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The fallen / David Baldacci.

By: Baldacci, David, 1960- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Baldacci, David, Amos Decker: book 4.Description: 420 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781509874262; 9781509874231.Subject(s): United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Fiction | Government investigators -- Fiction | Decker, Amos (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | International crimes -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Memory disorders -- Fiction | Pennsylvania -- FictionGenre/Form: Suspense fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction).DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: Amos Decker and his journalist friend Alex Jamison are visiting the home of Alex's sister in Barronville, a small town in western Pennsylvania that has been hit hard economically. When Decker is out on the rear deck of the house talking with Alex's niece, a precocious eight-year-old, he notices flickering lights and then a spark of flame in the window of the house across the way. When he goes to investigate he finds two dead bodies inside and it's not clear how either man died. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. There's something going on in Barronville that might be the canary in the coal mine for the rest of the country. Faced with a stonewalling local police force, and roadblocks put up by unseen forces, Decker and Jamison must pull out all the stops to solve the case. And even Decker's infallible memory may not be enough to save them.
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Amos Decker, David Baldacci's unique special agent with the gift of a remarkable memory, returns in The Fallen.BOOK 4 IN THE AMOS DECKER SERIESSmall towns which have seen better times are not unusual. But the mysterious events in Baronville, Pennsylvania, are raising the highly-tuned antennae of agent Amos Decker and his FBI partner, Alex Jamison. What was supposed to be a relaxing vacation turns into a murder investigation when two bodies are found in a nearby deserted house.With the body count rising, Decker and Jamison dig deep to uncover a sinister truth in Baronville, which could be the canary in the coalmine for the rest of the country.But even the duo's skills and Amos Decker's infallible memory may not be enough to save this town, or them, from becoming the next victims.PRAISE FOR THE AMOS DECKER SERIES"Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up ... a master class on the bestseller. ... Highly entertaining." Washington Post"Amos Decker is an amazing character. Reading how Decker journeys from hitting rock bottom to finding ultimate redemption is nothing short of rewarding." Associated Press"Perennial bestseller Baldacci unveils an offbeat hero with an unusual skill set and tragic past who takes on the evil mastermind behind a devastating school shooting ... [Decker] proves a quirky, original antihero with a definite method to his madness ... Readers will want to see Decker back on the printed page again and again." Kirkus Reviews

First published 2018 by Grand Central Publishing, USA.

Amos Decker and his journalist friend Alex Jamison are visiting the home of Alex's sister in Barronville, a small town in western Pennsylvania that has been hit hard economically. When Decker is out on the rear deck of the house talking with Alex's niece, a precocious eight-year-old, he notices flickering lights and then a spark of flame in the window of the house across the way. When he goes to investigate he finds two dead bodies inside and it's not clear how either man died. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. There's something going on in Barronville that might be the canary in the coal mine for the rest of the country. Faced with a stonewalling local police force, and roadblocks put up by unseen forces, Decker and Jamison must pull out all the stops to solve the case. And even Decker's infallible memory may not be enough to save them.

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