Behind the Book
It’s big, bold and almost impossible to put down . . . Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up . . . I called this novel a masterclass on the bestseller because of its fast-moving narrative, the originality of its hero and its irresistible plot . . . Highly entertaining * Washington Post *
A compelling puzzler . . . Baldacci is a truly gifted storyteller, and this novel is a perfect “fix” for the thriller aficionado * Associated Press on The Fix *
Already among the world’s bestselling writers, Baldacci hardly needs to prove himself but he’s created one of the most intriguing, complex anti-heroes . . . Impossible to put down, especially because of Decker, who weaves a powerful spell * Daily Mail *
About the Author
Amos and Alex are in Baronville for a vacation when it turns into a murder investigation. One thing leads to another and before they realise they are neck deep in a controversy which could sabotage the reputation of the city and the country. How they solve the case forms the rest of the story. Written in Baldacci’s inimitable style, this story makes for a compelling read. The characters, not alien to this action and thrill have already made a huge place for themselves in readers’ memory with their affable personalities.
His language is simple and to the point which makes reading it enjoyable. He doesn’t believe in using overtly difficult words just to create an impact. The story is the hero and David Baldacci makes sure it remains so till the last word. Replete with ample twists and turns to make you dizzy, this book is a perfect entertainer for a lazy weekend you plan to spend cosying up with books.