Join President Grover Cleveland and his young bride as their resort honeymoon is interrupted by murder and intrigue, forcing the appealing couple to become detectives and solve the crime. The year is 1886. Grover Cleveland, 22nd president of the United States, has taken a bride at age 49, the lovely 21-year-old Frances Folsom. Married in the White House itself, they have raced by carriage, meddlesome reporters trailing their every move to take a private train to the Victorian mountain resort in Deer Park, Maryland, where they hope to share a wonderful honeymoon. But, unbeknownst to them, there are dastardly schemes afoot, and the suspicious death of one of the reporters complicates things for the happy couple, forcing them to investigate the mystery with the help of the police and special agents guarding them.
Gary Alan Ruse, author of mysteries, science-fiction and techno-thrillers, has crafted a delightful period mystery tale listeners are sure to enjoy!
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Delightfully Imaginative Historical
An inspiration to learn more about presidents
I liked the way Gary Ruse melded fiction and non fiction. It was true to the facts and events but Cleveland and Francis solve a murder. Certainly a different and memorable Honeymoon.
Actually I liked them all. His voice is amazing and he manages by magic I guess, to capture the era. He had such distinctive voices for every character. Strangely he sounds much older than he looks or is. It would be great to hear more books narrated by him.
No, but I did like the sensitivity Ruse imbued Cleveland with. Cleveland was a well loved and popular president and known for his honesty and intelligence. Between the narrator and the author they brought out all the best of everyone.
I loved this book and highly recommend it. The historical facts are accurate and the murder mystery was intriguing. It inspired me to
read more about this great president and his May/December marriage. I only gave 4 stars for the story because it is only 3+ hours long. Other than that it was a 5 star story.