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The Impeachment Of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen L. Carter

What would have happened if John Wilkes Booth’s assassin’s bullet had not been fatal?  Stephen L. Carter takes on that question as he presents a thrilling mystery in The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln.  Set two years after the assassination attempt, … Continue reading

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On Agate Hill by Lee Smith

The premise to On Agate Hill is a good one.  A box of mementos from a once stately southern plantation house is found, offering a glimpse into the past and an introduction to a young girl who lived in the … Continue reading

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