Zero Mercy by Scarlett Braden has an interesting subtitle: The Evolution of Pierce Wellington III. Pierce is an Army brat. With a four-star general for a father, it is easy to understand that every moment of his life was colored military. Pierce mentions that his father was probably disappointed that he had only one son. There was an older sister, a younger sister, and the long-suffering (but accepting Army wife. This story will follow Pierce through military boarding school, West Point, the Green Berets, and through a military career until a life-changing moment that occurred with the death of one of his sisters. Harper did not die a natural or accidental death. An abusive husband went too far; Tony killed Harper. To find out how Pierce dealt with that, read the story.