The Last Mile

The Last Mile

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Convicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution, for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier, when he's granted an unexpected reprieve. Another man has confessed to the crime.

Amos Decker, newly hired on an FBI special task force, takes an interest in Mars's case after discovering the striking similarities to his own life: Both men were talented football players with promising careers cut short by tragedy. Both men's families were brutally murdered. And in both cases, another suspect came forward, years after the killing, to confess to the crime. A suspect who may or may not have been telling the truth.

The confession has the potential to make Melvin Mars, guilty or not, a free man. Who wants Mars out of prison? And why now?

But when a member of Decker's team disappears, it becomes clear that something much larger, and more sinister, than just one convicted criminal's life hangs in the balance. Decker will need all of his extraordinary brainpower to stop an innocent man from being executed.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 134 x 146mm | 239g
  • Bolinda/Macmillan audio
  • Australia
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1509823808
  • 9781509823802

About David Baldacci

David Baldacci made a big splash on the literary scene with the publication of his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996. A major motion picture adaptation followed, with Clint Eastwood as its director and star. In total, David has published 27 novels, all of which have been national and international bestsellers; several have been adapted for film and television. His novels have been translated into more than 45 languages and sold in more than 80 countries; over 110 million copies are in print worldwide. David has also published three novels for children. David and his family live in Virginia. Kyf Brewer is an actor known for Serial Mom (1994), Stop, Record (2005) and Fallen Arches (1998). He has narrated many audiobooks for big-name authors such as David Baldacci and Danielle Steel. Orlagh Cassidy began her career at age 14 working at The Shakespeare Theatre at The Folger in Washington DC. She has performed on Broadway many times, including a lead role in Noel Cowards's Present Laughter with Frank Langella as well as covering Marcia Gay Harden and Hope Davis in the production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage. She is the award winning voice of many audiobooks as well as television and radio commercials.
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56,944 ratings
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4 42% (24,157)
3 13% (7,686)
2 2% (1,224)
1 1% (461)
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