July 12, 2022

The 6:20 Man

"The money folks will forgive a lot if the cash keeps rolling in. Same goes for the government." ~ 69%

Cheap suit? ✔️ Faux-leather briefcase? ✔️ Entry level analyst? ✔️ 

Travis Devine boards the 6:20 a.m. train to his job in Manhattan at a prestigious investment firm. The train's route passes an affluent neighborhood giving Travis dreams of someday living in one of the lavish homes with a hot lady poolside. 

Until one morning his routine is changed by an anonymous email: She is dead. Devine's ex-girlfriend/co-worker is found hanging in a storage room at the office. He is tasked by his past in the Army to participate in the investigation into her presumed suicide and shady dealings of the firm. 

This new novel penned by the great David Baldacci is the perfect example of thriller buildup. At 88% through, it was not even close to over! I was wondering how this would wrap up. Bodies were dropping left right left. The little details all lead to a very satisfying end. The 6:20 Man is a realistic deep dive into dark finance at its finest. 

Happy Pub Day, David Baldacci! The 6:20 Man is now available.

Disclaimer: An advance copy was received directly from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Opinions are my own and would be the same if I spent my hard-earned coins.

Title: The 6:20 Man
Author: David Baldacci
Published: July 2022
Pages: 432
Edition: Galley
Genre: Mystery Thriller
Rating: 🖤 🖤 🖤 🖤 🖤

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