Excerpt from Duel with the Devil
The true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on America's first sensational murder mystery.
Duel with the Devil is acclaimed historian Paul Collins’ remarkable true account of a stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued – a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces to make sure justice was done. Still our nation’s longest running “cold case,” the mystery of Elma Sands finally comes to a close with this book, which delivers the first substantial break in the case in over 200 years.
Duel with the Devil Book Excerpt