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The Jefferson Allegiance #2 National Bestseller

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What if Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton had brokered a deal in order to stop the potential of an Imperial Presidency? And now, that original document is the object of a bloody search between the Society of the Cincinnati and the Philosophers?

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The Jefferson Allegiance #2 National Bestseller

  1. 1. How Did Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton plan to stop an Imperial President? They secretly wrote: The Jefferson Allegiance
  2. 2. The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
  3. 3. Who protects the Constitution from those who seek ultimate power through control of the White House?
  4. 4. 4 July 1826. Exactly 50 years after the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson is dying and passes his part of the Jefferson Cipher to a young Edgar Allen Poe. John Adams is also on his deathbed, and passes his part of the Cipher to Sylvanus Thayer, Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy. Almost 200 years later, people are being killed trying to assemble the parts of the Cipher and uncover the secret they contain: the location of the Jefferson Allegiance.
  5. 5. The Facts: In May 1783 the Society of the Cincinnati was founded. Alexander Hamilton was one of its leading members. Thomas Jefferson was not allowed membership. The Society still has its headquarters in Washington D.C.
  6. 6. The Facts: In 1802, Thomas Jefferson, well known for his opposition to a standing army, founded the United States Military Academy at West Point. Why?
  7. 7. The Facts: In 1743, the American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in North America, was founded. Thomas Jefferson was a member for 47 years and its president for 17 years. He also established the Military Philosophical Society at West Point. The APS still has its headquarters in Philadelphia.
  8. 8. Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were opponents and had different views for the future of the United States. They did agree on one thing, though. That the country must survive and never be taken over by a despot. They knew the Constitution had flaws that could lead to an Imperial President. They brokered the Jefferson Allegiance and hid it. The secret to its location is in the Jefferson Cipher. The keys to the Cipher were scattered and hidden.
  9. 9. For over 200 years, the Jefferson Allegiance has been used to control the President, brought out only when needed and in secrecy. It is so powerful, every President confronted with it has bowed to its dictate as wielded by the American Philosophical Society. Until today.
  10. 10. As our present day story begins, at the Zero Milestone in the heart of Washington D.C., a Philosopher loses his life under the sword of the ‘Surgeon’ who leaves his head & heart as trophies, echoing Jefferson’s famous head- heart letter.
  11. 11. The Society of Cincinnati wants to find the parts of the Jefferson Cipher and end this centuries old stand-off. The American Philosophical Society must protect their most-coveted secret.
  12. 12. The next unknowing heirs to the APS, Colonel Paul Ducharme, and Monticello Curator Evie Tolliver, are desperately trying to find the clues to the parts of the missing Cipher.
  13. 13. As the Surgeon slices through the remaining members of the APS, Ducharme and Tolliver find two of the four caches.
  14. 14. The intent is clear. The message is bloody. The search is on. Who will find all the keys to the Jefferson Cipher first in order to get to the Allegiance and control the White House?
  15. 15. Bob Mayer is a New York Times bestselling author, a graduate of West Point, a former Green Beret, grandfather to two future Leaders of the Resistance against the Machines, and feeder of two yellow Labs, most famously Cool Gus. He’s had over seventy books published, including the #1 bestselling series Time Patrol, Area 51, Atlantis, and the Green Berets. Born in the Bronx and having traveled the world (usually not the tourist spots), he now lives peacefully with his wife and his Labs. Sort of. www.bobmayer.com

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