Only by Death

series: Ozark Mountain Trilogy

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"The tension in Kathy Herman's newest book builds slowly, then erupts and leaves you wondering clear to the end. One of her best so far--truly a must read."--Miralee Ferrell, award-winning author of Runaway Romance, also a TV movie

Mercy killing--or ruthless murder?

After must agonizing, Liam Berne takes his mother, who suffers from Alzheimer's, to the Sure Foot River, where he coaxes her into the water and drowns her. A mercy killing, he tells himself, to spare her years in a nursing home. And getting his inheritance isn't a bad thing either.

Dixie Berne's body is recovered, and the coroner can't find any sign of foul play, though others aren't convinced. When Liam discovers a child witnessed the drowning, what he's willing to do shocks even him.
But unbeknownst to Liam, someone else suspects him--someone who intends to make him pay.

The Author

  1. Kathy Herman

    Kathy Herman

    Bestselling suspense novelist Kathy Herman ( has written twenty novels--including Not by Sight, the Sophie Trace trilogy, and the Secrets of the Roux River Bayou Series--since retiring from her family's Christian retail store...

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