Romy Field finds herself at the centre of a scandal, least of all her mother Ailsa - who is also the head of her new school. Ailsa is quick to hold Romy's new boyfriend and his parents responsible for what has happened. But as mother and daughter reveal their very different version of events, a much darker truth emerges.
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his time, somewhat incongruously, with a psychological thriller. The Good Girl looks set to be the next Gone Girl, with its dark compelling exploration of family secrets. It tells the story of the relationship of two teenagers and their families when a chain of events leads to a scandal that affects them all. A confronting look at the way that one moment of malice on social media can spiral out of control."
(Seven Books to Read, House Seven). The Author Fiona Neill is the internationally bestselling author of three other novels, and a journalist who has written for many publications including The Times, The Telegraph Magazine and Intelligent Life. She has written a screenplay of her first novel for the BFI and lives in London with her family.
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Neill writes with verve, honesty and breathtaking insight. Utterly unputdownable Helen Walsh, author of The Lemon Grove The Good Girl raises all kinds of contemporary issues with wit and sensitivity Times Clever, grown-up and totally gripping Lisa Jewell A topical, tense and addictive read Good Housekeeping Tapping into the issues of the day ... this is a novel made for heated book club debates Stylist The Slummy Mummy columnist is back - this time, somewhat incongruously, with a psychological thriller. The Good Girl looks set to be the next Gone Girl, with its dark compelling exploration of family secrets. It tells the story of the relationship of two teenagers and their families when a chain of events leads to a scandal that affects them all. A confronting look at the way that one moment of malice on social media can spiral out of control. Seven Books to Read, House Seven Neill takes a light scalpel to online disaster in this exceptional dual-narrative Grazia Cracking Prima Two families become embroiled in each other's lives and long buried secrets are unravelled. Contemporary issues are tackled here with both humour and realism, making for an engrossing read My Weekly Sometimes touching, sometimes shocking... this cautionary coming-of-age tale is a thought-provoking one Daily Mail