Thoreau in Phantom Bog
by B. B. Oak
The writing of this story was superb.
~Melina’s Book Blog
This historical whodunit will wisp you away to the 1800’s with plot twist and a story line that will keep you reading through the night.
~Shelley’s Book Case
Just opened this book, I was glued to the pages, it is a story so well-written, compelling, engaging with a superb plot and smart and easy to love characters.
This was a good mystery, romance, historical novel… I really enjoyed the personal touch to the Underground Railroad that we get a look at.
Thoreau in Phantom Bog
(A Henry David Thoreau Mystery)
3rd in Series
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Kensington (August 25, 2015)
Henry David Thorea’s impassioned activism in the Underground Railroad leads him away from the banks of Walden Pond into a morass of murder…
In the spring of 1848, Thoreau returns to Plumford, Massachusetts, in search of a fellow conductor on the Underground Railroad, who has gone missing along with the escaped female slave he was assigned to transport. With the help of his good friend, Dr. Adam Walker, Thoreau finds the conductor—shot to death on a back road.
When the two men discover that Adam’s beloved cousin Julia has given the slave safe harbor, their relief is counterbalanced by concern for Julia, who has put herself in grave danger. Another conductor has been murdered in a neighboring town and a letter has been found from someone claiming to have been hired to assassinate anyone harboring fugitive slaves. With all of them now potential targets, the need for Thoreau and Adam to apprehend the killer is more urgent than ever…
About The Authors –
- B. B. Oak is the pen name of Beth and Ben Oak, who met in a literature course at Boston University and have been enthralled with Henry David Thoreau (and each other) ever since. They are members of The Thoreau Society and Old Sturbridge Village, a living museum which recreates life in rural New England and served as the model for the book’s fictional town of Plumford.
September 16 – Babs Book Bistro – Spotlight
September 17 – Frankie Bow – Spotlight
September 18 – Melina’s Book Blog – Review
September 19 – Girl with Book Lungs – Spotlight
September 20 – Shelley’s Book Case – Review
September 21 – Christa Reads and Writes – Spotlight
September 22 – Tea and A Book – Review
September 22 – Mythical Books – Spotlight
September 23 – LibriAmoriMiei – Review
September 24 – View from the Birdhouse – Spotlight
September 25 – readalot – Review
September 25 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! – Spotlight
Have you signed up to be a Tour Host?