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David Baldacci - Author

About the Author

David Baldacci is a worldwide bestselling writer. He writes books for children and adults and they are published in over 45 different languages and in more than 80 countries, and with more than 110 million copies in print, he is one of the world's favourite storytellers.

The Finisher is his first book for young adults and film rights have been bought, with the producer of Spiderman on board. David is the co-founder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating illiteracy across America. www.wishyouwellfoundation.org

He lives in Virginia.

Featured books by David Baldacci

Other books by David Baldacci

King and Maxwell

King and Maxwell

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

Former Secret Service Agents turned private investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, return in their most surprising, personal and dangerous case to date. King and Maxwell is the explosive finale to David Baldacci's phenomenal series. A family tragedy. Teenager Tyler Wingo learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. But then Tyler receives an email from his father . . . after his supposed death. An investigation like no other. Tyler hires former Secret Service agents King and Maxwell to solve the mystery. The pair soon realize that they've stumbled on to something bigger and more treacherous than anyone could have imagined. Hunt for the truth. Could Tyler's father really be alive? Was his mission all that it seemed? Has Tyler's life been a lie, and could he be the next target? Determined to help and protect Tyler at any cost, King and Maxwell embark on a perilous journey, putting their lives at risk in their most dangerous case of all.

A Minute to Midnight

A Minute to Midnight

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

A Minute to Midnight is the second gripping instalment in Special Agent Atlee Pine's search for the truth from one of the world's most favourite thriller writers, David Baldacci. Without Mercy. At six years old, Atlee's twin sister, Mercy, was taken from the family home while Atlee was left for dead. Since that fateful night, Atlee has dedicated her life and career to catching those who hurt others. Word of a killer. Atlee has never stopped searching for answers about her sister. A notorious serial killer, locked in a maximum-security prison, continues to haunt her. Does he really know what happened to Mercy? Quest for justice. When Atlee oversteps the mark on the arrest of a dangerous criminal, the FBI gives her a leave of absence - the perfect opportunity to return to where it all began. Determined to finally uncover the truth, Atlee Pine's journey home turns into a rollercoaster ride of murder, long-buried secrets and lies . . . and a revelation so personal that everything she once believed is fast turning to dust.

A Minute to Midnight

A Minute to Midnight

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

A Minute to Midnight is the second gripping instalment in Special Agent Atlee Pine's search for the truth from one of the world's most favourite thriller writers, David Baldacci. Without Mercy. At six years old, Atlee's twin sister, Mercy, was taken from the family home while Atlee was left for dead. Since that fateful night, Atlee has dedicated her life and career to catching those who hurt others. Word of a killer. Atlee has never stopped searching for answers about her sister. A notorious serial killer, locked in a maximum-security prison, continues to haunt her. Does he really know what happened to Mercy? Quest for justice. When Atlee oversteps the mark on the arrest of a dangerous criminal, the FBI gives her a leave of absence - the perfect opportunity to return to where it all began. Determined to finally uncover the truth, Atlee Pine's journey home turns into a rollercoaster ride of murder, long-buried secrets and lies . . . and a revelation so personal that everything she once believed is fast turning to dust.

Simple Genius

Simple Genius

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2020

In Simple Genius, David Baldacci returns to the main characters from bestsellers Split Second and Hour Game. Former secret service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell must overcome their personal demons to solve two new mysteries. Scarred by the past. Realizing that Maxwell is teetering on the brink of self-destruction, King arranges therapy for his reluctant partner. But is the hospital hiding its own disturbing secrets? A mysterious death. When a physicist dies near a secret compound of scientists and cartographers, funded by an anonymous but powerful group, a down-on-his-luck King takes the case. A larger conspiracy? The body was found opposite the compound, directly across the York River, near Camp Peary - a sinister CIA training ground. And they're watching King's investigation. Is Maxwell right in her suspicions of foul play in the hospital? And with both the FBI and CIA breathing down King's neck, can he discover the truth in time? Simple Genius is followed by First Family, The Sixth Man and King and Maxwell.

Walk the Wire

Walk the Wire

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2020

Remember his name: FBI Agent Amos Decker is back in a brand new thrilling memory man investigation from number 1 bestseller, David Baldacci. A town with a secret. A lone hunter discovers the remains of a woman in North Dakota's Badlands. She appears to have had a post-mortem performed on her reminiscent of those only seen on TV shows - but this time, there was no slab, morgue or camera in sight. A victim without a past. The reason why Irene Cramer's death merits an FBI investigation becomes rapidly clear when key questions surface about her mysterious past. Little is known about this school teacher, where she came from or her true identity. She clearly had something to hide. A hero with a unique skill. FBI investigator, Amos Decker and his colleague, Alex Jamison, are summoned to seek answers in the local community of London, North Dakota, which sits at the very heart of the fracking industry. Enriched with oil money, jealousy and a deep-set rivalry lie beneath a veneer of glitz and opulence. Decker soon realizes that the nearby 'eye in the sky', the Air Force Station, may hold the vital clues and that this town holds secrets so explosive that they could destabilize the entire country . . Walk the Wire by David Baldacci is the sixth book in the Amos Decker series. Once read, never forgotten.

First Family

First Family

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2020

David Baldacci's First Family is the fourth gripping New York Times bestseller in the King and Maxwell series. The President's niece is missing. Former secret service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return to the White House. Camp David, USA. A children's birthday party at the presidential retreat turns into a nightmare when a child is snatched after the celebrations. First Lady. The FBI doesn't want private investigators King and Maxwell anywhere near the case. Regardless, they are enlisted by the First Lady to bring the child home safely. A shared history. The First Lady trusts King, for years ago he saved her then-senator husband from political disaster. But is there a greater secret in their past? With Maxwell battling her own demons, and forces aligned on all sides against her and King, the two are pushed to the absolute limit. In the race to save an innocent victim, the line between friend and foe will become impossible to define . . . or defend. David Baldacci's smash-hit series continues with The Sixth Man and King and Maxwell.

Walk the Wire

Walk the Wire

Author: David Baldacci Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2020

Remember his name: FBI Agent Amos Decker is back in a brand new thrilling memory man investigation from number 1 bestseller, David Baldacci. A town with a secret. A lone hunter discovers the remains of a woman in North Dakota's Badlands. She appears to have had a post-mortem performed on her reminiscent of those only seen on TV shows - but this time, there was no slab, morgue or camera in sight. A victim without a past. The reason why Irene Cramer's death merits an FBI investigation becomes rapidly clear when key questions surface about her mysterious past. Little is known about this school teacher, where she came from or her true identity. She clearly had something to hide. A hero with a unique skill. FBI investigator, Amos Decker and his colleague, Alex Jamison, are summoned to seek answers in the local community of London, North Dakota, which sits at the very heart of the fracking industry. Enriched with oil money, jealousy and a deep-set rivalry lie beneath a veneer of glitz and opulence. Decker soon realizes that the nearby 'eye in the sky', the Air Force Station, may hold the vital clues and that this town holds secrets so explosive that they could destabilize the entire country . . Walk the Wire by David Baldacci is the sixth book in the Amos Decker series. Once read, never forgotten.

One Good Deed

One Good Deed

Author: David Baldacci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Murder and family secrets, a touch of romance and deeply-felt revenge - with the twist of all twists - make up the perfect page-turning thriller, One Good Deed, from one of the world's bestselling thriller writers, David Baldacci. 'One of his finest books. Great character, great story, great portrait of an era' Bill Clinton In 1949, Aloysius Archer arrives in the dusty Southern town of Poca City. He has nothing but a handful of dollars, the clothes he's wearing and an appointment with his new parole officer. After his wartime experiences in Italy and a prison sentence for a crime he didn't commit, Archer is looking for a fresh start and a peaceful life. On his first night of freedom, Archer meets local business tycoon Hank Pittleman, who promises Archer handsome compensation to work as his debt collector. Yet Archer takes on more than he bargains for, as he becomes embroiled in a long-running feud between the drought-struck town's most dangerous residents. When one of them dies, the authorities label Archer as their number one suspect. A bloody game is being played above and below the law. Everybody playing has a deeply buried secret, and Archer must uncover them all - if he's to avoid going back behind bars.

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