Recommended by Heywood Hill Reader Flora Fraser
'Beg, borrow or steal from an American friend 'The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington' by Gregg Herken (Knopf, New York, 2014). Well-connected skulduggery among the cherry trees. A compelling companion to Ben MacIntyre's Spy Among Friends, elsewhere featured on HH Recommends'
Flora Fraser is the author of 'George & Martha Washington: A Revolutionary Marriage', to be published 3 November by Bloomsbury.