Bonnie and Clyde: Resurrection Road

They call them cold-blooded killers, they say they are heartless and mean; but I say this with pride, I once knew Clyde when he was honest and upright and clean. But the laws fooled around and taking him down and locking him up in a cell, ‘til he said to me, ‘I’ll never be free, so I’ll meet a few of them in hell.
— From Bonnie Parker's poetry

“We must beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings on the American eagle in order to feather their own nests.” 

Franklin D. Roosevelt

As the country limps out of the Great Depression, American needs new heroes.

Like Bonnie and Clyde.

Turns out they never died that fateful day in 1934. The photos of their bloodied bullet-riddled corpses and funerals were faked. Instead, the outlaw lovers were kidnapped by a secret organization defending American democracy and the working class from capitalist greed. Forced into a covert life, they are given a dangerous and desperate mission—stop a cabal of wealthy industrialists from assassinating President Roosevelt and sinking his progressive New Deal policies.

Rooted in historical fact, the novel builds on the real assassination attempt on president-elect Roosevelt by Giuseppe Zangara in 1933. Zangara claimed to be motivated by anti-capitalist sentiments but a hasty conviction and subsequent death-by-electrocution left unanswered questions about who may have actually been behind the deadly plot.

During the Great Depression, a moment in America's history dominated by bread lines, Hoovervilles and foreclosed farms, when the economy had spectacularly failed the working class, will Bonnie and Clyde overcome their pasts to protect the "forgotten man?"

Can true love, a fast car and a Browning Automatic Rive save America from itself?

Read the first chapter

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