Absolute Power

By David Baldacci (Audiobook, 2010)
Available for the first time Unabridged on CD in an all-new recording by Scott Brick, the first of the blockbuster thrillers by New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci. The book that will change the way you think about Washington - and power - forever.

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night. Because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the president of the United States.

Luther Whitney is the career break-in artist who's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Alan Richmond is the charming U.S. president with the power to commit any crime. And Jack Graham is the young attorney caught in a vortex between absolute truth and... ABSOLUTE POWER

Available for the first time Unabridged on CD in an all-new recording by Scott Brick, the first of the blockbuster thrillers by New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci. The book that will change the way you think about Washington - and power - forever.

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night. Because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the president of the United States.

Luther Whitney is the career break-in artist who's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Alan Richmond is the charming U.S. president with the power to commit any crime. And Jack Graham is the young attorney caught in a vortex between absolute truth and... ABSOLUTE POWER

David Baldacci lives with his family in Virginia. He and his wife have founded the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He invites you to visit him at www.david-baldacci.com and his foundation at www.wishyouwellfoundation.org.
  • "First rate...Baldacci cuts everyone's grass -- Grisham's, Ludlum's, even Patricia Cornwell's -- and more than gets away with it."
    (People).

  • "A grabber...a superior thriller."
    (Houston Chronicle).

  • "Sizzling action...a well-paced, intricate book...ABSOLUTE POWER sails on shrewd plotting."
    (USA Today).

  • "A page-turning thriller...Baldacci combines all the needed elements: power, money, sex, intrigue, thwarted love, a few heroes, and more than a few villains."
    (Library Journal).

  • "Baldacci brings an insider's savvy to his tale."
    (New York Times Book Review).

  • "Scott Brick is perfect as narrator-cool, calm, and collected through murder, theft, and conspiracy at the highest levels of society. The dialogue grips the listener as Brick's voice pulses with tension and deception."

Product Details

Absolute Power
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • Price: $24.98 US/$29.98 CAN
  • Audio Run Time: 1140
  • ISBN-13: 9781607883210
  • On Sale Date: 01/16/2010
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