The Escape Artist
In #1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer's new thriller, death is just another way to disappear. <p/>Two hours outside of Washington, DC is the mortuary for the U.S. government's most top-secret and high profile cases. America's most important funeral home. To work there, mortician ... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Conspiracies, Detective and mystery fiction, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
||Crime, Thriller & Adventure
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In #1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer's new thriller, death is just another way to disappear. <p/>Two hours outside of Washington, DC is the mortuary for the U.S. government's most top-secret and high profile cases. America's most important funeral home. To work there, mortician Jim Zig Zwicharowski has one rule: never let a case get personal. But when a new body arrives--of young female sergeant Nola Brown, who was a childhood friend of Zig's daughter--Zig can't help himself. Looking closely at Nola's body, he realizes immediately: this isn't Nola. Indeed, his daughter's friend is still alive. And on the run. Zig's discovery reveals a sleight of hand being played at the highest levels of power--and traces back through history to a man named Harry Houdini. Nola, you were right. Keep running.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||Bold....briskly paced....[Meltzer's] ability to expound on a historical footnote shines. <b><i><em>Miami Herald</em>, on THE INNER CIRCLE</b></i>
Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and seven other bestselling thrillers. In addition to his fiction, Brad is one of the only authors to ever have books on the bestseller list for nonfiction (History Decoded), advice (Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter), children's books (I Am Amelia Earhart and I Am Abraham Lincoln) and even graphic books (Justice League of America). He is also the host of Brad Meltzer's Decoded on the History Channel, and Brad Meltzer's Lost History on H2. He currently lives in Florida. You can find much more about him at BradMeltzer.com. You can also see what he's doing right now at Facebook.com/BradMeltzer and on Twitter @bradmeltzer.