By David Baldacci
Will Robie is the government's undefined, disciplined, and deadly murderer. He infiltrates the main adversarial international locations on the earth, defeats our enemies' complex security features, and gets rid of threats prior to they ever succeed in our seashores.
But now, his talents have left him. despatched in another country on a severe task, he fails, not able to drag the set off. Absent his abilities, Robie is a guy with no project, and with no purpose.
To get better what he has misplaced, Robie needs to confront what he has attempted to put out of your mind for over two decades: his personal past.THE GUILTY
Will Robie escaped his small Gulf Coast homeland of Cantrell, Mississippi, after highschool, severing all own ties, and not seemed again. now not as soon as. no longer until eventually the incredible happens. His father, Dan Robie, has been arrested and charged with murder.
Father and son have not spoken or noticeable one another because the day Robie left city. In that point, Dan Robie--a neighborhood lawyer and pillar of the community--has been elected city pass judgement on. regardless of this, such a lot of Cantrell is aligned opposed to Dan. His guilt is assumed.
To make concerns worse, Dan has refused to do something to protect himself. whilst Robie attempts to aid, his father responds simply with anger and defiance. may well Dan relatively be accountable?
With the both ambitious Jessica Reel at his aspect, Robie ignores his father's needs and starts off his personal determined research into the case. yet Robie is now a stranger to his fatherland, an intruder, a guy who has forsaken his earlier and his relations. His makes an attempt to avoid wasting his father are met with mistrust and skepticism . . . and violence.
Unlike the missions Robie undertook within the provider of his kingdom, the place his goal was once truly outlined, digging into his father's case merely finds extra questions. Robie is drawn into the hidden underside of Cantrell, the place he needs to face the unforeseen and doubtless lethal effects of the long-ago offerings made by means of father and son. And this time, there is no get away for both of them.