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A Life Intercepted

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A Life Intercepted

A man who has it all must lose it all in order to discover what really matters in the inspiring new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of UNWRITTEN.

Twelve years ago Matthew "The Rocket" Rising had it all. Married to his high-school sweetheart and graduating as one of the winningest quarterbacks in the history of college footbal, he was selected as the #1 pick by the NFL. But on the day after the draft, after reaching the pinnacle of success, he plimmeted. Falsely accused of a heinous crime with irrefutable evidence, he lost everything -- his career, his reputation, his freedom, and the love of his life.

Having served his sentence and never played a down of professional football, Matthew walks out of prison with one goal --- to win back his wife, Audrey, whom no one has seen since the trial. He returns to an unwelcoming reception from his hometown only to discover that Audrey has taken shelter from the media and the outside world at a local convent. There, she has met and is mentoring a young man with the same athletic potential Matthew once demonstrated. All he needs is the right coach. Helping the boy is a violation of Matthew's parole, and, if he is discovered, he will be forced to return to prison for the rest of his life. But he's willing to take this singular chance to prove his innocence and win back Audrey's love.

A Life Intercepted
by Charles Martin