The Hour of Peril

The Hour of Peril

The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War

Large Print - 2013
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In February of 1861, just days before he assumed the presidency, Abraham Lincoln faced a "clear and fully matured" threat of assassination as he traveled by train from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Over a period of thirteen days the legendary detective Allan Pinkerton worked feverishly to detect and thwart the plot, assisted by a captivating young widow named Kate Warne, America's first female private eye.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press ; a part of Gale Cengage Learning, c2013.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781410456311
Branch Call Number: 973.7092 STA LP
Characteristics: 673 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.


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