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The Absence of Mercy

John Burley

John Burley’s The Absence of Mercy is a harrowing tale of suspense involving a brutal murder and dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town. When a brutally murdered teenager is discovered in the woods surrounding a small Ohio town, Dr. Ben Stevenson—the town’s medical examiner—must decide if he’s willing to put his family’s life in danger to uncover the truth. Finding himself pulled deeper into an investigation with devastating consequences, he discovers shocking information that will shatter his quiet community, and force him to confront a haunting truth. With its eerie portrait of suburban life and nerve-fraying plot twists, The Absence of Mercy is domestic drama at its best for fans of Harlan Coben, Laura Lippman, Jennifer McMahon, and Lisa Gardner.

John Burley’s The Absence of Mercy is a harrowing tale of suspense involving a brutal murder and dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town. When a brutally murdered teenager is discovered in the woods surrounding a small Ohio town, Dr. Ben Stevenson—the town’s medical examiner—must decide if he’s willing to put his family’s life in danger to uncover the truth. Finding himself pulled deeper into an investigation with devastating consequences, he discovers shocking information that will shatter his quiet community, and force him to confront a haunting truth. With its eerie portrait of suburban life and nerve-fraying plot twists, The Absence of Mercy is domestic drama at its best for fans of Harlan Coben, Laura Lippman, Jennifer McMahon, and Lisa Gardner.
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John Burley’s The Absence of Mercy is a harrowing tale of suspense involving a brutal murder and dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town. When a brutally murdered teenager is discovered in the woods surrounding a small Ohio town, Dr. Ben Stevenson—the town’s medical examiner—must decide if he’s willing to put his family’s life in danger to uncover the truth. Finding himself pulled deeper into an investigation with devastating consequences, he discovers shocking information that will shatter his quiet community, and force him to confront a haunting truth. With its eerie portrait of suburban life and nerve-fraying plot twists, The Absence of Mercy is domestic drama at its best for fans of Harlan Coben, Laura Lippman, Jennifer McMahon, and Lisa Gardner.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Adam Verner

Length:

9h 17m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:12


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:44


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:32


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:30


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

09:52


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:35


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:53


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

10:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

13:30


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:34


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

23:20


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

17:48


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:28


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:02


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:51


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:31


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:13


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:36


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:44


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:12


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:38


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

09:45


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:34


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:14


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:25


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

10:36


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

11:56


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

11:45


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:37


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:47


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:07


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:54


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

14:20


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

23:46


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:57


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:39


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:45


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:44


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:55


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

11:27


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:18


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

36:02


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

10:07


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:36


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

10:58


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

19:35


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:07


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

00:28