By Brad Meltzer
There's not anything extra mysterious than a locked field. no matter if it's a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the interior workings of a scientist's brain, or an underground legal mobile, there are those that will use any capacity essential to liberate the secrets and techniques of...THE secret BOX.
With this anthology, bestselling writer Brad Meltzer introduces twenty-one unique tales from today's such a lot in demand secret writers. In Laura Lippman's "Waco 1982," a tender reporter caught with a probably mundane task on lost-and-found containers unwittingly discovers a gloomy crime. In Joseph Finder's "Heirloom," a scheming neighbor frightens the recent couple at the block with an unnerving story of buried treasure. In R.L. Stine's "High Stakes," a guy on his honeymoon will get drawn right into a strange wager related to a coffin--a wager he may possibly pay for along with his life.
From the foothills of Mount Fuji to Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp, from a physics laboratory in wartime Leipzig to an strange health membership in Boca Raton, those occasionally terrifying, occasionally humorous, and constantly suspenseful stories will retain you riveted to the web page.
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