Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1)



Amos Decker s life changed forever twice.The first time was on the gridiron A big, towering athlete, he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro But his career ended before it had a chance to begin On his very first play, a violent helmet to helmet collision knocked him off the field for good, and left him with an improbable side effect he can never forget anything.The second time was at home nearly two decades later Now a police detective, Decker returned from a stakeout one evening and entered a nightmare his wife, young daughter, and brother in law had been murdered.His family destroyed, their killer s identity as mysterious as the motive behind the crime, and unable to forget a single detail from that horrible night, Decker finds his world collapsing around him He leaves the police force, loses his home, and winds up on the street, taking piecemeal jobs as a private investigator when he can.But over a year later, a man turns himself in to the police and confesses to the murders At the same time a horrific event nearly brings Burlington to its knees, and Decker is called back in to help with this investigation Decker also seizes his chance to learn what really happened to his family that night To uncover the stunning truth, he must use his remarkable gifts and confront the burdens that go along with them He must endure the memories he would much rather forget And he may have to make the ultimate sacrifice Memory Man will stay with you long after the turn of the final page. Read Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1) Author David Baldacci – e17streets4all.co.ukMemory Man (Amos Decker, #1)

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  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1)
  • David Baldacci
  • English
  • 25 December 2017
  • 1455559822

10 thoughts on “Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1)

  1. says:

    1 1 2 stars What is extremely impressive about this book is how David Baldacci has managed to convince thousands of readers that this kind of shit is not only good, but something shiny and new.First of all, Amos Decker is a gasp memory man , meaning that an injury gave him the ability to never forget ANYTHING You got that, right He remembers everything he has experienced Literally everything Isn t that completely unique and never heard of before So weird how no mystery crime author has 1 1 2 stars What is extremely impressive about this book is how David Baldacci has managed to convince thousands of readers that this kind of shit is not only good, but something shiny and new.First of all, Amos Decker is a gasp memory man , meaning that an injury gave him the ability to never forget ANYTHING You got that, right He remembers everything he has experienced Literally everything Isn t that completely unique and never heard of before So weird how no mystery crime author has thought to do this Okay, I ll stop But the big selling point of this novel is a character who forgets nothing and, let s be honest, this is pretty common in the genre Sherlock Holmes, one of the most famous fictional detectives of all time, has a photographic memory slightly different from Decker s hype...

  2. says:

    There seems to be no shortage of the troubled hero who s family are brutally murdered in the worse way Yes, these characters make for an interesting story at first It s no secret that this hero can often be redundant, boring, and overdone David Baldacci attempts to break this mold by introducing us to Amos Decker with an unusual ability to remember everything I mean EVERYTHING Memory Man begins with Decker, then a detective, stumbling upon the brutal, senseless murder of his brother in la There seems to be no shortage of the troubled hero who s family are brutally murdered in the worse way Yes, these characters make for an interesting story at first It s no secret that this hero can often be redundant, boring, and overdone David Baldacci attempts to break this mold by introducing us to Amos Decker with an unusual ability to remember everything I mean EVERYTHING Memory Man begins with Decker, then a detective, stumbling upon the brutal, senseless murder of his brother in law, wife, and daughter After this devastating time, Decker slowly tries to begin his life again as a private detective Long gone are the days on the Burlington police force that is until a man ...

  3. says:

    Classic Baldacci and a wonderful start to the Decker series On to the next book.

  4. says:

    This review can also be found at Carole s Random Life.4 Stars This ended up being a book that I liked quite a bit but I didn t love it I have never read any of David Baldacci s work which is actually quite surprising since I have been a big mystery thriller reader for a very long time Even though I had a hard time getting into the story initially, this book really kept me guessing I must admit that I tried really hard to figure out the direction the story was going There was a lot of excitem This review can also be found at Carole s Random Life.4 Stars This ended up being a book that I liked quite a bit but I didn t love it I have never read any of David Baldacci s work which is actually quite surprising since I have been a big mystery thriller reader for a very long time Even though I had a hard time getting into the story i...

  5. says:

    Whew this was pretty intense Memory Man is the 1st book in David Baldacci s new thriller series and introduces one of the most offbeat characters, Amos Decker, whose injuries suffered in a football game ended not only his career but also resulted in him developing hyperthymesia and synesthesia disorders, which gives him the ability to see time as pictures, able to count in colors and to forget nothing in his head.Coping with these abilities as best he can, his life is shattered when his wife an Whew this was pretty intense Memory Man is the 1st book in David Baldacci s new thriller series and introduces one of the most offbeat characters, Amos Decker, whose injuries suffered in a football game ended not only his career but also resulted in him developing hyperthymesia and synesthesia disorders, which gives him the ability to see time as pictures, able to count in colors and to forget n...

  6. says:

    My first ever David Baldacci book and what a good one it was I sat and read it all in one day because it was basically unputdownable The main character who is an ex cop is made extra interesting in that he is a savant and has the ability to remember everything This of course is a great asset in a murder enquiry and by the end of the book our ex cop is looking forward to much greater things This is marked as book one in a new series and I look forward to reading the next one I also intend to My first ever David Baldacci book and what a good one it was I sat and read it all in one day because it was basically unputdownable The main character who is an ex cop is made extra interesting in that ...

  7. says:

    2.5 The book blurb sets the scene As a young man, Amos Decker suffered a colossal blow to the head when playing gridiron he died he was resuscitated his brain rewired itself so that not only does it remember everything, it can replay memories for Amos to re experience, whether he wants to or not.Years later, he s a cop with a wife and daughter who are brutally slaughtered along with his brother in law mistaken identity At the same time, someone shoots a bunch of people at Decker s former 2.5 The book blurb sets the scene As a young man, Amos Decker suffered a colossal blow to the head when playing gridiron he died he was resuscitated his brain rewired itself so that not o...

  8. says:

    Originally posted on The Book NymphoI opted to start this book without first reading the premise so I won t summarize it here It begins with one shocker and doesn t really let up throughout the entire story.There are several events that are seemingly unconnected but logically should have some relationship Amos Decker, a man who has an unfailing memory, is assisting the investigation and all you can do as a reader is follow along and try to keep up This was one of the few times where I failed Originally posted on The Book NymphoI opted to start this book without first reading the premise so I won t summariz...

  9. says:

    Reads like it was thrown together over a long weekend and phoned in with stretched out scenes and cartoon like characters jumping the literary shark in a been there, done that serial killer hunt I liked the authors last book The Escape very much but this book 1 of a new series read lik...

  10. says:

    Wow Amos Decker is the man Riveting from beginning to end I must move on to the next book in this series.

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