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Split second / David Baldacci.

By: Baldacci, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sean King & Michelle Maxwell-book 1: Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2003Description: 406 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0446530891; 9780446530897; 0446692565; 9780446692564.Subject(s): Secret service -- Fiction | United States. Secret Service -- Fiction | Political fiction | Suspense fiction | Mystery-SuspenseGenre/Form: Political fiction. | Adventure fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3552.A446 | S65 2003
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Two Secret Service agents, one of them retired, have each had similar experiences losing presidential candidates while assigned to protect them. As the two discredited agents enter a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, they uncover a shocking truth: the the separate acts of violence that shatterred their lives were really a long time in the making -- and are a long way from over.
Summary: Two Secret Service agents, one of them retired, have each had similar experiences losing presidential candidates while assigned to protect them. As the two discredited agents enter a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, they uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making --and are a long way from over.
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Two Secret Service agents, one of them retired, have each had similar experiences losing presidential candidates while assigned to protect them. As the two discredited agents enter a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, they uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making --and are a long way from over.

Two Secret Service agents, one of them retired, have each had similar experiences losing presidential candidates while assigned to protect them. As the two discredited agents enter a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, they uncover a shocking truth: the the separate acts of violence that shatterred their lives were really a long time in the making -- and are a long way from over.

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Former Secret Service Agent Sean King tries for vindication, having lost his job when the candidate he was protecting lost his life. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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David Baldacci was born in Richmond, Virginia on August 5, 1960. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia. He practiced law in Washington D.C. as a trial and corporate lawyer. <p> His first novel, Absolute Power, was published in 1996. It won Britain's prestigious W.H. Smith's Thumping Good Read award for fiction in 1997 and was adapted as a movie starring Clint Eastwood. His other works include Total Control, The Winner, The Simple Truth, Saving Faith, True Blue, One Summer and End Game. He writes numerous series including King and Maxwell, Freddy and the French Fries, the Camel Club, Will Robie, Shaw and Katie James, John Puller, Vega Jane, and Amos Decker. He also published a novella entitled Office Hours and has authored five original screenplays. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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