Every so often a novel comes along that is so true to life its impact is felt long after the last page is turned.
Only Son is such a book...
Divorced and alone, Carl Jorgenson has one dream; to have a son and give him the life and love he never had. His dream becomes a reality the day Amy McMurray leaves her son alone for one brief, unforgivable moment. In that split second, all their lives change forever.
So begins the remarkable story of a mother's search for the child she has lost but will never abandon...of a man desperately holding on to the single thread of hope in his life...and of a young boy, a son to both, a stranger to himself, who teaches each of them about love, loss and forgiveness.
Illuminated by a rare compassion, Only Son is a deeply felt, powerfully realized novel about the search for love and a place to belong. It is a novel about fate, the irreversible choices we make, and the forces we cannot control.