Divided loyalties can lead to deadly obsessions…The new mystery starring American icon Abigail Adams!
After an attempt on the life of her young nephew Horace, Abigail Adams, wife of attorney John Adams, travels to Harvard to investigate. A mysterious woman hired Horace to translate some Arabic, then left him at the mercy of her henchmen. He survived-with a tale of pirate treasure…
Meanwhile one of Horace’s fellow students-loyal to the King-is murdered. The Sons of Liberty are desperate to find the rumored gold, but Abigail wants the truth. For the Devil’s treasure comes with a curse that could bring down anyone, regardless of where their allegiance lies.
“A captivating series for all historical fans.” —Library Journal
“An exciting new mystery series set in revolutionary Boston. Abigail Adams could become my favorite historical sleuth.”— Sharon Kay Penman
“Hamilton does a wonderful job combining history with mystery to create an enjoyable read for mystery fans and historical fiction fans alike.”—Fresh Fiction
“Fans will want to join the tea party hosted by Ms. Hamilton with guests being a who’s who of Colonial Massachusetts.”— The Mystery Gazette
“Barbara Hamilton plunges us into Colonial Boston where we walk beside the legendary Abigail Adams as she tries to find justice for a murdered young woman while also helping with the birthing pangs of a new nation.”— Victoria Thompson
“While bringing to life such historical figures as Sam Adams and Paul Revere, Hamilton transports the reader to another time and place with close attention to matters like dress, menus and the monumental task of doing laundry. Historical fans will eagerly look forward to the next in this promising series.”— Publishers Weekly
“Hamilton breathes vivid life into her historical characters through telling household details and finely honed dialogue. A satisfying read for mystery lovers and American history buffs alike.”— Kirkus Reviews
“A super Revolutionary War-era…amateur sleuth.”— Midwest Book Review