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Long Road to Mercy

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The Number One Bestseller.

Long Road to Mercy is the heart-pounding first novel in the FBI Special Agent Atlee Pine series by bestselling author David Baldacci.

FBI Special Agent Atlee Pine has learnt three lessons in life:

Some wounds never heal.

Atlee's twin sister, Mercy, was abducted from their bedroom over thirty years ago, and Atlee has spent every day since wondering what happened to her.

Time doesn't lessen your pain.

The prime suspect, notorious serial killer Daniel James Tor, is in a high-security prison, but with no confession, Atlee continues to search for her sister, even as Tor taunts her from jail.

But she can always make a difference.

Wracked by survivor's guilt, Atlee joined the FBI to hunt down killers like Tor. Assigned to the remote wilds of the Western United States, she has spent years honing her skills and building her endurance, always with one eye on the ultimate goal.

Now, Atlee Pine is tasked with an investigation which begins with a missing person in the Grand Canyon. And ends with a discovery much more sinister and far-reaching.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 132 x 196 x 38mm | 402g
  • Pan Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1509874364
  • 9781509874361
  • 112

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Long Road to Mercy is a spectacular series debut. I can't wait to see what's next for her -- Joseph Finder, New York Times bestselling author Long Road to Mercy strikes all the right chords: a perfect blend of action, secrets, and conspiracies - all combined with Baldacci's trademark sizzle -- Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci's best yet. He keeps the pages flying and the plot twisting in this ingenious and riveting thriller -- Lisa Scottoline, Number one bestselling author A stunning debut to what promises to be a great series. Agent Pine is a character for the ages -- Douglas Preston, Number one New York Times bestselling author Baldacci excels as a storyteller when it comes to FBI agents with baggage. He also knows how to craft a complex and compelling case for his stellar heroes to solve * Daily Mail * The best things here are the Hitchcock-like scenes in the Grand Canyon, and the heroine's spunky elderly sidekick, Carol * Sunday Times * A multi-layered protagonist; a plot as deep and twisty as the setting -- Kathy Reichs, Number one New York Times bestselling author FBI Agent Atlee Pine is a heroine I'll never forget. -- Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci is one of the all-time best thriller authors. Long Road to Mercy is all action and attitude, and makes no apologies. Love it! -- Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author A fabulous new character from a master storyteller. Readers will love Atlee Pine. -- Jane Harper, New York Times bestselling author of The Dry Long Road to Mercy is David Baldacci at his best, introducing an engrossing new heroine, FBI Agent Atlee Pine. -- Scott Turow, Number one New York Times bestselling author If you're wondering why David Baldacci is considered the best, look no further than Long Road to Mercy -- Gregg Hurwitz, New York Times bestselling author of Orphan X
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About David Baldacci

David Baldacci, author of The Fallen, is one of the world's bestselling and favourite thriller writers. With over 130 million copies in print, his books are published in over 80 territories and 45 languages, and have been adapted for both feature-film and television. David is also the co-founder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation (R), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across the US.

Trust him to take you to the action.
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16,064 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (6,232)
3 22% (3,542)
2 6% (924)
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