By Susan Higginbotham
"This is my favourite form of historic fiction: evocative, deeply relocating, and meticulously researched."—Jillian Cantor, writer of Margot and The Hours count number
Meet Mary Surratt, the girl who may have kept Lincoln. discover what stopped her during this brilliant reimagining of Lincoln's assassination.
1864, Washington urban. One should be cautious with speak of secession, of accomplice whispers falling on Northern ears. greater to talk in simple terms whilst within the corporation of the reliable. Like Mrs. Surratt.
A widow who runs a small boardinghouse on H road, Mary Surratt is not part as dedicated to the reason as her son, Johnny. If he isn't providing messages or escorting veiled spies, he is invited domestic males like John Wilkes sales space, the actor who's much more captivating in individual than he's at the degree.
But whilst President Lincoln is killed, the query of what Mary knew turns into extra very important than the rest. used to be she a cold-blooded associate? simply how some distance could she visit support her son?
Based at the precise case of Mary Surratt, Hanging Mary finds the untold tale of these at the different facet of the assassin's gun.
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Hanging Mary: A Novel by Susan Higginbotham