May 10th, 2020

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Book Critique - The Sixth Man (King and Maxwell #5)

For review of all books in the series, go here.

Stars: 5 / 5

Recommendation: A fast paced thriller taking the readers through the myriad of conspiracies tied to the intelligence work in government and involving the various alphabet agencies, Baldacci kept the readers on their toes with the twists of mis-directions and turns of sudden reveals. A very entertaining book for all mystery lovers.

The Sixth Man is the fifth book in the King and Maxwell Series by David Baldacci originally published in April of 2011. In the continuing series of Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, Baldacci takes us on a case that leads them to a government conspiracy that goes way high up the ladder.

Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, two former Secret Service agents, now work as private investigators after retiring from the service. Each case takes them back to their former lives, sometimes pushing them closer to losing their lives. Yet they continue on in the pursuit of justice, case after case.

Ted "Teddy" Bergin, a defense attorney representing the alleged serial killer Edgar Roy, hires Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to investigate for him on the case. However on the way to meet Bergin in Machias, Maine, they find his dead body instead. Now Sean and Michelle take upon themselves to represent Edgar Roy and crack the case.

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