Start Reading

Conspiracy of Knaves: A Novel of Civil War Espionage

Ratings:
Length: 392 pages9 hours

Summary

Dee Brown’s captivating novel based on the true story of the Chicago Conspiracy
Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, turns to the Civil War for this rollicking tale of romance and intrigue. The story is based on the undercover scheme known as the Chicago Conspiracy, a plan by which Confederate agents and sympathizers in the North tried to free rebel prisoners in Chicago. Brown’s thrilling tale revolves around Charley Heywood, a Confederate major, and Belle Rutledge, an actress and quick-minded double agent tasked with spying on the object of her affections. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dee Brown including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.