David O. Stewart, formerly a lawyer, writes books of history and historical fiction. The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution won the Washington Writing Award as Best Book of 2007. Later works include Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson, American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America, and Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America. He has also won the History Prize of the Society of the Cincinnati and the William H. Prescott Award of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America. Bloomberg View called David's The Lincoln Deception the best historical novel of 2013. Sequels include The Wilson Deception and The Babe Ruth Deception.