George Washington s Secret Six
Score: 4
From 24 Ratings

George Washington s Secret Six


  • Author : Brian Kilmeade
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698137653


George Washington s Secret Six Book Description :

*Now with a new afterword containing never-before-seen research on the identity of the spy ring’s most secret member, Agent 355 “This is my kind of history book. Get ready. Here’s the action.” —BRAD MELTZER, bestselling author of The Fifth Assassin and host of Decoded When George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied—thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. He realized that he couldn’t defeat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to infiltrate New York. Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger ...

The Spy
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Spy


  • Author : James Fenimore Cooper
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1875
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044014265946


The Spy Book Description :

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Washington s Spies
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Washington s Spies


  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553392593


Washington s Spies Book Description :

In 1778, George Washington unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York to discover British battle plans....

The Fifth Assassin
Score: 3.5
From 16 Ratings

The Fifth Assassin


  • Author : Brad Meltzer
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-01-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780446554008


The Fifth Assassin Book Description :

Archivist Beecher White, the hero of the #1 NYT bestselling Culper Ring series, discovers a killer in Washington, DC, who's meticulously re-creating history's four presidential assassinations. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, there have been more than two dozen assassination attempts on the President of the United States. Four have been successful. Historians have branded them as four lone wolves. But what if they were wrong? Beecher is about to discover the truth: that during the course of a hundred years, all four assassins were secretly working together. What was their purpose? For whom do they really work? And why are they planning to kill the current President? Beecher's about to find out. And most terrifyingly, he's about to come fa...

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans


  • Author : Brian Kilmeade
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735213258


Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans Book Description :

Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid-1814, President James Madison’s generals had lost control of the war in the North, losing battles in Canada. Then British troops set the White House ablaze, and a feeling of hopelessness spread across the country. Into this dire situation stepped Major General Andrew Jackson. A native of Tennessee who had witnessed the horrors of the Revolutionary War and Indian attacks, he was glad America had finally decided to confront repeated Bri...

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates


  • Author : Brian Kilmeade
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698197411


Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates Book Description :

“Another blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath like Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.” —Brad Thor This is the little-known story of how a newly indepen­dent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America’s third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa’s Barbary c...

George Washington  Spymaster
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

George Washington Spymaster


  • Author : Thomas B. Allen
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2007-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1426300417


George Washington Spymaster Book Description :

A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focuses on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war. Reprint....

The First Conspiracy
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

The First Conspiracy


  • Author : Brad Meltzer
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250130341


The First Conspiracy Book Description :

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation’s birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington’s character, but also illuminates the origins of America’s counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA. In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington’s bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York, William Tryon, and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the mili...

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers


  • Author : Brian Kilmeade
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525540564


Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers Book Description :

The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue. In March 1836, the Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred more than two hundred Texians who had been trapped in the Alamo. After thirteen days of fighting, American legends Jim Bowie and Davey Crockett died there, along with other Americans who had moved to Texas looking for a fresh start. It was a crushing blow to Texas’s fight for freedom. But the story doesn’t end there. The defeat galvanized the Texian settlers, and under General Sam Houston’s leadership they rallied. Six weeks after the Alamo, Houston and his band of settlers defeated Santa Anna’s army in a shocking victory, winning the independence for which so many had died. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers...

George Washington s Spy
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

George Washington s Spy


  • Author : Elvira Woodruff
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545415163


George Washington s Spy Book Description :

This historic time-travel fantasy is a riveting sequel to a bestselling classic. Ten-year-old Matt Carlton and six friends are accidentally swept back in time--to Boston in 1776! The British now occupy the city, and redcoat guards are everywhere! While the boys are being held captive by a den of Patriot spies, the girls have been taken in by a wealthy Tory family. The pox is rampant; danger lies around every corner--and there's no hope for returning home to their own time. How will these seven children survive? Readers will relish the nonstop action and humorous dialogue in this riveting sequel to Woodruff's bestselling novel, GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SOCKS....