Saturday, December 19, 2009
The Book Of Fate by Brad Meltzer
Title: The Book Of Fate
Genre: Fiction, Thriller
Publisher: Warner Vision
Release Date: May 1, 2007
Finished: November 2009
My Thoughts: A secret service agent,Wes Halloway, was shot in the face during what looked like an attempt to assassinate the president. Wes survived, but another agent, Boyle, was killed. Eight years later, Wes is still a secret service agent for the now former president and literally runs into a living agent Boyle. After years of blaming himself for the Boyle's death, Wes will do anything to unravel what really went on the day of the shooting, even if it endangers his life and others.
A well-written mystery, it was interesting watching the puzzles come together. Although I think the title is a little misleading; the Book of Fate is only mentioned about twice, and I thought there was going to be maybe a little something paranormal about the book. Turns out there is no real Book of Fate. It's just something a crazy person mentions. So I was a little bit of disappointed, but it was a somewhat entertaining book.
About the Author: Brad Meltzer is a New York Times best selling author. While researching this book, he got some help from former Presidents Clinton and Bush Sr. Here's his website, http://www.bradmeltzer.com