“Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over
much too soon.”—The Washington Post Book
Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic
freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford
Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last
fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.
Riley, a teen orphan boy living in Victorian London, has
had the misfortune of being apprenticed to Albert Garrick, an
illusionist who has fallen on difficult times and now uses his
unique conjuring skills to gain access to victims' dwellings.
With the publication of his groundbreaking novels The Da Vinci
Code, The Lost Symbol, and Angels & Demons,
Dan Brown has become an international bestselling sensation,
seamlessly fusing codes, symbols, art, and history into riveting
thrillers that have captivated hundreds of millions of readers
around the world.
SOMETHING DARK AND EVIL HAS AWAKENED. . . .
Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and
shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she
is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled
with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets.
In Zurich . . . in Moscow . . . in Washington, D.C. . . . the
machinery has already been set in motion. In a quiet suburb, an odd
assortment of men and women gather for a momentous weekend. At
stake is nothing less than the very existence of the United States
of America—and, with it, the future of the entire free world.