By David Baldacci
Following the moment number 1 big apple occasions bestseller uncomplicated Genius, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell go back in David Baldacci's such a lot heart-pounding mystery up to now . . .
It begun with what appeared like a typical children's party. family and friends accumulated to rejoice. there have been balloons and cake, video games and gifts.
This get together, in spite of the fact that, was once faraway from usual. It used to be held at Camp David, the presidential retreat. And it ended with a bold kidnapping . . . which right away became a countrywide safety nightmare.
Sean King and Michelle Maxwell weren't trying to get entangled. As former mystery carrier brokers became deepest investigators, that they had no cause to be. The FBI doesn't wish them interfering. yet years in the past, Sean King stored the 1st Lady's husband, then a senator, from political catastrophe. Now, Sean is the single individual the 1st woman trusts, and she or he presses Sean and Michelle into the determined seek to rescue the kidnapped child.
With Michelle nonetheless struggling with her personal demons, and forces aligned on both sides opposed to her and Sean, the 2 are driven to absolutely the restrict. within the race to avoid wasting an blameless sufferer, the road among buddy and foe becomes most unlikely to outline . . . or shield.
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First Family (King & Maxwell, Book 4) by David Baldacci