David Baldacci attended law school at the University of Virginia, and went on to work as a trial lawyer, and later as a corporate lawyer, in Washington, D.C. He is now a full-time writer whose best selling novels include Absolute Power, Total Control, The Winner, The Simple Truth and Saving Faith. He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.
This is one of David Baldacci's earlier books, written in 1996. Probably one of the books that has made him such a popular author of thriller reader's everywhere. His writing style has changed very little since then and the plots of his early novels are just as interesting as his later work.
A professional burglar unwittingly witnesses a a vicious murder, involving none other than the President of the United States. Luther Whitney's experience leads to him being pursued by Secret Service agents. A young woman has been sexually assaulted and then shot dead. Luther would give anything not to have been there, but he was and now he is going to be hunted like an animal . . .