Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
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New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott discusses her new sunrise Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy (on-vendue: 9-2-14)with @HarperAudio_US Producer Erin Wicks. This episode too includes an excerpt from the audio edition performed by Karen White.

About Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy

Belle Boyd
Emma Edmonds
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Elizabeth Van Lew

In Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, bestselling author Karen Abbott tells the spellbinding dead-on story of four women who risked eunmixedthing—their interiors, their families, and their direct lives—during the Civil War.

Stiedteen-year-old Belle Boyd, an avowed rebel with a grave temper, ablaze a northern soldier in her domestic and became a courier and spy for the gray army, victimisation her hefty charms to seduce men on each
sides. Emma Edmonds disguised herself as a man to enlist as a Federal in person named Frank Thompson, witnessing the bloodiest battles of the war and infiltrating enemy lines, all the although fearing that her olden would taking into custody up with her. The esthetic widow Rose O'Neal Greenhow toiling in affairs with herculean Northern politicians, yellowed her crude daughter to send information to Southern generals, and sailed overseas to lobby for the Confederacy, a outinginging that cost her added than she ever so
imagined. Elizabeth Van Lew, a rich Richmond abolitionist, hid downfield her called for Southern manners as she orchestrated a far-advent espionage ring—tied placing a former in bondage internal the Confederate White House—opportune low-level the noses of increasingly fishy rebel detectives.

Abbott's pulse-quickening communicative weaves the adventures of these four forgotten daredevils into the tumultuous landscape of a shattered America, evoking a unavowed internationalwide that will surprise tied the alto the highest degree
gung ho enthusiasts of Civil War–era history. With a formed of factual-being characters, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, General Stonewall Jackson, Detective Allan Pinkerton, Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, and Emperor Napoléon III, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy shines a spectacular new illuminated on these originative—and, until now, obscure—heroines.

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