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Zero Day Audiobook

Zero Day

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Publisher's Summary

From David Baldacci - the modern master of the thriller and number-one worldwide best-selling novelist - comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation. And Zero Day is where it all begins....

John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigative Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has an indomitable spirit and an unstoppable drive to find the truth.

Now, Puller is called out on a case in a remote, rural area in West Virginia coal country, far from any military outpost. Someone has stumbled onto a brutal crime scene, a family slaughtered. The local homicide detective, a headstrong woman with personal demons of her own, joins forces with Puller in the investigation. As Puller digs through deception after deception, he realizes that absolutely nothing he's seen in this small town, and no one in it, are what they seem. Facing a potential conspiracy that reaches far beyond the hills of West Virginia, he is one man on the hunt for justice against an overwhelming force.

David Baldacci is one of the world's favorite storytellers. His books are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with over 110 million copies in print. He is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at www.DavidBaldacci.com and his foundation at www.WishYouWellFoundation.org, and to look into its program to spread books across America at www.FeedingBodyandMind.com.

©2011 David Baldacci (P)2011 Hachette

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    Rima M. Mathewson NH 06-30-16 Member Since 2015
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    "I am really impressed with this Author"

    I am getting to know this author better.
    My friend recommended it!!!
    Needlessly to say-, i am hooked to his style of writing.

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    Larry Cowsert Saint Louis, MO USA 04-06-16
    Larry Cowsert Saint Louis, MO USA 04-06-16 Member Since 2014

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    "Deception Plot So Implausible It Could be True"

    In "Zero Day", we come face to face with ramifications of the Cold War and the inept actions that a government will take to hide a very dark secret. A secret that leads to the deaths of of a high-ranking Army officer and nearly a dozen other innocent people who stumble upon the truth Warrant Officer Puller's mission is to find the killer of the Colonel and, in doing so, puts together the bizarre discovery that led to the murders of so many residents in this tiny West Virginia coal mining town.

    McLarty and Cassidy are not just readers. They are actors, bringing life and an image to every character they voice. The listener is treated to Regional "drawls" and coloquilisms that draw a visual picture of each character. Sound effects and subtle musical infusions enhance the verbal performance and help develop a "movie in the mind".

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    Monica 05-27-15
    Monica 05-27-15
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    "Great story- weird music and sound effects"

    The plot was excellent- the narrators were also really good. But there was weird music and sound effects- some that fit the story some that didn't. While I'll probably still listen to the next Puller book, the music didn't add anything but to be hokie.

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    Amazon Customer Tryon, NC, US 03-28-15
    Amazon Customer Tryon, NC, US 03-28-15 Member Since 2007
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    "I couldn't help thinking of L.C's Jack Reacher"

    Good character development and a story that will keep you engaged. I plan to listen to it again in a couple of years.

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    C. Arzola 93551 03-21-15
    C. Arzola 93551 03-21-15 Member Since 2012
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    "sounds a lot like Jack Reacher."

    The sounds effects are a bit unnecessary and a bit annoying. Good story but it just sounded like Jack Reacher.

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    Taha 02-23-15
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    "Entertaining listen"

    This was my first listen of David Baldacci and I really enjoyed it.

    Puller is an interesting character and I would like to listen to more of his story.

    The narration is superb. I was a bit hesitant about listening to 2 different narrators however it was seamless and works much better than I imagined. The background music also worked really well to add to the suspense.



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    Robert 02-10-15
    Robert 02-10-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great beach read"

    Great story with great characters. Highly recommended to someone looking for a good escape and compelling story. Nothing more needed

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    FRITZ STOOP Moraga, CA USA 12-18-11
    FRITZ STOOP Moraga, CA USA 12-18-11 Member Since 2017
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    "Boring Reacher Rip"

    I'm surprised the lawyers are not flying in from all over to impeach Mr. Baldacci for this blatant rip off of the Lee Child series. Reacher, Puller, Hitter, Shooter, has he no shame.
    I have tried Baldacci several times and cannot for the life of me see what people see in his writing. Never been able to withstand more than a few chapters. It is mechanical and boring, and now felonious.
    It is a very uninterestingly long way to go for a parody. The guy just does not write very well. Or the population has dumbed down to such a degree that this tripe passes for interesting.
    Even Child's ability to keep it going at a high level has flagged in the last few books, but this is just too much. While Baldacci was killing off essentially the entire cast, he should have included Puller (sic) and perhaps considered backing away from this career.

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    Elle OREGON 11-22-12
    Elle OREGON 11-22-12

    Audible Fan, Amazon Customer, Gardener, Quilter, Liberal and Activist. I'll read about anything!

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    "A Reacher Knock-Off"

    I usually enjoy reading Baldacci's novels-but can't recommend ZeroDay as anything but an average knock off of Jack Reacher as the army cop. Puller is even built like Reacher!

    The plot was fair but the presentation was irritating...music during what was supposed to be suspenseful parts, sound effects and poor southern accents on the part of both readers made this listen hardly worth buying. Sadly I bought both books in the series on the authors name alone, without reading the reviews....

    I really wish producers would read the reviews-when there is complaint after complaint about the sound effects and music, one would think they would pay attention and let the reader simply read the novel sans enhancements.

    Not particularly recommended.

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    Carolyn 11-04-11
    Carolyn 11-04-11
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    "Finally"

    Someone used a male and a female reader to narrate this story. I think sometimes a male reader trying to imitate a female character ruins the whole book!
    David Baldacci's books are always top knotch and since I just started this book , well, so far so good, excellant as always.

    28 of 38 people found this review helpful

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