The forgotten

David Baldacci

Book - 2012

After he receives a posthumous note from his aunt hinting that things are horribly amiss in her Florida Gulf Coast town, Army Special Agent John Puller uncovers a shocking conspiracy.

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Genres
Suspense fiction
Published
New York : Grand Central Pub 2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Physical Description
424 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN
9780446573054
0446573051
Main Author
David Baldacci (-)
Review by Library Journal Reviews

Last year's first John Puller thriller debuted in the top spot on the New York Times best sellers list, so fans will be waiting for this second in the series. Here, Puller doesn't believe that his Aunt Betsy's drowning death in her backyard pool was an accident—she sent a letter before she died saying that something was scaring her—and starts investigating. Basic thriller premise, Baldacci writing, buy multiples. [Page 78]. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Review by Library Journal Reviews

Last year's first John Puller thriller debuted in the top spot on the New York Times best sellers list and so far has sold an impressive 237,000 copies in ebooks alone. So fans will be waiting for this second in the series. Here, Puller doesn't believe that his Aunt Betsy's drowning death in her backyard pool was an accident-she sent a letter before she died saying that something was scaring her-and starts investigating. Basic thriller premise, Baldacci writing, buy multiples. - "Six Thrillers," LJ Reviews 5/17/12 (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

After he receives a posthumous note from his aunt hinting that things are horribly amiss in her Florida Gulf Coast town, Army Special Agent John Puller uncovers a shocking conspiracy in this new novel from the author of Zero Day. 700,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

After he receives a posthumous note from his aunt hinting that things are horribly amiss in her Florida Gulf Coast town, Army Special Agent John Puller uncovers a shocking conspiracy.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

When Army Special Agent John Puller finds his aunt dead in Florida, he suspects it's no accident...and as local police dismiss the case, the cracks begin to show in a picture-perfect town in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller.Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case--but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida.A picture-perfect town on Florida's Gulf Coast, Paradise thrives on the wealthy tourists and retirees drawn to its gorgeous weather and beaches. The local police have ruled his aunt's death an unfortunate, tragic accident. But just before she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that beneath its beautiful veneer, Paradise is not all it seems to be.What Puller finds convinces him that his aunt's death was no accident...and that the palm trees and sandy beaches of Paradise may hide a conspiracy so shocking that some will go to unthinkable lengths to make sure the truth is never revealed.