Don't Go

Don't Go

Book - 2013
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Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline 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 home front 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.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2013
ISBN: 9781250010070
Branch Call Number: FIC Scot
Characteristics: 376 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Do not go


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Apr 21, 2018

I generally really like Scottoline’s books but found this one dragged on a bit until the last few chapters where it got really good. An okay read.

SCL_Leanne Aug 15, 2017

I read this in one sitting! Couldn't put it down. Army doctor Mike Scanlon must fight the most important battle of his life to save his family.

May 18, 2016

A satisfying read. High interest, fast moving, characters are interesting (likeable as well as unlikeable) and the plot weaves in and out. Just when you think you have it figured out, things change. A good quick read.

May 17, 2016

Absolutely loved this book! Mike must deal with tragedies from Afghanistan, the loss of his wife, and rejection by his little girl. The plot moves smoothly and quickly through the ensuing events to create a compelling story. Would definitely recommend it.

Jan 18, 2015

An OK read, it at least provided insight to the world of the army and it's long lasting nightmares. I found the story was repetitive and lacked momentive and then it was quickly wrapped up in the last few chapters. She has written better novels. This is just mediocre.

Oct 31, 2014

Very well written, definitely a good read.
Keeps the reader's attention. I enjoyed the story and the mystery that went along with it.

Aug 06, 2014

Loved this book. Different than my usual reads, the story was sad and gives insight into what a person deals with when they are grieving over multiple losses. Would recommend

Mar 26, 2014

First book I read by this author and it did NOT live up to the hype. I thought Mike Scanlon was not a believable character and overall it was a disappointment. I am unlikely to try another by this author....

Jul 14, 2013

LOVED this book! Read it in one day, Couldn't put it down! Hooked from the beginning. Thought I had it figured out but apparently didn't! Love the twists and definitely loved the ending. Will for sure be recommending this book to friends

Jul 09, 2013

this is for 737knox the people above liked the book so what r u talking about, and the book was excellent u apparently dont like good books, and as for ilovestorytime u and 737knox wouldnt know a good book if it hit u in the head.

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