From the author of the popular Dark Moonlighting series:
Abraham Lincoln once said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."
Senator Nick Bennett believes that it should not stand. Disgusted with partisan
politics, Nick calls for America to be split up by political ideology. The idea
of living in separate utopias is wildly popular with Americans. The blue states
form the Progressive States of America and the red states create the United
States of Ronald Reagan. The two new governments are free to address foreign
relations, economic policies and social laws without the interference of an
While the P.S.A. thrives, the U.S.R.R. is crippled by
the inanity of its conservative ideology. A generation of its citizens receives
a terrible education and loses the right to privacy. Many are killed either by
an abhorrent health care system or the preemptive wars their government starts.
The dreadful conditions inside the U.S.R.R. enrage the conservative citizens.
Revolution seems inevitable, and the conflict threatens to engulf the liberal
country as well.
Abraham Lincoln's Lie contains political and social
satire and is intended for a liberal audience. The novel takes a humorous look
at how fiercely debated ideas could actually be implemented by the two
Keywords: civil rights, dystopian, liberal, dark comedy, humor, satire, American
When veteran reporter Beth Bartlet receives an email from a source claiming “the scoop of the century,” she regards it with the skepticism it deserves. What she doesn’t expect is for that claim to lead to a story, or for the story to trigger the potential downfall of America’s most controversial president.
Award-winning author Lisa Nowak draws on her vast experience as a professional smartass to pen a fantasy that two-thirds of Americans desperately wish would come true.