Emergency medicine physician in Northern California, John Burley celebrates the launch of his debut novel, The Absence of Mercy. Called "a smart, disturbing and heartbreaking thriller" by Kirkus Reviews, this spine-tingling story is set in a tight-knit Midwestern community, and centers around the towns medical examiner, Dr. Ben Stevenson. Following the brutal murder of a local teenager, Dr. Stevenson uncovers dark secrets that could potentially shatter his quiet community, and force him to confront a haunting truth.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 7:00pm
301 Castro St