24 Jan The fifth book in the heart-stopping King and Maxwell series, The Sixth Man by David Baldacci will keep pulses racing as Sean King and. Edgar Roy–an alleged serial killer held in a secure, fortress-like Federal Supermax facility–is awaiting trial. He faces almost certain conviction. Sean King and. After alleged serial killer Edgar Roy is apprehended and locked away in a psychiatric unit, private investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called in by.

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This is a returning character serial, not a continuation of an earlier story. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. No fact or number that he ever encounters is forg I can always count on David Baldacci to provide a good solid page-turning thriller and this novel is no exception. Anyways, I guess I won’t be picking up another Baldacci book anytime soon. Baldacci really kept the sense of urgency going here and left no stone unturned. See all 6 questions about The Sixth Man…. That ending is actually what made me give ghe book four stars instead of three.

There are plenty of better thrillers out there. Here in The 6th Man I thought, hey, he is taking Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, one of my favorite tandems in the whole world in a new direction with the sports title. Read the first book of the series that had fans sixh. A totally heart-stopping crime thriller Detective Josie Quinn Boo This is also my first audiobook that incorporated studio sounds like cars racing off, bones cracking in a fight scene, windows shattering the sudden gunshots cutting off a speaking character in mid-sentence will make the listener jump.

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The Sixth Man

Skipping to the last chapter verified those conclusions. It seems clear dvaid there are forces out there trying to ensure that Roy is not cleared.

Hour Game Large Print. Jun 29, John rated it really liked it. I’m almost pages into this book and the action is, and has been, thick and fast paced.

I loved this book.

Oct 16, Anne Booklady Molinarolo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. I yhe love more stories featuring Sean King and Michelle Maxwell–they are a great team! There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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But the investigation is derailed before it begins when Bergin is found murdered in his car on the highway. Baldacci has in store for us will propel you into probing the next balxacci then then next chapter. Only he can assimilate all information in our information-overloaded intelligence network, sort it, analyze it, and deduce what the best course of action would be for any given scenario.

It was slow going at first and I must agree with others about the “strange” writing style, it was very off putting; especially during dialogue when it was difficult to keep track who was speaking what linesit seemed more like written dialogue for a movie than a novel.

It was a brilliant idea to write about E-Program in name of national security balddacci pure fantasy. Even our elected officials and those who are appointed to head the agencies are not free of guilt.


In fact, I would encourage this practice more often. Kirkus Reviews A complex puzzle. The main mystery was built like an onion, filled with many layers, and I was surprised at Baldacci’s ability to ensure the mab itself stayed a mystery, but didn’t weave too many uncomprehendable strings that weren’t tied up.

Peter Bunting, chief of a private-security company, is the genius behind the Wall and the Analyst. It’s baldacic you associate with a Baldacci novel: Characterization was weak too. It was clearly to satisfy the returning series reader. But tbe more they dig into Roy’s past, the more they encounter obstacles, half-truths, dead-ends, false friends, and escalating threats from every direction. I hope there are dedicated men and women in positions of authority who still love America like I do.

Half of them want Edgar back at work and the other half want him dead, so no other agency can utilize his skills.

The Sixth Man by David Baldacci

Edgar Roy-an alleged serial killer held in a secure, fortress-like Federal Supermax facility-is awaiting trial. Of course these maximums were lost in the TV pilot but not in the book. You’ll get the story.

Edgar Roy has been arrested for mass murder and placed in a high tech prison where he hasn’t spoken or acknowledged anyone or anything. Baldacci’s realistic plot blends patriotism and naked ambition, greed and paranoia and bureaucratic infighting.