Nixon and Dovey: The Legend Returns
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Genre: Historical Fiction
Tag: TBR Authors
Publisher: John Cutten Publishers
Publication Year: 2015
ASIN: 0990804607
ISBN: 0990804607

A tale of passion, murder, and revenge set in the antebellum south. In 1818 young Nixon Curry became entangled in a love, murder affair that would baffle the authorities and change constitutional law. Based on a true story, ‘Nixon and Dovey’ follows the thrilling exploits of one of the most not...

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A tale of passion, murder, and revenge set in the antebellum south. In 1818 young Nixon Curry became entangled in a love, murder affair that would baffle the authorities and change constitutional law. Based on a true story, ‘Nixon and Dovey’ follows the thrilling exploits of one of the most notorious and widely publicized criminals in America’s first thrity years. When Nixon Curry takes a job at a horse-racing stable, he soon becomes embroiled in a fierce rivalry with former mentor Ben Wilson. Rivalry becomes confrontation at the 1816 Race of Champions, when Nixon meets the beautiful Dovey, daughter of the wealthy and influential Senator Caldwell. Believing Nixon unworthy of Dovey’s affection, Caldwell betroths her to his nemesis, Ben. In the compelling clash that ensues, Nixon Curry fights for his life and his love, defying the authorities and an aristocracy that wants to see him hang. Nixon Curry’s remarkable talents, undying love for Dovey Caldwell, and the outright audacity of his exploits brought him national attention. An American legend was born.

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