However, I didn't want to dismiss the series out of hand. King and Maxwell are one of the most exciting characters written today and with each Baldacci book, he continues to raise the bar in the political thriller genre. You will have to read the third installment of the popular series to find out how it ends. There's a very real eye This is the 6th King and Maxwell novel and it holds the banner high continuing to give a good read. Split Second — the first book in this exciting series about Sean King and Michelle Maxwell is aptly named Split Second, which brings the reader up to speed on the backstories of the two brand new private investigators and explains how they got caught up with the rough and trying pasts that they both were forced to endure. It also lacks an intriguing secondary plot line. However, Baldacci has a way with is words and plot lines that keep readers highly entertained and thoroughly engrossed from the opening pages until the stunning endings, with much action and historical ties throughout.
Tyler and Sam Wingo are the average run of the mill teenager and soldier for hire. The ghosts that haunt Sean and Michelle clearly motivate them throughout the book, but I can see it being difficult for those not familiar with the characters to understand why. Government and has a deadly agenda that only he is aware of. On to my read and hoping for something more riveting. With books I enjoy, my reviews are shorter.
I found this book enjoyable, fast-moving and entertaining. Army soldier Sam Wingo is driving the small b The sixth novel to feature private investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell starts out with an unexpected and clandestine international incident and continues along a break-neck story-line whereby the ripple effects of this event lead all the way to the steps of the Oval Office. I'm not lost on the fact that this is not the first in a series, but is the first of the series I've read. The dialogue is not only very believable and helps the story but is also pretty witty most of the time. This sixth book in the King and Maxwell series was a bit of a letdown for me.
King and Maxwell will certainly appeal to fans of action thrillers as well as die-hard Baldacci fans. Each lock was rated to be tamper-proof. Someone is replicating the killing styles of the most infamous murderers of all time. And I have to believe you want to get back to them. Foreboding would be one way to describe it. He had a long way to drive and not much time to get there.
Because of Maxwell's own childhood issues, she's drawn to Tyler Wingo once the circumstances of his running away come to light. But, as one might expect, it's easier said than done. Intentional or not, there was just something about it that felt off. It was interesting how those interactions went. He had taken it off for the last time about an hour ago. 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?.
When almost the same thing happens to Michelle Maxwell, she believes there to be a link between the two incident. In this Full review: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are two ex-secret service agents, turned private investigators. The men parted to allow him passage. Most of that I find in the dancing around each other relationship of the protagonists and the attempts to tie it into past events. Either way they would live, which would be their primary objective.
Enough to make this just a hole in the ground. He reached the green truck and eyed the ignition. Part of the allure of the two private investigators is that they are both failed Secret Service agents, this aspect of their pasts gives them something that most readers can relate to, the often frustrating realization that life does not always go as planned, not even for highly trained espionage agents. The second item was the black box. And did he really kill so many people? Has Tyler's life been a lie, and could he be the next target? He put the truck in drive and thought about what was in the crate. There are tons of twists and turns as the two privet investigators work out what is really going on, and none of them feel ridiculous or out of left field. In fact, it was the only real bargaining chip he had.
The characters initially meet up in Split Second. He was assigned to produce radio and television commercials and was also given a reward at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival for many of his commercials. It's clear that King and Maxwell have stumbled upon something even more sinister when those in power seem intent on removing them at any cost. Both of them started as government employees who failed important missions and lost everything in the process. Greed and revenge motivated the operation that snared Sam into a plot he patriotically accepted, that was anything but. According to Tyler, his father Sam Wingo, who is in the Military and fighting in Afghanistan, has been killed in action.
The armed men looked back at the driver. Next to it was a green pickup. Somewhere between 3 stars and 4 stars. Reviewed by Ray Palen for New Mystery Reader King and Maxwell by David Baldacci is a Grand Central Publication released in November 2013. In this last novel, Michelle is recovering from a close encounter with death in the past, and Sean is looking after her like an old and trusted husband.
Characters were straight from Central Casting: rugged older gentleman; the younger, daredevil female partner; a mopey teenager; the unquestioning, betrayed soldier; the Agency man who is just following orders; the psychopath bent on revenge. Your cargo is not worth dying for, is it? I have wanted to read a novel by David Baldacci for longer than I can remember. Two men sat in front, three stood in the bed, all holding subguns. For pete's sake, this series is based on a very successful author's work--advertise it so that people know it's there. Things didn't exactly go as planned and now Sam is being hunted by his own country. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan.