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Publisher's Summary

Former Secret Service agents turned private investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell have seen their lives splinter around them. Michelle lies unconscious in a hospital bed after a night of suicidal violence. And Sean is forced to take on a thankless investigation into the murder of a scientist just inside the CIA's razor-wire fence near Williamsburg, Virginia. But they will need to team up again to stop a conspiracy of traitors operating in the shadow of the White House itself.

Soon he is uncovering layers of disinformation that shields a stunning world of elite mathematicians, physicists, war heroes, spies, and deadly field agents. Amid murder, a seemingly autistic girl's extraordinary genius, and a powerful breakthrough in the realm of classified codes, Sean learns enough to put his life at risk. Now, he needs Michelle, at her best, to help stop a conspiracy of traitors operating in the shadow of the White House itself.

From Michelle's courageous struggle to defeat her long-buried personal demons to a centuries-old secret that surfaces in the heat of the action, Simple Genius pulses with stunning, high-intensity suspense. The heroes of Split Second and Hour Game are back as you've never seen them before.

Download the accompanying reference guide. And don't miss the previous exploits of this dynamic duo in Split Second and Hour Game.
©2007 Columbus Rose, Ltd; (P)2007 Hachette Audio

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  • Joann
  • Scituate, MA, USA
  • 11-10-07

Simple Genius

Loved it, loved it, loved it. Exciting, interesting, fast paced, excellent narration. Lots of twists and kept you guessing.

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Interesting

Would you consider the audio edition of Simple Genius to be better than the print version?

I don't know, I've not read the print version

What did you like best about this story?

It's a David Baldacci book

What does Ron McLarty bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

a narrative that is well done

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a bright spot

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed this series, as well as the TV version, only wish there were more volumes, and episodes

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Abridged is not the answer!

Excellent novel and I also enjoyed the reader yet I quickly learned an abridged version cuts out far too much to truly follow along in a respective series.

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  • Mark
  • HEBER, UT, USA
  • 03-31-10

Worth the time and money

I enjoy the characters Baldacci creates and to learn more about them in successive novels he writes.