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The Innocent (edition 2012)

by David Baldacci

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Title:The Innocent
Authors:David Baldacci
Info:Grand Central Publishing (2012), Paperback, 448 pages
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The innocent by David Baldacci

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Fast paced, never let you go from the first scene. Liked the relationship between Julie and Will. Baldacci's style of crisp, stripped down language lends itself to an action-packed story. ( )
  monica67 | Jan 14, 2014 |
An excellent thriller for your collection. With everything going on in the world today, The Innocent by David Baldacci, gives pause for thought.

See my full review here: http://www.justtalkingbooks.com/1/post/2013/10/review-the-innocentwill-robie-1-b... ( )
  Fidget78 | Jan 5, 2014 |
Well written and decent pacing, but the first revealed secret agent was way too predictable. ( )
  breakerfallen | Jan 1, 2014 |
Gripping! ( )
  winecat | Sep 21, 2013 |
Well written, always interesting, and gripping in places. However, it was also a bit predictable and the revenge plot was too complicated to be believable. No one would go to such lengths, especially all the arrangements and incredible timing, to kill another man when a simple bullet would have done it easily. ( )
  whymaggiemay | Sep 17, 2013 |
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Kuipers, HugoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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America has enemies--ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target.
But Will Robie may have just made the first--and last--mistake of his career . . .
THE INNOCENT
It begins with a hit gone wrong. Robie is dispatched to eliminate a target unusually close to home in Washington, D.C. But something about this mission doesn't seem right to Robie, and he does the unthinkable. He refuses to kill. Now, Robie becomes a target himself and must escape from his own people.
Fleeing the scene, Robie crosses paths with a wayward teenage girl, a fourteen-year-old runaway from a foster home. But she isn't an ordinary runaway-her parents were murdered, and her own life is in danger. Against all of his professional habits, Robie rescues her and finds he can't walk away. He needs to help her.
Even worse, the more Robie learns about the girl, the more he's convinced she is at the center of a vast cover-up, one that may explain her parents' deaths and stretch to unimaginable levels of power.
Now, Robie may have to step out of the shadows in order to save this girl's life . . . and perhaps his own.
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Will Robie, a freelance hitman working for the government, rescues a teenage girl whose parents' disappearance may be linked to a vast, high-level cover-up.

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