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Mercy & Mayhem (Operation Mayhem 0.5)

4.61  ·  Rating Details ·  186 Ratings  ·  112 Reviews
He wanted nothing but revenge…until her.

Mack Grey wants one thing in his life: vengeance for the ex-CIA operative who betrayed his team, Jack Mankel. And he’s finally got the traitor within grasp, all he has to do is catch a hop across the Congo and capture his enemy.

He had no idea the depths to which Mankel’s evil could reach.

She never thought she could love again…unti
Published 2017
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Apr 20, 2017 Dawn rated it it was amazing
Great, great, great! Loved the book, love the series and this is right up there with my favorites. If you love military romance you will love this series and you have got to read all of them (my own opinion). The story behind these guys and their stories makes this book have a greater impact.

Super hot passion, angst, and action all make this book of of the best combinations for me. I love the way Cross writes, she keeps us engaged during the entire book without a lull and has strong sassy women
Rebecca Austin
Apr 27, 2017 Rebecca Austin rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-s, review-author
Colonel Mack Grey is hellbent on getting revenge on Mr.J - Jack Mankel for everything he has done to the Task Force Scorpion team and for being a traitor to the US. When the team sets off to get Mankel and rescue Caroline Cotter they soon learn that Mankel has spies everywhere.

Captain Marley Mitchell is an Air Force Pilot with a 9 year old daughter, Maddie. She is on a mission to fly in Task Force Scorpion but soon things go completely wrong when the plane is sabotaged.

Mack must decide whether o
Apr 22, 2017 Teresa rated it it was amazing
**I received a copy of Mercy & Mayhem from the author and Sassy Fabulous and PR in exchange for a honest and voluntary review**

Mercy & Mayhem is the start of a new series but with some of the men from the author's Men of Mercy series. I'd recommend reading at least the first book in the series so that you'll know some of the men who are in this book.

Mack Grey finally gets his book! Which is fantastic and he finally has a viable lead on the elusive Mr. J a traitor but also someone who ha
Cathy Geha
Apr 24, 2017 Cathy Geha rated it really liked it
Mercy & Mayhem by Lindsay Cross
Operation Mayhem #1

The Scorpion Team is off to find Mr. J and bring Caroline home. The two that get their story told this time are Colonel Mack Grey and Air Force Captain Marley Mitchell. Marley is the pilot flying Mack and his team on the mission but with a traitor in their midst things don’t go quite as planned. Abruptly thrown into survival mode with bad guys on their trail the team is split up giving Mack and Marley time on their own – time that they seem t
Jennifer Pierson
Apr 27, 2017 Jennifer Pierson rated it it was amazing
Mack Grey is obsessed with taking out the elusive Mister J, and ex-CIA operative that betrayed his team. When he finally has that traitor in his grasp, things go sideways, and he ends up in the middle of the Congo, nowhere close to where he planned to drop. Single mother Marley Mitchell is an air force pilot that is taking Mack's team for a HALO drop. Never did she dream that people she trusted would betray her, and she finds herself in the middle of the the dangerous Congo with a team that she ...more
Apr 27, 2017 Babs rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book I have read by Lindsay Cross and it sure won’t be the last. Mack is out looking for Mr. J. He needs help to get to him. Marley doesn’t really want to leave her baby girl but all she has to do is get Mack and his team to Mr. J but things happen and now Mack has to help everyone.

Fast paced, action packed, hot romance and a jungle. Mack and Marley heat up the pages as Mr J is trying to take them all down.

The reader will be glued to the edge of their seat waiting to see what h
Greta Branas
Apr 27, 2017 Greta Branas rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! I have been waiting for this book for awhile. I was not disappointed! The action is from start to finish. I was in the edge of my seat! Macy and Marley chemistry was off the charts! So happy they got a second chance at love. I cried and laughed. I highly recommend this book and series!
May 22, 2017 Liz rated it it was amazing
“There seemed to be a reason to their mayhem and madness.”
Detachment Commander Mack Grey is on a mission to bring justice and vengeance to his team. His target is Jack Mankel, and he will not stop until he sees the man bleed a slow death. Task Force Scorpion (TF-S), his team, made up of the best of the best in his field and trained by Mack himself, are ready to board a plane to the African Congo for a HALO drop. They have received intel that Mankel is hiding in the deep of the Congo where he thi
May 04, 2017 Janna rated it it was amazing
Lindsay Cross - Mercy and Mayhem (Operations Mayhem- Book 1 & Men of Mercy Series – Book 11)

The latest installment of Task Force Scorpion (TFS) in the Men of Mercy Series is a fast read a great plot and as mysteries and secrets unfold you want to read the book in one setting. And oh yes, I must not forget to mention the fiery passion and smoldering heat that these two characters have. Perfect ingredients for a great Military Love Story.

The Men of Mercy (MOM) finally have a chance to get Jac
Nancy J. Sandidge
May 29, 2017 Nancy J. Sandidge rated it it was amazing
Title: Mercy and Mayhem: Men of Mercy
Author: Lindsay Cross
Stars: 5

Mack Grey and Marley Mitchell are the main characters in Lindsay Cross’s Mercy and Mayhem. This is an action packed military romance that keeps you turning the pages. The instant connection between Mack and Marley is intense and steamy.

Marley Mitchell is a single mom, who happens to be one incredible and kick a Air Force pilot. She has flown all kinds of missions in all kinds of scenarios. So when she sets out to do a HALO jump f
May 13, 2017 Debi rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem: Men of Mercy by Lindsay Cross

5 Stars

Marley Mitchell, Air Force pilot for 10 years and single Mom only has one year left on her contract for reenlistment and has made the decision to not re enlist and was going to go back to civilian life. Losing her husband in combat and leaving her with a 2 year old brought on much heartache and many challenges, but with the help of very supportive parents she made it through. Her assignment now was to fly a team of special ops across Africa f
May 12, 2017 Ayennix rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem is the first book of Lindsay Cross I've read....and boy am I happy I came across her link by chance and decided to get it.

It is the story of Colonel Mack Grey and Air Force pilot Marley Mitchell.

A chance meeting as two people performing a role in the success of one mission is all it takes for their story to start.

This is much more than a military romance though, it held elements of danger, mystery, action, intrigue and of course, lots of hot, steamy moments as well.

When you add
May 23, 2017 Katie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star
5 stars
Mercy and Mayhem is part of the Men of Mercy series and number 1 in the Operation Mayhem books by Lindsay Cross. I have read a few books from this series now and have loved most of them – this one is definitely one of my favourites! I would definitely recommend that these books are read in order so that you can fully understand the background story that is running through them.
One of the things that I love about this author is her ability to create such amazing scenes in my mind from her
May 28, 2017 Anastasia rated it really liked it
Mercy & Mayhem
(Operation Mayhem #1)
By Lindsay Cross
4 Stars

Okay so this says that it is #1 in Operation Mayhem but it is actually # 11 in the Men of Mercy series. It can be read as a standalone, I haven’t read any of the others and I didn’t feel like I was missing anything by not reading those other ten. I would like to point out that it took me a while to get into this book, it seems to be written a little differently than I am used to and so it threw me off a little but I got used to it and
Michelle Austin
May 27, 2017 Michelle Austin rated it it was amazing
Title: Mercy & Mayhem
Author: Lindsay Cross
Series: Operation Mayhem

Mercy & Mayhem was a thrilling 5 star read.

Mack is taking his team on a dangerous mission in the congo to get revenge on someone who betrayed him and bring Caroline home safely. Marley is an air force pilot and single mom. She has ten days before she will be home to see her daughter. When she gets on her plane for final check she see's him and freezes. There is something about him that draws her in, she hasn’t looked at a
May 25, 2017 Sunday rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem by Lindsay Cross
Five Stars

Mercy and Mayhem: Men of Mercy by Lindsay Cross it the first book in the Operation Mayhem Series. It is a spin-off and the eleventh book in the Men of Mercy series. This is the first book I have read by Lindsay Cross, but I'm compelled to start at book one of the Men of Mercy series because this has to be one of my top three books I have read this year. This military romance is full of twist and turns that leave you on the edge of your seat or upside do
May 22, 2017 Nicole rated it really liked it
Mercy and Mayhem:Men of Mercy
By Lindsay Cross

Mercy and Mayhem:Men of Mercy by Lindsay Cross is book eleven in the series. I haven’t read the other books in the series.But this can definitely be read as a standalone. It is a very fast paced,action packed story ,that will have you on the edge of your seat from the very beginning!
I haven't read anything by Lindsay prior to this book. But it won't be my last for sure!! I don't know what it is about men in uniform and military. But oh my!! I'
Heather B
May 27, 2017 Heather B rated it it was amazing
Mercy & Mayhem, by Lindsay Cross, is the eleventh book of the Men of Mercy series. This book falls into the following genres: Romance, Action & Adventure, War & Military. Mercy & Mayhem picks up shortly after Revenge River, the ninth book of the series. I personally did not read that tenth book in the series, Relentless River. I do recommend reading this series in order, so that you have a more thorough understanding of the main story theme, as well as, more depth into the charac ...more
May 11, 2017 Shelley rated it it was amazing
If you love fast paced, well researched military romances, you have found the right author. Men of Mercy is a 10 book series. This is the first book in a series that branches off of it. It can be read as a standalone book, though I recommend them all. This book is also nice for those who enjoy mature romances with the hero over 40 and heroine a widowed, single mom in her 30's.
Colonel Mack Grey is the tough and competent leader of a special ops team. The team and America have been betrayed by Jac
May 21, 2017 Sarahe32 rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem is book one in Operation Mayhem by Lindsay Cross.

Mack Grey is out for blood, he has been betrayed, his whole unit was betrayed by an ex- CIA operative. After a lot of planning and hard work they now have Mankel in their grasp, nothing is going to stop them on the revenge train, fly over the Congo, parachute in, kill him, easy.

Marley Mitchell is a single mother of a beautiful daughter, but her job is an Air Force pilot, todays job is to fly across the Congo, the secret operatives
Nicole Hudson
May 28, 2017 Nicole Hudson rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem: Men of Mercy
Lindsay Cross
5 out of 5 stars
Ms. Cross is not a new author for me. I have read and enjoyed
Her other series. This book is a start of a new series
With some of the men from The Men of Mercy Series.
I love military romance books and Ms Cross never disappoints me. I love this book and look forward to more books in this series. Awesome book full of action, passion, and non stop action.

Mack finally gets his book. Mack is guarding his heart but also he is on a mission for
May 19, 2017 Nikki rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem book 11 in The Men of Mercy series by Lindsey Cross is an amazing 5 star read.
When you're stuck in the middle of the Congo fighting for your life hiding from bloodthirsty Guerrillas and trying to track down a rogue CIA operative, the man who has attempted to kill your team multiple times the last thing that you expect to do is find your second chance at happiness but that's what happens to Colonel Mack Grey. Mack and his team are on a mission to track down Jack Mankel and to fi
Sam Clingenpeel
May 18, 2017 Sam Clingenpeel rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem (Operation Mayhem #1)
By Lindsay Cross
5 Star Review

Mercy and Mayhem is a five star read and the beginning of a new series by Lindsay Cross. This is a super-hot passionate love with a strong sexy woman and a hot alpha man; you will be fanning yourself after reading this story.

Colonel Mack Grey is a man bent on vengeance, searching down the illusive Mr. J, the traitor to the US and for everything he has done to the Task Force Scorpion Team.

Captain Marley Mitchell is an Air Force pi
Robin Rankin
May 24, 2017 Robin Rankin rated it it was amazing
Mercy and Mayhem: Men of Mercy is the eleventh book in the Men of Mercy series by Lindsay Cross but can be and was read as a standalone. I love Special Ops books and hadn’t read one in a while. This was a good one to get back into this genre for me.

Colonel Mack Grey and his Special Ops Unit are getting ready to go on a mission to get rid of Jack Mankel who is responsible for the loss of one of Col. Grey’s men and he is ready to try and rescue a Senator’s daughter who was kidnapped and to get his
May 27, 2017 Morgan rated it it was amazing
Mercy & Mayhem is the eleventh book in the Men of Mercy Series, Mack is FINALLY getting his book! I LOVE this series! It's so good, I'd recommend this to everyone who loves a great military suspense romance! This was another amazing series! 5 star read!

Mack Grey only wants one thing in life, and that's to find whoever betrayed his team. He's finally got the traitor in his grasp, and now he has to make the journey to capture him. Only Mack has no idea what's waiting for him and how hard he'l
May 26, 2017 Sheri rated it really liked it
Mercy and Mayhem by Lindsay Cross is the eleventh book in the Men of Mercy series. This can be read as a standalone book. I was intrigued by the plot and picked it up to read. I am so glad that I did. The book is a military, adventure romance story. We find that Mack Grey is on the hunt for Jack Mankel. Mankel is an ex-CIA operative that went rogue and has betrayed everyone who was working with him. Grey finds out a probable location and is taking in his team to capture Mankel once and for all. ...more
Pam Snell
May 15, 2017 Pam Snell rated it it was amazing
Great book!! Was totally swept away with Marley and Mack.
Mack Grey is one HOT guy and he may be older than other men in the book, he is definitely the hottest one. Mack’s name is even HOT!! Mack is the leader of his men and he has one thing on his mind and that is to do his job and bring his men home safely. Mack does not let things get in his mind to change that. He always stays focused and does a great job until this hot little pilot that is flying them to their mission gets in his mind and h
Rhonda Pulk
May 29, 2017 Rhonda Pulk rated it it was amazing

I absolutely love Lindsay Cross writing style in Mercy and Mayhem. I couldn't put it down.  I just had to know what would happen next.

Mack Gray is finally writing his best seller but all he can focus on is vengeance and revenge.  Jack Manuel is the focus of this rage and Mack will do anything to get to Africa to settle the score. He doesn't have time for distractions so he is rattled about meeting Marley.

Marley Mitchell is a top notch pilot and is responsible for flying a team special op
Taylor Burns
May 27, 2017 Taylor Burns rated it it was amazing
Mercy & Mayhem
By: Lindsay Cross
5/5 Stars

The first book in a new spin off series, Mercy & Mayhem starts off as a revenge story on an ex-CIA agent. This agent betrayed the main male character, Mack Grey, and his team of operatives. The story turns into one of love once the revenge gets put on hold due to the need to survive a plane crash in the Congo. The team, lead by Mack, now has to navigate the jungle with the pilot of their plane. Marley Mitchell is our leading lady is the story and s
Melinda G
May 25, 2017 Melinda G rated it really liked it
Colonel Mack Grey wants one thing in his life; vengeance for the ex CIA operative who has betrayed his team. He has that chance after two years and he and his team are determined not to let anything stop them or their plans.

Marley Mitchell, Air Force Pilot and single mother of one little girl. Marley’s assignment is to fly a group of special operators across Africa for a Halo jump. Easy flight and then she can get back to her little girl, only her plane crashes and Marley has to rely on the insa
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Lindsay Cross is the award-winning author of the Men of Mercy series. She is the fun loving mom of two beautiful daughters and one precocious Great Dane. Lindsay is happily married to the man of her dreams – a soldier and veteran. During one of her husband’s deployments from home, writing became her escape and motivation.

An avid reader since childhood, reading and writing is in her blood. After y
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