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Absence of Mercy by S. M. Goodwin
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Nov 10, 2020 | ISBN 9781643855219

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Praise for Absence of Mercy:
“Goodwin’s series kickoff offers a colorful, panoramic view of old New York and introduces a provocative sleuthing team.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Fans of gritty historicals will be eager for more.”
Publishers Weekly

“An ingeniously clued and perfectly executed plot…a must-read noir historical mystery.”

“This fantastic detective novel has plenty of twists and turns…Eagerly awaiting the next in the series.”
Midwest Book Review

“An intricately plotted and smartly conceived mystery… Readers will eagerly await the return of Jasper and Hy Law.”
—Historical Novel Society

“With captivating characters, luscious writing and intrigue around every corner, S.M. Goodwin’s debut historical mystery is destined to be among the most talked about of the year. Rich. Resonant. Enigmatic. Just a fantastic, fantastic read!”  —Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author of the Charley Davidson series

“S.M. Goodwin serves up the perfect historical mystery brew; a captivating sleuth, a diabolical plot, and a vivid sense of place and time. Satisfying yet highly addictive!”
—Dianne Freeman, award-winning author of the Countess of Harleigh mystery series

“Well-drawn characters and a gruesome plot make this a series debut that will appeal to hardened mystery fans.”
—Tessa Harris, award-winning author of the Dr. Thomas Silkstone mysteries

“S.M. Goodwin spins a dark, suspenseful tale that vividly captures the world of pre-Civil War New York City…This is a fabulous launch to what is sure to be a long-running series!” 
—Edwin Hill, Edgar and Agatha-nominated author of Watch Her

“A hero you’ll root for from the very first page!”
—Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author

“A stellar debut with a fascinating hero, an atmospheric setting, and riveting plot. If you enjoy Anne Perry’s books, you’ll love S.M. Goodwin’s Absence of Mercy.
—Vanessa Kelly, USA Today bestselling author
“An achingly realistic mystery…S.M. Goodwin knows how to make history come alive on pages that you just want to keep turning!”
—Carol Potenza, award-winning author of Hearts of the Missing

“A historical mystery tour-de-force.”
—Sherry Thomas, USA Today bestselling author of the Lady Sherlock mysteries

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