Remember Benedict Arnold? He had a wife. And her story is really juicy, at least in this historical fiction novel. You’ll hear about his wife, Peggy, through the eyes of her maid. It’s the Revolutionary War meets “Downton Abbey.” Trust us on this one.
**** Cleopatra: A Life - i never knew so much about Cleopatra. It also contradicts a lot from the famous Elizabeth Taylor version and really gives you a well rounded perspective on the possible life she led. "As always, an educated woman was a dangerous woman."
If Gilbert went away from her, without one word or sign or message, she could not live. Nothing was of any value without him. She belonged to him and he to her. In her hour of supreme agony she had no doubt of that. -Anne of the Island