Mercy Undeserved is the second volume in Kristina Hall’s The Moretti Trilogy.
This intense historical novel kept my attention and had me wondering how the author was going to pull off another book equal to the first one in the series. Her descriptions of each scene and emotional descriptions of the hero and heroine had me visually sitting in the room with her characters.
Lillian Rossi’s wealthy, mafia-like husband is murdered. His ruthless brother orders his men to find Lillian and kill her and her baby so the Rossi family’s wealth will fall into his hands. She is angry, manipulative, and lost without her husband. She doesn’t trust anyone, not even Alberto Moretti, the man who promised her husband he’d take care of her and keep her and the baby safe.
Alberto, scar-faced, rough around the edges, and a murderer, has no use for Lillian or her kid, but a promise is a promise. He struggles with alcohol temptations after asking Jesus to save him from his sins. Who knew someone as mean and murderous as he could find salvation? God forgave him, but the world wouldn’t. Death would certainly come. Lillian mocks him about his newfound faith.
Lillian and Alberto must work together while on the run if they want to stay alive. The faith thread in this novel is original and believable.
I give this novel five stars and I look forward to the release of the third book in this trilogy.
Kristina Hall is a sinner saved by grace who seeks to glorify God with her words. She is a homeschool graduate and holds a degree in accounting. When she’s not writing, she enjoys reading, arm wrestling, lifting weights, and playing the violin.