Download Online The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America PDF by Allison Pataki

Download Online The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America PDF by Allison Pataki

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

A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America s most infamous act of treason Everyone knows Benedict Arnold the Revolutionary War general who betrayed America and fled to the British as history s most notorious turncoat Many know Arnold s co conspirator, Major John Andre, who was apprehend A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America s most infamous act of treason Everyone knows Benedict Arnold the Revolutionary War general who betrayed America and fled to the British as history s most notorious turncoat Many know Arnold s co conspirator, Major John Andre, who was apprehended with Arnold s documents in his boots and hanged at the orders of General George Washington But few know of the integral third character in the plot a charming young woman who not only contributed to the betrayal but orchestrated it.Socialite Peggy Shippen is half Benedict Arnold s age when she seduces the war hero during his stint as military commander of Philadelphia Blinded by his young bride s beauty and wit, Arnold does not realize that she harbors a secret loyalty to the British Nor does he know that she hides a past romance with the handsome British spy John Andre Peggy watches as her husband, crippled from battle wounds and in debt from years of service to the colonies, grows ever disillusioned with his hero, Washington, and the American cause Together with her former love and her disaffected husband, Peggy hatches the plot to deliver West Point to the British and, in exchange, win fame and fortune for herself and Arnold.Told from the perspective of Peggy s maid, whose faith in the new nation inspires her to intervene in her mistress s affairs even when it could cost her everything, The Traitor s Wife brings these infamous figures to life, illuminating the sordid details and the love triangle that nearly destroyed the American fight for freedom

Title : The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America
Author :  Allison Pataki
Language : English
Isbn : 1476738602
Format : Paperback
Pages : 496 pages

Rating: 4.3

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