"Parry's beautifully written narrative encompasses the international scope of the Civil War conflict and never loses sight of the brutality of war and the deceitfulness of politics." --Booklist
Won the Hammett Prize for best mystery of the year, given out by the North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers
Grotesque murders multiply as Major Abel Jones pursues a monstrous killer who may be a well-connected Confederate agent or a ghost from Jones's bloody past in India--or both
The threat of an ocean-spanning war hangs over each new crime as Jones struggles to find a rumored warship that would serve the Rebels as a wonder-weapon of the age--and stop it from sailing
By authors: Ralph Peters, Owen Parry
Dimensions: 5.5" x 8.25"