King and Maxwell

King and Maxwell

Audiobook CD - 2013
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Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens. Tyler receives a communication from his father after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Michelle to solve the mystery surrounding his father. But their investigation quickly leads to deeper, more troubling questions. Could Tyler's father really still be alive? Could Tyler be the next target?
Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio, 2013.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781478925026
Characteristics: 11 audio discs (13 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Cassidy, Orlagh
McLarty, Ron


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Jan 06, 2018

David Baldacci tells a compelling and gripping story but unfortunately he lacks technical knowledge which is very often demonstrated in his story endings where he attempts to wrap everything up with some Deus Ex Machina like devices. It gives the feeling that the author likes to craft stories so much that the publishing house yanks it out of his hands then appoints a junior to wind up the plot. **Spoiler Alert** Blowing the oxygen bottle with a shotgun in a enclosed area which supposedly results in blowing off the trunk lid is nonsense that any arithmetic junior would catch. He should raise his game because this happens time after time. Perhaps it is a price to pay when reading or listening to Baldacci.

Jun 25, 2015

King and Maxwell is an interesting and easy read about government conspiracy, plots, schemes, deceit, discovery, the Middle East complex, etc. Some dialogues are a bit cheesy and some information may not be accurate. However, I enjoy the flow and writing style.

May 22, 2015

Barely up to par.

Mar 05, 2015

had a hard time getting into this book, later the story line grabbed me and made me a part of the story, as if it was happening with me there, excellent read!

Jan 21, 2015

This was one of the best, if not the best in the series. The characters were compelling, and the story line was "edge of your seat ", with the usual Baldacci "twist" at the conclusion.

Nov 28, 2014

As always, Baldacci gives his readers a good ride. However I was somewhat disappointed with this one.

Oct 12, 2014

Standard Baldacci fare... no more, no less.

Oct 06, 2014

This was my first Baldacci book and I was hooked from the first disc. By the time I got to Disc 4, I couldn't believe that I still had 7 discs to go because the book was as thrilling as a roller coaster. Admittedly, there were some parts of the story that I found to be implausible, but I found the overall story engaging and well told. The two actors used for the male and female characters helped make the story come alive. Although there is definitely an attraction between the two detectives, I appreciated the author keeping them out of the bedroom (for the duration of the story) and focused on their mystery.

Sep 19, 2014

loads of fun. Not predictable. Has a realistic feel. Good read.

Aug 20, 2014

Returned King and Maxwell, last week with other books in the return bin.

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