The Ex

Version: Unabridged
Author: Alafair Burke
Narrator: Xe Sands
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Suspense
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: January 2016
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 44 minutes
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Overview

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.Widower 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 falls apart. Olivia Randall is one of New York City's best criminal defense lawyers. When she hears that her former fiance, 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 him?

Reviews (1)

Legal nightmare

Written by Coral from Williamston, NC on February 8th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Like her dad James Burke this lady can write some twisted intrigue The world of law and the use of our electronic fingers for good and bad is scary,Reader very good

Author Details

Author Details

Burke, Alafair

A former deputy district attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair Burke now teaches criminal law at Hofstra Law School and lives in New York City. A graduate of Stanford Law School, she is the author of the Samantha Kincaid series, which includes the novels "Judgment Calls", "Missing Justice", and "Close Case". Her most recent book is "Angel's Tip", the second thriller featuring Ellie Hatcher.