The Resource Murder in the oval library, C.M. Gleason

Murder in the oval library, C.M. Gleason

Label
Murder in the oval library
Title
Murder in the oval library
Statement of responsibility
C.M. Gleason
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the Confederate Army firing on Fort Sumter, the Civil War has begun--and an invasion of Washington, DC, from Secessionist Virginia seems imminent. As the population evacuates, the President is in desperate need of men to defend the capital. Lincoln's trusted aide, Adam Speed Quinn, and Quinn's old friend from the Bloody Kansas conflict, Senator Jim Lane, hastily assemble a motley crew of just over a hundred men and garrison them in the East Room at the White House. Dubbed the Frontier Guard, these rough-and-tumble patriots steel themselves for the inevitable attack. But even as dawn breaks with no Rebel strike, a single act of violence intrudes within the White House. One of the Frontier Guard lies dead in the oval library, throat slit ear to ear. There is a murderer among them. Lincoln promptly assigns Quinn to deal with the matter, who is in turn aided by journalist Sophie Gates and Dr. George Hilton. And to Quinn's chagrin, the Southern belle Constance Lemagne insists on being involved in the investigation as well. But when Dr. Hilton examines the body, he makes a startling discovery that overturns all Quinn's assumptions about the murder. With his president at grave risk from without and within, Quinn must act quickly to catch the White House killer
Member of
Cataloging source
SPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gleason, Colleen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.L437
LC item number
M88 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Lincoln's White House Mystery
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Murder
  • Murder
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Biographical fiction
Label
Murder in the oval library, C.M. Gleason
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Kensington hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781496710215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048896632
  • 870475
  • (OCoLC)on1048896632
  • 870475
Label
Murder in the oval library, C.M. Gleason
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Kensington hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781496710215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048896632
  • 870475
  • (OCoLC)on1048896632
  • 870475

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