Murder at Ford's Theatre (Capital Crimes Series #19)

Murder at Ford's Theatre (Capital Crimes Series #19)

by Margaret Truman

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Murder at Ford's Theatre (Capital Crimes Series #19) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
jmleahyjr More than 1 year ago
Like other Margaret Truman murder mysteries in her series set in the District of Columbia, this book is enjoyable entertainment. Her books bring the familiar buildings of the nation's capital to life. For the onetime area resident, it's a visit back to the land of national memorials, museums, and monuments; to marble and granite government buildings with their columns, domes, balustrades, and stone steps; to Rock Creek Park, The Mall, the Potomac River, and Georgetown; and to national treasures like the Smithsonian. Her stories achieve mystery without resorting to gimmicks, no cleverly-authored trickery to fool the reader, no artificial and contrived plotting. Her characters are interesting and they often reappear from story to story. For the most part they are complex but clear, with motivations and backgrounds typical of the people who come to the nation's capital for fame and fortune, for power and service, for good and bad.
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