The Innocent

The Innocent

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Years after being released from jail for an accidental death incident, Matt Hunter's hopes of moving on with his pregnant wife are shattered when he becomes the focus of a serial murder investigation, a situation that forces Matt and his family to shift outside of the law to protect their future. By the author of Just One Look.

Blackwell North Amer
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.

& Taylor

Years after being released from jail, Matt Hunter's hopes of moving on with his pregnant wife are shattered when he becomes the focus of a serial murder investigation.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, c2005
ISBN: 9780525948742
Characteristics: 370 p. ; 24 cm


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Jul 06, 2018

Good book - truly a page turner. Consistently good writer with great plots and characters - always makes you look forward to his next one.

Jul 08, 2017

Great read as always by Coben.

Jul 08, 2017

This is the 2nd book by this author, that I have read, voraciously! He's good, articulate, excellent character development, and many twists and surprises in his thrillers. I can't wait to enjoy his long list of published works over this summer and beyond.

Mar 16, 2017

Harlan Coben is a great read any time!!

May 16, 2016

Republished Paper Back originally published in 2005

hania4987 Mar 17, 2014

great fast-paced story

Jul 01, 2013

Just finished it today and wanting to read more of his. Great story

Spring01 Jun 16, 2012

Not as good as his other books.
I could not finish it.


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