Mrs. Adams in Winter

Nowin paperback: Michael O’Brien’s fascinating chronicle of a first lady’s journeyacross Europe as an escaped Napoleon makes a renewed bid for power. Ourreviewer, Max Byrd, called it “an irresistible adventure story and abrilliant portrait of Louisa Adams [wife of John Quincy Adams, our 6thpresident] that ought to rescue her for good from half exotic obscurity.”

Read the full text of Max Byrd’s review.