Lisa has thrilled millions with her emotionally-charged novels that feature strong women exploring the boundaries of family, justice, and love. In DON’T GO, she breaks new ground and delivers the story of a soldier who discovers what it means to be a man, a father, and ultimately, a hero.
When Dr. Mike Scanlon is called to serve as an army doctor in Afghanistan, he’s acutely aware of the dangers he’ll face and the hardships it will cause his wife Chloe and newborn baby. And deep inside, he doesn’t think of himself as a warrior, but a healer.
However, in an ironic turn of events, as Mike operates on a wounded soldier in a war-torn country, Chloe dies at home in the suburbs, in an apparent household accident. Devastated, he returns home to bury her, only to discover that the life he left behind has fallen apart. His medical practice is in jeopardy, and he is a complete stranger to the only family he has left — his precious baby girl. Worse, he learns a shocking secret that sends him into a downward spiral.
Ultimately, Mike realizes that the most important battle of his life faces him on the homefront and he’ll have to put it all on the line to save what’s dearest to him – his family. Gripping, thrilling, and profoundly emotional, DON’T GO is Lisa Scottoline at her finest.
“Lisa Scottoline is one of the very best writers at work today. DON’T GO proves it once again. This is a story that is heavily muscled, emotional and relevant. They don’t come any better.” — Michael Connelly
“This stand-alone from Scottoline effectively tugs at the emotions.” — PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY
“A thriller, but more than that.” — LIBRARY JOURNAL
Lisa Scottoline is a bestselling and Edgar Award–winning author. She has served as president of the Mystery Writers of America and her recent novel, LOOK AGAIN, has been optioned for film. She is a weekly columnist for THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER and her columns have been collected in two books and optioned for television. She has 25 million copies of her books in print in the U.S. and has been published in thirty countries. She lives in the Philadelphia area with an array of disobedient pets.
To learn more about Lisa, please visit her website.