Zero Day - David Baldacci

Zero Day

By David Baldacci

  • Release Date: 2011-10-31
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
4 Score: 4 (From 1,765 Ratings)
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Description

From David Baldacci--the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation.

And Zero Day is where it all begins....

John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has an indomitable spirit and an unstoppable drive to find the truth.

Now, Puller is called out on a case in a remote, rural area in West Virginia coal country far from any military outpost. Someone has stumbled onto a brutal crime scene, a family slaughtered. The local homicide detective, a headstrong woman with personal demons of her own, joins forces with Puller in the investigation. As Puller digs through deception after deception, he realizes that absolutely nothing he's seen in this small town, and no one in it, are what they seem. Facing a potential conspiracy that reaches far beyond the hills of West Virginia, he is one man on the hunt for justice against an overwhelming force.

David Baldacci is one of the world's favorite storytellers. His books are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with over 110 million copies in print. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at www.DavidBaldacci.com and his foundation at www.WishYouWellFoundation.org, and to look into its program to spread books across America at www.FeedingBodyandMind.com.

Reviews

  • ZERO DAY

    5
    By BY YOUR FOLLOWER 2009
    David, You hit it right on the nail for the ones that have lived though it.,It could not have been better writen. I believe it's deeper then that more personl that many could never understand. Only a chosen few. But that's what make's it a thriller!!!;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;Now you have captured two different audience's, All in one of the most biggest, real life story's ever! Well for someone.."ME". Sorry, i have to do say it but, it's to one of the commants left below. The time have come for us all to get out of our comfort zone, and get ready for what's to come.. Besides criticism one, for there deepest inter connections is a H _ _ _ OF A GIFT.. BLESS TO ALL!!!
  • Zero Day

    5
    By Raptorman03
    Great read. Good story with a lot of action.
  • Zero Day

    5
    By Admiral Patton
    Good Book😎
  • Zero Day

    5
    By Wolfhead9
    My kinda book. No mush...couldnt put it down. Thx!
  • Zero Day

    4
    By Pnutsgma
    I have read many of Baldacci's books and loved them, the many twists and turns. About the time you think you have it figured out, you find something new. Although I enjoyed this book, I didn't find it to be as intriguing as his other books. I will read more with Puller as the,aim character since I do enjoy his adventures.
  • Great reading!

    5
    By MJDav1s
    This book was a real page turner! Kept me on edge through the entire story. The characters were very interesting, and the plot was fascinating. I will recommend this book to my friends.
  • Zero Hour

    5
    By Old Pump Guy
    David Baldacci introduces us to John Puller in Zero Hour. This guy, a CID agent, could be exchanged easily for Lee Child's Jack Reacher. Any fan of Reacher will feel right at home following Puller through this escapade. The remote location in West Virginia is a Reacher kind of place and the interaction with the locals is also typical. Even the rough action and problem solving methods are what you would expect from one of the Army's finest. This is a great story from a great writer and I hope we get pulled into more Puller adventures in the future!!
  • Non-stop action

    5
    By Ray Yates
    Really enjoyed reading the book-once I goy started, I couldn't stop-looking to the next book
  • Proof readers

    1
    By Diamond Jim (DJ)
    Participle before a gerundive Enjoy the books. Please check this English rule. If on purpose for the average reader ok. But not correct. His seeing not him seeing. Any in the five booked reading currently. Jim Lambeth III
  • Good writing. Derivative character.

    4
    By eazyrooster
    The Puller character is gonna be compared to Jack Reacher. That's just the way it is. And there are a lot of moments that feel like its Jack Reacher. But once you're past that you'll find a good book. Baldacci is a better writer than Lee Child. He does much better research. The weapons and military facts and military life were much much more accurate than the constant errors in a Reacher book. It's easier to get into the story because of that realism. You'd be surprised how distracting it is when a writer constantly misstates the number of rounds a handgun takes. Things like that don't happen here. Add in the superior storytelling and its a good time. I'd like to see how the character will develop over a few books.

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