Zero Day by David Baldacci

434 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller mysterious tense fast-paced


War hero John Puller is known to be the top investigator in the US Army’s CID. So when a family with military connections is brutally murdered in a remote area of West Virginia, Puller is called to investigate, and soon suspects the case has wider...

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Community Reviews Summary of 974 reviews


mysterious 81%
tense 77%
adventurous 72%
dark 27%
emotional 18%
challenging 13%
informative 9%
sad 9%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 4%


medium 52%
fast 42%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 76% | A mix: 11% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

No: 53% | Yes: 46%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14%

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