The Good Son

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Pub Date 19 Jan 2022 | Archive Date 01 Jan 2022

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From one of America’s most acclaimed storytellers comes a powerful, emotionally charged novel of family, redemption and a mother’s love.

What do you do when the person you love best becomes unrecognisable to you? For Thea, the answer is simple and agonising: you keep loving him somehow.

Stefan was just seventeen when he went to prison for the murder of his girlfriend, Belinda, a crime he has no memory of committing. Three years later, he’s released to a world that refuses to let him move on. Belinda’s mother, once Thea’s good friend, galvanises the community to rally against him. Neighbours, employers, even some members of Thea’s own family turn away.

Meanwhile Thea struggles to understand her only son and begins to suspect darker forces are at play. If there is so much she never knew about Stefan, what other hidden secrets has she yet to uncover — especially the shocking truth about the night Belinda died?

From one of America’s most acclaimed storytellers comes a powerful, emotionally charged novel of family, redemption and a mother’s love.

What do you do when the person you love best becomes...


A Note From the Publisher

Jacquelyn Mitchard is a journalist and award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of twelve novels for adults, seven novels for teenagers, and five children's books. These include The Deep End of the Ocean, the inaugural selection of the Oprah Winfrey Book Club, as well as two non-fiction books, including Mother Less Child: The Love Story of a Family. She is also a professor of creative writing whose short stories, articles, essays and book reviews have been widely published. A native of Chicago, she now lives on Cape Cod with her family.

Jacquelyn Mitchard is a journalist and award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of twelve novels for adults, seven novels for teenagers, and five children's books. These include The Deep...


Advance Praise

'Mitchard is a master of creating a rich and nuanced world for her character' Goodreads review

'I simply could not look away from the opening chapters. Highly recommended!!' Goodreads review

'This is one of the best books I've read so far this year... It's a family drama, yet also a mystery/suspense story & the combination makes it so compelling.' Goodreads review 

'Mitchard is a master of creating a rich and nuanced world for her character' Goodreads review

'I simply could not look away from the opening chapters. Highly recommended!!' Goodreads review

'This is...


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