The Golden Child (eBook)
de Wendy James
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Beth Mahoney is a stay-at-home mother of two daughters, Lucy and Charlotte, whose blog paints a picture of a buzzing, happy life. Originally from Australia, Beth and her family have lived in New Jersey for ten years. An opportunity to relocate to Australia arises and the Mahoneys decide to return to their native country. The move comes at the perfect time as Charlotte, the youngest daughter, has been accused of being the ringleader of a dare gone wrong, resulting in the hospitalization of her classmate.
Now settled down in Newcastle, Lucy and Charlotte attend a prestigious all-girls school, and Beth and her husband are adjusting to their surroundings. The popular and beautiful Charlotte is thrust back into the spotlight when she is blamed for cyberbulling a classmate until she attempts suicide. With Charlotte refusing to take the blame, the bullying victims parents seeking retribution, and her husband and mother-in-law doubting Charlottes innocence, Beth is forced to examine her childrens actions criticallyat a heartbreaking cost.
The Golden Child tells the story of two families heartbreaking realization that there are no guarantees when it comes to parenting and grapples with modern-day specters of selfies, selfishness, and cyberbullying to uncover the anxieties of both girl- and motherhood.