Such Men Are Dangerous by Peter D. McGarry is a historical fiction novel about John Wilkes Booth.
Handsome and magnetic, the actor John Wilkes Booth stole the hearts of women across America. At the same time, his deepest obsession drove him to murder the much-loved President Abraham Lincoln.
His story is told through the eyes of the fiercely romantic Booth himself and by others whose lives he destroyed. How he shocked a nation already torn apart by the horrors of the Civil War and sparked a major manhunt across the ravaged Southern states.