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One Good Deed

by David Baldacci

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

One Good Deed Synopsis

Murder and family secrets, a touch of romance and deeply-felt revenge - with the twist of all twists - make up the perfect page-turning thriller, One Good Deed, from one of the world's bestselling thriller writers, David Baldacci.

In 1949, Aloysius Archer arrives in the dusty Southern town of Poca City. He has nothing but a handful of dollars, the clothes he's wearing and an appointment with his new parole officer. After his wartime experiences in Italy and a prison sentence for a crime he didn't commit, Archer is looking for a fresh start and a peaceful life.

On his first night of freedom, Archer meets local business tycoon Hank Pittleman, who promises Archer handsome compensation to work as his debt collector. Yet Archer takes on more than he bargains for, as he becomes embroiled in a long-running feud between the drought-struck town's most dangerous residents. When one of them dies, the authorities label Archer as their number one suspect.

A bloody game is being played above and below the law. Everybody playing has a deeply buried secret, and Archer must uncover them all - if he's to avoid going back behind bars.

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One Good Deed Press Reviews

Mystery and suspense surround a fabulous new character in an enticing, engaging thriller that does not disappoint - Live and Deadly

A multi-layered protagonist; a plot as deep and twisty as the setting -- Kathy Reichs David Baldacci is one of the all-time best thriller authors -- Lisa Gardner Alternately chilling, poignant, and always heart-poundingly suspenseful -- Scott Turow A mile-a-minute read that proves once again why David Baldacci has readers the world over flocking for more -- Jane Harper, bestselling author of The Dry A fast-paced investigation with dark secrets, unexpected twists, well-drawn characters and an intriguing plot - Candis Magazine

One Good Deed represents David Baldacci's move into historical crime with a new character, ex- jailbird Aloysius Archer . . . Unsurprisingly, the talented Baldacci proves to be as adept in this new venture as he is in his contemporary-set novels - Financial Times

One of his finest books. Great character, great story, great portrait of an era -- Bill Clinton -

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ISBN: 9781529027501
Publication date: 05/03/2020
Publisher: Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781529027501
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 608 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Historical mysteries, Thriller / suspense, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About David Baldacci

David Baldacci is the author of fifteen previous consecutive New York Times bestsellers. With his books published in over 40 languages in more than 80 countries, and with nearly 70 million copies in print, he is one of the world’s favorite storytellers. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He lives in his native state of Virginia with his wife and family.

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