The Damage by Caitlin Wahrer is a Gripping debut book. It is neatly written, with least punctuation. You’re quickly attracted to the characters and care about them. Sentences are short. The writing moves you forward effortlessly and makes you anxious to know what occurs next
Tony and Nick who is his half-brother, have always been close. Tony basically raised Nick when his dad was excessively drunk and emotionally abusive to do the job. He was more like a dad to his younger sibling Nick. At the point when Nick is sexually assaulted, Tony become very angry. Tony’s better half Julia is the voice of reason – she’s a lawyer and thinks justice will be served in the court. Criminal investigator Rice is the cop looking into it and he also trusts Nick will have his day in court.
A violent rape of a male victim. The Damage is the first novel I’ve read from this viewpoint. It’s a difficult topic and positively not for everybody. However, the real act isn’t the focal point of this story. It’s what comes after. How this influences various individuals. How they react. The victim, the assailant, the relatives, the criminal investigator.
The messages are subtle however significant. Sibling love, Friendship, Humility, Lowliness, Mental Health, Family, Abuse, Self-image. Such countless themes are addressed in this family drama and mystery. I found myself overcome with feelings a few times. On occasion I was pulled in to the secret being uncovered and now and again I was centered around the family drama, my concentrate regularly moving to and fro.
The secret of what happens after the event, unfurls at the ideal speed. Each character is looked at through an alternate lens as the story advances. Also, exactly when you think you have sorted out what occurs straightaway, I guarantee you, you will not have. The Damage by Caitlin Wahrer is a glorious mystery surrounding a horrible event and what comes after.