Mercy - A Novel-logo

Mercy - A Novel

Daniel Palmer

Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die -until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancé, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals that Sam died of an unusual heart defect, one seen only in those under extreme stress -in fact, it appears that Sam had been literally scared to death. As Julie investigates similar cases, she finds a frightening pattern…and finds herself the target of disturbing threats. The more cases Julie discovers, the more the threats escalate, until she is accused of a mercy killing of her own. To clear her name and save her career, she must track down whoever is behind these mysterious deaths...but time is running out as someone has decided that killing Julie is the only way to stop her. A riveting medical thriller, Mercy will leave readers breathless with twists and turns leading up to its explosive conclusion, from New York Times bestselling author Michael Palmer and his son, acclaimed suspense novelist Daniel Palmer. "Ample, plausible twists combined with well-developed characters add up to a superior thriller." -Publishers Weekly starred review

Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die -until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancé, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals that Sam died of an unusual heart defect, one seen only in those under extreme stress -in fact, it appears that Sam had been literally scared to death. As Julie investigates similar cases, she finds a frightening pattern…and finds herself the target of disturbing threats. The more cases Julie discovers, the more the threats escalate, until she is accused of a mercy killing of her own. To clear her name and save her career, she must track down whoever is behind these mysterious deaths...but time is running out as someone has decided that killing Julie is the only way to stop her. A riveting medical thriller, Mercy will leave readers breathless with twists and turns leading up to its explosive conclusion, from New York Times bestselling author Michael Palmer and his son, acclaimed suspense novelist Daniel Palmer. "Ample, plausible twists combined with well-developed characters add up to a superior thriller." -Publishers Weekly starred review
More Information

Description:

Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die -until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancé, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals that Sam died of an unusual heart defect, one seen only in those under extreme stress -in fact, it appears that Sam had been literally scared to death. As Julie investigates similar cases, she finds a frightening pattern…and finds herself the target of disturbing threats. The more cases Julie discovers, the more the threats escalate, until she is accused of a mercy killing of her own. To clear her name and save her career, she must track down whoever is behind these mysterious deaths...but time is running out as someone has decided that killing Julie is the only way to stop her. A riveting medical thriller, Mercy will leave readers breathless with twists and turns leading up to its explosive conclusion, from New York Times bestselling author Michael Palmer and his son, acclaimed suspense novelist Daniel Palmer. "Ample, plausible twists combined with well-developed characters add up to a superior thriller." -Publishers Weekly starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michael Palmer, Hillary Huber

Length:

12h 57m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:54


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:35


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:13


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:29


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:31


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:07


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:03


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:34


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

11:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:29


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

17:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:28


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

19:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:55


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

23:04


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

17:51


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

17:21


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

17:30


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

12:44


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

19:13


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:56


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

20:45


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:34


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

11:08


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

11:44


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

21:29


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

18:08


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

21:26


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

17:31


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

17:27


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:20


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

20:17


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

14:48


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

14:25


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

11:42


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

12:57


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:29


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

15:36


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

11:12


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

14:34


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

14:54


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

09:32


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:17


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

00:44