A wonderful easy-reading sequel to THE CAMEL CLUB. Baldacci's reading audience will be rooting for the right outcome, booing at the bad guys, chewing their fingernails with concern at all the appropriate cliffhanger locations and will doubtless care what happens to these men as they move quickly from one crisis to another.
Even from the opening pages, "The Collectors" harbours no deep, dark secrets about the identity of the villain. Roger Seagraves, top flight CIA agent has turned renegade assassin for hire and seller of top level secret information. Having recently completed a successful hit on Speaker of the House, Robert Bradley, his next job was Jonathan DeHaven, Director of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Library of Congress. Why DeHaven, a harmless antiquarian book lover? Thus are sown the … more