The Kindness of Strangers by Katrina Kittle is now available in ebook for the first time! In this critically
acclaimed author's third novel, a suburban mother is forced to
question everything she thought she knew about life when her family agrees to
shelter a terrified young boy harboring unimaginable secrets.
would’ve thought? They always seemed so nice. They were so normal
A quiet street in suburban Dayton, Ohio. A popular, seemingly
stable family that keeps a terrible, dark secret behind closed doors.
this emotionally compelling novel, Sarah Laden, a young widow and mother of two,
becomes the foster mother to Jordan, a neightborhood boy who suffered repeated
sexual abuse. The boy’s parents were close friends of Sarah’s, as well as
respected members of their affluent community.
Now, not only must Sarah
confront her confusion and horror about this shocking revelation, she must
reconcile her own guilt and the sense of gratitude she still feels towards her
former friends, who had helped Sarah immensely after her husband’s death.
Jordan will come to have a profound effect on each member of the Laden
household and his presence in their home will cause every familial relationship
to strain and change. But, eventually, his grieving helps the Ladens finally
deal with their own long repressed grief. Helping Jordan, ultimately will help
them all to heal and to rebuild the damaged places in this new, oddly formed
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For more Katrina Kittle, you can check her out on Facebook or on her website! You can also listen to this vintage edition of Book Club Girl on Air, in which Book Club Girl talked to Katrina about The Kindness of Strangers!