The Traitor's Wife

By Allison Pataki,

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A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America’s most infamous act of treason...

Everyone knows Benedict Arnold—the Revolutionary War general who betrayed America and fled to the British—as history’s most notorious turncoat. Many know Arnold’s co-conspirator, Major John André, who…

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I was captivated by this author and what many historians have long believed to be the push for Benedict Arnold to become the infamous traditor, his second wife, Peggy Shippen Arnold.

I’ve always been intrigued by history’s mysteries; this is one of the most intriguing of them all. Was she the real mastermind behind America’s most infamous act of treason? this book will invoke your suspicions, did his history get it right? 243 years later Benedict Arnold remains a household name.

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