The (New) American Way

Book Cover



Mark R. Adams

  • -
  • Views

Submision Type



Adam Marsh writes a book about a fictitious military takeover of the United States government. When his book becomes a reality, he finds himself at the forefront of the coup. The results of his actions are controversial, to say the least.


Action,Drama,Political,Historical Fiction

Short Summary

Adam Marsh is at a book signing and is approached by an FBI agent who wants to take him to a meeting with some people sympathetic to his views on government. Little does he know, it is the military wanting to do exactly as his book describes. They offer him the job of Commander In Chief .


Washington DC

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions,Meaningful Message,Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Adam Marsh

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aggressive,Badass,Charming,Confident,Decisive,Engaging,Faithful,Gracious,Heartthrob,Heroic,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Masculine,Sexy,Patriotic,Religious,Blunt,Selfless,Outspoken,Skillful,Funny,Visionary,Romantic,Sarcastic,Secretive,Seductive,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: General Scot St. Claire

Age: 68

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive,Confident,Decisive,Heroic,Honorable,Leader,Masculine,Obedient,Patriotic,Blunt,Outspoken,Skillful,Funny,Visionary,Strong Moral Code,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Cindy Marsh

Age: 41

Gender: Female

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Charming,Empathetic,Faithful,Gracious,Heartthrob,Educated,Honorable,Modest,Obedient,Sexy,Selfless,Funny,Romantic,Seductive

Additional Character Details

Name: Jerry Mathis

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Charming,Faithful,Gracious,Honorable,Insecure,Modest,Obedient,Patriotic,Selfless,Funny

About The Author

Mark Adams is a former teacher and coach, now running his own company. Writing a book at age 64 is a new experience and totally unexpected. He wanted to warn the electorate of the dangers of government gridlock. This fictitious story of a military takeover of the US government was his way of making his voice heard. This is a story never told in this fashion, by a man with a ton of common sense. He wrote this story to make you think. He was successful !

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+,13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Gatekeeper Press

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available