Son in Law

After several years in prison, Joseph Scott is released. The only thing on his mind is seeing his children, Scarlet, Theo and Ben, but it won’t be easy. Four years ago, Joseph killed his wife Zoe in a fit of rage, in front of their children. They now live with their grandparents, who have no intention of letting Joseph near them again. When Joseph sees no other option but to take the case to court, Zoe’s torn family is forcefully reunited, bringing all kinds of memories and emotions to the surface…





“The author of AFTER THE FALL returns with another emotional page turner that grips the reader from the first page.” –  J Courtney Sullivan, The Bookseller, Ones to Watch 

Charity Norman’s The Son-In-Law is a gripping read and one that fans of Jodi Picoult are likely to love.” –  Daily Record 

“Top ten must reads of July.” – Stylist

“Engrossing.” – Woman and Home

“This is another wonderful and very thought-provoking story that I consumed in a single day.” – The Sun

Online Reviews 

The story is so easy to read and yet so emotionally engaging… Charity Norman handles the emotion of the story with much depth and astuteness.” – Linda McCulllough, Penguin Books South Africa

“Families – you can’t live with them, can’t live without them. Charity Norman’s novel takes the familiar saying to heart in this moving and emotionally complex story” –

“What sets this book apart is the strength of the characters.  An excellent read from Charity Norman – I’d definitely recommend it.” – Cesca Major, novelicious

“Charity Norman is an immensely talented writer… she can do no wrong, read her novels, they’re amazing!” – Chick Lit Reviews

“An engrossing read that is hard to put down.” – Dale Harcombe, goodreads

“Beautifully written….a harrowing and powerful story.” – Shelleyrae, Book’d Out

“I’ve just been blown away…I thought that After the Fall was a huge hit, but I honestly think this book is even better.” – Stepping Out of the Page

“I was lost in thought for days after reading this intense and compassionate story.” –

“The Son-in-Law is a fantastic read. You will be gripped from the very beginning.” – Dot Scribbles

“ ‘The Son-in-Law’ is an emotional and realistic novel that will keep you captivated from beginning to ending” – spoonful of happy endings

“I read this book with my heart in my mouth. I found the story shocking, thought-provoking and heartbreaking and this novel will stay in my thoughts for a long time.” – one more page

“It is surprising, gripping and The Son-In-Law is a book that I can not recommend enough – you must buy this!” – Reading in the Sunshine

“I was so gripped by this wonderfully complex tale that I did not want to finish it. It’s not often that I read a book that is as immensely satisfying as this one.” – Curious Book Fans

“This book is a compelling read that will have you hooked from the first page, questioning your own views and maybe even bringing a lump to your throat!” – Rea Book Review

“First and foremost this is a gripping and thought-provoking read, and it is the strength of the writing and storytelling that makes this a book not to be missed.” – Trip Fiction

“This was a wonderfully written story that captivated me from the start and one that I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to others.” – Shaz’s Book Boudoir

“Fantastic. I would whole heartedly recommend this book.” – Waterstones Review (5 star rating)

“This is a painful, emotionally raw story. This author isn’t afraid of tackling life-changing themes, and she is a must-read for me now.” – The Little Reader