The Escape

Paperback edition released 09/04/2015

by David Baldacci

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The Escape Synopsis

Military CID investigator John Puller has returned from his latest case to learn that his brother, Robert, once a major in the United States Air Force and an expert in nuclear weaponry and cyber-security, has escaped from the Army's most secure prison. Preliminary investigations show that Robert - convicted of treason - may have had help in his breakout. Now he's on the run, and he's the military's number one target. John Puller has a dilemma. Which comes first: loyalty to his country, or to his brother? Blood is thicker than water, but Robert has state secrets which certain people will kill for. John does not know for sure the true nature of Robert's crimes, nor if he's even guilty. It quickly becomes clear, however, that his brother's responsibilities were powerful and far-reaching. With the help of US intelligence officer Veronica Knox, both brothers move closer to the truth from their opposing directions. As the case begins to force John Puller into a place he thought he'd never be - on the other side of the law - even his skills as an investigator, and his strength as a warrior, might not be enough to save him. Or his brother.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781447225362
Publication date: 9th April 2015
Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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The Good Book Guide Review

Military CID investigator special agent John Puller returns home after a case, to discover his brother Robert, an ex-US Air Force major and an expert in nuclear weaponry and security, has escaped from the Army’s most secure prison. He has been serving a sentence for treason and investigations show he had help. At a stroke, he has become the military’s number one target: but should John Puller’s loyalty be to family or country?

David Baldacci Press Reviews

'Zero Day is a nifty, paranoid thriller disguised as a murder mystery, and Baldacci advances it at a speedy clip with a nice mix of intrigue, tantalizing clues and the occasional explosion...Baldacci's books are fast-paced battles between good and evil.' Richmond Times Dispatch on Zero Day

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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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