Presumed Innocent (Kindle County, Bk 1) (Large Print)
Presumed Innocent - Kindle County, Bk 1 - Large Print Author:Scott Turow Rusty Sabich, Kindle County's longtime chief deputy prosecutor, has been asked to investigate the rape and murder of one of his colleagues. Carolyn Polhemus was strong, sensuous and magnetic; she was also clearly ambitious and quite possibly unscrupulous. — Her murder has been an embarassment to Rusty's boss, Raymond Horgan, who is facing... more » a serious challange in the upcoming election and who looks to Rusty for a fast solution to the case that will help save him politically. What Horgan doesn't know is that, only a few months before she was murdered, Carolyn Polhemus and Rusty Sabich were lovers. Rusty is passionate, brooding, fundamentally lonely man.
He nears forty, both his marriage and his career seem to be stragnating. His feelings are focused on his love for his son, Nat, and his desparate, enduring fantasies about Carolyn, who had abruptly ended their affair six months ago. Rusty's investigation allows him to indulge relentlessly in his obsession, but he apparently makes little progess in finding the killer. Then, when Horgan loses the election Rusty suddenly, incredibly, finds himself accused of Carolyn's murder.« less