• Split Second

  • King and Maxwell, Book 1
  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Series: King and Maxwell, Book 1
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-20-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (8 ratings)

Regular price: $23.44

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Publisher's Summary

Split Second is the first in the gripping King and Maxwell series by best-selling author David Baldacci.
When something distracts Secret Agent Sean King for a split second, it costs him his career and presidential candidate Clyde Ritter his life. But what stole his attention? And why was Ritter shot?
Eight years later Michelle Maxwell is on the fast track through the ranks of the Secret Service when her career is stopped short: presidential candidate John Bruno is abducted from a funeral home while under her protection.
The similarity between the two cases drives Michelle to reopen investigations into the Ritter fiasco and join forces with attractive ex-agent King. The pair are determined to get to the bottom of what happened in those critical moments.
Meanwhile, high-ranking members of the legal system and key witnesses from both cases are going missing. King is losing friends, colleagues and clients fast, and his ex-lover, Joan Dillinger, is playing curious games - she wants Sean back, but she also owes him for something....
Split Second is followed by Hour Game, Simple Genius, First Family, The Sixth Man and King and Maxwell.
©2003 David Baldacci (P)2003 Time Warner AudioBooks
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5 out of 5 stars
By derbyfile58 on 05-05-17

Baldacci at his best

Thoroughly enjoyed this story which was fast paced. Was listening to it while working in house and found myself sitting down to listen to the story rather than switch it off in order to vacuum. Narration good and to me it was Baldacci at his best.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Mark on 08-17-17

What an annoying narrator

I'm only a few chapters in but the narrator's voice and style are driving me crazy. I would listen to another book by Baldacci but not if read by Scott brick. He has an annoying voice and most of the time I can't tell if it's the man or women talking. They both sound the same.

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4 out of 5 stars
By kathleen caris on 01-09-18


unfortunately this book is a very bad recording and very hard to follow how ever I enjoyed this book .

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1 out of 5 stars
By Paul on 11-11-17

not his best work and read badly.

did not like it
his worst book so far
narrator was bad and was boring

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