"In fifty years of medical practice I had encountered many peculiar experiences, but the most bizarre event occurred soon after I retired. It involved a man long dead, a man known to history as John Wilkes Booth . . ." The discovery of the mummified body of a man in a hidden room in an abandoned barn starts what turns out to be an intriguing investigation. The mummified body is found to hold a heavy thick rectangular-shaped object wrapped in oiled leather in its emptied abdomen. The object purports to be the diary of J.W.B. ...

The Reluctant Assassin 2007, Nairi

ISBN-13: 9780843958379

Mass-market paperback