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Silent Mercy

Linda Fairstein

In the latest thriller in Linda Fairstein's bestselling series, Alex Cooper dives deep into the byzantine, sinister world of New York City's powerful religious institutions. It's the middle of the night. Prosecutor Alexandra Cooper is called to Harlem's Mount Neboh Baptist Church, a beautiful house of worship originally built as a synagogue. But the crowd gathered there isn't interested in architecture, or even prayer. They've come for the same reason Alex has: to find out why the body of a young woman has been decapitated, set on fire, and left burning on the church steps. The only identifiable artifact on the charred remains is the imprint of a Star of David necklace seared into the victim's flesh. Alex wonders if the fire was meant to destroy this woman's body, or to draw attention to it. Her fears are confirmed days later, when a second corpse is found at a cathedral in Little Italy. The killings look like serial hate crimes, but the apparent differences in the victims' beliefs seem to eliminate a religious motive. Convinced that another young woman is bound to die, Alex mines the depths of Manhattan's many houses of worship to find a connection between the victims-and in the process uncovers a terrible and perilous truth that takes her far beyond the scope of her investigation, and directly into the path of terrible danger.

In the latest thriller in Linda Fairstein's bestselling series, Alex Cooper dives deep into the byzantine, sinister world of New York City's powerful religious institutions. It's the middle of the night. Prosecutor Alexandra Cooper is called to Harlem's Mount Neboh Baptist Church, a beautiful house of worship originally built as a synagogue. But the crowd gathered there isn't interested in architecture, or even prayer. They've come for the same reason Alex has: to find out why the body of a young woman has been decapitated, set on fire, and left burning on the church steps. The only identifiable artifact on the charred remains is the imprint of a Star of David necklace seared into the victim's flesh. Alex wonders if the fire was meant to destroy this woman's body, or to draw attention to it. Her fears are confirmed days later, when a second corpse is found at a cathedral in Little Italy. The killings look like serial hate crimes, but the apparent differences in the victims' beliefs seem to eliminate a religious motive. Convinced that another young woman is bound to die, Alex mines the depths of Manhattan's many houses of worship to find a connection between the victims-and in the process uncovers a terrible and perilous truth that takes her far beyond the scope of her investigation, and directly into the path of terrible danger.
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In the latest thriller in Linda Fairstein's bestselling series, Alex Cooper dives deep into the byzantine, sinister world of New York City's powerful religious institutions. It's the middle of the night. Prosecutor Alexandra Cooper is called to Harlem's Mount Neboh Baptist Church, a beautiful house of worship originally built as a synagogue. But the crowd gathered there isn't interested in architecture, or even prayer. They've come for the same reason Alex has: to find out why the body of a young woman has been decapitated, set on fire, and left burning on the church steps. The only identifiable artifact on the charred remains is the imprint of a Star of David necklace seared into the victim's flesh. Alex wonders if the fire was meant to destroy this woman's body, or to draw attention to it. Her fears are confirmed days later, when a second corpse is found at a cathedral in Little Italy. The killings look like serial hate crimes, but the apparent differences in the victims' beliefs seem to eliminate a religious motive. Convinced that another young woman is bound to die, Alex mines the depths of Manhattan's many houses of worship to find a connection between the victims-and in the process uncovers a terrible and perilous truth that takes her far beyond the scope of her investigation, and directly into the path of terrible danger.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barbara Rosenblat

Length:

11h 1m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:35


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:20


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:54


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:03


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:41


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:16


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:33


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:19


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:48


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:55


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:45


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:46


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:00


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:04


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:37


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

09:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:07


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

09:40


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:15


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:46


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:51


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

09:24


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:36


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

10:34


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

00:06


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:05


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:40


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

09:24


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:23


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

09:50


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

09:48


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:13


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:36


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:21


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:47


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:17


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:13


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:00


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:40


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:55


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:32


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:06


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:12


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:54


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:47


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

07:44


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:45


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:18


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:57


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:16


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

10:28


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

10:40


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

09:41


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

09:27


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

00:04


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:02


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:21


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:02


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:33


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:27


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:47


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:05


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

09:07


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

10:11


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

01:19


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:38


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

09:29


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

09:52


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:57


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

10:42


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:30


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:24


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:50


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:45