The Fix (Memory Man Series) – David Baldacci

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THE NEW MEMORY MAN NOVEL!

Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself.

Even with Decker’s extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter–a family man with a successful consulting business–and his victim, a schoolteacher. Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the attack.

Enter Harper Brown. An agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency, she orders Decker to back off the case. The murder is part of an open DIA investigation, one so classified that Decker and his team aren’t cleared for it.

But they learn that the DIA believes solving the murder is now a matter of urgent national security. Critical information may have been leaked to a hostile government–or worse, an international terrorist group–and an attack may be imminent.

Decker’s never been one to follow the rules, especially with the stakes so high. Forced into an uneasy alliance with Agent Brown, Decker remains laser focused on only one goal: solving the case before it’s too late.

Review

“A compelling puzzler…Baldacci is a truly gifted storyteller, and this novel is a perfect “fix” for the thriller aficionado.”―Associated Press

“The set-up for THE FIX is one of the best this master of the thriller has ever come up with, and there is no letdown as Amos and his associates dig into an increasingly bizarre case …[Baldacci’s] plotting is more masterful than ever, and THE FIX is nothing less than terrific from start to finish.”―Connecticut News

“Crackling with tension…Reads at a breakneck pace…Bestselling author David Baldacci delivers a thrill ride, as always. Big time. Pick up THE FIX, and you won’t put it down until you reach the end. Guaranteed.”―BookReporter.com

“[Baldacci] continues to show why he is a master of mystery.”―The Florida Times-Union

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

“Baldacci’s novels always have an emotional component…But MEMORY MAN stands out among his thrillers for its deeply felt – and earned – sense of catharsis and healing…Baldacci’s last few books have been among his best, and it’s a pleasure to see him produce emotionally and dramatically intense work at the height of his maturity as a novelist.”―Richmond Times-Dispatch

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