Saving Beck (Hardcover)

By Courtney Cole

Gallery Books, 9781501184529, 304pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2018

List Price: 24.99*
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Description

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.


Praise For Saving Beck

"Courtney writes poignant and emotionally driven stories that prove again and again why she's the best at what she does."

“[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.”

“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.” 

"Raw and timely."

"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."

“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.”