|Innocent, the (2005) [Novel]|
by Harlan Coben
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(From the publisher):
Some mistakes can change your life forever...
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 hometown, 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'd begun 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.
Original title: The Innocent
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense