First Family

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Grand Central Publishing, Mar 1, 2010 - Fiction - 656 pages
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Following the instant #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, and Simple Genius, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in David Baldacci's most heart-pounding thriller to date . . .

A daring kidnapping turns a children's birthday party at Camp David, the presidential retreat, into a national security nightmare.
Former Secret Service agents turned private investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell don't want to get involved. But years ago Sean King saved the First Lady's husband, then a senator, from political disaster. Now the president's wife presses Sean and Michelle into a desperate search to rescue a kidnapped child. With Michelle still battling her own demons, the two are pushed to the limit, with forces aligned on all sides against them--and the line between friend and foe impossible to define . . . or defend.

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Plot-wise, David Baldacci's First Family is very good. - Goodreads
I thought Plot Holes ran rampant in First Family. - Goodreads
Also as usual, there are two story lines. - Goodreads
Captivating, if just a little bit predictible, plot. - Goodreads
I cannot say much more without giving away the plot. - Goodreads

Review: First Family (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #4)

User Review  - Joseph Pacey - Goodreads

I gave his book 4-stars... but that is relative to books of this genre. I mean, after all, it's just a crime / action / thriller paperback type book. But we all need some of those in our lives, and I ... Read full review

Review: First Family (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #4)

User Review  - Susan McChesney - Goodreads

Another great book in the series by David Baldacci with the main characters of Michelle Maxwell and Sean King. This was the fourth of this series. I really enjoy reading about these two characters ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

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 and his foundation at

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