The Kindness of Strangers
A young widow raising two boys, Sarah Laden is struggling to keep her family together. But when a shocking revelation rips apart the family of her closest friend, Sarah finds herself welcoming yet another troubled young boy into her already tumultuous life.
Jordan, a quiet, reclusive elementary school classmate of Sarah's son Danny, has survived a terrible ordeal. By agreeing to become Jordan's foster mother, Sarah will be forced to question the things she has long believed. And as the delicate threads that bind their family begin to unravel, all the Ladens will have to face difficult truths about themselves and one another—and discover the power of love necessary to forgive and to heal.
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Review: The Kindness of StrangersUser Review - Brandee Shafer - Goodreads
I ended up really liking this book. It's plot strong to the point that I had a hard time putting it down. I would characterize it as being to the sexual abuse of children what Lisa Genova's Still ... Read full review
Review: The Kindness of StrangersUser Review - Lori Mccarty - Goodreads
This one was just okay. I thought it would be more like The Blessing of the Animals, one of her other books I had read. Although it resulted in plenty of redemptive aspects, I wasn't really up for the heavy storyline. Read full review