'Accomplished and amazing - one of the hottest reads around' Daily Mail Set in Washington D.C., Absolute Power, the first international bestselling from David Baldacci, is a fascinating thriller of unparalleled suspense that dares to explore an unthinkable abuse of power and criminal conspiracy: a vicious murder involving the US President and a cover-up orchestrated by his zealously loyal Chief of Staff and the Secret Service. But, unknown to the President and his lackeys, one unlikely witness saw everything.Trapped behind a two-way mirror in a country house in Maryland, Luther Whitney, a professional burglar, witnesses an event that destroys his faith in justice. By the time he escapes, pursued by two Secret Service agents, a young woman has been sexually assaulted, then shot dead. And a breathtaking cover-up has been set in motion. Adapted into a blockbuster film starring Clint Eastwood, Absolute Power is a gripping thriller with mass appeal. 'Baldacci's prose is fluent and amazing . . . this book is sure to make a killing' The Times 'A high-octane legal thriller. An almost Shakespearian study in the nature of evil - horror in its purest form' SpectatorAdapted into a blockbuster film starring Clint Eastwood, Absolute Power is a gripping thriller with mass appeal. a#39;Baldaccia#39;s prose is fluent and amazing . . . this book is sure to make a killinga#39; The Times a#39;A high-octane legal thriller.
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