From the JFK assassination to Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Americans love a good conspiracy theory. One such plot is the little-known caper narrated in this accessible account by novelist Brad Meltzer and documentary television producer Josh Mensch. The authors delve into Britain’s scheme to kill George Washington during the American Revolutionary War. The English knew the colonial forces had little hope of winning the war without their savvy and selfless General. So, Britain devised a plot that involved paying off members of Washington’s personal security team. This is how, according to Meltzer and Mensch, the events unfolded:
About the Authors
Brad Meltzer is the author of The Escape Artist, The Inner Circle and other bestselling thrillers. Josh Mensch is a writer and documentary producer.