The Sixth Man (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 19, 2011 - Fiction - 432 pages
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After the #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, Simple Genius, and First Family, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in their most shocking case: a high stakes struggle where the relentless needs of national security run up against the absolute limits of the human mind.

THE SIXTH MAN

Edgar Roy--an alleged serial killer held in a secure, fortress-like Federal Supermax facility-is awaiting trial. He faces almost certain conviction. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called in by Roy's attorney, Sean's old friend and mentor Ted Bergin, to help work the case. But their investigation is derailed before it begins--en route to their first meeting with Bergin, Sean and Michelle find him murdered.
It is now up to them to ask the questions no one seems to want answered: Is Roy a killer? Who murdered Bergin? With help from some surprising allies, they continue to pursue the case. But the more they dig into Roy's past, the more they encounter obstacles, half-truths, dead-ends, false friends, and escalating threats from every direction. Their persistence puts them on a collision course with the highest levels of the government and the darkest corners of power. In a terrifying confrontation that will push Sean and Michelle to their limits, the duo may be permanently parted.
  

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Interesting premise and good plot twist but still. - Goodreads
Awful, afwul, awful writing... - Goodreads
What fun to read, a real page turner. - Goodreads
Was A good plot very entertaining. - Goodreads
starts off slow; then the pace does pick up... - Goodreads
Luckily the story line is good and the ending exciting. - Goodreads

Review: The Sixth Man (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #5)

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A little rant on the entire Sean&Maxwell series follows. Spoilers spoilers spoilers spoilers. Dear Mr. Baldacci, You know some stuff about the workings of American government and its federal agencies ... Read full review

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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.

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