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David Baldacci’s King & Maxwell Series
They both looked away for only one second—just long enough to lose sight of the candidates they promised to protect. And now, in this #1 New York Times bestseller, Secret Service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are about to discover that the violence has just begun. Their destinies converge as they uncover layers of deception that lead to shocking-truths . . . and life-threatening consequences.
In this #1 New York Times bestseller, nothing is more dangerous than the truth. When ex-Secret Service agents King and Maxwell are hired to defend a man’s innocence, they are pulled into the desperate hunt for a serial killer who is inspired by history’s most infamous murders. But as they uncover one horrifying revelation after another, it brings them closer to the most shocking surprise of all.
At a secret CIA training camp in Washington, D. C., ex-Secret Service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are about to investigate a murder. But when their search for answers leads to a dark world of codes, spies, and violence, can they stop a national threat—or will their personal demons keep them from catching the killer?
A relaxing presidential retreat turns into a national security nightmare in this #1 New York Times bestseller. At Camp David, a kidnapper kickstarts a crisis at a children’s birthday party, and agents King and Maxwell must face the fallout. With forces working against them on all sides, they must act as private investigators and end the desperate search . . . before it destroys them both.
Alleged serial killer Edgar Roy is on trial, facing almost certain conviction – and private investigators King and Maxwell are his only hope. But when someone murders King’s old friend and mentor, they must answer dangerous questions: Who is Edgar Roy? And did he really kill so many people? As they dig into his past, King and Maxwell face half-truths, dead-ends, and false friends, putting them on a collision course with the highest levels of government—and the darkest corners of power.
At first, it seems like a simple tragedy: a soldier was killed in Afghanistan, and his grieving son asks Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to investigate. But soon, more troubling questions arise. Is it possible the boy’s father is still alive? And who is the next target? The hunt for truth leads both agents to the highest levels of power, where they uncover treacherous secrets—and they may pay for their curiosity with their lives.