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  1. says:

    Usually people say that thrillers are taut which is an odd sort of metaphor You want your sheets to be taut if you care abou

  2. says:

    Well researched and entertaining but something about the writing style particularly the dialogue and over explaining every character's action failing to show don't tell didn't connect with me At times the dialogue reminded m

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    At first one might think ho hum another presidential assassin story but once you are into it you just might not be able to put it down This is told primarily from the point of view of the Colonel who is in charge of keeping Preside

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    “The First Assassin” was a well written historical novel The events portrayed were realistic as were the various characters in the story The story is about Abraham Lincoln's first days in office and the growing conflict between the north and south The south has just attacked Fort Sumter and has formed a plan to have Abraham Lincoln assa

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    Well as the stars indicate I thought it was OK Its a rather long and somewhat tedious story of an assassin picked by two conservative Southerners to go to Washington and kill Abraham Lincoln The book describes life in the United States just prior to the start of the Civil War It covers both the view of Southerners and Northerners as well as life on a plantation from the slaves point of view All of these issues are impor

  6. says:

    Good historical thriller though you obviously know the outcome of a plot to assassinate Lincoln in 1861 The development of the minor characters

  7. says:

    A nice piece of historical fiction about one of my favorite historical eras the Civil War Not the most exciting book but one that I think conveys well the speed of the times I love the portrayal of Lincoln it captures his brilliant wit in the face of unimaginable troubles If you like civil war fiction this story is worth the read

  8. says:

    This is an excellent thriller set in the first month of Lincoln's presidency The characters are realistic and the action is believably from the 19th century too much historical fiction lets 21st century attitudes and methods seep i

  9. says:

    Not sure how to rate this To me it is a kind of book that I would take to the beach I don't like typical beach reads but it is a very fast read and I will read anything fiction or non fiction that is connected to the Civil W

  10. says:

    Nicely written and historically framed story about a fictional early assassination attempt against Abraham Lincoln The pace is propuls

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review ï eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ï John J. Miller

Increasing intensity by Southern secessionists Yet amidst The First PDF the chaos and confusion a foreigner slips unnoticed into the teeming city Hired by a wealthy Southern planter to eliminate President Lincoln and destroy the Union once and for all the assassin catches Rook’s attention by cutting down anyone who gets in his way As the bodies begin to pile up Rook realizes he is caught in a da The First Assassin was a well written historical novel The events portrayed were realistic as were the various characters in the story The story is about Abraham Lincoln s first days in office and the growing conflict between the north and south The south has just attacked Fort Sumter and has formed a plan to have Abraham Lincoln assassinated The north has a conflict in its ranks as to how much the military should protect Abraham Lincoln Col Rook goes against orders to supply additional protection for the president and stumbles on different plots in the making Meanwhile Lucius a slave in South Carolina uncovers information and a photograph related to the assassination and sends his granddaughter Portia to inform the president Being a slave complicates Portia s trip north Mazorca the assassin reaches Washington DC and begins planning the assassination with some help from Violet Grenier a southern sympathizer The story has its own twists and turns keeping the reader interested out the book

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Ngerous game of cat and mouse with a cold blooded killer who will stop at nothing to complete his mission Rook’s only hope is Portia a runaway slave who holds the key to the assassin’s identity if she can stay alive long enough to deliver it Packed with dynamic characters rich period detail and a chillingly sinister villain The First Assassin is a riveting thriller for fans of historical fictio This is an excellent thriller set in the first month of Lincoln s presidency The characters are realistic and the action is believably from the 19th century too much historical fiction lets 21st century attitudes and methods seep into the story this one doesn t

review ï eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ï John J. Miller

Winterthe United States teeters on the brink of civil war In Washington DC Colonel Charles P Rook is tapped to organize the district’s security and to protect president elect Abraham Lincoln from the death threats pouring in to the White House He surrounds the president with bodyguards and fills the city’s rooftops with sharpshooters diligently investigating the conspiracies being fomented with Well researched and entertaining but something about the writing style particularly the dialogue and over explaining every character s action failing to show don t tell didn t connect with me At times the dialogue reminded me of corny 80s action movies taking me away from the Civil War era setting That said it s a well plotted novel that delivered some genuine thrills and was hard to put down particularly during the third actDescribed by Vince Flynn as like The Day in the Jackal set in 1861 Washington this book is likely to appeal most strongly to people who understand Flynn s reference I m sure a cinematic adaptation of this would be fun to watch as well