First Family

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Grand Central Publishing, Mar 1, 2010 - Fiction - 656 pages
21 Reviews
Following the instant #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, and Simple Genius, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in David Baldacci's most heart-pounding thriller to date . . .

A daring kidnapping turns a children's birthday party at Camp David, the presidential retreat, into a national security nightmare.
Former Secret Service agents turned private investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell don't want to get involved. But years ago Sean King saved the First Lady's husband, then a senator, from political disaster. Now the president's wife presses Sean and Michelle into a desperate search to rescue a kidnapped child. With Michelle still battling her own demons, the two are pushed to the limit, with forces aligned on all sides against them--and the line between friend and foe impossible to define . . . or defend.

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This is the decline of a once great writer. - Borders
Plot-wise, David Baldacci's First Family is very good. - Goodreads
Sad ending to an author's career. - Borders
Also as usual, there are two story lines. - Goodreads
But the plot keeps moving along - Goodreads

Review: First Family (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #4)

User Review  - Lauren Fidler - Goodreads

whoa, whoa, whoa, sean. considering your suspect taste in women, perhaps, just perhaps, you should get off your high horse. slut-shaming is so 2010. look, i'm pretty torn here. in some ways, this one ... Read full review

Review: First Family (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell #4)

User Review  - Mary Beth - Goodreads

I gave this 5 stars without even thinking about it. It was that good! WOW! It feels so good to read a very good book! Review to come shortly! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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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