By David Baldacci
A riveting debut novel of homicide, honor, loyalty, and betrayal that reaches the entire technique to the Oval workplace. A vicious homicide regarding the president and his mistress leads to a coverup orchestrated through the zealously unswerving leader of safeguard and the key carrier. yet, unbeknownst to the president and his lackeys, one not going witness observed every thing. Will americans study the truth?.
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Mom asked as we drove. " "There. " Mom was pointing at a freshly poured concrete foundation for a house in the twenty-thousand-square-foot range. It had been framed in with two-by-sixes, and from the skeleton I could tell the style would be best described as Sailor Moon's Breezy West Coast Hideaway. The house was on the highest street. There was nobody overlooking us. Mom's spot selection was good. The basement concrete had been poured and coated with vapour barrier tar. The hole was obviously slated to be backfilled with dirt within a day or two.
I had to eat the gum from my sacred collection of twelve factory-sealed boxes of 2003 Upper Deck SP authentic NFL cards, with one autographed and sequentially numbered rookie card per box, including autographed cards from Bart Starr, Donovan McNabb, Jerry Rice and Joe Montana. " "Almost seventy-two hours. " At this point, all the heads in jPod gophered upwards, making ooooohhhhhh sounds. " "Like my futon. It's from this place in Finland. Cost me $2,500, but the entire futon is edible. " "My apartment is like Willy Wonka's factory.
We entombed Tim using the greyish-orange dirt from the excavation. It went far more quickly than I'd expected, five minutes, maybe. Mom looked a bit dizzy as we walked back to the car. When we drove away, she sat like a preteen caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart. Her hands were folded in her lap, and her head was down. She sniffled once, twice, and then came the tears, in floods. " I did. She turned to me, red-eyed. " "I quite liked Tim. He was a troubled soul. " This was a conversation I wasn't prepared to continue.
Absolute Power by David Baldacci