The Last Time We Spoke

Fiona Sussman
NZD $32.99

Unflinching, moving and chilling account of how a mother tries to reconcile her son's murder with help from his murderer

On the night that Carla Reid plans on celebrating her wedding anniversary with her husband Kevin and their grown son Jack, their New Zealand farmstead has never felt more like home. But when Ben Toroa and another aspiring gang member brutally force their way into the house with robbery and more on their minds the night and the rest of both their lives take a radically different direction. As Carla struggles to come to terms with the aftermath and bereavement of different kinds, and Ben faces the consequences in prison, their stories continue to interweave.

Author bio:

Growing up in a publisher's home in South Africa, Fiona fell in love with language and the written word at an early age. This was during the apartheid era, and witnessing the brutal regime at work sensitised Fiona to the issues of injustice and racial prejudice. Fiona now lives in New Zealand.

Category: Popular fiction
ISBN: 9780749020262
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Allison & Busby
Pub Date: June 2016
Page Extent: 320
Format: Book
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Popular fiction