Almost since the FBI was founded during the Teddy Roosevelt presidency in 1908, novelists and filmmakers alike have been cooking up fictional episodes of the legendary G-men. Some of these classic tales are tributes, and many more are conspiracy theories. More often than not in books about the FBI, the feds are positioned as the […]
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The Bottom Line: In Pine, Baldacci achieves his deepest characterization yet. Highly recommended. In Baldacci’s second Atlee Pine novel, the FBI agent explores the kidnapping and presumed death of her twin sister 30 years earlier. Like Harry Bosch in Michael Connelly’s similarly emotional crime thriller series, Pine decides to head back to the scene of […]
The Bottom Line: Legend David Baldacci delivers the goods with this new crime series. David Baldacci has launched many series in his storied career, and it’s too soon to say how his Aloysius Archer series will stack up. But based on the first entry, One Good Deed, it could shape up to be one of […]
The Bottom Line: Even when Baldacci isn’t at his best, he’s still one of the best in the business at cooking up complex whodunnits that keep you guessing until the very end. Convicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution–for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier–when he’s […]
It’s a prison unlike any other. Military discipline rules. Its security systems are unmatched. None of its prisoners dream of escaping. They know it’s impossible . . . until now. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1455521191″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51ZP%2Ba83p0L._SL160_.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”106″]John Puller’s older brother, Robert, was convicted of treason and national security crimes. […]
The book trailer for David Baldacci’s new spy thriller, Hell’s Corner, is a short spot featuring footage from Washington D.C.’s Lafayette Park, where his Camel Club book series began.