By Dorothy Van Soest
adopted sixteen-year-old daughter, Veronica, is brutally murdered in a
shocking and random act of violence. Ten years later the murderer,
Raelynn Blackwell, is dealing with execution for her crime, and regardless of being
united of their grief over Veronica, the Baker relations is deeply divided
on the topic of the demise penalty. whilst a stunning discovery threatens
to rip the kinfolk aside every one of them is pressured to stand their
A heart-wrenching and finally redemptive kin drama of forgiveness,
destiny, and the genuine nature of justice. This kinfolk drama is a must-read that
teaches us in regards to the precise nature of justice and our very humanity." -Sr.
Helen Prejean, C.S.J., writer of lifeless guy Walking
A beautiful success. Dorothy Van Soest is certainly a masterful storyteller. I
eagerly look ahead to her subsequent ebook. --Hal Zina Bennett, bestselling writer of Write
From the center: Unleashing the ability of Our Creativity
A thought-provoking novel concerning the complete implications of the demise . . . complicated characters populate this well-considered tackle capital punishment. --Kirkus Reviews
Just Mercy is a relocating, fast paced learn that artfully sweeps us up within the trip of forgiveness- Leslie Neale, Director, manufacturer, not going Friends
Just Mercy reads like a movie ... bringing domestic the horror of the loss of life penalty and the complexities of the way compassion arrives in unforeseen ways.--Jarvis Jay Masters, writer of Finding Freedom: Writings from loss of life Row and That chook Has My Wings: The
Autobiography of an blameless guy on loss of life Row
Just Mercy stocks the compelling and extreme trip of a relations suffering from the horrors, trauma, and grief linked to the homicide of a friend and the dying penalty. --Marcelle Clowes, Member Engagement Coordinator, Murder sufferers' households for
An eloquently expected and deftly introduced a compelling story that might tug you thru grief, horror and desire as you witness intuition and ethics locking horns via a senseless
tragedy and its criminal outcome.--Sarah W. Bartlett, co-editor, HEAR ME, SEE ME: Incarcerated ladies Write and founding co-director of writing inside of VT.
A family's fight for justice unearths the complexities and quandaries inherent in capital punishment. After interpreting the publication, it truly is most unlikely to not think compassion for everybody who's impacted by way of the loss of life penalty system--condemned prisoners and homicide sufferers' relations alike. --Jen Marlowe, writer, I Am Troy Davis
A compelling learn and the plot twist up there with the easiest of them. --Dave Avolio, Board Member, Washington Coalition to Abolish the loss of life Penalty
A page-turner that makes you're thinking that and remains with you lengthy when you finish.-Irene Sheppard, writer, Restorativity Blog
What makes a kinfolk and the way households adopt and outline therapeutic is explored during this candid, utterly suspenseful and beautiful novel. --Marilyn Armour, Ph.D., LICSW,
Professor and Director, Institute for Restorative Justice and Restorative discussion, The collage of Texas at Austin
Just Mercy faithfully captures the emotional complexities surrounding the demise penalty ... and confronts our notions of justice, punishment, and forgiveness. --Kristin Houlé, govt Director, Texas Coalition to Abolish the dying Penalty
Just Mercy is a becoming name for a courting among not likely advocates that manifests the rules of the sufferer criminal discussion method in a riveting relatives drama. --David Doerfler, founder, Concentric Journeys
A strong demand breaking down the limitations that separate us and for spotting the price of each man or woman. --Michael Reisch, Ph.D., Daniel Thursz exclusive Professor of Social Justice, collage of Maryland
A trip in the course of the Texas legal justice procedure that you'll by no means forget.-Larry Fitzgerald, former Public details Officer, Huntsville, Texas Dept. of legal Justice
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Just Mercy: A Novel by Dorothy Van Soest