore Dupin...
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The Girls in the Picture: A Novel

Melanie Benjamin · Delacorte Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife, a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends - screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford

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White Houses: A Novel

Amy Bloom · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok unfolds in a triumph of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of Away and Lucky Us.

"I never envied a wife or a husband, until I met Eleanor. Then,...
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Finding Dorothy: A Novel

Elizabeth Letts · Ballantine Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud.

Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece...
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Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of Ada Lovelace

Jennifer Chiaverini · Dutton
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the fascinating life of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace - Lord Byron's daughter, the world's first computer programmer, and a woman whose exceptional contributions to science and technology have been too long...
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A Light of Her Own

Carrie Callaghan · Amberjack Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In Holland 1633, a woman's ambition has no place.

Judith is a painter, dodging the law and whispers of murder to try to become the first woman admitted to the Haarlem painters guild. Maria is a Catholic in a country where the faith is banned, hoping to absolve her sins by recovering...

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The Chelsea Girls: A Novel

Fiona Davis · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From Fiona Davis, the nationally bestselling author of The Dollhouse and The Address, the bright lights of the theater district, the glamour and danger of 1950s New York, and the wild scene at the iconic Chelsea Hotel come together in a dazzling new novel about the twenty-year...
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Isadora: A Novel

Amelia Gray · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Using the scaffolding of Isadora Duncan's life and the stuff of her spirit, Amelia Gray delivers an incredibly imaginative portrait of the artist

In 1913, the restless world sat on the brink of unimaginable suffering. But for one woman, the darkness of a new era had already made...

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The 19th Wife: A Novel

David Ebershoff · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 525
Format: Paperback

It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. A rich account of her family's polygamous history is revealed,...
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The Queen's Fortune

Allison Pataki · Ballantine Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping novel about the extraordinary woman who captured Napoleon's heart, created a dynasty, and changed the course of history - from the New York Times bestselling author of The Traitor's Wife, The Accidental Empress, and Sisi.

As the French revolution...
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The Heretic's Daughter: A Novel

Kathleen Kent · Little, Brown and Co.
Pages: 332
Format: Large print book

Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter...
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Euphoria

Lily King · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From New England Book Award winner Lily King comes a breathtaking novel about three young anthropologists of the '30's caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, their careers, and, ultimately, their lives.
English anthropologist Andrew Bankson has been alone in the field...
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Almost Famous Women: Stories

Megan Mayhew Bergman · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Birds of a Lesser Paradise, a dazzling new collection that explores the lives of unforgettable women in history.The fascinating characters in Megan Mayhew Bergman's new stories are defined by their creative impulses, fierce independence, and sometimes reckless...
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The Age of Desire: A Novel

Jennie Fields · Pamela Dorman Books; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

For fans of The Paris Wife, a sparkling glimpse into the life of Edith Wharton and the scandalous love affair that threatened her closest friendshipThey say behind every great man is a woman. Behind Edith Wharton, there was Anna Bahlmann—her governess turned literary secretary, and her mothering,...
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Something Worth Doing

Jane Kirkpatrick · Revell
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In 1853, Abigail Scott was a 19-year-old school teacher in Oregon Territory when she married Ben Duniway. Marriage meant giving up on teaching, but Abigail always believed she was meant to be more than a good wife and mother. When financial mistakes and an injury force Ben to stop working,...
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Victoria: A Novel

Daisy Goodwin · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Victoria is an absolutely captivating novel of youth, love, and the often painful transition from immaturity to adulthood. Daisy Goodwin breathes new life into Victoria's story, and does so with sensitivity, verve, and wit."
- AMANDA...

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Varina

Charles Frazier · HarperAudio
Format: Audiobook

In his powerful fourth novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War

With her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with...

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The Last Ballad: A Novel

WILEY CASH · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of the celebrated A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road to Mercy returns with this eagerly awaited new novel, set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. The chronicle of an ordinary woman's struggle...

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Caroline: Little House, Revisited

SARAH MILLER · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In this novel authorized by Little House Heritage Trust, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before--Caroline...
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The Sweetest Fruits: A Novel

Monique Truong · Viking
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An ingenious retelling of a celebrated writer's migratory life through the voices of the three women who knew him best, and who testify to their own remarkable journeys, from the acclaimed author of The Book of Salt

A Greek woman tells of how she willed herself out of her father's...
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Saint Mazie: A Novel

Jami Attenberg · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits...
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The Last Collection: A Novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel

Jeanne Mackin · Berkley
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An American woman becomes entangled in the intense rivalry between iconic fashion designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli in this captivating novel from the acclaimed author of The Beautiful American.

Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are fighting for recognition...
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Becoming Mrs. Lewis: A Novel

Patti Callahan · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

"Patti Callahan seems to have found the story she was born to tell in this tale of unlikely friendship turned true love between Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis, a relationship that tests the bounds of faith and radically alters both of their lives. Their connection comes to life in Callahan's...

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The Removes: A Novel

TATJANA SOLI · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

As the first wave of pioneers travel westward to settle the American frontier, two women discover their inner strength when their lives are irrevocably changed by the hardship of the wild west in The Removes, a historical novel from New York Times bestselling and award-winning...

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Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington's First Love

Mary Calvi · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A novel about heiress Mary Philipse's relationship with George Washington, based on historical accounts, letters, and personal journals.

"Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is, therefore, contended that it cannot be resisted." -- George Washington

Did...

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Lady Clementine: A Novel

Marie Benedict · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New from Marie Benedict, the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room! An incredible novel that focuses on one of the people who had the most influence during World War I and World War II: Clementine Churchill.

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