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The Ninth Daughter

An Abigail Adams Mystery

by Barbara Hamilton

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The Ninth Daughter by Barbara Hamilton
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2009
    368 pages
    Genre: Historical Fiction

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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, the leader of the Sons of Liberty, a secret organization opposing the Crown.

When a murder occurs in the home of their friend and fellow patriot, Rebecca Malvern, John is accused of the gruesome crime, which was seemingly perpetrated to obtain a secret Sons of Liberty document. With both her husband's good name and the fate of the Sons of Liberty at stake, Abby must uncover a conspiracy that could cost them all their freedom-and their lives.

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"Starred Review. [An] exceptional debut...Historical fans will eagerly look forward to the next in this promising series." - Publishers Weekly

Starred Review." - Kirkus Reviews

"There are no missteps here in what should prove to be a captivating series for all historical fans." - Library Journal

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Hamilton is a pseudonym of Barbara Hambly, known for her Benjamin January historical novels.

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