This fast paced thriller based on many historical sources follows the story of John Wilkes Booth. In the beginning of the story it show Booth’s reasons and the murder. Once Booth has committed the murder the story goes to the 12 day chase from Booth. The story and the characters are all true none of the are made up. Booth runs through swamps, rivers, forests and fields of Maryland and Virginia.
The book is less than 200 pages but is still a good read. You will learn tons from this educational novel. You will learn much you did not know about Lincoln's murder like that there was 2 attempted murders that night. The only way Booth was caught was betrayal from a friend who just wanted the money. You will be sad there is not more when you reach the end of this book.