Treason - American Story, Bk 4 Author:David Nevin America has entered her most trying time. Three powerful men collide in a tale of treason that put the very future of the nation and its democracy at stake. — Aaron Burr shatters the trust he enjoys from the American people by attempting to steal the presidency from under, Jefferson's nose. Stripped of power, Burr kills Alexander Hamilton in ... more »a raging duel and flees.
General James Wilkinson, secretly on the Spanish payroll as Agent #13, fuels Burr's unquenchable ambition and conceives a plot to steal the entire Louisiana Territory from Jefferson.
And James Madison, the unlikely hero, who uses his icy nerves and powerful intellect to try and hold a fledgling nation together.
Treason is the stirring story of historical mystery and power politics in the days when our nation was young and vulnerable. A time of plot and counterplot, intrigue and greed, and the story of the figures of American history as they really were.« less
Historical fiction at it's finest. David Nevin leaves no stone unturned in bringing the characters of our nations founding to life. "The American story" is a three book series beginning with the death of George Washington and ending with Ole Hickory's crushing blow to the redcoats at New Orleans in 1814. "Treason" is the 2nd book and details the fall of Aaron Burr, the Hamilton duel and Burr's attempt to steal the entire Louisiana Territory from Jefferson. I can't say it enough, Great books.