The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President⁠—and Why It Failed

Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln s assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way to Washington, DC, for his first inauguration n nThe conspirators were part of a pro Southern secret society that didn t want

Mustard Seed

The bestselling author of Yellow Crocus returns with a haunting and tender story of three women returning to the plantation they once called home n nOberlin, Ohio, 1868 Lisbeth Johnson was born into privilege in the antebellum South Jordan Freedman was born a slave to Mattie, Lisbeth s beloved nurs

Conjure Women

A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing and for the conjuring of curses are at the heart of this dazzling first novel n nConjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the

The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President⁠—and Why It Failed

Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln s assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way to Washington, DC, for his first inauguration n nThe conspirators were part of a pro Southern secret society that didn t want

Today We Go Home

Seattle, Washington Larkin Bennett has always known her place, whether it s surrounded by her loving family in the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, or riding on a dusty convoy in Afghanistan But all that changed the day tragedy struck her unit and took away everything she held dear Soon af

Sister of Mine

When two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.Twelve ye

Mercer Girls

It s 1864 in downtrodden Lowell, Massachusetts The Civil War has taken its toll on the town leaving the economy in ruin and its women in dire straits That is, until Asa Mercer arrives on a peculiar, but providential, errand he seeks high minded women who can exert an elevating influence in Seattl

In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

The New Orleans mayor who removed the Confederate statues confronts the racism that shapes us and argues for white America to reckon with its past A passionate, personal, urgent book from the man who sparked a national debate n n There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence for