By John Burley
John Burley’s The Absence of Mercy is a harrowing story of suspense concerning a brutal homicide and darkish secrets and techniques that lie underneath the outside of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town.
When a brutally murdered youngster is came across within the woods surrounding a small Ohio city, Dr. Ben Stevenson—the town’s scientific examiner—must make a decision if he’s prepared to place his family’s lifestyles at risk to discover the reality. discovering himself pulled deeper into an research with devastating results, he discovers stunning details that might shatter his quiet group, and strength him to confront a haunting truth.
With its eerie portrait of suburban lifestyles and nerve-fraying plot twists, The Absence of Mercy is household drama at its top for lovers of Harlan Coben, Laura Lippman, Jennifer McMahon, and Lisa Gardner.