The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America

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Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Howard Books
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 1.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476738604

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About the Author

Allison Pataki is the New York Times bestselling author of five adult fiction novels, one nonfiction memoir, and two children's books, Nelly Takes New York and Poppy Takes Paris. Allison's books have been translated into more than twenty languages. A former news writer and producer, Allison graduated cum laude from Yale University with a major in English. An avid traveler and reader, Allison lives in New York with her husband, children, and rescue pup. To learn more and connect with Allison, please visit AllisonPataki.com.

Reviews

"If you read one book this year, make it Allison Pataki's THE TRAITOR'S WIFE. Few authors have taken on America's Revolutionary War so convincingly, and this story of Benedict Arnold's wife will appeal to lovers of historical fiction everywhere. Highly, highly recommended!"--Michelle Moran, international bestselling author of Madame Tussaud
"I consider this to be the debut of a major writer of historical fiction."--Mary Higgins Clark
"The Traitor's Wife is a gripping novel steeped in compelling historical detail. Pataki writes lyrically and succeeds in bringing to life, and humanizing, notorious characters from our nation's past. Ultimately a story about honor and heart, readers will have a hard time putting this book down."--Aidan Donnelley Rowley, author of Life After Yes
"One of the best, best, best historical novels, I was riveted...I couldn't put it down."--Kathie Lee Gifford, The TODAY Show
"A most impressive debut."--Philippa Gregory
Allison Pataki has given us a great gift: a powerful story of love and betrayal, drawn straight from the swiftly beating heart of the American Revolution. Replete with compelling characters, richly realized settings, a sweeping plot, and a heroine who comes to feel like a dear, familiar friend, The Traitor's Wife is sure to delight readers of romance and lovers of history alike.--Karen Halvorsen Schreck, author of Sing For Me
"Allison Pataki's captivating debut novel examines history's most famous tale of treachery through a woman's eyes. Meticulously written and well-researched, this story will transport you back to the American Revolution and keep you turning pages with both its intrigue and love story. The Traitor's Wife is a well-told tale."--Lee Woodruff, author, blogger and television personality
"Pataki smoothly weaves intrigue and personality with critical historical facts...Historical fiction lovers will look forward to more from this promising new novelist."--Publisher's Weekly
"A well-balanced narrative... events offers fresh perspective, plenty of intrigue and a host of interesting, multidimensional characters."--Kirkus (starred review)
"Everything the casual reader of American history thinks they know about Benedict Arnold will be handily upset by the skillful and mesmerizing storytelling of fiction newcomer Allison Pataki. This text is a treasure and a treat."--CBA Retailers and Resources