The Innocent Author:Harlan Coben The horror of one night is forever etched in Matt Hunter?s memory: the night he innocently tried to break up a fight?and ended up a killer. Now, nine years after his release from prison, his innocence long forgotten, he?s an ex-con who takes nothing for granted. With his wife, Olivia, pregnant and the two of them closing on a house in his home t... more »own, things are looking up. Until the day Matt gets a shocking, inexplicable video call from Olivia?s phone. And in an instant, the unraveling begins.
A mysterious man who begins tailing Matt turns up dead. A beloved nun is murdered. And local and federal authorities--including homicide investigator, Loren Muse, a childhood schoolmate of Matt?s with a troubled past of her own-- see all signs pointing to a former criminal with one murder already under his belt: Matt Hunter. Unwilling to lose everything for a second time, Matt and Olivia are forced outside the law in a desperate attempt to save their future together.
An electrifying thrill-ride of a novel that peeks behind the white picket fences of suburbia, THE INNOCENT is at once a twisting, turning, emotionally-charged story, and a compelling tale of the choices we make and the repercussions that never leave us.« less