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The Ninth Daughter - Barbara Hamilton
The Ninth Daughter
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1773: The Massachusetts colony is torn between patriots who want independence from British rule and loyalists who support the King. At the center is the educated and beautiful Abigail Adams-wife of John Adams, a leader of the Sons of Liberty, the secret organization opposing the Crown. And when... show more
1773: The Massachusetts colony is torn between patriots who want independence from British rule and loyalists who support the King. At the center is the educated and beautiful Abigail Adams-wife of John Adams, a leader of the Sons of Liberty, the secret organization opposing the Crown. And when her husband is accused of murder, she must work to clear his name.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425230770 (0425230775)
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
Series: An Abigail Adams Mystery (#1)
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sensitivemuse
sensitivemuse rated it
3.0 Substantial cast, good historical fiction mystery
I didn’t expect to enjoy this book as much as I would! It was a great mystery with a hefty set of characters (historical and otherwise) with an underlying theme of political tension playing throughout the plot. I think that’s what made the book enjoyable, was despite the mystery being the main hoo...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 The Ninth Daughter
Great fun. I really enjoyed following Neb Adams around while she did her housework, raised kids, offered opinions of the brewing revolution and solved crime. I probably would have enjoyed it almost as much were she not solving crime, but the crime did give her an excuse to get out of the house and t...
One Page at a Time
One Page at a Time rated it
2.0
I slogged through this book. And the really frustrating thing is I cannot even explain why. There was nothing that would have made it bad book, or even a slow read for me, but for some reason I just slogged through it. It was really a chore to finish. I had such high hopes when I began it, but t...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
2.0 The Ninth Daughter (Abigail Adams Mystery #1)
The Ninth Daughter was a very well written historical mystery. The plot was very well thought out and well executed. For me, however, it lost a star due to the violence against animals, something I never want to read about, no matter how much it adds to a story. I'd recommend this book to anyone w...
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