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Becoming Lady Washington

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Becoming Lady Washington

Martha "Patsy" Custis manages an immense 18th-century plantation in the Virginia colony. But as a young widow, she's hard-pressed to balance her business and to care for her two young children. They need a father and protector. She needs a husband and business she can trust, especially now as tensions rise between the motherland and the American colonies. Her experience and education have sustained her thus far, but when her life veers in an unexpected direction, she realizes she has so much more to learn.

Colonel George Washington takes an interest in her, and she's surprised to find him so sociable and appealing. They form an instant bond, and she is certain he'll be a likable and loving husband and father figure for her children. She envisions a quiet life at Mount Vernon, working together to provide for their extended family.

But when trouble in the form of British oppression, taxes and royal arrogance leads to revolt and revolution, George must choose between duty to country and Martha. Compelled to take matters into her own hands, Martha must decide whether to remain where she belongs or go with her matter what the dangerous future may hold.

Becoming Lady Washington
by Betty Bolté

  • Publication Date: June 2, 2020
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Mystic Owl Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1733973680
  • ISBN-13: 9781733973687