The modern family comes with all sorts of blendings and combinations. Jessica stared at her from head to toe, lost in her legs, her hair, her eyelashes, her cheeks. How was she supposed to feel? What on earth was happening in this world if you could suddenly be introduced to a six year old child who was your biology, your blood, the descendent of your ancestors? How were people not meant to care? How on earth had she ever thought she would not? Jessica and Matt Davidson, professional, middle-class Australians, have four beautiful children; three from IVF. When they donate one leftover embryo, it s a gift of thanks to the world for their luck; an offering to the fates. Seven years after this gift, the Davidsons have lost their youngest child Eeny to a genetic condition, and the family is struggling with this grief. Jessica and Matt s relationship is strained; their relationship with their oldest child is fraught, and beneath these tensions flow the currents of anger and shame connected to Eeny s death. A new girl starts at the children s school, and Jessica realises that this child, Mia, is her biological offspring; the embryo born of she and Matt s donat
About the Author
Fran Cusworth writes novels, journalism and essays. Sisters of Spicefield is her third novel, after The Love Child and Hopetoun Wives. Fran lives in Melbourne with her husband and two young sons and works as an ambulance driver.
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