About the Author

Timothy P. Smith

TIMOTHY SMITH is the fourth generation of a distinguished American trade family that has served governors, senators, and presidents since the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, participating in projects such as the Jefferson Memorial, the National Museum of Art, and the Vice Presidential Residence. As a professional appraiser and conservator of artifacts and antiquities, Smith has discovered and recovered many priceless historical items. However, none have amazed and excited him like the “The Chamberlain key.” BOB HOSTETLER is the award-winning author of more than thirty books, including American Idols (The Worship of the American Dream) and the historical novel, Northkill. His books have sold over three million copies.