One Good Deed



One Good Deed The 1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci introduces an unforgettable new character Archer, a straight talking former World War II soldier fresh out of prison for a crime he didn t commit.It s 1949 When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole with a short list of do s and a much longer list of don ts do report regularly to his parole officer, don t go to bars, certainly don t drink alcohol, do get a job and don t ever associate with loose women The small town quickly proves complicated and dangerous than Archer s years serving in the war or his time in jail Within a single night, his search for gainful employment and a stiff drink leads him to a local bar, where he is hired for what seems like a simple job to collect a debt owed to a powerful local businessman, Hank Pittleman Soon Archer discovers that recovering the debt won t be so easy The indebted man has a furious grudge against Hank and refuses to pay Hank s clever mistress has her own designs on Archer and both Hank and Archer s stern parole officer, Miss Crabtree, are keeping a sharp eye on him When a murder takes place right under Archer s nose, police suspicions rise against the ex convict, and Archer realizes that the crime could send him right back to prison if he doesn t use every skill in his arsenal to track down the real killer. Read One Good Deed – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 628 pages
  • One Good Deed
  • David Baldacci
  • English
  • 25 May 2018
  • 1538750570

10 thoughts on “One Good Deed

  1. Paromjit says:

    David Baldacci ventures into historical crime fiction with style with his new protagonist, Aloysius Archer, set in 1949 in the drought stricken small Southern Poca City It begins with Archer being released on parole from Carderock prison for a crime he didn t commit and arriving in Poca with a distinct giveaway prison shuffle He is armed with a list of things he must not do, such as don t go to bars, drink alcohol, associate with loose women, and a smaller list of things he must do, like repor David Baldacci ventures into historical crime fict...

  2. Jim Fonseca says:

    DNF did not finish so I did not give it a rating.This book was a gift I don t usually read NYT best seller thrillers not my genre.World War II veteran Archer has just been released from prison he s a good guy so we know this was a mix up He s a man of few words the strong silent type He won medals in the Italian campaign but he was just doing my duty, ma am He needs work so he hooks up with the wealthiest man in town, re possessing a car for him Archer is also hitting on two good DNF did not finish so I did not give it a rating.This book was a gift I don t usually read NYT best seller thrillers not ...

  3. Phrynne says:

    In One Good Deed Baldacci takes us back to 1949 and the town of Poca City, USA Historical mystery no less Is this a new direction for this author And is this going to be a new series I hope so because the main character, Aloysius Archer, is excellent and definitely worth following up As the book commences he has just left prison having served a few years for a crime he did not commit He is young, smart and good looking and probably a bit too nice for his own good Prison has worn some of t In One Good Deed Baldacci takes us back to 1949 and the town of Poca City, USA Historical mystery no less Is this a new direction for this author And is this going to be a new series I hope so because the main character, Aloysius Archer, is excellent and definitely worth following up As the book commences he has just left prison having served a few years for a crime he did not commit He is young, smart and good looking and probably a bit too nice for his own good Prison has worn some of that from him and events in Poca City eventually help him develop a healthy amount of suspicion regarding the intentions of others I enjoyed every minute of this book Baldacci always writes well and for this one he has done an enormous amount of research People s attitudes, what they drove, what they drank and smoked all these details are there to give the reader a really good feel for the atmosphere in small town USA in the late 40s early 50s.There is a short court sce...

  4. Matt says:

    In his latest standalone thriller, David Baldacci captivates readers while taking them on a voyage back in time It s 1949 and the War is over, as is the short time Aloysius Archer has spent in prison Heading west, Archer settles in Poca City to serve out his parole Seeking employment, Archer is approached by Hank Pittleman to help him retrieve a debt Archer seems happy to help, as long as his parole officer considers this above board However, as Archer soon discovers, the debtor is anything I...

  5. Tim says:

    This story is a complete and thorough literary waste 0 of 10 stars

  6. Gary says:

    I really enjoyed this stand alone by author David Baldacci an d it made me realise I really must readof his work soon Nicely written and the 640 pages flew by as I enjoyed the twists and turns in this entertaining read Great characters, especially the lead one Aloysius Archer who I would love to read in other books if the author decided.It s 1949 and war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole with a short list of rules to follow to ke I really enjoyed this stand alone by author David Baldacci an d it made me realise I really must readof his work soon Nicely written and the 640 pages flew by as I enjoyed the twists and turns in this entertaining read Great characters, especially the lead one Aloysius Archer who I would love to read in other books if the author decided.It s 1949 and war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole with a short list of rules to follow to keep him on the straight and narrow Events move fast for Archer and the town quickly provescomplicated and dangerous than he would like On his very first day of freedom he is offered what appears to be a straight forward job of collecting a debt owed to a powerful local businessman, Hank Pittleman It is not long before Archer discov...

  7. Louise Wilson says:

    Aloysius Archer has been released from prison, for a crime he did not commit, and sent out of the of the way to a southern town to await his parole He s only been there for twenty four hours and he s already been in lots of trouble He had been instructed to meet his parole officer, Ernestine Crabtree, but he gets caught up in a feud between two local businessmen when he had went into the local bar Hank Pittleman had paid him to collect a debt from his rival and this leads him into all sorts o Aloysius Archer has been released from prison, for a crime he did not commit, and sent out of the of the way to a southern town to await his parole He s only been there for twenty four hours and he s already been in lo...

  8. Faith says:

    This was my first experience with this author but, since this book is either a standalone or the start of a new series, I thought it was safe to begin here Based on this book I am not interested in reading anything else of his This is ersatz 1940s noir featuring Archer, a WWII veteran and ex con The dialogue is really horrible No one has ever talked like these people The police procedures are completely irrational including sharing facts with suspects, quest...

  9. Monnie says:

    Any time a book by one of my all time favorite authors is released, it goes on my must read list And when it brings the promise of a new character, well, I immediately move it to the top after all, it could be the start of something good.Honestly, I don t know if the intent here is to launch a series featuring World War II veteran and newly released prison inmate Aloysius Archer I do know that if it is, count me in Set in 1949, it s certainly different with words like gumshoe, grub and Any time a book by one of my all time favorite authors is released, it goes on my must read list And when it brings the promise of a new character, well, I immediately move it to th...

  10. Terence M says:

    Audiobook 11 40 Hours Narrator Edoardo Ballerini4Stars I really liked it A few recent listens to some unsatisfactory audiobooks by David Baldacci had hardened into a lack of enthusiasm for this enigmatic author, just as One Good Deed popped up on my Reading Listening Now list It would have been easy to defer starting the book, and I almost did, but then I remembered that I had awarded 3Stars, 4Stars or 5Stars tothan two thirds of my Baldacci listens , so why wouldn t I take a Audiobook 11 40 Hours Narrator Edoardo Ballerini4Stars I really ...

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