Jude Deveraux, the author of more than thirty-seven
New York Times bestsellers, sat down with us to talk about her real-life heroes. This week brings us her latest novel
For All Time, the latest Nantucket Brides novel.
My Top Five Real Life Heroes Whom I’ve Written About
He’s famously known for being the 3rd president of the United States; American Founding Father; and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. But he also spoke five languages and designed his mansion Monticello.
Genius. Inventive. Honorable
Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton
He was a jack of many trades: a geographer, cartographer, spy, linguist, and poet. His main contributions include bringing the Kama Sutra to publication in English and being the first European to see Lake Tanganyika.
Brilliant. Gorgeous. Brave.