Reminiscent of the beloved novels by Mary Kubica and Jodi Picoult comes a chilling portrayal of a son’s addiction and its harrowing effects on both him and his mother from New York Times bestselling author Courtney Cole.
There comes a time when offering your life for your child’s doesn’t work, when you realize that it’ll never be enough.
The cold needle in his warm vein was a welcome comfort to my son at first. But then it became the monster that kept us apart.
Heroin lied, and my son believed. It took him to a world where the last year didn’t happen, to a place where his father was still alive. What Beck didn’t understand was that it couldn’t bring his father back from the dead. It couldn’t take away his pain, not permanently.
You think it can’t happen to you, that your kids, your family, will never be in this situation. I thought that too. But you’re wrong.
Step into our world, and see for yourself. Watch my golden boy become a slave to this raging epidemic. Watch me try and save him.
Drug addiction comes with a price. Trust me, you’re not equipped to pay it.
Don’t miss this heartwrenching, evocative, yet hopeful novel—it will leave you forever changed.
About the Author
Courtney Cole grew up in rural Kansas and now lives with her husband and kids in Florida, where she writes beneath palm trees and is still in love with the idea of magic and happily-ever-after. She is the author of Saving Beck and Mine.
"Courtney writes poignant and emotionally driven stories that prove again and again why she's the best at what she does." — Rachel Van Dyken, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“[A] heart-wrenching, suspenseful tale…This riveting story highlights the unrelenting force of addiction and the havoc it can wreak on any family. Through accessible and absorbing prose, Cole tells an important tale full of complex characters and nuanced family drama. An intense but stunningly hopeful story about drug addiction, loss, and relationships.” — Kirkus Reviews
“With addiction being so pressing an issue for so many people today, Saving Beck is a must-read cautionary tale. It will rip your heart out but then leave you knowing there is a light at the end of the tunnel.” — Nikki Sixx,New York Times bestselling author of The Heroin Diaries and Mötley Crüe bassist
"Raw and timely." — Booklist
"In her most compelling work to date, Courtney Cole lays open the soul of addiction with such compassionate precision it will take your breath, break your heart, and restore your hope in the strength and resilience of the human spirit." — M. Leighton, New York Times bestselling author of Down to You
“From its visceral opening scene to the satisfying final twist, this story held me in its thrall. Courtney Cole’s first-hand experiences make Saving Beck a raw, powerful, heart-wrenching read.” — Robyn Harding, international bestselling author of The Party