One night, Matt innocently tried to break up a fight and ended up an homicide. Now, nine years later, he's trying to start from scratch with Olivia, his wife. A shocking call from Olivia's phone while she's on a business trip unsettles Matt, and he will start a frenetic race to discover the truth. His innocence will be questioned again, this time by Lorena, a police inspector investigating a suicide case.
A twisty novel/story with many layers and characters who have very complex lives - 'It is a true thriller with plenty of action and guns (well, it is set in America), vulnerable women who end up as strippers in seedy clubs and some dodgy police officers - although we don't know which of them are to be trusted.' (An Amazon reviewer ... I couldn't have put it better myself!
Eight Harlan Coben books have been transformed into 'movies:' The Innocent. The Woods. The Stranger. Safe. The Five. Just One Look. No Second Chance. Tell No One.
Although screened at Sundance film festival in 2018, very timely for 2021. A great performance and the cinematography was ideal for the Court Room setting. Harrowing at times, but well worth our Saturday night main movie slot. Good to see Jeffrey Wright whom I liked in Boardwalk Empire - was it 2010!I'm not a fan of Westworld, although I did try!JW also plays agent Felix Leiter in the James Bond franchise.I must admit though, my favourite actor for the latter was Jack Lord (d.1998) .