"Jonathan Putnam combines an historian’s understanding of character and context with a remarkable narrative drive that kept me fascinated from start to finish."
 - Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize winner; author, Team of Rivals.

A murder aboard a steamboat forces Abraham Lincoln to make a fateful choice--one on which the future of the nation may hang, if his own client doesn't first.  Perish from the Earth revolves around a true historical murder that, while nearly forgotten today, was one of the most infamous crimes of the nineteenth century and played a key role in driving the nation toward civil war.  READ MORE

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About Jonathan F. Putnam

Jonathan Putnam is a writer and attorney.  A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he is a nationally renowned trial lawyer and a recognized Lincoln scholar.  His Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series includes Final Resting Place (to be published July 2018), Perish from the Earth (2017) and These Honored Dead (2016).  READ MORE