Mercy's Chase

Mercy's Chase

By:  Lourey, Jess

9780738757551
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2018/09/08
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5.3 X 8.0 in
384 pg



FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

"An immersive voice, an intriguing story, a wonderful character—highly recommended!"—Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

What if everything you thought you knew about Stonehenge was wrong?

When agoraphobic genius Salem Wiley lands her dream job as an FBI cryptanalyst, she vows never to return to the witch hunt underworld, where ancient secrets encrypted by hunted women have the power to rewrite history. Her resolve disappears when sweet Mercy Mayfair, the child she is pledged to protect, is kidnapped. With the help of the enigmatic Agent Lucan Stone, Salem is forced to code hunt in Ireland, England, and Scotland to keep the girl alive. As the clock ticks, she must face the terrible truth that there is only one way to free Mercy: crack the unbreakable code of Stonehenge.

Praise:

"The conspiracy-theory vibe is strong here and will propel the Da Vinci Code crowd through to the end...Purchase wherever conspiracy theorists huddle in the stacks."—Booklist

"Both a sweeping adventure and race-against-time thriller, Mercy's Chase is fascinating, fierce, and brimming with heart—just like its heroine, Salem Wiley."—Meg Gardiner, author of Into the Black Nowhere

"A strong woman-focused storyline."—Reviewing the Evidence

"An immersive voice, an intriguing story, a wonderful character—highly recommended!"—Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"The conspiracy-theory vibe is strong here and will propel the Da Vinci Code crowd through to the end...Purchase wherever conspiracy theorists huddle in the stacks."—Booklist

"Both a sweeping adventure and race-against-time thriller, Mercy's Chase is fascinating, fierce, and brimming with heart—just like its heroine, Salem Wiley."—Meg Gardiner, author of Into the Black Nowhere

"A strong woman-focused storyline."—Reviewing the Evidence


Jess Lourey writes about secrets. She is a bestselling Agatha, Anthony, and Lefty Award-nominated author of crime fiction, magical realism, young adult, and nonfiction. She is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology, a recipient of The Loft’s Excellence in Teaching fellowship, a Psychology Today blogger, and a TEDx presenter (check out her TEDx Talk for the inspiration behind her first published novel). When not leading writing workshops, reading, or spending time with her friends and family, you can find her working on her next story. Discover more at www.jessicalourey.com.