Zero Day (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Oct 31, 2011 - Fiction - 448 pages
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From David Baldacci--the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation.

And Zero Day is where it all begins....

John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has an indomitable spirit and an unstoppable drive to find the truth.

Now, Puller is called out on a case in a remote, rural area in West Virginia coal country far from any military outpost. Someone has stumbled onto a brutal crime scene, a family slaughtered. The local homicide detective, a headstrong woman with personal demons of her own, joins forces with Puller in the investigation. As Puller digs through deception after deception, he realizes that absolutely nothing he's seen in this small town, and no one in it, are what they seem. Facing a potential conspiracy that reaches far beyond the hills of West Virginia, he is one man on the hunt for justice against an overwhelming force.

David Baldacci is one of the world's favorite storytellers. His books are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with over 110 million copies in print. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at and his foundation at, and to look into its program to spread books across America at


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Entertaining, interesting plot. - Goodreads
Really complicated plot -- not a great ending. - Goodreads pace and good storyline. - Goodreads
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Review: Zero Day (John Puller #1)

User Review  - Francesco - Goodreads

Vote: 3,75 Class: L-B1 (FP) (First of the "Puller" books) This is a 'classic' Baldacci book: a good, fast-pacing thriller like many of his works; not one of his best (like the Camel Club) but very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marcia Welch liuzzo - Goodreads

Main character Puller is sent to West Virginia to investigate the death of an Army Officer who was visiting family. Lots of plot twists and turns here as Puller is sent alone with no "team" to help him. Lots of action and mystery. 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 and his foundation at

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