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Police chief of a small Massachusetts town, Cameron McDonald makes the toughest arrest of his life when his cousin Jamie comes to him and confesses outright that he has killed his terminally ill wife out of mercy. Now, a heated murder trial plunges the town into upheaval, and drives a wedge into a contented marriage: Cameron, aiding the prosecution in their case against Jamie, is suddenly at odds with his devoted wife, Allie -- seduced by the idea of a man so in love with his wife that he'd grant all her wishes, even her wish to end her life. And when an inexplicable attraction leads to a shocking betrayal, Allie faces the hardest questions of the heart: when does love cross the line of moral obligation? And what does it mean to truly love another?
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Grouped Work ID 6ff90d16-c5b3-0df1-d7dc-5b98eda7724c
Grouping Title mercy
Grouping Author picoult jodi
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auth_author2 Bresnahan, Alyssa.
author Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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display_description From Jodi Picoult, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light, comes Mercy, a "sensitive exploration of the balance of love" (Publishers Weekly).
Two cousins are driven to extremes by the power of love, as one helps his terminally ill wife commit suicide at her request, and the other becomes involved in a passionate affair with his wife's new assistant. In the midst of betrayals and trials, forced to confront the limits of their love, these cousins must ask themselves how far the borders of their hearts can extend.
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subject_facet Adultery -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Cousins -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Euthanasia -- Fiction, Euthanasia -- Massachusetts -- Fiction, Fiction, Large type books, Legal stories, Married people -- Fiction, Massachusetts, Massachusetts -- Fiction, Police -- Massachusetts -- Fiction, Police chiefs -- Fiction, Police chiefs -- Fiction
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title_full Mercy, Mercy / Jodi Picoult, Mercy [text (large print)] / Jodi Picoult
title_short Mercy
topic_facet Adultery, Cousins, Euthanasia, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Married people, Police, Police chiefs