Over twenty four attempts of assassination have been made on the President of the United States, John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald among the most notable. Only four have succeeded. Now, Beecher White, protagonist of The Inner Circle (a New York Times best seller), learns of a new murderer in Washington, D.C. who is trying to methodically piece together the former assassination attempts of the four killers who succeeded. They are known to historians as the four lone wolves, but, what if they weren't working alone?
Soon Beecher will find out what really happen during the last century. Perhaps these four were joined in a single purpose, but what was it? Who was putting them to work? Will they attempt another assassination? Beecher must be careful as he gets closer, even face-to-face, with the fifth assassin.
Brad Meltzer was born in 1970 is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, television and comic books. He is known for his award winning comics and for his best selling political thrillers. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and then moved to South Florida. He befriended another comic book writer and artist and worked in sales for a comic company during the day, while at night he wrote his first novel. He also received a law degree from Columbia Law School. Meltzer has worked with various intelligence agencies to brainstorm new avenues that terrorists might take against the U.S. His first book for his son reached the New York Times best seller list.
From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, there have been more than
two dozen assassination attempts on the President of the United States.
Four have been successful.
But now, Beecher White—the hero of the #1 New York Times bestseller
The Inner Circle—discovers a killer in Washington, DC, who’s
meticulously re-creating the crimes of these four men. Historians have branded
them as four lone wolves—but what if they were wrong?
Beecher is about to discover the truth: that during the course of a hundred
years, all four assassins were secretly working together. What was their
purpose? For whom do they really work? And why are they planning to kill the
Beecher is about to
find out. And most terrifyingly, he’s about to come face-to-face with the fifth
assassin. Download and start listening now!