Split Second

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Grand Central Publishing, Sep 1, 2004 - Fiction - 512 pages
23 Reviews
The world can change forever in a single...


Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment, and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. And the candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge.

Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making-and are a long way from over...

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His writing is crisp, plot driven, with lots of dialog. - Goodreads
The journey to the ending was fun. - Goodreads
There's a good plot, with twists and turns. - Goodreads
He knows pacing and dialogue. - Goodreads

Review: Split Second (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #1)

User Review  - Leew49 - Goodreads

This is the first novel in Baldacci's popular King and Maxwell series that was the inspiration for a short-lived TV series. Consistent with a theme in many of Baldacci's books, the protagonists are ... Read full review

Review: Split Second (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #1)

User Review  - Luffy Monkey D. - Goodreads

What can be said about Split Second that hasn't been said already? Plenty, actually. Both good and bad stuff. All the things that are the hallmarks of Baldacci are present, but in lesser and more ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

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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