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The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte by Ruth Hull Chatlien with Excerpt and Giveaway

Today I have a historic romance, based on the true story of Betsy Bonaparte, a Baltimore girl who dreamed large, and married the brother of Napoleon Bonaparte.  Follow along with the other stops on this tour, and US/Canada residents can enter to win a paperback copy of the title ! Giveaway will follow after the book information: winner will be notified on 13 March and have 24 hours to enter before another winner is chosen.

Book Review:

I am a huge fan of historic fiction; and the opportunity to read a story about the lesser-known (at least to me) Bonaparte and his wife was too good to pass up.

Elizabeth Patterson was a merchant’s daughter, and far from being the typical woman of her time; she is ambitious and determined, wanting her life to be a European adventure, full of the sophistication and elegance that this image intimates. Read more of this post