Interview with David Baldacci About END GAME

END GAME: Will Robbie Series Book 5 David Baldacci November 14  2017 Grand Central Publishing END GAME by David Baldacci brings back two of his best characters, Will Robie and Jessica Reel. Baldacci has a knack for creating a male and female lead that act in a homogeneous manner whether it’s Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, or his most recent series Memory Man with Amos Decker and Alexandra (Alex) Jamison.  But, probably the best pair is Robie and Reel, who feed off one another in a cohesive partnership. The first few chapters has Robie on a mission in London where he must single-handedly take out a Jihadist terrorist cell and Reel in Iraq...

David Baldacci talks about NO MAN’S LAND

    Elise Cooper: Many of your books have a shout out to the military?   David Baldacci:  My dad was in the Navy, and I have a lot of friends in the military and police.  I think those in the military and police are very special people, which is why I wrote this book quote about Puller a former combat veteran and now a CID investigator, sprinting ‘toward, not away from, the violence.’ I have tremendous respect for them.  It is an incredibly difficult job under the best of circumstances and far more complicated than people realize.  We need to hold these people up and encourage them to serve in these professions.   EC: DARPA,...

David Baldacci: THE GUILTY Interview

THE GUILTY is a story about revenge, relationships, and regrets. It begins with Will Robie unable to pull the trigger because of a past that must be confronted. He returns to the family and town he abandoned twenty years ago to prove his father’s innocence in a murder charge. Elise Cooper: Why did you create a character that is a CIA sniper? David Baldacci: I like to challenge myself. A few years ago I wanted to write about a protagonist for a new series that has to be appealing and that readers care about. But since I made his profession as an assassin it became quite a challenge to have people root for him and not against him. Will has...

THE GUILTY by David Baldacci Reviewed

THE GUILTY David Baldacci Grand Central Pub. Nov 17th, 2015 THE GUILTY, book four in the Will Robie series, by David Baldacci sees the return of Will Robie and his partner Jessica Reel. Baldacci is able to create realistic plots, allows the reader to understand the essence of a CIA operative/sniper, and has characters that are sympathetic as well as admirable. In this latest installment Robie’s backstory is explored and is brilliantly intertwined within an action-packed plot. The plot begins, as Robie, a black ops CIA sniper, is unable to complete his assignment and pull the trigger. Given an opportunity to straighten his head he must...

An Interview with David Baldacci

MEMORY MAN by David Baldacci is a compelling novel. This new series is a fascinating characterization, featuring Detective Amos Decker who has unique abilities. It is a psychological thriller that does not only get into the mind of the characters but gets into the mind of the readers. The plot has Decker suffering from the neurological condition, synesthesia, after a football hit. A few years later his loved ones are brutally murdered, throwing him into a downward spiral, costing him his self-esteem and job. That is until the arrest of Sebastian Leopold who confesses to the slaughter of his family. At the same time, a horrific event, a mass...