A Lincoln and Speed Mystery #3
Crooked Lane Books
On Sale: July 10, 2018
Featuring: Abraham Lincoln; Joshua Speed
Hardcover / e-Book
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Twenty-nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln has spent his entire
adult life running from his past—from the poverty of the
dirt-floor log cabin where he was raised, from the dominion
of his uneducated father, and from a failed early courtship.
But now, Lincoln’s past is racing back to haunt him.
It is the summer of 1838, and Springfield is embroiled in a
tumultuous, violent political season. All of Springfield’s
elite have gathered at a grand party to celebrate the Fourth
of July. Spirits are high—until a prominent local politician
is assassinated in the midst of fireworks. When his
political rival is arrested, young lawyer Lincoln and his
best friend Joshua Speed are back on the case to investigate.
It’s no ordinary trial, however, as Lincoln and Speed soon
face unwelcome complications. Lincoln’s ne’er-do-well father
and stepbrother appear in town and threaten Lincoln’s good
name and political future. And before long, anonymous
letters start appearing in the local newspapers, with
ominous threats that make Lincoln fear for himself and his
As the day of reckoning arrives, the threats against Lincoln
continue to escalate. Lincoln and Speed must identify the
culprit and fast, before Lincoln loses the race to outrun
his past in Final Resting Place, the brilliant third
installment of Jonathan F. Putnam’s acclaimed Lincoln and
Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series
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