Max Byrd’s “The Sixth Conspirator” Featured in Wall Street Journal

‘The Sixth Conspirator’ (Permuted Press, 359 pages, $26), Max Byrd’s sophisticated historical novel of post-Civil War intrigue, takes place in 1867 and journeys from “Washington City” to London, Rome, Paris and back. Four people who collaborated with John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln have already been hanged; a fifth plotter has at last been apprehended in Egypt. But government officials suspect that yet another conspirator is still at large. An eclectic quartet of seasoned intelligence agents is commissioned to go overseas and apprehend the elusive culprit.

Read WSJ’s entire review of Max’s book here.