The Whole Truth
Nicholas Creel needs a war. The head honcho at the world's largest and most aggressive defense contractor is hankering for a bloody hoedown to bolster his company's coffers. That puts him in the crosshairs of investigative journalist Katie James and a mysterious covert op known only as Shaw.... show more
Nicholas Creel needs a war. The head honcho at the world's largest and most aggressive defense contractor is hankering for a bloody hoedown to bolster his company's coffers. That puts him in the crosshairs of investigative journalist Katie James and a mysterious covert op known only as Shaw. David Baldacci's thriller pulsates with intrigue and excitement.
Publish date: April 22nd 2008
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 406
Edition language: English
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Shaw (#1)
Shaw is a reluctant special agent. Shaw is tall, big and skilled. He has a contract with a secret service agent because he has wounded a special agent by mistake. The agent Frank became his handler. He was on a 5 years contract and he wanted out. The reason is sweet. He was in love and want...
read also on: www.msleighmbooks.blogspot.comI don't usually like starting a series by an author when I'm still working on another; in this case, I love the Cold Stone series but have not completed it. Mom gave me this book, it happened to be the first in this series and exactly the kind of book I ne...
A different series this time a super assassin named Shaw. I really give this a 3.5 star rating because it is basically a rehash of other novels. The good guy who may not really be good, the love of his life that he loses for no good reason, and the trek for revenge. It is well written like all of...
War mongering is a lucrative business, especially if one is a defense contractor. And peace times are not good for the bottom line, so 'truth' is fabricated, or in other words 'perception management' (a very ugly terminology in 'Public Relations') is needed. In it, lies are so brilliantly packaged t...
A huge defense contractor hopes to stimulate his business ventures with a few fake news stories. Enter our heroes Shaw (whose fiancée was murdered in a resulting bomb blast) and Creel (a disgraced reporter) to get to the bottom of the problem. Typical fast paced Baldacci. Enjoyable read.