Echoes of Mercy: A Lowcountry Novel by Kim BoykinEchoes of Mercy: A Lowcountry Novel by Kim Boykin

Echoes of Mercy: A Lowcountry Novel

byKim Boykin

Paperback | April 1, 2016

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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.

As a stay-at-home mom, Kim started writing, grabbing snip-its of time in the car rider line or on the bleachers at swim practice. After her kids left the nest, she started submitting her work, sold her first novel at 53, and has been writing like crazy ever since. Her books are well reviewed and, according to RT Book Reviews, feel like...
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Title:Echoes of Mercy: A Lowcountry NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.61 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:River's Edge Media, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1940595576

ISBN - 13:9781940595573

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"I was on vacation last week and got to catch up on some reading. One of the books I had been looking forward to absorbing was Kim Boykin's ECHOES OF MERCY. I am a big Kim Boykin fan so I knew opening the pages I was going to like this book and I was not disappointed. I was surprised - because I thought it was going to be a family tale about lowcountry people. It was that plus a mystery. Kim took me back to my South Carolina roots and kept me guessing as to what was going to happen next. If you want to have a fun and exciting visit to the lowcountry then pick up this book!"-Jackie K. Cooper, Book Critic, The Huffington Post"Every word Boykin writes will captivate her readers." --RT Book Reviews"Boykin is a new voice in Southern Women's Fiction." --Booklist"Kim Boykin serves up a story that is good enough to eat...and is guaranteed to entertain."--NYT bestselling author Karen White"Radiant and brimming with Southern charm, Kim Boykin's writing shines!"--NYT bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe