The Book of Fate
By Brad Meltzer
(Grand Central Publishing, Mass Market Paperback, 9780446612128, 640pp.)
Publication Date: April 2007
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"Six minutes from now, one of us would be dead. None of us knew it was coming."
So says Wes Holloway, a young presidential aide, about the day he put Ron Boyle, the chief executive's oldest friend, into the president's limousine. By the trip's end, a crazed assassin would permanently disfigure Wes and kill Boyle. Now, eight years later, Boyle has been spotted alive. Trying to figure out what really happened takes Wes back into disturbing secrets buried in Freemason history, a decade-old presidential crossword puzzle, and a two-hundred-year-old code invented by Thomas Jefferson that conceals secrets worth dying for.
Brad Meltzer is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. He lives in Miami with his wife and three children.
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