Treacherous Beauty

Author: Stephen Case
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762787082
Size: 60.79 MB
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Treacherous Beauty from the Author: Stephen Case. Histories of the Revolutionary War have long honored heroines such as Betsy Ross, Abigail Adams, and Molly Pitcher. Now, more than two centuries later, comes the first biography of one of the war’s most remarkable women, a beautiful Philadelphia society girl named Peggy Shippen. While war was raging between England and its rebellious colonists, Peggy befriended a suave British officer and then married a crippled revolutionary general twice her age. She brought the two men together in a treasonous plot that nearly turned George Washington into a prisoner and changed the course of the war. Peggy Shippen was Mrs. Benedict Arnold. After the conspiracy was exposed, Peggy managed to convince powerful men like Washington and Alexander Hamilton of her innocence. The Founding Fathers were handicapped by the common view that women lacked the sophistication for politics or warfare, much less treason. And Peggy took full advantage. Peggy was to the American Revolution what the fictional Scarlett O’Hara was to the Civil War: a woman whose survival skills trumped all other values. Had she been a man, she might have been arrested, tried, and executed. And she might have become famous. Instead, her role was minimized and she was allowed to recede into the background—with a generous British pension in hand. In Treacherous Beauty, Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case tell the true story of Peggy Shippen, a driving force in a conspiracy that came within an eyelashof dooming the American democracy.

Treacherous Beauties

Author: Cheryl B. Dale
Publisher: J&H Press
ISBN: 0985391006
Size: 58.94 MB
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Treacherous Beauties from the Author: Cheryl B. Dale. Annabelle’s brother is dead and buried, with no reason to haunt her dreams and beg her to do…what? Maybe she can soothe his nagging spirit by visiting the treacherous gorge where he died. Incognito, she retraces his last weeks until she meets the man who, some whisper, shot her brother in a jealous rage and threw him into the gorge. As Annabelle gets to know the influential Jason Forrester, the more his earthy masculinity attracts her and the more convinced she is that he’s no killer. Then she witnesses him lash out at his sister-in-law, and uncertainties return along with warning dreams from her brother. Annabelle can’t reconcile the man she’s in love with to a cold-blooded killer. But if she’s wrong, when Jason discovers who she is and what she wants, she may end up like her brother. Dead, with her ghost begging someone to figure out what happened. Gothic romance at 99 cents

Treacherous Beauties

Author: Cheryl Emerson
Publisher: Harlequin Books
ISBN: 9780373482887
Size: 47.37 MB
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Treacherous Beauties from the Author: Cheryl Emerson.

Delilah

Author: Angela Hunt
Publisher: Dangerous Beauty Novel
ISBN: 9781410492012
Size: 41.15 MB
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Delilah from the Author: Angela Hunt. A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA CBA Bestselling AuthorA Dangerous Beauty Novel (Book 3)Life is not easy in Philistia for a woman and child alone. When Delilah finds herself begging for food to survive, she resolves to find a way to defeat all the men who have taken advantage of her. After all, she is beautiful, charming, and smart. No man can best her in a war of wits.

The Treachery Of Beautiful Things

Author: Ruth Long
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101575565
Size: 20.44 MB
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The Treachery Of Beautiful Things from the Author: Ruth Long. A darkly compelling mix of romance, fairy tale, and suspense from a new voice in teen fiction The trees swallowed her brother whole, and Jenny was there to see it. Now seventeen, she revisits the woods where Tom was taken, resolving to say good-bye at last. Instead, she's lured into the trees, where she finds strange and dangerous creatures who seem to consider her the threat. Among them is Jack, mercurial and magnetic, with secrets of his own. Determined to find her brother, with or without Jack's help, Jenny struggles to navigate a faerie world where stunning beauty masks some of the most treacherous evils, and she's faced with a choice between salvation or sacrifice--and not just her own.

The Treacherous Mountain Book Two

Author: Desiree Tolliver
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1387261401
Size: 52.55 MB
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The Treacherous Mountain Book Two from the Author: Desiree Tolliver. Samson and his father Maqsedeth have been sent to investigate the secret of the Treacherous Mountain. Samson suspects the king is behind it, but the king wants to prove the whole thing is Ziero's fault. Samson and his father Maqsedeth must work together to prove that the latter is false.

Treacherous Alliance

Author: Trita Parsi
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300120578
Size: 43.82 MB
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Treacherous Alliance from the Author: Trita Parsi. U.S. foreign policy expert Trita Parsi untangles the complex and often duplicitous relations among Israel, Iran, and the United States.

Temper A Woman S Love A Wife S Duty The Two Sons The Opposite Neighbour Love Mystery And Superstition After The Ball False Or True The Confessions Of An Odd Tempered Man Illustrations Of Lying

Author: Amelia Alderson Opie
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Temper A Woman S Love A Wife S Duty The Two Sons The Opposite Neighbour Love Mystery And Superstition After The Ball False Or True The Confessions Of An Odd Tempered Man Illustrations Of Lying from the Author: Amelia Alderson Opie.