King and Maxwell (King and Maxwell #6)

Publisher details

Author
David Baldacci
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genres
Crime Fiction, Thriller
Released
01 November, 2013

King and Maxwell (King and Maxwell #6)

Buy now

Retail partners

    Synopsis

    "Michelle had chased many things in her life. As a track star and later Olympic rower, she had constantly pitted herself against others in races. As a cop in Tennessee she had run down her share of felons fleeing the scenes of their crimes. As a Secret Service Agent she had been fleet of foot next to limos carrying important leaders.Tonight, though, she was competing against a long-legged teenager with the boundless energy and fresh knees of youth who had a substantial head start and was running like the devil was on his heels . . ."King and Maxwell encounter teenager Tyler Wingo when he has just received the tragic news that his soldier father has been killed in Afghanistan. But then Tyler receives an email from his father . . . after his supposed death.Sean and Michelle are hired to solve the mystery, and their investigation leads to deeper, even more troubling questions. Could Tyler's father really still be alive? Was his mission all that it seemed? Has Tyler's life been a lie, and could he be the next target?It's clear that King and Maxwell have stumbled upon something even more sinister when those in power seem intent on removing them at any cost. Determined to help and protect Tyler, their search for the truth takes them on a perilous journey which not only puts their lives at risk but arrives at a frightening conclusion. 'Baldacci inhabits the skin of his creations - tripping us up with unexpected empathy and subtle identification'  Sunday Express 'One of the world's biggest-selling thriller writers, Baldacci needs no introduction ... Brilliant plotting, heart-grabbing action and characters to die for'  Daily Mail 'As usual, Baldacci delivers the goods in fine style, with thrills and spills aplenty'  Independent on Sunday'Baldacci cuts everyone's grass - Grisham's, Ludlum's, even Patricia Cornwell's - and more than gets away with it'  People
    David Baldacci
    About the author

    David Baldacci

    David Baldacci is one of the world's bestselling and favourite thriller writers. With over 130 million copies in print, his books are published in over eighty territories and forty-five languages, and have been adapted for both feature-film and television. David is also the co-founder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation®, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across the US.

    Books by David Baldacci

    Related articles

    Better Reading BE: Books That Have Helped Us Recently

    BE

    14 October 2021

    Better Reading BE: Books That Have Helped Us Recently

      Podcast: John Safran on the Smoking Epidemic and the Rise of Vaping

      Podcast

      14 October 2021

      Podcast: John Safran on the Smoking Epidemic and the Rise of Vaping

        Live Book Event: Caroline Overington, Author of The Cuckoo's Cry

        News | Events & Festivals

        14 October 2021

        Live Book Event: Caroline Overington, Author of The Cuckoo's Cry

          You Can Now Buy Books Through the Better Reading Website

          News

          13 October 2021

          You Can Now Buy Books Through the Better Reading Website

            Podcast: Judy Nunn on Writing, Theatre and Showbusiness

            Podcast

            11 October 2021

            Podcast: Judy Nunn on Writing, Theatre and Showbusiness

              Colouring Activity: Horrible Harriet and the Terrible Tantrum by Leigh Hobbs

              News | Book Life

              11 October 2021

              Colouring Activity: Horrible Harriet and the Terrible Tantrum by Leigh Hobbs

              Live Book Event: Tricia Stringer, Author of Birds of a Feather

              News | Events & Festivals

              8 October 2021

              Live Book Event: Tricia Stringer, Author of Birds of a Feather

                Podcast: Tom Keneally on Exploring Rural Australia Through Fiction

                Podcast

                8 October 2021

                Podcast: Tom Keneally on Exploring Rural Australia Through Fiction

                  Podcast: Damien Cave on How Moving to Australia Changed His Relationship with Risk

                  Podcast

                  5 October 2021

                  Podcast: Damien Cave on How Moving to Australia Changed His Relationship with Risk

                    Podcast: Brendan Cowell on Acting, Writing and Everything In Between

                    Podcast

                    30 September 2021

                    Podcast: Brendan Cowell on Acting, Writing and Everything In Between

                      COMMENTS

                      Leave a Reply

                      Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *