An Irish-American woman living in South Boston in 1974 faces a nightmare when her teenage daughter goes missing. Meanwhile, a young black man dies when he is struck by one of the city's subway trains. Are the two events connected? The only thing the reader knows for sure right from the start is that Mary Pat Fennessy is going to make some powerful people angry when she starts asking questions. That's the gist of Dennis Lehane's new book, Small Mercies, which is out on April 25. The Dorchester, Massachusetts, native is a master at creating gripping mysteries set in Boston.... Read more →
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