Presumed Innocent (Kindle County Legal Thriller, #1) ~ Scott Turow ~ Rusty Sabich is chief deputy prosecuting attorney in a large mid-western city. His boss is in the midst of a bitter campaign for re-election. A fellow prosecuting attorney, Carolyn Polhemus, has been brutally murdered. Rusty is handling the investigation-- and he needs results. Before election day. Before his illicit affair with Carolyn is uncovered.