Review: The Good Girl by Fiona Neill

This contemporary tale will send a shiver down the spine of parents.

Friday, 24th April 2015, 3:37 pm
The Good Girl by Fiona Neill

The Good Girl by Fiona Neill gets to grips with a darker side of the internet and social media, and makes for a compelling read.

The book examines how easily a private picture or film shared between a teenage couple can lead to a lifetime of repercussions .

From its powerful opening, through the trials and tribulations of a sex clip going viral, and to the sobering final chapters, this story will serve as a warning to many families.

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The potent first chapter, when headteacher Ailsa is shown a sex clip featuring pupils on a mobile phone and realises the girl is her own daughter, will immediately have you gripped.

And if you’re a parent, this tale will stay with you as a cautionary one, even after the closing words.