The Target

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 22, 2014 - Fiction - 432 pages
24 Reviews
The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.

Together, Robie and Reel's talents as assassins are unmatched. But there are some in power who don't trust the pair. They doubt their willingness to follow orders. And they will do anything to see that the two assassins succeed, but that they do not survive.

As they prepare for their mission, Reel faces a personal crisis that could well lead old enemies right to her doorstep, resurrecting the ghosts of her earlier life and bringing stark danger to all those close to her. And all the while, Robie and Reel are stalked by a new adversary: an unknown and unlikely assassin, a woman who has trained her entire life to kill, and who has her own list of targets--a list that includes Will Robie and Jessica Reel.

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Yet another established writer fails. - Goodreads
Baldacci is writing exciting thrillers. - Goodreads
For me that really slowed down the pace of the book. - Goodreads
The book suffered from too many plot lines. - Goodreads
Still, she is part of the secondary plot. - Goodreads

Review: The Target (Will Robie #3)

User Review  - Vicki Elia - Goodreads

Audiobook Review 3 Stars Why I even rated this three stars is perplexing -- perhaps because Baldacci's writing is tight and consistent, and he is generally a superb writer. But this story is a mess ... Read full review

Review: The Target (Will Robie #3)

User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

I love David Baldacci books. He is definitely one of my top three authors for crime novels. This one had a plot and lots of subplots, and it moved right along. I loved that. It kept me rooted in the ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

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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