Don Eckhardt's new mystery thriller, The Hannibal e-Puzzle, is a compelling tale of romance and mystery that mimics the world of Washington politics--a story that both entertains and educates. The rousing action in this high-octane thriller zooms from inside the White House and the chambers of Congress to New York's Hudson Valley near Washington Irving's Sleepy Hollow and storied West Point. The drama unfolds from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan to the sky lakes and lofty ridges of the Shawangunk Mountains. Can terrorists be repelled from the V-Point Nuclear Plant?
Mary Temperance (Temper) Link, the captivating daughter of United States Senator Wilson Link, is an amateur sleuth heroine. Bold and intrepid, Temper uses her sharp wits, perseverance, and great physical courage to overcome the most formidable challenges. With the security of the United States in jeopardy, Temper and astronaut Rowdy Marshall race against time to solve the puzzle created when mysterious e-mails anonymously sent to the Cyberspace Alliance for Electronic and Encryption Privacy by HANNIBAL warn of a conspiracy to take over the U.S. government. The cryptic clues and mystifying poems from this "Deep Throat" point Temper and Rowdy to Revolutionary War heroes and villains—to historical events that changed the future of mankind. But is HANNIBAL responsible for the mutilated bodies found near the White House?
In two short months the American people will cast their electronic ballots for President. Third party candidate Hannah Gates, creator of the Gustekey, intends to defeat President Walker and Wilky the Democrat to become our first woman President. Once the popular votes have been cast, what sinister machinations will envelop the Electoral College? How can our Founding Fathers help America avert a catastrophe? Temper and Rowdy set out to trace the clues and become entrapped in a terrorist plot that could kill tens of thousands and devastate much of the northeastern United States. Join Temper and Rowdy in their mission to protect America.