The Fallen

The closer Amos Decker comes to the truth, the deadlier it gets in David Baldacci's latest #1 New York Times bestselling Memory Man thriller.

Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes--obscure bible verses, odd symbols--have the police stumped.

Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex's sister and her family. It's a bleak place: a former mill and mining town with a crumbling economy and rampant opioid addiction. Decker has only been there a few hours when he stumbles on a horrific double murder scene.

Then the next killing hits sickeningly close to home. And with the lives of people he cares about suddenly hanging in the balance, Decker begins to realize that the recent string of deaths may be only one small piece of a much larger scheme--with consequences that will reach far beyond Baronville.

Decker, with his singular talents, may be the only one who can crack this bizarre case. Only this time--when one mistake could cost him everything--Decker finds that his previously infallible memory may not be so trustworthy after all...

"Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up." --Washington Post

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Papa John 2

The Fallen5 star

Hope you never stop writing about the Memory Man, read all in series and waiting for another. 55


Best author Ever!5 star

I learned how to read what I was about four years old with Dr. Seuss. I have readof thousands of books and continue to read at least one a week. I picked up a David Baldacci book from my friend last year and was hooked. In a little over a year I have read every book he has written and eagerly antipate the next one to hit the shelves. Thank you Mr. Baldacci! 55

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Review of the Fallen3 star

I love the Decker series and all the Baldacci books. My issue is that this book had such a painstaking buildup to the exciting conclusion. Less would have been more with the same result. 35

Jabs nana

Decker5 star

Great book !!! Very fast read the best Decker book to date. 55


Great story5 star

Enjoyed the book. Highly recommended! 55


Excellent summer read5 star

Once you start, very hard to put down! Intriguing story with colorful characters. 55


The fallen4 star

At first this story seemed a little confusing, but then it all seemed to come together. Like Decker character & have read all the books featuring him. 45


Reminded me why I quit reading this author...1 star

Silly plot, all over the map, amateurish and frankly boring. It’s like he just randomly writes stuff to get a page count, and then tries to tie it all together, with the result being a jumbled nonsensical story. Reminded me of why I quit reading Baldacci a long time ago. Frankly, the book just prior to this, by Joseph Finder for two bucks, was way better. Too many good authors out there to justify paying fifteen bucks for someone who dials it in like this seems to be. 15

Rocketman 1952

The Fallen5 star

The master of mystery story tellers has done it again. Totally realistic and makes one believe it could actually be true! 55


Not his best work1 star

I usually like his books and his earlier Amos Decker books were good. This one, however, was a disappointment. The plot was complex to the point of being literally unbelievable. The errors in technology were distracting (a non-military drone does not sound like an airplane), the criminals using the drone for surveillance didn’t think to black out the lights. And I lost count of the number of murders committed in the small town of Baronville after six. It seemed to me to be a badly thought out attempt to highlight the very real impact of opioid addiction in small town America. 15


The Fallen5 star

This book follows the career of a damaged man who continues to heal emotionally and change physically. The tightly wrapped mystery and the police procedural aspects develop into a story that hard to put down. 55


The Fallen1 star

Meh . . . . Amos Decker, who got off to a good start, deserves better than this lame plot. 15

Super Clock

The Fallen5 star

Once again David B’s book is outstanding. The story flow with a myriad of sub plots and always supporting the main plot. Keeps the reader guessing how Amos is going to solve this and who is the main culprit. Looking forward to the next book David authors. 55

Beijing G

The Fallen5 star

As always, Baldacci has written a superb novel. Great characters. With a wonderfully developed story line. 55

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Great Action Adventure for the Heart5 star

Love happily ever after when the good guys prevail🦄🎉🌈 55


Excellent5 star

Must read. One of his best. 55


The Fallen5 star

Amos Decker's much anticipated return did not disappoint. I simply could not put it down. His plots and many fascinating characters along with the many twists and turns kept my attention throughout the book. He continues to flesh out Decker and his partner, Alex Jamison, but leaves us wanting more. While I'm sure Mr. Baldacchi is very busy, I hope he does not make his fans wait too long for the next installment of this amazing series. 55


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Excellent5 star

I’m a huge Fan of Baldacci’s work so it comes as no surprise his latest book is riveting from start to finish. Great engaging read. 55


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