By David O. Stewart
A deathbed confession and a long-hidden conspiracy are on the center of a riveting ancient secret targeted at the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
In March 1900, as former Congressman John Bingham of Ohio lies loss of life, he starts to inform a wierd story to his health professional, Dr. Jamie Fraser. Bingham famously prosecuted 8 contributors of John Wilkes Booth's plot to kill Lincoln. yet through the 1865 trial, conspirator Mary Surratt divulged a mystery so explosive it might probably shatter the republic.
Though Bingham takes the key to his grave, Fraser can't enable cross of the secret. tired of small-town clinical perform, he starts to enquire, securing an not going best friend in pace cook dinner, a black, college-educated specialist ballplayer and would-be newspaper writer. prepare dinner is fascinated with Fraser's inquiry and, like Fraser, thinks the permitted model of Lincoln's assassination jewelry fake. used to be sales space actually the mastermind or have been different, extra robust forces pulling the strings?
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