The Shut Mouth Society
Wheatmark, Inc., 2008 - Fiction - 332 pages
When a rich Santa Barbara collector acquires a newly discovered Abraham Lincoln document, he asks detective Greg Evarts and UCLA professor Patricia Baldwin to authenticate it. Their research launches them into a dangerous struggle with a secret society formed during Reconstruction. Before they can solve the mystery surrounding the Lincoln manuscript, a shocking murder forces them to run for their lives.
As they race across the country, they discover a Civil War secret that could upset the balance of power in North America. Now Evarts and Baldwin must unravel the 150-year-old conspiracy before it's too late . . . and before they are silenced for good.
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The Shut Mouth Society by James D. Best is a mystery/thriller. Some folks have a copy of the book that has a picture of Abraham Lincoln on the cover and have drawn the conclusion this is a historical ... Read full review
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It's like a action movie in a book. This is the best book I have ever read. (coming from a teenage boy :D)
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