Star-Spangled Scandal, Lori Swerda

Based on the true story of an 1859 murder that occurred in front of the White House in Washington D.C.

Philip Barton Key, son of Francis Scott Key, carried on a love affair with the young, beautiful wife of Congressman Dan Sickles. The affair is revealed in an inflammatory anonymous letter to Dan, the author of which remains a mystery to this day.

Follow the trail back in time through history to when the country was young, Abraham Lincoln was still a nobody, and the Civil War had not yet begun. Through the eyes of the victim, the adulteress, and the family of Francis Scott Key, discover the events leading to the murder and the disastrous fallout after. Ask yourself the shocking question, could Abraham Lincoln be to blame for the death of Francis Scott Key’s son?

Star-Spangled Scandal is an excellent book written by the exceptional and talented author Lori Swerda and wow what a stellar story! Star-Spangled Scandal is a book I was keen to read ever since discovering it because I always love to find historical mysteries to read so when I discovered Star-Spangled Scandal I thought ‘is this finally the perfect book?!’. Now that I have finished Star-Spangled Scandal, I can happily write that yes it is book lovers. Star-Spangled Scandal is one of the most well written and well-developed stories I have ever come across, and I truly mean this as Star-Spangled Scandal is exceptional and should not be missed!

Star-Spangled Scandal is an excellent book that will tell you a tale, weaved around a real murder in 1859 at the White House. The reader in Star-Spangled Scandal will learn of Philip Barton Key’s love affair with the wife of Congressman Dan Sickles. However, their secret is revealed when an anonymous letter is written to Congressman Dan Sickles. The reader in Star-Spangled Scandal will follow ‘the train back in time’ and will be told a story of adultery, murder, politics and so much more and this book lovers is the premise of the sensational Star-Spangled Scandal!

The story of Star-Spangled Scandal is a thrilling one thanks to the enthralling moments as well as the unpredictable nature of the book that will have the readers turning the pages with haste from beginning to end. I love books that involve a journey, and the reader has just this in Star-Spangled Scandal as the reader is taken on an extraordinary journey from start to finish. What I loved most about Star-Spangled Scandal is that the reader is taken on an adventure that is continuously evolving and changing, which in turn kept me hooked from beginning to end.

Star-Spangled Scandal is a remarkable, fascinating, and addictive read that managed to entertain me for many hours on end thanks to the unique premise of the story as well as the excellent literature courtesy of Swerda. Star-Spangled Scandal has fast become one of my favorite reads of 2019, and this is because the story is sensational! Very rarely do I discover a book that captivates me as fast as Star-Spangled Scandal has so the fact that I am so taken with this book shows you, readers, that this book indeed is incredible and not to be missed!

Lori Swerda is an incredibly talented author who clearly knows how to write unique but engaging stories. It was evident to me from the start that Swerda is a passionate writer who surely loves entertaining readers with her literature and putting a smile on readers’ faces. I loved this about the author, but what I loved the most about Swerda writing is her remarkable descriptions because they genuinely amazed me.

Overall Star-Spangled Scandal is a marvelous, stellar and supreme book that will entertain, delight readers from start to finish and so I, of course, have to award this book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you won’t regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

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