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Amazon 4 Hour Hardcover Book Deal: Killing Lincoln for $3
Latest Posts / December 7, 2012

For the next 4 hours (3.5 by now), the hardcover copy Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard will be discounted to $3 (regular price $28) Click here to reserve your copy. A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O’Reilly The anchor of The O’Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America’s Civil War finally comes to an end after a series of increasingly harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln’s generous terms for Robert E. Lee’s surrender are devised to fulfill Lincoln’s dream of healing a divided nation, with the former Confederates allowed to reintegrate into American society. But one man and his band of murderous accomplices, perhaps reaching into the highest ranks of the U.S. government, are not appeased. In the midst of the patriotic celebrations in Washington D.C., John Wilkes Booth—charismatic ladies’ man and impenitent racist—murders Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre. A furious manhunt ensues and Booth immediately becomes the country’s most wanted fugitive….

Book Review: Hart’s War by John Katzenbach
4 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / February 27, 2017

About: Hart’s War by John Katzenbach is a fictional book taking place in a prisoner of war (POW) camp during World War II. Mr. Katzenbach was as a criminal court reporter before turning to thrillers. 490 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books Language: English ISBN-10: 034542624X My rat­ing for Hart’s War  — 4 Buy Hart’s War from Amazon.com* More Books by John Katzenbach Check out this & more World War II books on Man of la BookStore Thoughts: I bought Hart’s War by John Katzenbach when the book came out, and recently revisited it. I remember how much I enjoyed this combination WWII, legal thriller and thought it would be fun to read again. The cast of characters in the book is flushed out, the reader gets to know each individual of the main players in the narrative. It is amazing that the author can tell the reader much about each character in a few short sentences. Everyone in th4e book have their personality traits and faults, the Tuskegee Airman is not a cliché, the Nazis aren’t pure evil, and Hart is not a shining crusader. The book is long, sometimes a bit preachy, but that did not take away from the enjoyment of…

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