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Saving Faith In a secluded house not far from Washington D C the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had a young woman named Faith Lockhart For Faith has done too much knows too m

  • Title: Saving Faith
  • Author: David Baldacci
  • ISBN: 9780446608893
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had a young woman named Faith Lockhart For Faith has done too much, knows too much, and will tell too much.Feared by some of the most powerful men in the world, Faith has been targeted to die But when a private investigator walks into the middle ofIn a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had a young woman named Faith Lockhart For Faith has done too much, knows too much, and will tell too much.Feared by some of the most powerful men in the world, Faith has been targeted to die But when a private investigator walks into the middle of the assassination attempt, the shooting suddenly goes wrong, and an FBI agent is killed Now Faith Lockhart must flee for her life with her story, her deadly secret, and an unknown man she s forced to trust

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    1. David Baldacci

      David Baldacci has been writing since childhood, when his mother gave him a lined notebook in which to write down his stories Much later, when David thanked her for being the spark that ignited his writing career, she revealed that she d given him the notebook to keep him quiet, because every mom needs a break now and then He published his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996 one year later, it was adapted for film, with Clint Eastwood as its director and star In total, David has published 34 novels for adults all have been national and international bestsellers, and several have been adapted for film and television His novels have been translated into than 45 languages and sold in than 80 countries over 110 million copies are in print worldwide David has also published six novels for younger readers A lifelong Virginian, David graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia School of Law, after which he practiced law in Washington, D.C.David and his wife, Michelle, are the co founders of the Wish You Well Foundation , which supports family and adult literacy in the United States In 2008 the Foundation partnered with Feeding America to launch Feeding Body Mind, a program to address the connection between literacy, poverty and hunger Through Feeding Body Mind, than 1 million new and used books have been collected and distributed through food banks to families in need.David and his family live in Virginia.

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    1. This wasn’t bad. I have to say though, the first 300 pages were a bit slow. I also found it hard to like the characters. But the last 200 pages were very good. The story is about the FBI and CIA and their abuse of power. Faith Lockhart is caught in the middle of a “sting”. Her boss has been illegally bribing political officials in Washington for a good cause. One of the heads of CIA has caught wind of this bribery and gets involved. His idea of how to handle it is a lot more dangerous than [...]


    2. A standalone thriller from Baldacci, pitting an insider CIA conspiracy against the FBI, with a pair of Capitol lobbyists as the bait. Moves along at great pace, as do most Baldacci books.


    3. Another creation of David Baldacci. I have now read a couple of his books. Strengths are obvious, such as fast paced action, plot lines, likeable (and unlikeable) characters. His writing is not always so smooth and sometimes there are elements in his work that seem improbable.This work is a good read, and the plot speeds the reader along. Key characters: Lobbyist Danny Buchanan who uses corrupt methods for a good cause; his associate, Faith Lockhart; Lee Evans, a PI; Robert Thornhill (a top offi [...]


    4. This is probably the worst book I've read in awhile.I checked out a few "summer read" books for a camping trip this last week. Loved his Wish You Well so thought I'd give this a tryUgh. Crappy story line, completely unbelievable interactionsi.e. after a bit of sexual tension, some anger, & some alcohol becomes a sexual assault, then suddenly the two protagonists are soul mates and can't be apart. Please. Then the big douche bag at work who took away the female protagonists FBI credentials an [...]


    5. I stumbled across the book at a local Barnes and Nobles last year. Thought I’d give it a try, after reading the overview on the back cover. I was instantly drawn into the pages of this political thriller, which was expertly written by a man who is well versed in his craft. The author definitely did a lot of research before writing this story. And all of the praise presented on the early pages prior to the story’s introduction was well deserved. This is not an action story, it is more of an i [...]


    6. Baldacci’s book has all the elements of a story that I would and should like, but unfortunately the execution was not something I enjoyed. The political lobbying/Washington side of the story was really interesting, but I really wanted more – the story seemed to only skate at the surface of it. The crime/police element was slow to get going and I felt that a tighter approach to it, and indeed the entire book, would have been better. I didn’t find the characters particularly engaging and apa [...]


    7. The fact that it took me two weeks to remember that I had finished this book and needed to write a review should tell you just how little effect it had. While Baldacci has written some entertaining novels, this is not his best effort. It's not terrible, there's just nothing particularly engaging about it. There were several sections in which I had to force myself not to skim; it was just that dull. For those who are terribly interested in the world of lobbying and influence peddling in Washingto [...]


    8. This is where I pretty much gave up on Baldacci. I thought I could rely on him for brainless filler reading but now he's just annoying. "Willing suspension of disbelief." Look it up. Basic agreement between author and reader. I'm willing to accept a lot of things when I'm reading fiction (I read vampire novels, fer chrissakes), but I cannot abide shaky premises in order to support an equally weak plot. YET ANOTHER SPOILER ALERT: Faith has set up a complete fake identity and even purchased a hous [...]


    9. While the first quarter of the book was slow and I didn't know which direction it was heading in, it picks up during the second quarter. It was really hard to follow for a while but after a while things started to pick up the pace. Some of the story was in a way, scary, because something like what happens in the story could really happen with the US Government in real life, you just never know, but I won't spoil it for anybody.Even though it didn't seem to get as much praise as some of Baldacci' [...]


    10. Saving Faith is the kind of book you select when you want to be entertained but not mentally challenged. Call it "summer-beach-reading" material. It's not bad, and although the story is somewhat formulaic, it does have enough twists and turns to keep the reader engaged and entertained. It does try to convey a few moral lessons, but the primary purpose seems to be keeping the reader guessing at the various levels of intrigue and corruption centered within the Beltway.The story centers on a witnes [...]


    11. Faith Lockhart has been the right hand man for a powerful, successful lobbyist for years but strange things are going on and she thinks it's time to call in help so she goes to the FBI. Before she can even explain the situation, an agent is killed. I'm a huge fan of Baldacci and this is as good or better a story than his others. The characters are enormously interesting and likeable and the plot is wild and credible.


    12. Ever had a book hangover? You know the feeling that you get when you've read a brilliant book and you can't get it out of your head? OK, well you won't have to worry about it with Saving Faith. It's about a woman named Faith and a guy called Lee and the CIA and FBI and it's set in Washington and people get killed and rescued and shot and stuff. I read it in 24 hours, and beyond that description all I can say is I wish I knew what happened to the dog. Did the FBI hurt it when they stormed the hou [...]


    13. Good Baldacci. There are so many twists that when you reach the finale, you wonder if something else happens. The premise CIA vs FBi, political intrigue, bribed politicians ring accurate, unfortunately. This particular bribery has a great twist. The 'bad guy' is really horrid, and the conflict well written. The romance is a bit schmaltzy, but okay. I always like his books, this one was incuded.


    14. Another competent thriller from Baldacci, though with a few flaws. This is more a thriller than a mystery with way too many characters, flat dialouge and a flabby 450 pages. Not his best, but a little more believable than some of his recent books and an easy read. As far as his early works go, The Winner and The Simple Truth are better.


    15. Title: Saving Faith (Paperback 2017)Author: David BaldacciPages: 528Year: 1999Publisher: Grand Central My rating 4 out of 5 stars.Originally, this was published in 1999 and was one of the authors earlier works. There is a very strong and multifaceted plot that embroils a young lobbyist named Faith. Faith has been trained and works for one of the most prominent, well-known lobbyists in Washington, Danny Buchanan. Faith loves working in Washington and doing the multitude of tasks her job requires [...]


    16. Not quite as riviting as the last one, but a pretty good read. I was not as into the lead characters as I was his last book I read, don't know why, and was not pleased with the "up in the air" ending.


    17. Baldacci’s book has all the elements of a story that I would like, but unfortunately the execution was not something I enjoyed. The political lobbying/Washington side of the story was really interesting, but I really wanted more – the story seemed to only skate at the surface of it. The crime/police element was slow to get going and I felt that a tighter approach to it, and indeed the entire book, would have been better. I didn’t find the characters particularly engaging and apart from a c [...]


    18. Hmmmm---I'm not even half through and I've been reading it for 4 days. That tells me it's pretty slow for me.even though I've been swamped and not reading much. I am sure I would sneak a bit more reading in if I was crazy about it.---Part 2It took me a week to finish this book. It wasn't really slow; when I was reading, I enjoyed what I read. I just didn't feel that need to have to get back to it right away. It took me a long time to really care about the people and what happened.I was bummed Ba [...]


    19. Looking good so far (about 1/3 through). Gotta tell you, though, I'm not a politically minded person and I'm trying hard to keep up with the story (lobbyists, voting, etc). I've never seen so much hate for the FBI in my life. I'm surprised. Had to ask my husband some federal agency questions, too. Baldacci isn't explaining it well enough for my understanding, or perhaps I just want to know more than the average reader (or maybe he'll explain later, who knows!)------------------------------------ [...]


    20. You know those authors of which you always see books, always want to read one and never do.well Baldacci was one of those for me. Finally I read the first book and i am so glad about it.The beginning was a bit slow but when finally everything was put in action it became better and better.Faith Lockhart is the assistant lobbyist of on of the best lobbyists in the United States. A man who changed his life to help the foreign poor but started to change. When faith isn't allowed to be part of him an [...]


    21. Another good entry into the political thriller genre, although a little dated, being published in 2000. Using the trope of an ultra-secret group trying to achieve it's own goals with no regard for others, Baldacci creates an intricate plot featuring characters from the FBI, the CIA, and other Washington regulars. A little slow to start but intriguing as it comes to its finale. One interesting aspect: in Saving Faith, one of the heads of the CIA does his dirty deeds because he is furious that the [...]


    22. (view spoiler)[ He violently, sexually assaulted the woman, and they were madly in love the next day. It was demeaning to me, the reader, and served only to make the plot more ridiculous. (hide spoiler)]Baldacci can do better. Do yourself a favor, and skip this one.



    23. Book very slow at the beginning and then it picks up. Ending was kind of predictable which I didn't like. Doesn't compare to his other books like "The Winner" or "Total Control" which were amazing


    24. One of my many favorite authors with a great, fast-paced thriller that keeps you wanting to read on to see where things are going.


    25. Didn't realize that rape was part of the story line, not a fan of that type of story line so I didn't give it a chance.



    26. About the book: It’s a standalone I bought a while back.First impressions: I’ve read some of Baldacci’s novels in the past, so I had an idea of what to expect. The author tends to start off with a scene that sets up the rest of the story. I didn’t know what was going on, which made me want to find out more.Summary: An assassination attempt goes wrong. An FBI agent dies. Characters run to save their lives.Characters: It took me a while to get behind some of the characters. By the end, I f [...]


    27. The story is a fast-paced, suspenseful page-turner from the opening chapter, with a clandestine group of CIA operatives, led by long-time spook Robert Thornhill, looking to return to the Cold War era “good old days” of (illegal) methods of intelligence gathering. Thornhill is coercing a principled lobbyist, Danny Buchanan, to entrap influential members of Congress so that Thornhill can leverage the damaging information against them into more CIA funding and less Congressional oversight. Buch [...]


    28. In true David Baldacci fashion, the plot pealed back a layer at a time and let the reader think they had the crime solved, only to add one more problem to the mix at the last minute. I liked this book, but not nearly as well as the other books I have read by this author. The last 25% of the book was an action packed thriller, but the first 75% was filled with descriptions of characters, their history, and how they had become ensnared in the trap they were in. Lee Adams, an unwitting character wh [...]


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