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RELEASE DATE 07/17/2024
Guilt by Default


Author: RJ Barclay

Genre: Contemporary Fiction

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Paperback: 978-1-64456-728-9

Kindle: 978-1-64456-729-6

ePub: 978-1-64456-730-2

A dark secret. A desperate choice. A shattered family.


Guilt by Default tells the story of John Quisenberry, a 24-year-old man falsely accused of molestation. Fearful of publicity and a possible jail sentence, he accepts a plea bargain. Twenty years later, his name is exposed on a public sex offender website, shattering his life. The novel explores the impact on John’s wife and children and his relapse into alcoholism. It is written in a captivating style, with vivid descriptions, realistic dialogue, and emotional tension. It hooks the reader’s curiosity and challenges them to question their own assumptions and prejudices. Guilt by Default is a thought-provoking read that explores the challenges of alcohol addiction, the struggle to rebuild one’s life, and the power of forgiveness.

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