Godchild is a poignant, coming of age story of a young boy struck by tragedy when his parents burn to death in a truck accident. It begins his private and one-sided war with the God he believes is persecuting him. Billy has internalized what has happened to him in the fashion that children do and we suffer for him as his life spins down the drain when he is placed with an abusive uncle and his girlfriend. Billy's world is further warped by murder and racism in the long dark of his sojourn with his uncle. In the depths, Billy rallies his rags of faith and courage to begin to claw his way out of the abyss to a more hopeful life. Intense and driving, Godchild will keep you riveted as you read, hope and pray for Billy.
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