The Target

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 29, 2014 - Fiction - 688 pages
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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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User Review  - Alan1946 - LibraryThing

The Target by David Baldacci (3rd in the Will Robie Series) 4.5 stars. Amazon Description. Government operatives Will Robie and Jessica Reel are faced with a lethal mission in The Target, from best ... Read full review

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User Review  - clsnyder - LibraryThing

Hideous. Makes Tom Clancy look like Ernest Hemingway. Completely rips off other authors in most of his books (Lee Child, Vince Flynn, etc). Tin ear for dialog (the anti-Elmore Leonard). Plot ridiculous, cardboard characters. Other than that, excellent. 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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