Alex and Eliza (Paperback)Melissa de la Cruz (author)
- In stock online
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.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 22 mm
You may also be interested in...
“A fictinalised retelling of the love story between Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler”
I don't often read historical fiction, especially of the YA variety, but I'm surely not the only one who picked up this book purely because of an obsession with the Hamilton musical... As a European I know... More
“Avoid if you love Hamilton”
I love Hamilton, and have read the biography that the musical is based upon.
In Alex and Eliza, Eliza is the smartest girl in the new world, rides horses better than anyone, and is repeatedly... More
Please sign in to write a review