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Police chief Cameron McDonald has lived in idyllic Wheelock, Massachusetts for most of his life, as has his beloved wife Allie. Their comfortable lives are thrown into tumult, however, when Cam's distant cousin Jamie arrives in town along with his wife's dead body. Jamie admits to the murder--a mercy killing to end the pain caused by a ravaging cancer. And now Cam is torn by his oath to uphold justice and his family obligations as chief of the Scottish McDonald clan. Meanwhile, another new arrival in town, Mia Townsend, threatens to unwittingly drive a dagger through Cam's marriage.
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2001 printing.
ISBN: 9780743422444
Branch Call Number: FICTION Picoult Jodi
Characteristics: 400 p. ;,21 cm.


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Jul 27, 2019

It was alright not her best

Dec 11, 2016

I have read many of Jodi's books and Mercy is the book I have least enjoyed. I will continue to read her books as I generally like her style and stories.

boyzmom333 Jul 20, 2016

I really did not enjoy this book at all. I've read several of her books and always enjoyed them, but I really had trouble with this one - just didn't keep my interest.

Oct 05, 2015

I have read most of Jodi Picoult's books and this is by far my favorite. I went through so many emotions when reading this book; anger, love, sadness and joy. It to me was one of her best. I would and do recommend for anyone who loves a good story.

xnatashax Aug 11, 2014

It was ok. I struggled to read it, but wanted to see what happened at the end.

Jan 28, 2014

** spoiler alert ** Like all of Jodi Picoult's books it was fantastically written! She has a wonderful way of putting you in the story and seeing what the character sees, feels, wants etc... The title "Mercy" I don't know if it really goes with the book because there are some selfish themes that run throughout the book. For example, the Chief of Police has everything an american man wants and still has an affair. And worst he doesn't seem to think it is hurting anyone. He isn't in love with his wife when she would do anything for him. He really rather annoyed me at some points in the book. The woman he is having an affair with, Mia, is really very selfish as well. She wants to replace Allie, his wife, as if she had never existed. Over all this was a very good book. I couldn't put it down and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading engrossing heartfelt, controversial books.

Sep 25, 2012

I just could not get into this book. I lstened on CD and stopped on CD 6. There seemed to be several stories within the story. I have been disappointed in Picoult's books several times lately. Maybe next time!

penpencil22 Jun 24, 2011

it was alright, but not one of my favorite from Jodi Picoult.


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