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It was early May, 1865. History tells us on April 26, 1865 that John Wilkes Booth, the assassin for President Abraham Lincoln, was cornered and eventually shot at Richard Garrett’s barn at Point Royal, Virginia … or was he? Then as now, the rumors and speculation of his possible escape from the fiery blaze of the barn and the Union gunshot still resonate even today.

This is a fictional tale of desperation, an exodus filled with repentance and the complications of hiding in plain sight using an alias as a Confederate soldier named John Singer.

The story begins after Booth escapes Garrett’s barn. To keep his true identity hidden, he steals a dead Confederate’s uniform that has the name John Singer embroidered on the sleeve, but soon thereafter, collapses on a nearby road. An ambulance wagon finds him, and he awakens in an Alexandria, Virginia hospital where he meets nurse Emma Dixon.

What follows is an imaginative story of intrigue and a twist of fate that gives him a second chance to live. He is now John Singer, hiding in plain sight. Or is he?

Endorsement by respected Author and Playwright, Mr. Eric Swanson: My Name is John Singer is a fascinating novel, rich in historical detail and nuances of character, time, and place. By turns tender, thrilling, and suspenseful, it is a beguiling work of historical fiction and a thoughtful exploration of love and redemption.

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ISBN-13: 9781943504060
Publisher: Destiny Whispers Publishing, L.L.C.
Publication date: 04/26/2016
Edition description: Spechistrelease ed.
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

My Name is John Singer

Chapters One through Twenty-Two

Louisa May Alcott

Asia Clarke Booth

Walt Whitman

John Wilkes Booth

About the Author, Lisa G. Samia


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