Absolute Power

Written by:
David Baldacci
Narrated by:
Scott Brick , David Baldacci

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
January 2010
19 hours 1 minute
In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, a burglar, Luther Whitney, breaks into a Virginia mansion, and witnesses a brutal crime involving the president—​a man who believes he can get away with anything.

In a heavily guarded mansion in the Virginia countryside, professional burglar and break-in artist Luther Whitney is trapped behind a two-way mirror. What he witnesses destroys his faith not only in justice, but in all he holds dear.

What follows is an unthinkable abuse of power and criminal conspiracy, as a breathtaking cover-up is set in motion by those appointed to work for one of the most important people in the world: the President of the United States.
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Really fun book. If you like suspenseful who done it books with lawyers, cops, secret service, criminals, chase scenes, love triangles, and power struggles, you’ll love this book.

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Jim Roy

The crude language almost made me quit listening.

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Great book!

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Chris P.

Very good. Kept your interest til the end,

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Rosemary C.

Seen movie many times first time I read the book. I prefer the movie at least main character does get killed off half way through. Movie and book don’t seem to have much in common. The narrator was good.

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William S.

Absolutely brilliant! W. S. Sizemore

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Aimee H.

I really enjoyed this book. I had a hard time putting it down.

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Patricia A V.

This story is a nail-biting, page-turning thriller that weaves the key characters together in too many ways to imagine. Starting with an ingenious burglary of a country home belonging to an enormously wealthy business icon, the story is rapidly launched into a whirlwind tale of violence, murder, deceit and intrigue. The characters are very well drawn. I felt as though I could picture each key character in my mind and know if he/she were likely to be friend or foe as the story progressed. Stellar action scenes were artfully woven into the book. The novel has become a favorite of mine The narrator has a lazy, drawling voice that does not really fit with the tight action in this book. The voice is clear and easily understood which is important but the tone just missed the mark for me.

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Thomas C.

Better than some of his others. It didn't get "stuck" at the end. Ended with appropriate timing and interest.

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Michael U.

This is a great listen..

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John Grisham at his usual. I couldn't listen fast enough. You could guess the ending, but was exciting enough to keep my ears glued to the radio!!

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