By Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer--author of the number 1 New York Times bestseller The e-book of Fate--returns together with his such a lot exciting and emotionally strong novel to date.
In bankruptcy 4 of the Bible, Cain kills Abel. it's the world's most renowned homicide. however the Bible is silent approximately one key aspect: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. That weapon continues to be misplaced to history.
In 1932, Mitchell Siegel was once killed via 3 gunshots to his chest. whereas mourning, his son dreamed of a bulletproof guy and created the world's maximum hero: Superman. and prefer Cain's homicide weapon, the gun utilized in this unsolved homicide hasn't ever been found.
Today in castle Lauderdale, Florida, Cal Harper comes face-to-face together with his family's maximum mystery: his long-lost father, who is been shot with a gun that strains again to Mitchell Siegel's 1932 homicide. yet sooner than Cal can ask a unmarried query, he and his father are attacked via a ruthless killer tattooed with the anicent markings of Cain. And so starts off the chase for the world's first homicide weapon.
What does Cain, history's maximum villain, need to do with Superman, the world's maximum hero? And what do murders, dedicated hundreds of thousands of years aside, have in universal? this is often the secret on the center of Brad Meltzer's riveting and completely fascinating new mystery