Charlie Marder is an unlikely congressman, thrust into office by family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously. He's struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his wife Margaret, when a fatal car accident reveals an underworld of backroom deals, secret societies, and a plot that could change history. Now Charlie has to fight for his principles . . . and his life.
About the Author
CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper joined the network in January 2013. The Lead with Jake Tapper, his one-hour weekday program, debuted in March 2013. Tapper was named host of the network's Sunday morning show, State of the Union, in June 2015. Tapper has been a widely respected reporter in the nation's capital for more than 14 years. His most recent book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, debuted in the top 10 on the New York Times bestseller list.