Absolute Power

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Warner Books, 1996 - Fiction - 505 pages
501 Reviews

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night. Because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the President of the United States.


Luther Whitney is the career break-in artist who's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Alan Richmond is the charming U.S. President with the power to commit any crime. And Jack Graham is the young attorney, caught in a vortex between the absolute truth -- and...


A tale of greed, sex, ambition, and murder, this is the novel everyone has been talking about...the shattering, relentlessly suspenseful thriller that will change the way you think about Washington -- and power -- forever.

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This book had a great premise and overall was good. - Goodreads
Complicated but a page turner - Goodreads
Fast read with a few good plot twists! - Goodreads
David Baldacci is a brilliant writer. - Goodreads
Felt the ending was a bit abrupt... - Goodreads
I really liked the pace of this book. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Divyanshu Tripathi - Goodreads

Nice story. But couldn't care for the ending because I knew what it would be. A bumpy ride and anyone with a little more patience can easily enjoy it. Read full review

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User Review  - Vats - Goodreads

Good plot, but too long. Read full review

About the author (1996)

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.david-baldacci.com and his foundation at www.wishyouwellfoundation.org, and to look into its program to spread books across America at www.FeedingBodyandMind.com.

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