Author Brad Meltzer talks about 'The Fifth Assassin' - Fox 2 News Headlines

Author Brad Meltzer talks about 'The Fifth Assassin'

Posted: Updated:

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -- Since George Washington was elected in 1788, there have been more than two dozen assassination attempts on the President of the United States. Four have been successful.

Now, in the second installment of the Culper Ring Trilogy, THE FIFTH ASSASSIN from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer, national archivist Beecher White is faced with a serial killer who is meticulously recreating the crimes of those four assassins: John Wilkes Booth, Charles Guiteau, Leon Czolgosz and Lee Harvey Oswald.

Learn more by clicking the video player.

Online: bradmeltzer.com

  • Alan LeeAlan LeeMore>>

  • Award-winning Screenwriter and Producer Terry Hayes debuts literary thriller 'I Am Pilgrim.'

    'Mad Max 2' Screenwriter pens first fiction

    'Mad Max 2' Screenwriter pens first fiction

    Friday, May 30 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-05-30 13:29:45 GMT
    (Random House) Can you commit the perfect crime?Pilgrim is the codename for a man who doesn't exist. The adopted son of a wealthy American family, he once headed up a secret espionage unit for US intelligence. Before he disappeared into anonymous retirement, he wrote the definitive book on forensic criminal investigation.But that book will come back to haunt him. It will help NYPD detective Ben Bradley track him down.And it will take him to a rundown New York hotel room where the body of a wo...
    (Random House) Can you commit the perfect crime?Pilgrim is the codename for a man who doesn't exist. The adopted son of a wealthy American family, he once headed up a secret espionage unit for US intelligence. Before he disappeared into anonymous retirement, he wrote the definitive book on forensic criminal investigation.But that book will come back to haunt him. It will help NYPD detective Ben Bradley track him down.And it will take him to a rundown New York hotel room where the body of a wo...
  • Twitter creator Jack Dorsey praises Detroit's entrepreneurial spirit

    Twitter creator Jack Dorsey praises Detroit's entrepreneurial spirit

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 8:52 AM EDT2013-09-18 12:52:32 GMT
    Twitter creator and Square CEO Jack Dorsey was in Detroit to help small businesses connect, collaborate and strengthen their communities.
    Twitter creator and Square CEO Jack Dorsey was in Detroit to help small businesses connect, collaborate and strengthen their communities.
  • Alan Lee's 'Sandstorm' on bookshelves now

    Alan Lee's 'Sandstorm' on bookshelves now

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 6:44 AM EDT2013-06-04 10:44:51 GMT
    FOX 2 News Morning anchor Alan Lee is out with his debut novel, "Sandstorm." Find out how you can purchase the novel and meet Alan during several scheduled book signings.
    FOX 2 News Morning anchor Alan Lee is out with his debut novel, "Sandstorm." Find out how you can purchase the novel and meet Alan during several scheduled book signings.
  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • St. Clair Riverfest July 25-27

    St. Clair Riverfest July 25-27

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:54:46 GMT
    Chuck and Kellie Broaddus, owners of Broadco Property Restoration in Clinton Township, join "The Nine" to talk about the St. Clair Riverfest. The 9th Annual Meijer St. Clair Riverfest runs from July 25-27, the festival runs in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of the St. Clair River Classic Offshore Powerboat Race.
    Chuck and Kellie Broaddus, owners of Broadco Property Restoration in Clinton Township, join "The Nine" to talk about the St. Clair Riverfest. The 9th Annual Meijer St. Clair Riverfest runs from July 25-27, the festival runs in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of the St. Clair River Classic Offshore Powerboat Race.
  • JOB SHOP: The DOPE Project for Youth

    JOB SHOP: The DOPE Project for Youth

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:17:02 GMT
    The DOPE Project (TDP) is not a typical boring lecture, or a traditional class, it instead allows kids to interact with business leaders and professionals as if they are in the real workplace.
    The DOPE Project (TDP) is not a typical boring lecture, or a traditional class, it instead allows kids to interact with business leaders and professionals as if they are in the real workplace.
  • Out and About: Goldfish Swim School

    Out and About: Goldfish Swim School

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:49:09 GMT
    Fox 2's Jessica Starr took her son Noah out and about to check out the Goldfish Swim School.
    Fox 2's Jessica Starr took her son Noah out and about to check out the Goldfish Swim School.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices