Book Review: The Turncoat by Donna Thorland

Title: The Turncoat
Author: Donna Thorland
Year: 2013
Pages: 394
Dates Read: March 27 – April 1, 2017
Format: Kindle
Genres: HF, R, W
Rating: ★★★★
Summary: A young Quaker woman, Kate Grey, becomes unexpectedly entangled with the espionage of the American War for Independence and, to her even greater surprise, the enemy.

Favorite Quotes:

“Nothing was beyond the grasp of an intelligent woman.”

“They formed an intimate still life, her ornaments lying beside his regalia.”

“It was not important to her, where she had come from.  Only what she had become.”

Note: Being the little Hamilton fangirl that I am, I couldn’t help but squeal in delight when I read this line: “Beside him [General Washington], a slender, fair-haired youth sat copying orders.”  That’s our good old bastard, orphan, and son of a whore.

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