I read a book a few years ago that I can't remember the name of. From what I can remember of the plot, a man and a woman committed murder and then covered it up. It begins at the end (reverse chronology) and works its way back to the beginning. I think the woman is visiting a town she grew up in, or vice versa. The 2 characters had rekindled a relationship. The "end" (beginning) scene involved overalls, them setting fire to a field together, coffee in her old house that she's fixing up? Deputy interrogations. I can't remember who they killed and why, but there seemed to be a good reason from what I remember. Honestly I can't remember much more than that!

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    – bobble
    Oct 3, 2022 at 3:12
  • TV Tropes lists several back-to-front stories, although none seems an obvious match. The Wikipedia page Reverse Chronology also has some examples.
    – Stuart F
    Oct 4, 2022 at 10:22


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