By Barbara Hamilton
Learn Barbara Hamilton's blogs and different content material at the Penguin neighborhood. "Abigail Adams may well turn into my favourite old sleuth." (Sharon Kay Penman) Abigail Adams, spouse of lawyer John Adams-who is deeply concerned with the Sons of Liberty-is surprised while one of many Sons is accused of homicide. Did the crime come up from the romantic festival for the daughter of a sought after Royalist-or was once it politically influenced? Abigail and John think the accused is blameless, notwithstanding the proof opposed to him is powerful. whereas John works to transparent his client's identify, Abigail starts her personal research, and shortly learns a number of disagreeable proof concerning the useless guy, issues that tremendously raise the variety of attainable suspects. yet as she pursues the reality, the killer pursues her- threatening not just Abigail yet her susceptible family members.