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The Target is David Baldacci's blockbuster follow up to The Hit, the smash-hit bestseller featuring U.S. government assassin, Will Robie.
A highly trained CIA assassin, Will Robie is only matched in his ability to kill by his fellow agent, Jessica Reel. They are trusted by the US government to succeed when failure isn’t an option.
So when the President identifies an opportunity to take down a global menace there’s only two people he has in mind for the clandestine mission. Their target is the dangerous and unpredictable leader of North Korea, but when things don’t go to plan a fierce retaliation is set in motion.
While Robie and Reel are stalked by a new adversary – sent to destroy the enemy at all costs – a deadly game of cat and mouse is triggered between the East and West. But who will be hunter and who will be hunted when the true target is revealed?
Continue the thrilling series with The Guilty.
At the start of bestseller Baldacci's tense third thriller featuring CIA hit man Will Robie (after 2013's The Hit), Earl Fontaine, a terminally ill Alabama death row prisoner, plans one last killing that will personally affect Robie and his fellow agent, Jessica Reel. Meanwhile in Washington, D.C., the U.S. president authorizes an operation to assassinate a foreign leader. Evan Tucker, the head of the CIA, recommends Robie and Reel, whose recent exploits have earned them the CIA's highest medal, for the job. When that mission is scrubbed, Robie and Reel end up attempting a dangerous incursion into North Korea to rescue a couple of prisoners from the notorious Bukchang labor camp, a move that results in North Korea deciding to retaliate against the U.S. on its own territory. In unsparing detail, Baldacci depicts the brutal conditions in the North Korean camp, in particular their impact on 25-year-old Yie Chung-Cha, a prisoner groomed as a deadly assassin.