Some secrets can never be forgotten... or forgiven...
Shelby Cole thinks she put Texas behind her. She left ten years ago, her world shattered and her illegitimate baby dead. Now she's getting anonymous letters saying that her daughter is alive.
Shelby's not the only one coming home. Falsely accused of murder and sent to prison for ten years, an enemy from her past intends to settle old scores.
Shelby's search for the truth is met with stonewalling and hostility, especially from her powerful father. She can't shake the suspicion that someone has lured her back for their own reasons. Her only ally is a figure from her past - someone she has every reason not to trust. And in the midst of dark family revelations she uncovers a terrifying scheme of revenge.
Set in Texas, this is a thrilling story of homecoming and retribution by the author praised by bestselling novelists including Harlan Coben and Lisa Gardner.
Lisa Jackson shows yet again why she is one of the best at romantic suspense. A pure nail biter. - Harlan Coben on You Don't Want to Know
Shiveringly good suspense! Lisa Jackson ratchets up the tension as one woman's desperate search for her missing son takes her to the very brink of losing her husband, her sanity, her very self. - Lisa Gardner on You Don't Want to Know
Without Mercy blends murder mystery with romance and religious conspiracy and should appeal to fans of all three. - West Australian on Without Mercy
A fast-paced and surprisingly complex story... . The depiction of the protagonist... reaches an unusual depth, and the crisp, skillful language infuse every sentence with suspense...will keep readers riveted. - Publisher's Weekly on Without Mercy
A fast moving thriller with plenty of twists and turns, and an easy flowing style that readily catches the reader up in its thrall. - Canberra Times on Malice
Lisa Jackson is the co-author of the best-selling beginner s running book, Running Made Easy and author of Adore Yourself Slim. A Contributing Editor to Women s Running, Lisa has also written for Men s Running, Zest, Sportsister.com and Triathlete s World. Lisa lives in south London, with her husband Graham, who has run 27 marathons and two ultramarathons almost entirely against his will.