No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Large Print - 2016 | First edition
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John Puller may be the United States Army's most tenacious investigator, but he is not equipped to face the truth about his mother's disappearance thirty years ago. New evidence has come to light suggesting that Puller's father -- a highly decorated Army veteran -- may have murdered his wife. When Puller's friend, intelligence operative Veronica Knox, arrived on the scene, he realized that there is far more to this case than he first though. He knows that nothing will prevent him from discovering what really happened to his mother -- even proving that his father is a killer. Meanwhile, Paul Rogers has just been paroled after spending ten years in a high-security prison for murder. And with his freedom comes a desire to pay back old debts. Harbouring a dark past that changed him in unimaginable ways, Rogers embarks on a journey across the country, set on a path of revenge against the people who took away his humanity. As both men uncover a trail of deception that stretches back decades, they realize that the truth will bind them together in ways they could never have imagined.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing Large Print, 2016
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781455541669
1455541664
9781683312345
1683312341
Branch Call Number: x Large Print Coll
Characteristics: 645 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
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Zoelexi777
Aug 30, 2017

What can I say. David Baldacci never disappoints. This was another fabulous book. I highly recommend reading this book.

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ArcticAndy
Jun 10, 2017

Another good Baldacci novel. Even the bad guy was likable.

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0007548100dmw
May 09, 2017

Another outstanding Baldacci book. Keeps your attention until the very end. Great read!

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7626dee
Apr 03, 2017

You will root for the bad guy since the government techies are so unlikeable. Baldacci has never been in the military or he would know no service would ever go after a hero general for any reason, especially one retired with dementia..

dustbunny53 Mar 21, 2017

Another hit for David Baldacci.

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jazpur
Feb 17, 2017

David Baldacci is known for his ingenuity and No Man's Land did not disappoint. Fascinating and scary science.It would make an excellent movie.

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thedeej12
Feb 06, 2017

Very different Baldacci book. I thoroughly enjoyed the change of pace. Even the bad guy (made bad) got a chance at life again. Good read.

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Bookworm1562
Dec 29, 2016

All of Baldacci's novels with John Puller are interesting. This novel is a bit more sci-fi. It would make a good movie.

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gloryb
Dec 20, 2016

The story alternates chapters with two different storylines until these converge. I usually dislike this writing model as the story line changes just when I am getting interested in one of them. In this novel, the author has melded the superhero characteristics of Superman, Spiderman, the Hulk and a robot into Paul Rogers - a killing machine – who is the end result of a military engineering research project to make the perfect soldier. I loved the concept – a soldier who when wounded has a body that self-heals. Unfortunately for Roger’s creators, a throwback to the Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein, Rogers seeks revenge. All the while, the Puller boys, sons of a well respected general, try to solve the missing disappearance of their mom from 30 years ago. I enjoyed the story, maybe because of the boy's sudden concern for their missing mom.

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Eil_1
Dec 18, 2016

Another excellent book by this author. He gives the reader what they want: action, suspense and the need to keep turning the pages.

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