During America's most trying times, Aaron Burr, James Madison, and James Wilkinson collide in a tale of treason that puts the future of the nation and its democracy at stake. In this stirring story of historical mystery and power politics in the days when the nation was young and vulnerable, the powerful figures in American history are unable to see the consequences of their visions.
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 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.