Following the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Simple Genius, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in David Baldacci's most heart-pounding thriller to date . . . FIRST FAMILY begins with what seems like an ordinary children's birthday party. Friends and family gather to celebrate. Like... read more
First Family is David Baldacci's follow-up to Simple Genius. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are summoned by Pam Dutton to instruct them on their next case. Before they can meet with her, however, they notice two men running from the scene firing their guns. As they investigate the house they... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
First Family is David Baldacci's follow-up to Simple Genius. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are summoned by Pam Dutton to instruct them on their next case. Before they can meet with her, however, they notice two men running from the scene firing their guns. As they investigate the house they notice Pam is dead, but, Willa, her eldest daughter, is missing. Subplots are plenty as Michelle, who is still struggling to come to terms about her mother's death, returns home to be with her father. First Family is a beefy book with twists and turns reminiscent of a roller coaster. Its politics and scandals are so complex that the reader stays in tune with the book from page one, and doesn't blink until the book ends. David Baldacci has once again delivered a novel that will captivate its readers....
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Contents COPYRIGHT PAGE PROLOGUE CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3Highlighted by 80 Kindle customers
Jane Cox was married to Dan Cox, also known as “Wolfman,” which made her the First Lady of the United States.Highlighted by 52 Kindle customers
SAM QUARRY loved his home, or what was left of it. The Atlee Plantation had been in his family for nearly two hundred years.Highlighted by 34 Kindle customers
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Pam had three children. Willa, John, who was ten, and Colleen, seven. Jane also had three children, but all of them were older. The youngest was a nineteen-year-old son in college and her daughter was a nurse at a hospital in Atlanta. In between was another young man still trying to figure out what to do with his life.Highlighted by 32 Kindle customers
churrasco cooking. They also kept some for their own consumption.Highlighted by 30 Kindle customers
PROLOGUE HER FOOTSTEPS were unhurried. Down the street, making one left, a two-block straightaway, and then a slight right. There was a pause at one intersection, a longer stop at another. Just from habit, really. The radar in her head showed no danger and her pace picked up. There were people around though the hour wasHighlighted by 18 Kindle customers
“Get ’em out, Jay, because I’m coming in,” she told him. He moved with alacrityHighlighted by 12 Kindle customers
Diane Wohl had left work at four to take advantage. A new dress, a few blouses, maybe some slacks, a scarf. She’d just gotten a raise at work and wanted to put it to good use.Highlighted by 10 Kindle customers
detritus of his family’s history, mostly in the form of furniture, clothing, books, and papers. He was not up here for nostalgic purposes, however. He spread the plans out over an old side table that had belonged to his maternal great-grandmother, who’d ended up killing her husband via shotgun blast over—at least the family legend held—a lady with aHighlighted by 8 Kindle customers
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