A thrilling new Civil War spy novel by Robert Kresge
Author of the Warbonnet
historical mystery series
Fire From the Ashes -
The Lincoln Device
In the closing days of the Civil War, Beth Wendland, a Union spy in Richmond learns of a Confederate conspiracy to send a wagon bomb to destroy the White House and kill President Lincoln. Abandoned by her political masters, Beth must evade Rebel soldiers and the bomb's mastermind to deliver the information to Washington before the conspirators can launch their deadly attack.
Assisted by the Federal officer who loves her, Beth risks more than her life to snuff out the burning fuse of the worlld's first vehicle bomb and prevent disaster on the eve of victory.
"History comes to fire-breathing life in Rob Kresge's sweeping Civil War novel Saving Lincoln. From theater stages to prisons, boarding houses to board rooms, soldiers and spies fight, plot, and fall in love in this suspenseful tale."
- Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling
author of The Book of Spies and other novels
"A tense saga of enemy spy masters, their women, friends, and family during the Civil War. A diabolical plot is revealed at the very start, but Kresge maintains suspense by weaving a story that includes many twists and turns and a surprise ending."
- Dana Lombardy, Civil War
author and historical consultant for The History Channel