After finding his father dead with a suicide note beside his gun, Sonny loses his mother to drink and despair and then himself to drugs. Admitting to crimes he didn’t commit, Sonny finds himself serving time in prison leaving behind what could have been a great career in wrestling.
Sonny finds out some long-hidden truths one day in his prison cell, which causes him to escape and exact vengeance on those who wronged him. A police officer and the best friend of his father, tries to capture Sonny before the criminal elements in the story can hunt him down first.
The Son, by Jo Nesbo, is a riveting story about loss and redemption.