A Sister's Shame

A Sister's Shame: The true story of little girls trapped in a cycle of abuse and neglect

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Social Sciences
Paperback Published on: 15/04/2021
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Synopsis

'My heart felt heavy with sadness for these two little girls.' Foster carer Maggie Hartley is used to all manner of children arriving on her doorstep, but nothing can prepare her for sisters Billy and Bo when they arrive at her home. It is clear from the moment she sets eyes on them four-year-old Bo and seven-year-old Billy have clearly been subjected to unimaginable neglect, and it takes all of Maggie's skills as a foster carer to try to connect with the volatile little girls, who seem far younger than their years. Over time, the little girls slowly emerge from their shells, and Maggie begins the difficult task of trying to gain their trust. But as time goes on, it becomes clear that there is something much darker going on, something that will call into question everything Maggie has ever learned in all her years as a foster carer... A true story of hope from Sunday Times bestselling author Maggie Hartley, a foster carer for over 20 years. 'A story that breaks your heart' 5* Amazon reader review

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781841884783
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 232g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 20 mm

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