The Book of Lies by Brad MeltzerThe Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer

The Book of Lies

byBrad Meltzer

Mass Market Paperback | June 1, 2009

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Brad Meltzer--author of the #1New York TimesbestsellerThe Book of Fate--returns with his most thrilling and emotionally powerful novel to date.


In Chapter Four of the Bible, Cain kills Abel. It is the world's most famous murder. But the Bible is silent about one key detail: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. That weapon is still lost to history.

In 1932, Mitchell Siegel was killed by three gunshots to his chest. While mourning, his son dreamed of a bulletproof man and created the world's greatest hero: Superman. And like Cain's murder weapon, the gun used in this unsolved murder has never been found.

Until now.

Today in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Cal Harper comes face-to-face with his family's greatest secret: his long-lost father, who's been shot with a gun that traces back to Mitchell Siegel's 1932 murder. But before Cal can ask a single question, he and his father are attacked by a ruthless killer tattooed with the anicent markings of Cain. And so begins the chase for the world's first murder weapon.

What does Cain, history's greatest villain, have to do with Superman, the world's greatest hero? And what do two murders, committed thousands of years apart, have in common? This is the mystery at the heart of Brad Meltzer's riveting and utterly intriguing new thriller
Brad Meltzer is the author of sixNew York Timesbestselling thrillers:The TenthJustice, Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Zero Game, andTheBook of Fate. He is also the #1 bestselling author of the critically acclaimed comic booksIdentity CrisisandJustice League of America, and is the co-creator of the TV seriesJack & B...
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Title:The Book of LiesFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:464 pages, 7 × 4 × 1.25 inShipping dimensions:7 × 4 × 1.25 inPublished:June 1, 2009Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0446616141

ISBN - 13:9780446616140

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