"The Edge" is the highly anticipated sequel to David Baldacci's best-selling thriller, "The 6:20 Man," featuring ex-Army Ranger Travis Devine [panmacmillan.com]. Known for his captivating storytelling and complex plots, Baldacci has once again crafted a thrilling novel that keeps readers on the edge of their seats [en.wikipedia.org].
The Mysterious Murder of a CIA Agent
In "The Edge," Travis Devine is dropped into a small coastal town in Maine to solve the murder of a CIA agent, Jenny Silkwell, who knew America's dirtiest secrets [wakefieldbooks.com]. The U.S. government is concerned about national security, as Jenny's laptop and phone contained state secrets that could endanger countless operatives [hachettebookgroup.com]. Devine's analytical mind and experience in high-stakes tasks make him the perfect candidate to solve the murder and retrieve the missing information [hachettebookgroup.com].
Small Town, Big Secrets
As Devine delves into the case, he must ingratiate himself with the locals, who have trusted each other their whole lives and distrust outsiders [hachettebookgroup.com]. Key characters include Dak, Jenny's brother working to revitalize the town; Earl, the retired lobsterman who found Jenny's body; and Alex, Jenny's sister with a dark past of her own [hachettebookgroup.com]. As Devine gets to know the residents of Putnam, Maine, answers seem to appear and then transform into more questions, revealing a long history of secrets and those who will stop at nothing to keep them hidden [hachettebookgroup.com].
Praise for "The Edge" and David Baldacci
Critics and readers alike have praised "The Edge" for its intriguing story, well-developed characters, and riveting plot twists [hachettebookgroup.com]. Baldacci's experience in the thriller genre shines through, as he masterfully builds complex layers of suspense that keep readers engaged and guessing [hachettebookgroup.com]. Fans of David Baldacci will not be disappointed with this latest installment in the Travis Devine series, and newcomers to his work will find "The Edge" an excellent introduction to his captivating storytelling [goodreads.com, amazon.com*].
Don't miss out on this thrilling ride through secrets, lies, and murder in "The Edge" by David Baldacci.
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