It is 1800, and Albion Hamlin's client has run afoul of the notorious Alien and Sedition Acts. Before he knows what has happened, Albion has lost his case and fallen in love -- with his client's niece, Lydia Bailey. Roberts skillfully blends history, romance, and adventure once again in this novel.It is 1800, and Albion Hamlin's client has run afoul of the notorious Alien and Sedition Acts. Before he knows what has happened, Albion has lost his case and fallen in love -- with his client's niece, Lydia Bailey. Roberts skillfully blends history, romance, and adventure once again in this novel.Read Less
New. pp. 524. Pages 524 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back (1947 ). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
Roberts presents history in a way few have ever even approached---as high drama, detailed and authentic, with dashing heroes, a delectable heroine, an unforgettable supporting cast and as great a world wide reach as Ludlum or LeCarre. This is truly a thriller.
Kenneth Roberts was a highly talented writer who started life as a Professor of History. He spent years researching his novels, going to original sources, far from the dry leaves of the librarian researcher.
I have recently had people whom I had not seen for twenty and forty years thank me for lending them Lydia Bailey. And my twenty something daughter is enmeshed at this moment. From Boston to the Caribbean to the Mediterranean, this is what fine story telling is.
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