Bloody Times

Bloody Times

The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Manhunt for Jefferson Davis

By James L. Swanson

Collins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780061560897, 196pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2011

In Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson the Edgar(r) Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt brings to life two epic events of the Civil War era: the thrilling chase to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of the Lincoln assassination and the momentous20-day funeral that took Abraham Lincoln's body home to Springfield. A true tale full of fascinating twists and turns, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historical images some never before seen Bloody Crimes is a fascinating companion to Swanson's Manhunt anda riveting true-crime thriller that will electrify civil war buffs, generalreaders, and everyone in between.

About the Author
James Swanson is the Edgar Award-winning author of the New York Times bestsellers Manhunt and its sequel, Bloody Crimes.