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A Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today Bestseller, LAURA KAMOIE [Kuh-MOY, she/her] has always been fascinated by the people, stories, and physical presence of the past, which led her to a lifetime of historical and archaeological study and training. She holds a doctoral degree in early American history from The College of William and Mary, published two non-fiction books on early America, and most recently held the position of Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy before transitioning to a full-time career writing genre fiction as the New York Times bestselling author, Laura Kaye. Writing historical fiction allows her the exciting opportunity to combine her love of history with her passion for storytelling. Laura lives among the colonial charm of Annapolis, Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and monster German shepherd, Schuyler.
Laura is now working on a solo historical novel and planning her next novel about a Founding Mother with her co-author, Stephanie Dray.
ABOUT MY DEAR HAMILTON:
From the New York Times bestselling authors of America’s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton–a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza’s story as it’s never been told before–not just as the wronged wife at the center of a political sex scandal–but also as a founding mother who shaped an American legacy in her own right.
A general’s daughter…
Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight for independence. And when she meets Alexander Hamilton, Washington’s penniless but passionate aide-de-camp, she’s captivated by the young officer’s charisma and brilliance. They fall in love, despite Hamilton’s bastard birth and the uncertainties of war.
A Founding Father’s wife…
But the union they create–in their marriage and the new nation–is far from perfect. From glittering inaugural balls to bloody street riots, the Hamiltons are at the center of it all–including the political treachery of America’s first sex scandal, which forces Eliza to struggle through heartbreak and betrayal to find forgiveness.
The last surviving light of the Revolution…
When a duel destroys Eliza’s hard-won peace, the grieving widow fights her husband’s enemies to preserve Alexander’s legacy. But long-buried secrets threaten everything Eliza believes about her marriage and her own legacy. Questioning her tireless devotion to the man and country that have broken her heart, she’s left with one last battle–to understand the flawed man she married and imperfect nation he could never have created without her…
PRAISE FOR MY DEAR HAMILTON:
“The historical fiction dream team does it again with the wife of Hamilton…MY DEAR HAMILTON is a novel not to be missed and is to be enjoyed and savored and re-read over and over.” ~ Fresh Fiction
“A complete and very human portrait of Eliza will resonate with today’s readers. This is the perfect example of an epic fictionalized biography.” ~RT Book Reviews TOP PICK
“Following their stunning success in America’s First Daughter, Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie have penned an unforgettable story of the woman behind Hamilton […] My Dear Hamilton is a masterpiece that is both intimate in detail and epic in scope–a triumph!” ~ Pam Jenoff, New York Times Bestselling Author
“No study of Alexander Hamilton would be complete without reading this book […] Full of history, engaging characters who shimmer on each page, and a tremendous love story, this is a book for everyone.” ~ Karen White, New York Times Bestselling Author
“My Dear Hamilton is a superbly written, meticulously researched homage to the birth of America […] At once a wartime drama, a woman’s coming of age, and a lesson on politics that resonates in today’s world, My Dear Hamilton is the book of the year.” ~ Kate Quinn, New York Times Bestselling Author
“My Dear Hamilton is a fascinating work of historical fiction, beautifully crafted and richly detailed. If you think you already know Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, her role in the founding of our country, her marriage, and her heartbreak, you’ll marvel at the woman you meet in this compelling novel.” ~ Jennifer Chiaverini, New York Times Bestselling Author
“If you’ve ever wanted to banter with Hamilton or share a dish of tea with the Marquis de Lafayette, open the covers of My Dear Hamilton and step right in to Eliza Hamilton’s parlor […] The gang’s all there!” ~ Lauren Willig, New York Times Bestselling
Author”My Dear Hamilton is both an intimate portrayal of the strength, courage, and grace of one of our nation’s founding mothers and the engrossing saga of the birth of a country. Richly detailed, beautifully written, and impressive in its scope and heart, this is historical fiction at its best!” ~ Chanel Cleeton, author of Next Year in Havana
“Eliza Hamilton assumes her rightful place as one of America’s founding mothers as she guides first her husband and then her fledgling nation into the annals of history. My Dear Hamilton is historical fiction at its most addictive!” ~ Author Stephanie Thornton
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