"The lineup of writers who have contributed to this mystery is akin to the ‘Murderer’s Row’ of the 1927 New York Yankees. There is not a weak spot in the bunch.” —David Baldacci, from the Introduction
"Twenty-six fantastic writers + one good cause = irresistible mystery nirvana." —Lee Child
“Brilliant…. If you like your mysteries smart, with a great twist, then you must read this book.” —Linda Fairstein
"Wow, what a line up! You can't go wrong here." —Michael Connelly
“Chapters by famous mystery writers make new novel a knockout.” --Chicago Tribune
About the Author
David Baldacci is a worldwide bestselling novelist. With his books published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, and with over 110 million copies in print, he is one of the world's favorite storytellers. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at www.DavidBaldacci.com, and his foundation at www.WishYouWellFoundation.org, and to look into its program to spread books across America at www.FeedingBodyandMind.com.
Sandra Brown is the author of fifty-seven New York Times
bestsellers, including Smoke Screen
Brown began her writing career in 1981 and since then has published over seventy novels, most of which remain in print. As of 1990, when Mirror Image
made the New York Times
bestseller list, each subsequent novel, including reprints of earlier books, have become Times
bestsellers. Sandra and her husband, Michael Brown, live in Arlington, Texas.R.L. Stine
, author of the multimillion-selling Goosebumps and Fear Street
series, lives in New York City with his wife, Jane, an editor and publisher, and their dog, Minnie. Visit RLStine.com.
Jeffery Deaver is the author of two collections of short stories and twenty-eight suspense novels. He is best known for his Kathryn Dance and Lincoln Rhyme thrillers, most notably The Bone Collector
, which was made into a feature starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. His many awards include the Novel of the Year at the International Thriller Writers’ Awards in 2009 for his standalone novel The Bodies Left Behind
. The latest entries in the Lincoln Rhyme series are The Cold Moon
, The Broken Window
, and The Burning Wire
Deaver has been nominated for seven Edgar Awards by the Mystery Writers of America, an Anthony Award and a Gumshoe Award. He was recently short-listed for the ITV3 Crime Thriller Award for Best International Author. His books are sold in 150 countries and translated into twenty-five languages. He lives in North Carolina.