Don't Be Late; Morning Train Leaves
The 6:20 Man, a complicated, high-powered thriller set in New York's high-end financial world, awaits at White Rain Book House, the heart-pounding book from #1 bestselling author David Baldacci. Murder drives a veteran-turned-financial-analyst to deteriorate and threaten under the wealthy banking world.
Travis Devine mysteriously departs the service after surviving combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq and being awarded with honors. And, at the age of 32, he has replaced fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda in the cutthroat world of high finance with a different type of danger. Every day at 6:20 a.m., he takes the 6:20 a.m. train to New York's financial sector for his new job as an analyst at the powerhouse investment bank Cowl & Comely, which has destroyed him. It leads to a world where avarice, power, envy, and greed are used to benefit the majority and a chosen few. However, on his regular commute, he comes across a residence where he notices something disturbing that he cannot ignore.Sarah Ewes, Devine's close friend, is the first victim, and the unusual circumstances surrounding her death at Cowl and Comely lead her to look further. He discovers unusual coincidences and discouraging facts as he delves deeper. She had apparently hanged herself in the building. Devine shares an apartment with three unusual roommates: a pizza-loving, Russian-born male hacker; a lady who launched a dating site with enormous potential; and another woman who recently graduated from law school. Rus tries and fails to locate the origins of the text for Devine. Everyone is scared since more people are dying in the company.Devine is a suspect, but she is being protected by a retired Army general at a cost. Devine is required to assist them in uncovering a company secret, and if he refuses, they would "send my ass to the USDB (United States Disciplinary Barracks) for an act he committed while in the Army." As the bodies pile up and the great players reveal their cards, they must consider who they can trust and who they should battle. Sarah Ewes, Devine's close friend, is the first victim, and the unusual circumstances surrounding her death at Cowl and Comely lead her to look further. He discovers unusual coincidences and discouraging facts as he delves deeper.As the bodies pile up and the great players reveal their cards, they must consider who they can trust and who they should battle. In this fast-paced swindle, readers will mistrust practically everyone. There are other hints, such as a swimsuit color and cryptic connections to Waiting for Godot.
Devine, who listened to financial news on her phone in the evenings while looking out the train window at the ostentatious homes of the ultra-rich and dreaming of joining their ranks in the morning, had no idea she would wake up to a completely different life as she prepared for the next exhausting day in the cruel world of finance. Devine's mundane existence is interrupted one morning when she receives an anonymous email informing her that she has died. The mystery of the story will be revealed later in the pages; if you can't wait any longer, The 6:20 Man is available at the White Rain Book House.