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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling Author, Laura Kamoie has always been fascinated by the people, stories, and physical presence of the past, which led her to a lifetime of historical and archaeological study and training. She holds a doctoral degree in early American history from The College of William and Mary, published two non-fiction books on early America, and most recently held the position of Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy before transitioning to a full-time career writing genre fiction as the New York Times bestselling author, Laura Kaye. She is the author of AMERICA'S FIRST DAUGHTER and MY DEAR HAMILTON, both with co-author Stephanie Dray, allowing her to combine her love of ...more

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Laura Kamoie I am working on MY DEAR HAMILTON, the second book Stephanie Dray and I are co-authoring together. It's about Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, wife of Alexande…moreI am working on MY DEAR HAMILTON, the second book Stephanie Dray and I are co-authoring together. It's about Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, wife of Alexander and will release early 2018.(less)
Laura Kamoie The idea for AMERICA'S FIRST DAUGHTER started one night when my friend Stephanie Dray and I were having dinner together and discovered a mutual intere…moreThe idea for AMERICA'S FIRST DAUGHTER started one night when my friend Stephanie Dray and I were having dinner together and discovered a mutual interest in American history. At the time, I was still working as an Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy and I was teaching two senior seminars on Thomas Jefferson. Steph and I talked about how many books there were about him and how difficult it was to find a unique perspective on him. And then we thought about his daughters--and neither of us could think of anything much written about them. And that got us thinking, over burgers at that writing conference, about what Jefferson was like as a father, not just a founding father.

After dinner, we raced back to our hotel and started researching that night. We couldn't find hardly anything--fiction or non-fiction--that had been done on Martha Jefferson Randolph, Thomas's eldest daughter. That night, we committed to the crazy brainchild of combining our experiences in co-authoring a book about her. Frankly, we had no idea the journey we were about to embark upon. We didn’t know that it would take five years, three agents, eighteen thousand letters, and a road trip to get this book out.

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“Sons of a revolution fight for liberty. They give blood, flesh, limbs, their very lives. But daughters . . . we sacrifice our eternal souls.”
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“I’m not only my father’s daughter, but also a daughter of the nation he founded. And protecting both is what I’ve always done.”
Laura Kamoie, America's First Daughter

“The promise of liberty is not written in blood or engraved in stone, it's embroidered into the fabric of our nation.”
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