A two-hundred-year-old code devised by Thomas Jefferson becomes the key to a present-day conspiracy at the highest levels of Washington and the power elite of Palm Beach.
"Fans of thrillers that reach far back into history will be, well, . . . thrilled." - Booklist.
"While readers looking for efficient plotting may be disappointed, Meltzer's many fans will enjoy this substantial meal of a book." - PW.
"Every ingredient is perfect except for clear plotting, credible threats and characters (and a conspiracy) worth caring about. How successful will Meltzer's fumbling knockoff be? If the Masons sell half as well as Mary Magdalene and Opus Dei, expect follow-ups starring the ACLU, the Rotarians and the Mickey Mouse Club."
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Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including the #1 The Book of Fate, as well The Tenth Justice, Dead Even, The Zero Game and The Book of Lies. He is the Eisner Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed comic book, Justice League of America. His first non-fiction book, Heroes For My Son, is a collection of heroes from Jim Henson to Rosa Parks -- that hes been working on since the day his son was born. His books have spent months on the bestseller lists, and been translated into over 25 languages.
Raised in Brooklyn and Miami, Meltzer is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His newest book, The Book of Lies, is about the missing murder weapon that Cain used to kill Abel, as well as the unsolved murder of ...
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