I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

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Read I, Eliza Hamilton Online Free - 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 is confident in her brilliant husband and in her role as his helpmate. But it is in the aftermath of war, as Hamilton becomes one of the country’s most important figures, that she truly comes into her own.

In the new capital, Eliza becomes an adored member of society, respected for her fierce devotion to Hamilton as well as her grace. Behind closed doors, she astutely manages their expanding household, and assists her husband with his political writings. Yet some challenges are impossible to prepare for. Through public scandal, betrayal, personal heartbreak, and tragedy, she is tested again and again. In the end, it will be Eliza’s indomitable strength that makes her not only Hamilton’s most crucial ally in life, but his most loyal advocate after his death, determined to preserve his legacy while pursuing her own extraordinary path through the nation they helped shape together.

Title : I, Eliza Hamilton
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ISBN : 1496712528
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 400 pages


Alexander rated it ★★★★★

July 25, 2017

I was fortunate enough to receive an advanced copy of this book and feel compelled to share my thoughts on it. Susan Holloway Scott has written an excellent, well-researched book about best of wives and best of women, Eliza Hamilton. In typical biographies (or musicals), Eliza is seen as a periph...

Deanne rated it ★★★★★

September 21, 2017

An absolutely brilliantly written historical fiction novel! This was very hard to put down! I was unaware of the life's story of Eliza Hamilton before I read this. She has to have been one of the strongest women in history mentally. She was so ahead of her time. Author, Susan Holloway obviously m...

Amy Leigh rated it ★★★★★

September 28, 2017

I love historical fiction, especially in the early days of the USA. I enjoyed this novel very much and highly recommend it! This is the story of Alexander Hamilton's wife Eliza. A fictional (but believable) story told from her point of view. The author wrote with much charm how Eliza meets and is...

Patti rated it ★★★★★

July 21, 2017

There are a few rather strict prerequisites I have in place with respect to reading historical fiction, especially historical romance. First (and it goes without saying), I must have a genuine affinity for the period in which it is set. Second, I have to be deeply interested in the characters at...

Bethany rated it ★★★★★

July 13, 2017

Eliza first encounters the charismatic Alexander Hamilton in the home of her parents, who are fighting for the liberty of the country. In the midst of the American Revolution, she chooses to marry her love and from then on, her love is tested again and again. From the start, Eliza leaps off the pa...

nikkia rated it ★★★★★

April 27, 2017

Thanks Edelweiss for this ARC. Eliza's love, faith, and genuineness shines thru this novel. She's unforgettable as a narrator, and you'll think of the birth of the country differentially forever.

Marialyce rated it ★★★★★

November 02, 2017

Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton was a woman who was so in love with her husband. She fell in love with Alexander Hamilton almost at first sight of him during his visit to the Schuyler home. Eliza was no stranger to the dictates of socializing with the many well known people of the day. Her father was...

Beth rated it ★★★★★

August 13, 2017

Some books are like spending time with old friends. You feel an immediate connection, the time flies by, you feel better for the time you got to spend together, and you're a bit bereft when it's over. I, ELIZA HAMILTON qualifies on all counts. One thing I love about reading Susan Holloway Scott's...

Deborah rated it ★★★★★

June 24, 2017

Because I work for a bookseller, I don't like to leave public reviews like this (every book we sell is supposed to be great), but of all the galleys I picked up at BookExpo last month, this one has been my absolute favorite. Sure, I wanted to like it because it's HAMILTON, duh, but it's so much b...

Susan rated it ★★★★★

August 11, 2017

I, Eliza Hamilton is an in-depth look into the romance and marriage of Eliza and Alexander Hamilton. Historical fiction at its finest, personalizing the people, the events, at the birth of our nation. The details and the language are representative of colonial America, told with passion and revea...

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