As the 19th century draws to a close America is at war – a circulation war! In New York the two great leaders of the Yellow Press, William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, have gone head to head and nothing sells papers like a real war. Such is the power of the press that they get one. American victory over Spain brings its prizes: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines. But in the Philippines a rebel army is already fighting for independence, but the Land of the Free doesn’t want to grant them their wish …
Fourth in James Green’s successful Agents of Independence series, tracing the development of the American Secret Service.
A delight to read such an intelligent and well put together novel by an author who has the entertainment of his readers at the front of his mind.