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A new historical fiction book is due for release soon - The Murder of Willie Lincoln, authored by Burt Solomon.

While history records that Willie likely died of typhoid, this unique new "theory" has a much more sinister twist, and Lincoln assigns John Hay the task of tracking down the culprit(s).
Books like these make me squirm. Sooner or later, someone will be at a lecture and say that Willie was murdered. The reasoning will be because they "read it in a book somewhere" and therefore, it must be fact.
(02-25-2017 12:42 PM)Donna McCreary Wrote: [ -> ]Books like these make me squirm. Sooner or later, someone will be at a lecture and say that Willie was murdered. The reasoning will be because they "read it in a book somewhere" and therefore, it must be fact.

I agree and pretty much told the author the same thing when he urged us to carry it in the Surratt House gift shop.
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