False accuse (True Blue) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Sono passati due anni da quando Mason "Mace" Perry, agente della polizia di Washington, ha perso il distintivo e con esso anche la libertà. Accusata di aver partecipato a una serie di rapine, e dopo aver pagato con la prigione, ha visto la sua carriera andare a rotoli. Sostenuta fino a oggi da una ferrea volontà di riscatto e dalla determinazione di tornare a essere un poliziotto, Mace vuole a tutti i costi scoprire chi l'ha incastrata. Quando sua sorella Beth, capo della polizia di Washington, si trova alle ...
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False accuse (True Blue)

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Overview

Sono passati due anni da quando Mason "Mace" Perry, agente della polizia di Washington, ha perso il distintivo e con esso anche la libertà. Accusata di aver partecipato a una serie di rapine, e dopo aver pagato con la prigione, ha visto la sua carriera andare a rotoli. Sostenuta fino a oggi da una ferrea volontà di riscatto e dalla determinazione di tornare a essere un poliziotto, Mace vuole a tutti i costi scoprire chi l'ha incastrata. Quando sua sorella Beth, capo della polizia di Washington, si trova alle prese con una serie di scottanti omicidi, Mace intravede l'opportunità di una rapida riabilitazione. Trovare i colpevoli potrebbe farle riacquistare il suo lavoro e la sua dignità, anche se muoversi con le limitazioni imposte dalla libertà vigilata è un'impresa difficile, e non sempre essere la sorella del capo rappresenta un vantaggio. Le cose sembrano girare per il verso giusto quando Mace incontra Roy Kingman, giovane avvocato di uno studio prestigioso, che ha scoperto il cadavere di una collega brutalmente assassinata. Con l'aiuto di Beth, i due si lanciano in un'indagine dai molti rischi che porterà alla luce complotti e intrighi capaci di mettere a repentaglio la sicurezza nazionale, dove il nemico è insospettabile, pericoloso e soprattutto difficile da smascherare. Perché spesso l'apparenza inganna ma, purtroppo, la verità può essere molto pericolosa. Con False accuse, David Baldacci riafferma con efficacia le sue ben note capacità di raccontare storie emozionanti e coinvolgenti con protagonisti che si muovono perennemente sul filo del rasoio.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788852019111
  • Publisher: MONDADORI
  • Publication date: 5/17/2011
  • Language: Italian
  • Sold by: ARNOLDO MONDADORI - EBKS
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Italian-language Edition
  • Sales rank: 243,437
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

David  Baldacci
David Baldacci

Biography

David Baldacci's authoritative legal thrillers operate on the irresistible notion that a sinister undercurrent threads through the country's most powerful institutions.

While his stories hinge on the complex machinations behind the presidency, the FBI, the Supreme Court and other spheres of influence, Baldacci (a former Washington, D.C.-based attorney) finds his way into a mystery through the eyes of the innocents. Semi-innocents, at least: small players who often don't realize they're players at all end up hunting down answers, and their hunt becomes the reader's.

According to Baldacci, reading John Irving's The World According to Garp convinced him that he wanted to be a novelist. Absolute Power -- in which a thief finds himself accidentally connected to a murder involving the president and the ensuing coverup -- was hardly Irvingesque; but it did begin Baldacci's friendly relationship with the bestseller lists, which has continued over his writing career.

Baldacci's style is brief and plot-driven, but he's not afraid to linger on macabre and vivid details, such as a rosary clenched in a plane crash victim's hand, or hard-learned lessons from a sniper's life (pack your food so you can find it at night, by touch). These small but memorable -- indeed, almost cinematic -- details give his books another layer that distinguishes them from the average potboiler.

Although the author has occasionally departed from his usual fare (examples include the tenderhearted coming-of-age tale Wish You Well and the holiday-themed adventure The Christmas Train), it is high-octane thrillers that are his true stock in trade. Whether it's a taut stand-alone or a new installment in his Camel Club series, readers know when they crack the spine of a new Baldacci book, they're in for an action-packed page-turner.

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Good To Know

Baldacci was a trial lawyer and a corporate lawyer for nine years in Washington, D.C.

He worked his way through college as a Pinkerton security guard and by washing and detailing 18-wheel trucks.

Baldacci writes under his own name except when published in Italy, where he uses a pseudonym because it is the homeland of his ancestors.

Bill Clinton selected The Simple Truth as his favorite novel of 1998, according to Baldacci's web site.

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    1. Hometown:
      Northern Virginia
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 5, 1960
    2. Place of Birth:
      Richmond, VIrginia
    1. Education:
      B.A. in Political Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1982; J.D., University of Virginia, 1986
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