Stephanie Dray

1 America's First Daughter

Author : Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2016-03-01
Description :  THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER<br /><br />In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph—a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic founding father and shaped an American legacy.<br /><br />From her earliest days, Patsy Jefferson knows that though her father loves his family dearly, his devotion to his country runs deeper still. As Thomas Jefferson’s oldest daughter, she becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion in the wake of her mother’s death, traveling with him when he becomes American minister to France.<br /><br />It is in Paris, at the glittering court and among the first tumultuous days of revolution, that fifteen-year-old Patsy learns about her father’s troubling liaison with Sally Hemings, a slave girl her own age. Meanwhile, Patsy has fallen in love—with her father’s protégé William Short, a staunch abolitionist and ambitious diplomat. Torn between love, principles, and the bonds of family, Patsy questions whether she can choose a life as William’s wife and still be a devoted daughter.<br /><br />Her choice will follow her in the years to come, to Virginia farmland, Monticello, and even the White House. And as scandal, tragedy, and poverty threaten her family, Patsy must decide how much she will sacrifice to protect her father's reputation, in the process defining not just his political legacy, but that of the nation he founded.

2 My Dear Hamilton

Author : Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Family 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2018-04-03
Description :  “Not since I read Erik Larson’s Dead Wake have I had such an edge-of-my-seat immersion into historical events.&#xa0;[...] No study of Alexander Hamilton would be complete without reading this book.”–Karen White, New York Times bestselling author<br /><br />From the New York Times bestselling authors of America’s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton—a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. In this haunting, moving, and beautifully written novel, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza’s&#xa0;story as it’s never been told before—not just as the wronged wife at the center of a political sex scandal—but also as a founding mother who shaped an American legacy in her own right.<br /><br />A general’s daughter…<br /><br />Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight for independence. And when she meets Alexander Hamilton, Washington’s penniless but passionate aide-de-camp, she’s captivated by the young officer’s charisma and brilliance. They fall in love, despite Hamilton’s bastard birth and the uncertainties of war. <br /><br />A founding father’s wife...<br /><br />But the union they create—in their marriage and the new nation—is far from perfect. From glittering inaugural balls to bloody street riots, the Hamiltons are at the center of it all—including the political treachery of America’s first sex scandal, which forces Eliza to struggle through heartbreak and betrayal to find forgiveness. <br /><br />The last surviving light of the Revolution…<br /><br />When a duel destroys Eliza’s hard-won peace, the grieving widow fights her husband’s enemies to preserve Alexander’s legacy. But long-buried secrets threaten everything Eliza believes about her marriage and her own legacy. Questioning her tireless devotion to the man and country that have broken her heart, she’s left&#xa0;with one last battle—to understand the flawed man she married and imperfect union he could never have created without her…

3 The Princess Of Egypt Must Die

Author : Stephanie Dray
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2012-11-27
Description :  Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. She dreams of a destiny as Egypt's queen, but first she must survive the nest of vipers otherwise known as her family.<br /><br />(This novelette originally appeared in the ETERNAL SPRING anthology of young adult fiction and readers who enjoy it should snap up that collection, too.)

4 Lily of the Nile

Author : Stephanie Dray
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Fantasy  Historical 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2011-01-04
Description :  <b>The extraordinary daughter of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony seeks to reclaim her birthright in the first novel of an epic historical fiction trilogy from the&#xa0;<b><i>New York Times</i>&#xa0;bestselling author of&#xa0;<i>America's First Daughter</i>.</b></b><br /><br />With both of her parents dead, Princess Selene and her two surviving brothers are left at the mercy of their captors, taken from Egypt and put on display as war trophies in Rome. Trapped in an empire that reviles her heritage and suspects her faith, Selene struggles for survival in a court of intrigue. She can’t hide the hieroglyphics that carve themselves into her hands, nor can she stop the emperor from using her powers for his own ends.<br /><br />Faced with a new and ruthless Caesar who is obsessed with having a Cleopatra of his very own, Selene is determined to resurrect her mother’s dreams and succeed where she failed. But there’s no telling what success will cost her in a treacherous political game where the only rule is win or die...

5 Song of the Nile

Author : Stephanie Dray
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Fantasy  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2011-10-04
Description :  <b>In the second novel in <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Stephanie Dray’s thrilling trilogy, Cleopatra’s daughter seeks the power to stand against an empire...</b><br /><br />Having survived her perilous childhood as a royal captive of Rome, Selene has pledged her loyalty to Emperor Augustus, swearing to become his very own Cleopatra. But even though she is forced to marry a man of the emperor’s choosing, Selene will not allow her new husband to rule in her name. Quickly establishing herself as a capable leader, she wins the love of her new subjects and makes herself vital to Rome by bringing forth bountiful harvests with the magic of Isis flowing through her veins.<br /><br />As she rules the kingdom of Mauretania and contends with imperial politics and religious persecution, Selene beguiles her way to the precipice of power with the ultimate goal of taking back her birthright. But the price of winning back her mother’s Egyptian throne may be more than she’s willing to pay...

6 Daughters of the Nile

Author : Stephanie Dray
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Fantasy  Historical 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2013-12-03
Description :  <b><i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Stephanie Dray’s historical fiction series comes to a stunning conclusion as the daughter of Cleopatra risks everything to revive her dynasty.</b><br /><br />After years of abuse as the emperor’s captive in Rome, Cleopatra Selene is now a powerful queen, ruling over the exotic kingdom of Mauretania with her husband, King Juba II, by her side. But when a jealous Augustus Caesar demands that her children be given over to him to be fostered in Rome, Selene is drawn back into the web of imperial plots and intrigues that she vowed to leave behind...<br /><br />Determined and resourceful, Selene must shield her loved ones from the emperor’s wrath, all while vying with ruthless rivals like King Herod. But unless she can find a way to overcome the threat to her marriage, kingdom, family, and faith, Selene may very well be the last of her line...

7 A Year of Ravens: a novel of Boudica's Rebellion

Author : E Knight, Kate Quinn, Russell Whitfield, Ruth Downie, S.J.A. Turney, Stephanie Dray & Vicky Alvear Shecter
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Literary 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-11-17
Description :  Britannia: land of mist and magic clinging to the western edge of the Roman Empire. A red-haired queen named Boudica led her people in a desperate rebellion against the might of Rome, an epic struggle destined to consume heroes and cowards, young and old, Roman and Briton . . . and these are their stories.<br /><br />A calculating queen foresees the fires of rebellion in a king's death. <br /><br />A neglected slave girl seizes her own courage as Boudica calls for war.&#xa0;<br /><br />An idealistic tribune finds manhood in a brutal baptism of blood and slaughter. <br /><br />A death-haunted Druid challenges the gods themselves to ensure victory for his people.<br /><br />A conflicted young warrior finds himself torn between loyalties to tribe and to Rome. <br /><br />An old champion struggles for everlasting glory in the final battle against the legions. <br /><br />A pair of fiery princesses fight to salvage the pieces of their mother’s dream as the ravens circle. <br /><br />A novel in seven parts, overlapping stories of warriors and peacemakers, queens and slaves, Romans and Britons who cross paths during Boudica’s epic rebellion. But who will survive to see the dawn of a new Britannia, and who will fall to feed the ravens?

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