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David Baldacci

Who is David Baldacci?

David Baldacci (born August 5, 1960) is a bestselling American novelist. An attorney by education, Baldacci writes mainly suspense novels and legal thrillers. His fans include former President Barack Obama. Biography Early life and education David Baldacci was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Henrico High School and earned a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, after which he practiced law for nine years in Washington, D.C. He is of Italian descent from Barga, in Tuscany. Career Baldacci began writing stories as a child, when his mother gave him a notebook in which to record them. He wrote for more than two decades, penning short stories and later screenplays without much success. While practicing law, he turned to novel writing, taking three years to write Absolute Power. Published in 1996, it was an international best seller. To date, Baldacci has published 40 best-selling novels for adults as well as seven novels for younger readers. Personal life and charities Baldacci resides in Fairfax County, Virginia, with his family.Baldacci and his wife, Michelle, are the co-founders of the Wish You Well Foundation, which works to combat illiteracy in the United States. Baldacci became involved with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society after his sister, author Sharon Baldacci, was diagnosed with MS. Works Baldacci's first novel, Absolute Power, tells the story of a fictional American president and his Secret Service agents who are willing to commit murder in order to cover up the accidental death of a woman with whom the President was having an affair. It was adapted as a film, Absolute Power (1997), starring Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman. Baldacci wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of his novel Wish You Well; the movie was shot on location in southwest Virginia with Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn, Josh Lucas, and Mackenzie Foy in the lead roles. Baldacci was a consulting producer on King & Maxwell, a TNT television series based on his characters Sean King and Michelle Maxwell. Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn starred. The Christmas Train, Baldacci's eighth novel, was adapted in 2017 by Hallmark Channel as a Hallmark Hall of Fame feature presentation. The TV movie starred Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Danny Glover and Joan Cusack and was directed by Ron Oliver. Baldacci's novels have been published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with over 130 million worldwide sales as of 2018. Bibliography Sean King and Michelle Maxwell series Split Second (2003) Hour Game (2004) Simple Genius (2007) First Family (2009) The Sixth Man (2011) King and Maxwell (2013)The Camel Club series The Camel Club (2005) The Collectors (2006) Stone Cold (2007) Divine Justice (2008) Hell's Corner (2010)A. Shaw and Katie James series The Whole Truth (2008) Deliver Us From Evil (2010)John Puller series Zero Day (2011) The Forgotten (2012) The Escape (2014) No Man's Land (2016) John Puller guests in the Atlee Pine thriller Daylight (November 2020)Will Robie series The Innocent (2012) The Hit (2013) The Target (2014) The Guilty (2015) End Game (2017) Will Robie guests in the Amos Decker thriller Walk The Wire (2020)Amos Decker series Memory Man (2015) The Last Mile (2016) The Fix (2017) The Fallen (2018) Redemption (2019) Walk The Wire (2020)Atlee Pine series Long Road to Mercy (2018) A Minute to Midnight (2019) Daylight (2020, John Puller crossover) Mercy (2021)Aloysius Archer series One Good Deed (2019) A Gambling Man (2021)Stand-alone novels Absolute Power (1996) Total Control (1997) The Winner (1998) The Simple Truth (1998) Saving Faith (1999) Wish You Well (2001) Last Man Standing (2001) The Christmas Train (2003) True Blue (2009) One Summer (2011) No Time Left (novella) (2012) Bullseye (novella, Will Robie / Camel Club, 2014) The Final Play (novella) (2021)For young readers Freddy and the French Fries series Freddy and the French Fries: Fries Alive! (Little, Brown and Company, 2005), Baldacci's debut novel for young readers Freddy and the French Fries: The Mystery of Silas Finklebean (Little, Brown and Company, 2006)The 39 Clues series Day of Doom (Scholastic Publishing, 2013), Book 6 in the "Cahills vs. Vespers" series of The 39 Clues booksThe Finisher (Vega Jane) series The Finisher (Scholastic Press, 2014), Book 1 in Baldacci's Vega Jane series for middle-grade/YA readers The Keeper (Scholastic Press, 2015) The Width of the World (Scholastic Press, 2017) The Stars Below (Scholastic Press, 2019)Adaptations Absolute Power (1997 film), starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, and Ed Harris. King & Maxwell (2013 TV series), starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn. Wish You Well (2013 film), starring Mackenzie Foy, Josh Lucas, and Ellen Burstyn. The Christmas Train (2017 film), starring Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Danny Glover and Joan Cusack.References External links Official website David Baldacci at IMDb Appearances on C-SPAN Freddy and the French Fries website David Baldacci at site Goodreads.comInterviews Profile in Newsweek, March 2009 Modern Signed Books BlogTalkRadio Interview with Rodger Nichols about No Man's Land October 2016 Modern Signed Books interviews David Baldacci, May 2018

The Fix

The Fix

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In this "perfect 'fix' for the thriller aficionado" (Associated Press) and #1 New York Times bestseller, maverick FBI detective Amos Decker must forge an uneasy alliance wit...

First Family

First Family

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In this #1 New York Times bestseller, a child is kidnapped at a presidential retreat and two former Secret Service agents must become private investigators in a desperate search th...

The Last Mile

The Last Mile

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When a convicted killer is saved by another man's confession, Amos Decker, now an FBI special task force detective, must find the truth in this "utterly absorbing" #1 New York Times

Wish You Well

Wish You Well

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Following a family tragedy, siblings Lou and Oz must leave New York and adjust to life in the Virginia mountains--but just as the farm begins to feel like home, they'll have to defend it ...

The Innocent

The Innocent

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America's best hitman was hired to kill--but when a D.C. government operation goes horribly wrong, he must rescue a teenage runaway and investigate her parents' murders in...

Simple Genius

Simple Genius

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Two ex-Secret Service agents must face a dark world of violence, codes, and spies at a secret CIA training camp in this #1 New York Times bestseller about a mystery that could dest...

The Guilty

The Guilty

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After failing a critical assignment overseas, Will Robie must investigate a murder accusation against his father--but to save him, he'll have to face a violent and deadly fallout in this ...

The Escape

The Escape

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Special Agent Puller's brother is the country's most wanted criminal, but his conviction points to a cover-up--and a dangerous enemy bent on burying the truth in this #1 New York Times...

Daylight

Daylight

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In this gripping mystery, an FBI Agent’s search for her sister clashes with a military investigator's high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracy—from which neit...

The Camel Club

The Camel Club

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After witnessing a shocking murder, four conspiracy theorists team up with a Secret Service agent to uncover the government corruption that threatens to cause an international terrorism c...

The Winner

The Winner

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A rags-to-riches deal for single mother LuAnn Tyler is deadlier than she ever could have imagined in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from David Baldacci.

King and Maxwell

King and Maxwell

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In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, when two former Secret Service agents investigate a message from a soldier who was supposedly killed, they're determined to protect ...

FaceOff

FaceOff

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A New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller! Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci and including stories by Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Jeffery De...

The Forgotten

The Forgotten

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When Army Special Agent John Puller finds his aunt dead in Florida, he suspects it's no accident . . . and as local police dismiss the case, the cracks begin to show in a picture-perfect ...

The Keeper (Vega Jane, Book 2): Extra Content E-book Edition

The Keeper (Vega Jane, Book 2): Extra Content E-book Edition

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Now for e-readers, the #1 New York Times bestseller by David Baldacci includes a survival guide, author Q&A, and sneak peek of The Width of the World(Vega Jane, Book 3)!Veg...

Absolute Power

Absolute Power

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When burglar Luther Whitney breaks into a Virginia mansion, he witnesses a brutal crime involving the president -- a man who believes he can get away with anything -- and now, Luther may ...

Long Road to Mercy

Long Road to Mercy

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Introducing a remarkable new character from #1 New York Times bestselling writer David Baldacci: Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills assigned to the remote wilds of the southwest...

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

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After his father is accused of murder, combat veteran and Special Agent John Puller must investigate his past and learn the truth about his mother in this New York Times bestsellin...

True Blue

True Blue

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As former D.C cop Mace Perry investigates a mysterious high-profile homicide in a last-ditch attempt to get her badge back, she finds herself on a collision course with the dark side of n...

Deliver Us from Evil

Deliver Us from Evil

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Locked in a battle of nerve and wits, a mysterious intelligence operative and a vigilante agent race against time to take down a greedy businessman bent on destroying millions of lives in...

No Time Left

No Time Left

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An original short story by New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.Frank Becker is a highly sought after, expert assassin. When Becker takes a mysterious job, he ...

A Minute to Midnight

A Minute to Midnight

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In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, FBI Agent Atlee Pine returns to her Georgia hometown to investigate her twin sister's abduction, only to encounter a serial killer.

Split Second

Split Second

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Two Secret Service agents sworn to guard their protectees lost them in a single moment . . . and in this #1 New York Times bestseller, they're about to learn that the violence has ...

End Game

End Game

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Two of the government's most lethal assassins scour rural Colorado to find their missing handler--and discover an insidious and lethal threat along the way in this New York Times b...

Mercy

Mercy

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author with 150 million copies sold worldwide returns with his next blockbuster thriller featuring FBI Agent Atlee Pine.

Memory Man

Memory Man

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This "impossible to put down" #1 New York Times bestseller introduces Amos Decker, a gifted police detective with a perfect memory who must solve a mystery he wishes he could forge...

Total Control

Total Control

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When her husband mysteriously disappears in a plane crash into the Virginia countryside, a devastated wife must sort out truth from lies in this page-turning New York Times bestsel...

The Sixth Man

The Sixth Man

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In the #1 New York Times bestselling thriller that inspired the TV series King & Maxwell, two private investigators dig into a killer's past--but when their search threa...

One Summer

One Summer

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David Baldacci delivers a moving, family drama about learning to love again after terrible heartbreak and loss in this classic New York Times bestseller—soon to be ...

The Whole Truth

The Whole Truth

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A powerful defense contractor, a reluctant intelligence agent, and an ambitious journalist race to contain and control an international crisis that could destroy the world...

A Gambling Man

A Gambling Man

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Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from David Baldacci.

No Rest for the Dead

No Rest for the Dead

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In this New York Times bestseller, twenty-six renowned thriller authors team up to create a first-rate serial novel—a collaboration that combines the skills of America’s...

Deliver Us from Evil

Deliver Us from Evil

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Locked in a battle of nerve and wits, a mysterious intelligence operative and a vigilante agent race against time to take down a greedy businessman bent on destroying millions of lives in...

Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing

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The sole survivor of a devastating ambush, FBI Hostage Rescue Team agent Web London would do anything to find out what really happened that night--and a ten year old boy may be the unexpe...

Redemption

Redemption

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Detective Amos Decker discovers that a mistake he made as a rookie detective may have led to deadly consequences in this compelling Memory Man thriller by #1 New York Times bestsel...

The Christmas Train

The Christmas Train

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A journalist on a cross-country Christmas train scales the rugged terrain of his own heart in this New York Times bestselling holiday tale that inspired the Hallmark Hall of Fame o...

Bullseye

Bullseye

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In this all-new short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci, worlds collide when government assassin Will Robie is caught in the crossfire with Oliver Stone and the ...

The Hit

The Hit

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Master assassin Will Robie must track down a deadly rogue agent, but the attacks conceal a larger threat that could send shockwaves through the U. S. government and around the world in th...

David Baldacci Takes You Behind the Scenes of the Finisher

David Baldacci Takes You Behind the Scenes of the Finisher

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#1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci invites you beyond the page with a look at the writing of and inspiration for THE FINISHER, his first youth fantasy novel!Get ...

Walk the Wire

Walk the Wire

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Amos Decker—​the FBI consultant with a perfect memory—returns to solve a gruesome murder in a booming North Dakota oil town in the newest t...

Divine Justice

Divine Justice

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With a master spy and the U. S. government after him, former CIA assassin Oliver Stone is America's most wanted man-but escaping D.C. won't protect him from a lethal world of political co...

The Fallen

The Fallen

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Star FBI detective Amos Decker and his colleague Alex Jamison must solve four increasingly bizarre murders in a dying rust belt town--and the closer they come to the truth, the deadlier i...

The Finisher (Vega Jane, Book 1): Extra Content E-book Edition

The Finisher (Vega Jane, Book 1): Extra Content E-book Edition

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Vega Jane was always told no one could leave the town of Wormwood. She was told there was nothing outside but a forest filled with danger and death. And she always believed it -- until the n...

Stone Cold

Stone Cold

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In this #1 New York Times bestseller of conspiracy and murder, the Camel Club faces their greatest threat yet: a casino king and a stone-cold killer who are determi...

The Simple Truth

The Simple Truth

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When cop-turned-attorney John Fiske comes to Washington to investigate his brother's murder, he unearths decades-old secrets and discovers the truth is anything but simple in this #1 N...

The Target

The Target

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The world's greatest assassins are on a high-risk mission for the President--but a powerful mastermind wants them dead in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller.

Saving Faith

Saving Faith

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When lobbyist Faith Lockhart stumbles upon a corruption scheme at the highest levels of government, she becomes a dangerous witness who the most powerful men in the world will go to any l...

One Good Deed

One Good Deed

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci introduces an unforgettable new character: Archer, a straight-talking former World War II soldier fresh out of prison for a crime he d...

Zero Day

Zero Day

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Combat veteran and U. S. Army investigator John Puller is on the hunt for justice with the help of a homicide detective -- but as they face deceptions and dead ends, a powerful force thre...

Hour Game

Hour Game

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A man accused of burglary seems innocent . . . but in this #1 New York Times bestseller, two ex-Secret Service agents quickly learn that nothing is more dangerous than the truth.