Synopses & Reviews
The world can change forever in a single...
Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment, and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. And the candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge.
Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making-and are a long way from over...
She lends an appropriate accent and inflection to the way LuAnn speaks before and after she becomes affluent. The narrator successfully manages to translate it into suspense through her speech and keeps the listener breathless with her flawless pacing and emotional pitch.
- Baldacci's most recent thriller, Last Man Standing (Warner, 11/01), hit #3 on the New York Times bestseller list and reached #1 in paperback. There are more than two million combined copies in print. Absolute Power (Warner, 1996), Baldacci's phenomenal debut, netted over 1.8 million copies and became a successful film starring Clint Eastwood.- David Baldacci's novels are published in over 30 languages in more than 80 countries. There are more than 30 million copies in print worldwide.
About the Author
David Baldacci lives with his family in Virginia. He and his wife have founded the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He invites you to visit him at www.davidbaldacci.com and his foundation at www.wishyouwellfoundation.org.