The Pinkerton Files sets real cases of America's first detective in a world of radical inventions driving a bitterly divided nation to war. These stories, which inspired the audio series narrated by Battlestar Galactica's Michael Hogan, blend true events into an alternate setting where history has not turned out the way we know it.
Agency founder Allan Pinkerton suspects a conspiracy is mounting against him and his operatives. Every step they take toward solving a series of seemingly disconnected crimes draws them deeper into a conflict that will be their downfall. If he allows them to become embroiled in the Civil War, they will never find their way out. As enemies emerge and the real danger takes shape, though, Allan sees that the only way to survive the war may be to join it.
The Boatman and The Traitor begins with Allan losing his son in the giant fire consuming New York. His clumsy work as a spy leads him to betray his own principles and, when a simple case unravels into a deadly plot, Allan sees the truth. A convoy of slave ships headed to Washington is part of something more dangerous than he ever imagined. As his best efforts come to nothing, Allan must trust his son's life to a sworn enemy and a prototype machine.
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|Size: ||462 KB|
|Publisher: ||Joe Books|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781927854761 (DRM-EPUB)|
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