Very interesting premise that was well written and researched.
The research and historical footnotes are so meticulous that I often paused to consider if it was a novel or conspiracy revealed.
If you enjoy historical mysteries with multiple subplots and fascinating characters, this is highly recommended!
I struggled with this book. It started off slowly. It did pick up the pace in a few places. The storyline Cosgrove follows is beyond belief a time or two. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Pamela Beckford
The premise of the book is very interesting. It is written in the style and voice of someone living in the late 1800's, which is off-putting at times, but makes sense. Enjoyed it.Published 12 days ago by Nancy J. Lacroix
Very interesting premise that was well written and researched. "Balloon ride" section is a bit of a stretch but still a very good read.Published 14 days ago by P38L Lightning
Terrific historical investigation surrounding the Lincoln assassination. Incorporates what is known, popular rumors, and adding creative ideas. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Tinman
One of the best alternative history novels I have read, and I have read dozens. I loved the conceit--the discovery of a manuscript by the grandson of a Pinkerton detective, and his... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Akamai Okole
Love the writing. Obviously the author has done his research and takes us to a time and place in our history when so many important events were taking place. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Dennis A. Pratt
The book is way too convoluted by far. The premise seemed to promise an intriguing plot, but the author bogs down in verbosity. Read morePublished 24 days ago by sparks
I was intrigued by the summary of the book, so I took a chance, and I really enjoyed the writing style. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Leigh Barb Bacon