The incredible true story revealed by a family notebook, telling of four daughters across two centuries of turbulent history, of a passionate and ill-fated royal love affair, ending in a tragic and cruel death.
The Best of World War II: Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France. This isn't your typical Occupied France book - Priscilla was not in the Resistance and she was not actively participating against the Germans. What she did do may shock you. An absolute must read for those interested in this aspect of WW2 history.
In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before being traded to the Mohave, who tattooed her face and raised her as their own.