A Romeo & Juliet tale for Hamilton! fans.
Love, Theodosia is a smart, funny, swoony take on a fiercely intelligent woman (Aaron Burr's daughter, Theodosia) with feminist ideas and ideals far ahead of her time. Not only a work of well-researched historical fiction, but a refreshing spin on the Hamiltonian era and the characters we have grown to know and love so well. Goldstein shines a bright light on Theodosia, who has long deserved center stage, a young woman struggling to be heard in a turbulent time for our nation. It's also a heartbreaking romance of two star-crossed lovers, an achingly bittersweet “what if.”
In Love Theodosia, Alexander Hamilton's son Philip and Burr's daughter Theodosia become smitten, though she is engaged to an artist and Philip is a rakish cad. But the two find each other's intellect irresistible, and in what unrolls like a Jane Austen novel of manners we find ourselves entangled with the Hamilton family once again as the children of famous enemies are driven together despite every reason not to be.