Easily one of the best historical true crime books of recent years. Collins brings old New York to vivid life and not only tells the compelling story of one of America's oldest... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tom Wescott
An interesting historical mystery and trial. All the more interesting because of the dueling American founders, who were part of the story.Published 1 month ago by Philip Tobias
This is probably one of the most vivid books I've ever read about New York during the time Hamilton and Burr were rising to power. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lauren McGehee
Could hardly wait to get back to this book! I have read about both Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, but this is an interesting pairing of these two rivals. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Love My Kindle
Fascinating and ironic story that give awonderful glimpse of early NYC.Published 2 months ago by Garrett Raubolt
The subject matter was most interesting. However, the author focused so much on the tiniest details that often the story seemed to be forgotten. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jackie
Quite interesting. Did a good job of capturing the period..
Also filled in some blanks where the history of the people
involved were concerned.
The supposed hook of this book, a sensational trial in 1800 with Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton as co defense counsel, is really not as interesting as the tour of New York City... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ADE/29