The Good Son

The Good Son by Ontario author Carolyn Huizinga Mills is a well-crafted, compelling story about complicated family dynamics and how one incident and an obsession changed the course of a woman’s life.

This psychological drama pulls readers in from the first pages and is a dark, character-driven story about Zoe – a woman who continues to be haunted by a tragedy she witnessed as a child. The pacing is slow-burn but the story has an intriguing intensity, and I enjoyed the uneasy feeling about whether or not I could trust Zoe’s memory and perceptions.

This is an impressive debut and I loved that the author set her story in southwestern Ontario. Copies of this book are available at WPL. Place your hold today!

— Laurie P.