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Salem's Cipher

First in the Salem's Cipher Series

A troubled codebreaker faces an epic plot reaching back through centuries of America’s secret history...

Salem Wiley is a genius cryptanalyst, courted by the world’s top security agencies ever since making a breakthrough discovery in her field of quantum computing. She’s also an agoraphobe, shackled to a narrow routine by her fear of public places. When her mother’s disappearance is linked to a plot to assassinate the country’s first viable female presidential candidate, Salem finds herself both target and detective in a modern-day witch hunt. Drawn into a labyrinth of messages encrypted by Emily Dickinson and centuries-old codes tucked inside the Beale Cipher, Salem begins to uncover the truth: an ancient and ruthless group is hell-bent on ruling the world, and only a select group of women stands in its way.

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"The fascinating historical information combined with a story line ripped from the headlines will hook conspiracy theorists and action addicts alike."
Kirkus Reviews

"This suspenseful tale has something for absolutely everyone to enjoy."
―Suspense Magazine

"Troubled, razor-sharp Salem is truly a heroine to cheer for. I'd follow her anywhere."
Alison Gaylin, USA Today bestselling author