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Samples & prizing are provided by Grand Central Publishing

Presidents Shadow Brad Meltzer

Are you a fan of books that tell about political intrigue?  Or a History Channel junkie, like me?  Then, here is another giveaway that is sure to get you excited!  Most of you know I love shows like Scandal or that I love a good mystery, so it’s no surprise that we would be covering the release of ‘The President’s Shadow’, Brad Meltzer’s  newest release. Check out a bit of info about the book below.

About ‘The President’s Shadow’

Following The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin, #1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer returns with The President’s Shadow.

 

A severed arm, found buried in the White House Rose Garden. A lethal message with terrible consequences for the Presidency. And a hidden secret in one family’s past that will have repercussions for the entire nation.

To most, it looks like Beecher White has an ordinary job. A young staffer with the National Archives in Washington, D.C., he’s responsible for safekeeping the government’s most important documents . . . and, sometimes, its most closely held secrets.

But there are a powerful few who know his other role. Beecher is a member of the Culper Ring, a 200-year-old secret society founded by George Washington and charged with protecting the Presidency.

Now the current occupant of the White House needs the Culper Ring’s help. The alarming discovery of the buried arm has the President’s team in a rightful panic. Who buried the arm? How did they get past White House security? And most important: What’s the message hidden in the arm’s closed fist? Indeed, the puzzle inside has a clear intended recipient, and it isn’t the President. It’s Beecher, himself.

 

Ready to take another journey with Beecher White?

SCOUR THE CLUES with Brad Meltzer Prize Pack

05/21 – 06/21

SCOUR THE CLUES with @BradMeltzer Prize Pack #Giveaway

One (1) winner receives:

$100 Visa Gift Card

Season 1 of Decodedon DVD;

Plus copies of The Inner CircleThe Fifth Assassin, and The President’s Shadow.

Giveaway open to US addresses only.

Prizing and samples provided by Grand Central Publishing.

 

About the Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Inner CircleThe Book of Fate, and six other bestselling thrillers. His nonfiction books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter, were also New York Times bestsellers. He is the host of the History Channel series Brad Meltzer’s Decoded and the Eisner Award-winning writer of Justice League of America. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School, he currently lives in Florida.

Learn more at BradMeltzer.com

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#PresidentsShadow

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  • cynthiac

    I like learning about historical facts while being entertained with a mystery.

    • Me too, what’s your favorite time in history?

      • steve weber

        My favorite time in history would have to be the 1950s- 1960s.

        • Nice! Any reason in particular?

    • cynthiac

      I like Renaissance era stories. That was such a special time of art and learning and spectacular achievement.

  • dglitter

    Political intrigue is always exciting for me-it’s so current!

    • I agree, what other shows or books do you enjoy?

  • Jennifer Williams

    I love getting to think about events and people in new ways. It often opens up other lines of curiosity or viewpoints on similar things!

  • Dandi D

    I really enjoy any historical mystery books surrounding the Civil War era.

  • Dandi D

    Mystery is my favorite, but it’s even better if it is based on true events.

  • Jennifer Williams

    I love getting wrapped up in a good story, and it makes the actual historical facts stick better when I have an engaging narrative reference 🙂

  • mami2jcn

    I love historical stories because they’re based in reality.

  • lefty22

    I love finding out facts I didn’t know by reading the books, thanks!

  • Joe Jo

    I love historical facts and sites and learning new things about them to share with my family.

  • Natalie

    I enjoy reading about history because I can relate to the story better because it is based on true events.

  • steve weber

    I enjoy reading about history because what happened back then impacts what’s going on today.

    • Very true! What’s your favorite historical time?

  • rosannepm

    I like historical because it feels like I’m back in time when it was simpler and more romantic Rosanne

    • Ah yes, the romance! Some days I think dating was much easier back then LOL

  • Ashleigh H

    I am a history buff, so I love reading historical novels since it takes me back to those times!

  • sandra

    they just make you think, and they’re intriguing

  • Barrie

    I had an awesome history teacher in high school (before he died of a massive heart attack during spring break) and despite a not very good history teacher in college, I still love learning about history. Whenever we travel, we always have to tour whatever kind of history is available in the are we are in. I live in Kentucky that is rich in history and I love it! Always something new to learn!!

  • katklaw777

    I like a roller coaster ride and political thrillers deliver. I also like historical mysteries and find them an exciting read!

  • bunny455

    I love political thrillers because they make me think “what if!”

  • Dandi D

    They are definitely page turners and I usually learn a thing or two as well.

  • Mindi Eden

    LOVE Meltzer & would love to win this! Thanks!

    • Our pleasure! Always great when we get fans of something we’re giving away. What’s your favorite Meltzer book so far?

      • Mindi Eden

        The Tenth Justice & Fifth Assassin and ALL of them so far!!!

        • Awesome! 🙂 thanks for participating and sharing.

  • Pamela Gurganus

    Something I love about historical and political intrigue stores is learning about events, culture, etc. in those time periods I didn’t know about.

  • bn100

    the background

  • Susan Smith

    I love historical stories because it takes me back in time.

    • How magical books can be for this 🙂

  • wildflower00

    I love learning new things about our history. The clothing was flowing and the times were nicer

    • YES! Some days I wish I could rock Victorian style dresses now, LOL

  • erin fesperman

    Every day I try to learn at least one new thing, especially when it comes to history and politics!

    • Definitely, thanks for your support. Any other books or shows you enjoy that are political/historical?

  • Dorothy J Boucher

    I love learning and also sharing what I have learned, History is definitely on my top list , I want to know the true fact what they want you to know but everything around it also..

    • Me too! Are there any other series or shows you keep up with?

  • gannyofshy

    I love being able to learn about past Presidents , Civil Wars, and anything that can inspire me

    • I love political intrigue stories for sure 🙂

  • Dorothy J Boucher

    if its on history channel or H2 or military ch and tons of cnn loll I love finding out about how the we became us USA and so much more

  • Sue M.

    I’m very interested in learning about history and how people lived in the past without all the technology we have today.

  • Sue Mo

    They have unique pieces

  • Cindy Conner Bowling

    I learn a lot by reading historical stories.

  • Shayler Coultes

    I don’t want to win this is the greatest giveaway thanks for all the hard work and keep on rockin

  • Andrea B Cofman

    Everything that is in the Store or online is Original & or Unique

  • Pam Halligan

    I enjoy learning about people and events from history.

  • mary czerczyk

    I have always been interested in history and the story of peoples lifes.

  • Carolyn Massey

    I enjoy the History channel and also reading about history. A good book gets you thinking and takes you back in time. Enjoy plots that are original.

  • kittylout

    I enjoy things about the civil war

  • angelam

    I have always been fascinated with all things historical and I know our history books are not accurate in many cases. I love finding out new info and sharing it with my children. =)

  • lefty22

    I love that you can learn so much from them, thanks!

  • Jennifer williams

    I love the passion authors bring to these types of stories. The amount of work the research is goes beyond a regular novel.

  • Lisa Coomer Queen

    I have always loved historical books. History and Politicians = great reads!

  • Melissa

    I love historical books because there is always something to learn!

  • Deb Pelletier

    I like history and romance novels.

  • bellagirl07

    I enjoy reading historical books because I always learn something that I didn’t know before.
    heather hgtempaddy@hotmail.com

  • Ronald Oliver

    I enjoy hearing/reading the various historical stories, even though they may not be 100% entirely accurate. At least I feel like the gist of the different stories are true.

  • Elizabeth Towns

    Whenever I read a novel that has any historical significance, I can place it within the context of that time politically, socially and economically. It adds so much to the story for me and gives a fuller, richer look at the period, whether fiction or non fiction.

  • Dandi D

    I always have a hard time putting down a good political thriller.

  • Alison Tolar

    I like that the books make history more interesting and I usually learn a bit about the period.

  • Mindi Eden

    Love books & would love to win!!

  • amweeks

    Political intrigue is my FAVORITE genre of books! It takes me back to my days of living & working in DC (although I never did any of those spy kind of things you find in the books!). Would love to win this prize & read these…and watch the DVD…and spend the gift card (probably on even more books!)

  • Lisa

    I love historical books because I love reimagining history.

  • Betty Ramsey

    I love a good mystery/thriller and the political aspect adds to the shivers!

  • Bing

    I love historical settings for romance or mystery.

  • bunny455

    I love reading in general!

  • Stephanie Bondlow

    I really like to read and want to add to my summer list.

  • Vickie Couturier

    takes me back in time where life was quieter ,no electronics

  • Jack Przybylski Jr.

    Realizize that people are still people, we haven’t changed even with technology

  • Irene

    I enjoy political intrigue stories especially when they make me think about what was, what could have been or what really happened that we don’t know about since the government frequently doesn’t tell us the truth.

  • Felecia L.S.

    I enjoy a good mystery and with Brad Meltzer, you not only get a good mystery, but someone who takes you step by step and makes sense of it all.

  • Sue Mo

    I love the unique pieces they have

  • mysweetiepiepie

    I love to read an a good mystery is my favorite read.

  • denise low

    I like reading because it let’s me visit other places.

  • Dandi D

    These books like something I would really enjoy reading!

  • kymnasium

    I like reading a story that has alot of twist and turns especially with political, there is always a trail that keeps on going leading to something mind blowing!

  • Sue Mo

    I love the unique pieces they have

  • ashleigh walter

    I love anything historical and reading in general. Reading about it takes me to another place and I love that about books.

  • Susan Pertierra

    Historically correct novels fascinate me, especially 1700s and earlier in Europe and America.

  • Breanna Danielle Pollard

    I love all the history!

  • Mindi Eden

    Great Stories + Great Writer = Great reading experience!

  • Dandi D

    I especially like thrillers from the Civil War period.

  • ashleigh walter

    I enjoy the history books because it teaches me more about the past that I don’t know.

  • rajee

    I love to tour museum to learn more about History

  • Linda Meranda

    Always fascinating new things to learn no matter how old you are.

  • dheath3

    History lays the coarse to the future

  • Dorothy J Boucher

    America UnEarthed is another Favorite of mine.. love the mystery of finding something about the Country..

  • Dorothy J Boucher

    I don’t know if anyone watches Brad Meltzer’s Lost History, this is another great show to watch..

  • SWEETHOME

    I watch Brad Meltzer and his shoe Decoded

  • mecarolks

    I love the unique pieces they have

  • Evelyn Chuter

    I have been a lover of true historical stories all my life. I also took Ancient History in school. The History Channel is my favorite channel and I love all Brad Meltzer’s shows. What I love about history is the difference in the people acted back then as compared to now. How they lived and the tools they used to survive and I could go on and on. But i won’t.

  • Susan Pertierra

    History museums and stories are some of my favorites.

  • Dandi D

    I really like historical thrillers and mysteries.

  • sandra

    just intriguing stuff

  • Mary Songer

    I love the intricate plots. Especially historical thrillers that use actual places, people, and events. I read for enjoyment but also love it when I learn something too.

  • Sue Mo

    I love how they have things u can’t find in other places

  • Susan Pertierra

    I like historical mysteries and thrillers that are accurate even if the characters have been fictionalized.

  • Dandi D

    I really like how a good political thriller can keep be on the edge of my seat.

  • Mindi Eden

    This is a GREAT giveaway & would love to win this! Big Meltzer fan!

  • David Fultner

    I love watching/reading about history.

  • Natalie

    I love to read about history to see what life was like back then

  • Darla Kidder

    I love to read about Arizona history and how bad the Native Americans were treated.

  • Dandi D

    I really any kind of mystery that is set in the civil war era.

  • David Fultner

    I love Texas history.

  • Carol Smith

    Its always fun learning something new in historical writings!

  • mstavros2

    learning from history is our path forward.

  • Susan Pertierra

    Historical thrillers are one of my favorite genres.

  • amy tolley

    i love learning about history and all the battles everyone has with different looks on history

  • Dandi D

    Civil war history combined with a good story is what I like!

  • Carol Smith

    Love reading and learning about history of New England!

  • Jessica Menster

    I love Brad Meltzer’s shows! It is amazing what history has hidden and how much is left to discover! I enjoy anything related to the history of our world, and especially the history of our great nation!

  • David Fultner

    I love to read up on Russian history.

  • Dandi D

    When I’m reading a good mystery, I like to learn a few things about history too.

  • Mindi Eden

    Super Giveaway! I have been reading since I was 3!

  • beccdee

    I love learning about the past! Rebecca Kellerman kellermanr@vcu.edu

  • beccdee

    Thanks for the great giveaway! – Rebecca Kellerman kellermanr@vcu.edu

  • Carol Smith

    Love any historical mytery or thriller.

  • Jessica Menster

    I love historical stories/novels because even if they are historical fiction (my favorite genre!), they almost always have some source of historical truth about them, and that, to me, is fascinating!

  • David Fultner

    I love to find new edges to stories.

  • bunny455

    I love reading Stephen King!

  • Susan Pertierra

    Historical thrillers and mysteries are some of my favorites!

  • Darla Kidder

    I also love to read about California history and the Gold Rush.

  • Dandi D

    I really like Civil War mysteries.

  • bgsmama

    i enjoy any historical novels, especially those centered around world war II

  • Natalie

    I love to read books that were set in the 1700s

  • Brad Wilson

    Nice giveaway 😀

  • Daniel M

    always like reading about the past in places i’ve visited

  • amy tolley

    love reading aout true events in life and in time

  • beccdee

    Rebecca Kellerman, kellermanr@vcu.edu I enjoy seeing how history repeats itself.

  • David Fultner

    I like WW1 stories, because there are so few.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I love to read the historical thrillers.

  • beccdee

    I love to read historical books set during the Civil War. – Rebecca Kellerman kellermanr@vcu.edu

  • Daniel M

    always like reading about places I’ve been

  • lauriedamrose

    I like reading about historical places.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love reading political thrillers.

  • David Fultner

    I am really into the scotts latley.

  • Gloria J Tiner

    learn something new every time i read

  • Susan Pertierra

    I love learning about history and historical novels make it more interesting.

  • Irina Stiles

    I love reading memoirs that involve history, love novels that describe different countries during different periods in history, for example, by Barbara Kingsolver, Arthur Golden, Elizabeth Kostova, etc.

  • Cyndi Parrish

    LEASRNING IS FOREVER

  • Dandi D

    I really enjoy a good political thriller.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    My dad is a great history buff. I love listening to him talk about history.

  • wilma2389

    Political thrillers are my favorite genre of books.

  • Natalie

    I love reading books that keep me at the edge of my seat.

  • robertedwards

    history repeats itself…we need to learn from it

  • David Fultner

    I like all kinds of history reads.

  • Dandi D

    I always like to learn something when I’m reading a good mystery.

  • Natalie

    I like reading political thrillers because it keeps me interested in reading

  • Nicole Carter Weasley

    I like learn new things about history.
    Nicole Carter

  • mysweetiepiepie

    I love historical dramas and mysteries.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love history.

  • Karine Martin

    Would love to read those books, i love reading very much.

  • Cheri Oggy

    You can always learn something new about history!

  • sandra

    I like the different conspiracy theories

  • patty wright

    I love political thrillers.

  • Lizee McMillian

    Makes history exciting!

  • Ronald Oliver

    I like that they offer more than what was taught in history class.

  • kymnasium

    History is amazing without it we don’t know where we are from or who we came from, so very important to know your History!

  • Gloria J Tiner

    IF HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF SHOULD WE NOT LEARN FROM IT?

  • Susan Pertierra

    Books like this make history more interesting.

  • David Fultner

    I love early American history.

  • Dandi D

    Historical fiction is my favorite thing to read.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love history.

  • Dandi D

    I really enjoy war time novels.

  • Natalie Carlson Brown

    I watch History channel quite often so, yes, I’m always intrigued with historical stories. Add in the corruptness of politics and it’s always a winner!

  • David Fultner

    I think history has the best stories.

  • Tiffany Pugh

    Oh this book looks like it would be a great read!

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I very much love fiction.

  • Dandi D

    Any book that is set in the Civil War period peaks my interest.

  • David Fultner

    I love books from WW1.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I like historical thrillers and mystery. They seem more interesting with history thrown in there.

  • Natalie

    I love reading about history because we learn so much from our past

  • Dandi D

    I like any kind of political thriller.

  • David Fultner

    I love house of cards.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love fiction.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I wasn’t into political stories until House of Cards got me hooked.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love political thrillers.

  • David Fultner

    I love spy stories in history.

  • Susan Pertierra

    Political intrigue and thrillers are some of my favorites.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I’m always intrigued with political and historical stories.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love fiction and history. I am not a fan of horror.

  • Dandi D

    I really like thrillers set in the Civil War era.

  • Gloria J Tiner

    IF HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF SHOULD WE NOT LEARN FROM IT?

  • tuffynuf

    Love anything from Brad!

  • David Fultner

    I love he’s decoded stuff.

  • Dandi D

    I like a political thriller that can keep me on the edge of my seat.

  • Karen Drake

    I love historical novels because I like knowing what it was like to live in past times.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I like to read historical novels to find out more about history.

  • David Fultner

    I love medieval war stories.

  • Dandi D

    I like reading historical fiction on a cold winter day!

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love reading fiction an history.

  • I would totally love these books. I watch his show Decoded.

  • David Fultner

    I like stories about the crusades.

  • bunny455

    I love books about the First Ladies! Mary Todd Lincoln…whoah!

  • Jerrica Evans

    I love reading historical novels because I can learn more about history and you can never know too much.

  • Dandi D

    I always enjoy a good book about the Civil War period.

  • Natalie

    I love how I have to figure out a puzzle when I read mysteries.

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love reading about our history.

  • David Fultner

    I like stories about asian history.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I love historical thrillers!

  • Dandi D

    I would really enjoy reading this series I think!

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love reading history.

  • David Fultner

    I love any war story.

  • Molli Vandehey

    i love how they always seem relevant and pertinenet even if times have changed, its just amazing!

  • yellowlabs

    I like how I learn about history as I read.

  • I like this kind of stuff and love his tv show Decoded.

  • Dandi D

    I like to read about fictional characters in real events.

  • Stacy

    I have a degree in political science so I find all of it fascinating!

  • Mindi Eden

    I love books & always have since I was reading at 4 yrs old! Great giveaway!

  • Janice

    One of my favorite authors. Would be quite a coup to receive 4 of his works!

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I like to read about history.

  • Barrie

    With political intrigue books, I like learning about real history.

  • Susan Smith

    I love reading about history I always learn something new.

  • bunny455

    I love true crime books!

  • David Fultner

    I love stories that are political.

  • Susan Pertierra

    I like real events with fictional people based on history.

  • Jane Ritz

    I have always loved historical fiction. It’s my favorite genre.

  • Irene

    It’s always fun to read fiction about historical events. As secretive as the government is, you never know the speculation may just be true.

  • slehan

    I like historical perspectives.
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

  • kristenhendricks

    A couple of the things I love about historical or political intrigue stories is how they can typically get people to look at historical events and political figures differently than they already do and how they usually encourage readers to be more open-minded and imaginative. Thanks for the fantastic opportunity to win!

  • AmandaSakovitz

    I think its interesting and sad when history repeats itself

  • Mindi Eden

    Would love to have at least one Meltzer autographed book!

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I like to read about our history.

  • Susan Pertierra

    Historically correct novels are a good way to learn about history we may have missed or never learned about.

  • David Fultner

    Historically books make raw history fun.

  • Jessica Menster

    I love historical stories because it makes you feel like you could have been there too!

  • bunny455

    Historical novels are the perfect way to escape for a few hours each day.

  • Sharon Braswell

    I love that code talkers used their knowledge of Native American languages as a basis to transmit coded messages during World War II.The Navajo code is the only spoken military code never to have been deciphered.

  • Nancy

    I love historical fiction that contains enough facts that the fiction is somewhat believable. I’ve read and enjoyed a number of Brad Meltzer’s books.

  • Crossing my fingers. Would love to read these. My son would too.