The Ex

A Novel
Author(s): Alafair Burke
Awards:2017-Best Novel-Nominee-Edgar Award
CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: DD23774
Released: Mar 10, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504694810
Narrator/s: Xe Sands
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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?

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Author(s): Alafair Burke
Narrator(s): Xe Sands
Product Number Z100099181
Released: Jan 26, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062444882
Author(s): Alafair Burke
Product Number EB00611417
Released: Jan 26, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: #9780062390509

Professional reviews

"Xe Sands navigates smoothly through shifting perceptions and twisted emotions in this smart legal thriller. Sharp, calculating defense attorney Olivia Randall has been asked to defend her former boyfriend, Jack Harris--a man she cruelly betrayed some years ago--against a triple homicide charge. Jack's convoluted alibi and the disturbing circumstances that tie the characters together fuel the novel's suspense. Olivia and Jack are but two of the many characters Sands must hold like prisms to the light, letting each angle cast a different hue to their actions. Sands plays each character straight and consistently, even as one character's perception of another shifts. Her approach intensifies the questions of what is the truth and who is the killer right up until the final minutes. K.W. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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