Chaos reigns in Washington, D.C., after President Lincolnís assassination. But for fourteen-year-old Emily Pigbush, the Unionís turmoil is nothing compared to her own struggle. Sent to live with her uncle Valentine after her motherís untimely death, Emily realizes that her best friendís mother was one of John Wilkes Boothís accomplices. And even worse, she suspects that her uncle is breaking the law.
Original title: An Acquaintance with Darkness
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Mystery
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada→ Civil War And Slavery