In this breakout standalone novel of suspense in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on a Train,
a woman agrees to help an old boyfriend who has been framed for
murder—but begins to suspect that she is the one being manipulated.
Twenty years ago she ruined his life. Now she has the chance to save it.
Jack Harris has resisted the dating scene ever since the shooting of
his wife Molly by a fifteen-year-old boy three years ago. An early
morning run along the Hudson River changes that when he spots a woman in
last night’s party dress, barefoot, enjoying a champagne picnic alone,
reading his favorite novel. Everything about her reminds him of what he
used to have with Molly. Eager to help Jack find love again, his best
friend posts a message on a popular website after he mentions the
encounter. Days later, that same beautiful stranger responds and invites
Jack to meet her in person at the waterfront. That’s when Jack’s world
Olivia Randall is one of New York City’s best
criminal defense lawyers. When she hears that her former fiancé, Jack
Harris, has been arrested for a triple homicide—and that one of the
victims was connected to his wife’s murder—there is no doubt in her mind
as to his innocence. The only question is who would go to such great
lengths to frame him—and why?
For Olivia, representing Jack is a
way to make up for past regrets, to absolve herself of guilt from a
tragic decision, a secret she has held for twenty years. But as the
evidence against him mounts, she is forced to confront her doubts. The
man she knew could not have done this. But what if she never really knew