New Edition Coming Soon

New Edition Available

 If you have recently searched for my book with no success, it is because the company I worked with to publish Have Spirit Will Travel has gone out of business, causing it to be temporarily unavailable. I have taken this time to re-work both the front and back end edits, as well as create freebies for you lovely readers via links directly from the book. I plan to have it updated and back on sale no later than June 30, 2018.

In addition, in case you’ve noticed my absence over the past few months (gasp!),  I want to assure  you that I will return to this blog in full force on June 1, 2018. Please join me as I share my (sometimes overly optimistic) monthly goals, author quotes and inspiration, delightfully silly shit, peeks into my sweet country life, and much more.

Thank you for your patience and support!

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The Son by Jo Nesbo Book Review

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The Son by Jo Nesbo

Sonny Lofthus is a drug addict who has spent the past 12 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. In exchange for his silence, his jailers provide him with a never ending supply of heroin. When Sonny learns the truth of his father’s suicide, he escapes from prison and hunts down the people responsible for committing the crimes for which he is doing time. Though hunting, he is  also being hunted; by the police, corrupt members of the justice system, the crime overlord who runs them, and the only person who knows the ultimate truth.

Though all of the characters were fully fleshed out and believable, Sonny was my favorite. He still possesses extreme intelligence, though somewhat fogged, mixed with emotions that run deep. He has the rare gift of being able to sit quietly and listen while others speak. This is the very thing that draws people to entrust him with all of their secrets without the slightest suspicion that he may have hidden motives. 

I was engaged in this story, and the life of Sonny Lofthus, from the first chapter. Right away you know that everything is not what it seems and, as each chapter unfolds,  you learn a little more about the circumstances that turned a young man with a bright future into a fugitive. A man who is capable of committing dark despicable acts and also exhibiting the kind of tenderness I would like to see more of in the world. 

I gave this book 5 out of 5 stars on Goodreads, and highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys the genres of mystery, suspense, crime, and/or thrillers. If you don’t mind profanity, some gore and damn smart writing, you need to go get this book. Now.

Happy reading!  

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