Books The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer Paperback, 464 pages, Gardners Books, List Price: $22.40 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Inner CircleAuthorBrad Meltzer Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Brad Meltzer's latest thriller is based on the premise that the president of the United States has a private ring of spies, passed on from one president to the next since George Washington's time. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Also by Brad Meltzer Heroes for My Son The President's Shadow The Book of Lies I Am Abraham Lincoln The Book of Fate Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Inner Circle New In Paperback History, With Heart: Cleopatra Reimagined, First Family Love Letters, All The President's Spies September 14, 2011 In fiction, Brad Meltzer imagines a presidential spy ring, and the latest installment in the popular Naruto manga series arrives. In nonfiction, Stacy Schiff reconstructs Cleopatra, Justice Stephen Breyer contemplates democracy, and Joseph Ellis finds an abiding love story in the letters of John and Abigail Adams.