Echoes of Mercy
A Lowcountry Novel
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How can you make up for something that you did as a kid that was both so stupid and so terrible, forty years later it still follows you like a pack of lost dogs? For Billie Warren, it means piling up more and more responsibilities, doing good for the community as the police chief of her Lowcountry hometown. Trying to be the best mother of a teen mom, and daughter to her mom with Alzheimer’s, that she can be.
But Billie’s fragile life is thrown into turmoil when the target of her biggest regret, Crazy Sadie, shows up claiming to have witnessed the only murder in the town's history. Sadie Byrd accuses the nearly dead and sainted Judge Norris of savagely beating his own little girl to death forty years ago. Could Miss Sadie be right? As Billie uncovers the terrible truth of stolen babies and bone-chilling corruption, she will have to risk everything when powerful people are prepared to do anything to keep buried.
Loved it, full of Mystery and intrigue
Kim Boykin has written a book full of mystery and intrigue , that will keep you turning the pages until the end. It is set in the Low Country, now that I have visited brought back many good memories.
Billie, the town sheriff has her plate full, raising her teenage daughter ( whom is a new mother herself) and taking care of her aging mom, who has Alzheimer's. Plus, trying to maintain a personal life with Cole, whom is so understanding. When "Crazy" Sadie shows up in town saying she witnessed a murder decades ago. Opening up this case will open much heartache of stolen babies and the corruption of the local government.
I highly recommend this book!
Echoes of Mercy
This is a novel for anyone who loves southern fiction, low country settings. The main character(Billie) has so many struggles my heart went out to her, a mother with Alzheimers and raising her daughter , man troubles and a job as a cop. This is a fast paced novel that you will read in an afternoon. great beach read!!!
thrilling mystery set in the Lowcountry
Secrets in the Lowcountry are unearthed when Crazy Sadie comes back to tell Billie, the town's first female police chief, what really happened years ago regarding a murder. Torn between the truth, the good ol' boys network, and so many lives impacted, Billie decides she owes it to Crazy Sadie to follow through on an investigation of the murder. As the mystery unravels, other truths surface about illegal adoptions and other cover-ups, suddenly Billie finds herself and her family's lives threatened for seeking answers. Desperation pushes her when hope is almost lost. An unlikely ally surfaces... but did she arrive in time...
This story was so thrilling, my heart was racing, and I stayed up to finish it. The story had me hooked from the first page with many twists and turns. I highly recommend it. This is a must-read!!!