The Innocent by David Baldacci
The Innocent is another action-packed thriller from David Baldacci, one of the world's most popular writers.
HE COULD NO LONGER REMEMBER THE NAMES OF ALL THE PEOPLE WHOSE LIVES HE HAD ENDED.
Master assassin Will Robie is the man the US government call to eliminate their most ruthless enemies at home or abroad. He never questions his orders, and he never misses his mark.
He's just returned from a covert assignment in Edinburgh to neutralize a growing threat, having drawn upon all his expertise to complete his mission and disappear without a trace. The odds were stacked against him, but that's never made a difference before.
But now he's facing the most difficult operation of his career. Dispatched to kill a US government employee, he does the unthinkable when things don't add up - he refuses to pull the trigger. In doing so, Robie finds himself becoming the target. On the run from his own government and with everything on the line, does he need to change sides to save lives - including his own?
The Innocent is the first novel in David Baldacci's blockbuster Will Robie series.