Alex and Eliza
A Paperback edition by Melissa de la Cruz in English (Sep 7, 2017)
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Short Description: The love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler - based on the story that inspired the bestselling musical Hamilton.... Read more
The love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler - based on the story that inspired the bestselling musical Hamilton.
1777. Albany, New York.
As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for one of New York society's biggest events: the Schuylers' grand ball. Descended from two of the oldest and most distinguished bloodlines in New York, the Schuylers are proud to be one of their fledgling country's founding families, and even prouder still of their three daughters - Angelica, with her razor-sharp wit; Peggy, with her dazzling looks, and Eliza, whose beauty and charm rival those of both her sisters, though she'd rather be aiding the colonists' cause than dressing up for some silly ball.
Still, Eliza can barely contain her excitement when she hears of the arrival of one Alexander Hamilton, a mysterious, rakish young colonel and General George Washington's right-hand man. Though Alex has arrived as the bearer of bad news for the Schuylers, he can't believe his luck - as an orphan, and a bastard one at that - to be in such esteemed company. And when Alex and Eliza meet that fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.
In the pages of Alex and Eliza, #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz brings to life the romance of the young Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler.
Alex and Eliza Paperback edition by Melissa de la Cruz
- Melissa de la Cruz
- Pan Macmillan , Macmillan Children's Books
- Publication date
- Sep 7, 2017
- Main Market Ed
- Interest Age
- from 12 years
- Product dimensions
- 148 x 179 x 24mm
Section - i: Prologue: Mansion on the Hill
Chapter - 1: Middle Child
Chapter - 2: Troop Inspection
Chapter - 3: Messenger Boy
Chapter - 4: Small Pitchers and Big Ears
Chapter - 5: Tomcat and Canary?
Chapter - 6: Lovers' Reel
Chapter - 7: Gauntlet (Or Handkerchief?) Thrown
Chapter - 8: Reconnaissance
Chapter - 9: Knight in Shining Armor
Chapter - 10: Lean in to Me
Chapter - 11: Absent Without Leave?
Chapter - 12: Bold Moves
Chapter - 13: There Is No Inoculation Against Love
Chapter - 14: A Disease, an Affliction
Chapter - 15: Ministering Angels
Chapter - 16: Officers and Gentlemen
Chapter - 17: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Chapter - 18: Goose Is Cooked?
Chapter - 19: Girl Talk
Chapter - 20: First Comes Friendship
Chapter - 21: Soldiers and Suitors
Chapter - 22: Sweet Nothings
Chapter - 23: Full Hearts, Empty Pockets
Chapter - 24: Mother's News
Chapter - 25: No Guts, No Glory
Chapter - 26: Timing Is Everything
Chapter - 27: Command Performance
Chapter - 28: Hen Party
Chapter - 29: Tortoise and Hare
Chapter - 30: Taking Liberties
Chapter - 31: Heroes and Villains
Chapter - 32: Best of Aunts and Best of Women
Chapter - 33: Ambush
Chapter - 34: Can't-Runaway Bride
Chapter - 35: Here Comes the Groom
Chapter - 36: Poor Man's Wife
Chapter - 37: Wedding March
Chapter - 38: Happiest They've Ever Been
Acknowledgements - ii: Acknowledgements