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Monday 3 October 2011
‘Silent Mercy’ By Linda Fairstein
To try and get in the mind of the killer Alex and Mike explore various religious beliefs trying to get a handle on the message being left by the killer. With Mike being Catholic and Alex of Jewish decent there are many interesting discussions. Tackling a religion is never an easy subject but Linda does it in an interesting and non confrontational way
As with all the books in this acclaimed series Linda’s research is meticulous and we learn much about the history of
landmarks. In this book we learn of the many churches in the city and in particular the New York the Devine –the largest cathedral in the world. Church of St John
Mercer Wallace completes the trio of pursuers of justice which take them to a stunning climax on
A marvellous entry in this excellent series.
Fairstein is an honors graduate of
(1969) and the University of Virginia School of Law (1972). In 1998, several of Fairstein’s law school classmates established a scholarship fund in her honor at their alma mater. The Fairstein Public Service Scholarship supports law school students interested in pursuing careers in the public sector. Linda Fairstein is married to Justin Feldman. She lives in Vassar College Manhattan and on Martha’s Vineyard.
Earlier books in the series are Final Jeopardy (1996) Likely To Die (1997) Cold Hit (1999) The Deadhouse (2001) The Bone Vault (2003) The Kills (2004) Entombed (2005) Death Dance (2006) Bad Blood (2007) Killer Heat (2008) Lethal Legacy (2009)
Hell Gate (2010)