Antietam Assassins (Hardcover)

By Michael Kilian

Severn House Publishers, 9780727862723, 330pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2005



The new Harrison Raines American Civil War mystery Soon after starting to investigate the murder of a Presbyterian minister, Raines finds himself drawn into the battle of Antietam. Then follows a succession of murders of young Shepherdstown women who may or may not have been involved romantically with the slain pastor. The ultimate solution to the mystery not only lays bare the town's bitter divisions over slavery but proves to have the gravest possible national implications.