By Brad Meltzer
A severed arm, came upon buried within the White condominium Rose Garden.
A deadly message with bad outcomes for the Presidency.And a hidden mystery in a single family's previous that may have repercussions for the full nation.[b]Following The internal Circle and The 5th Assassin, no 1 bestselling writer Brad Meltzer returns with . . . THE PRESIDENT'S SHADOWThere are tales nobody is aware. Hidden tales. i locate these tales for a living.To so much, it seems like Beecher White has a standard activity. a tender staffer with the nationwide information in Washington, D.C., he's chargeable for safekeeping the government's most crucial files . . . and, occasionally, its such a lot heavily held secrets.But there are a strong few who recognize his different function. Beecher is a member of the Culper Ring, a 200-year-old mystery society based by means of George Washington and charged with conserving the Presidency.Now the present occupant of the White condo wishes the Culper Ring's aid. The alarming discovery of the buried arm has the President's crew in a rightful panic. Who buried the arm? How did they get earlier White residence safety? And most crucial: What's the message hidden within the arm's closed fist? certainly, the puzzle inside of has a transparent meant recipient, and it isn't the President. It's Beecher, himself.Beecher's research will take him again to at least one of our country's maximum secrets and techniques and element him towards the lengthy, rigorously hidden fact concerning the such a lot stunning historical past of all: relatives heritage.
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De Sade turned. One of the smart suits stood there, the guy. “And you’d want to know because, why? ” The man smiled and produced his badge. “FBI Special Agent Davies, New York Field Office. ” De Sade knew he was on shaky ground if it came to a jurisdictional fight, serial killings often became the province of the FBI. Davies understood the situation too. ” That was encouraging, de Sade thought. So what did they really want? The second victim, Emily Johannsen had pointed them in the direction of a Russian connection.
Agent Ward mentioned it earlier. You’re suggesting that he signs his own signature to the murders, that’s quite a jump. Kind of like holding up his hand and saying ‘look, everybody, this is my handiwork’. It’s too pat, too easy. ” “Wait until you meet him, he’s an arrogant son of a bitch. He thinks he’s cleverer than all of us, he can do whatever he wants. Look at Dennis Rader, another arrogant SOB, he was undone by his arrogance. ” De Sade remembered the case. Rader couldn’t stand someone else taking his credit.
It also worked away some of the tension of the day. De Sade finished off with a hard twenty minutes on the treadmill and rinsed off the last of the day’s woes in an ice-cold shower. Then he settled in his armchair with a book and another Schneider Kristall beer. It was a book about chess, or rather about a chess player. It was time to beat Samuel Aaronssen at his own game, maybe Fischer had some tips for him. The book was entitled ‘Endgame, Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall’. Supposedly it unlocked the mind of the chess wizard, what made the eccentric genius tick and more importantly, what his winning secrets were.