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Kidnapping of President Lincoln, and Other War Detective Stories

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Kidnapping of President Lincoln, and Other War Detective Stories by Joel Chandler Harris is a thrilling collection of historical mysteries set during the Civil War era. Harris weaves together suspenseful tales of espionage, kidnapping, and murder, all centered around key figures of the time, such as President Lincoln and General Lee.

One of the standout stories in this collection is the titular "Kidnapping of President Lincoln," which presents a fascinating what-if scenario that grips the reader from start to finish. Harris expertly blends fact with fiction, creating a believable and immersive world that transports the reader back in time.

Each story is well-crafted and meticulously researched, offering insight into the political climate and the inner workings of the war effort. Harris's writing is engaging and descriptive, making it easy for readers to visualize the settings and characters as they navigate dangerous situations and unravel intriguing plot twists.

Overall, Kidnapping of President Lincoln, and Other War Detective Stories is a must-read for fans of historical fiction and mystery genres. Harris's storytelling prowess shines through in each story, leaving readers eager for more.

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While detective work always makes for exciting stories, the circumstances under which the detective works play a huge role in the thrill. The stories in this collection follow detectives as they unravel mysteries in times of war, where danger awaits them at every turn. - Summary by Carolin

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