Groomed to be a Bride: Can Maggie protect a vulnerable young girl from the nightmares of her past?
'Mama is gone and I cry every night.' When a terrified young girl is discovered hiding in the back of a lorry, she is quickly taken into the care of social services. Arriving on the doorstep of foster carer Maggie Hartley, she is painfully thin, bruised and unable to speak a word of English. What atrocities has she escaped to bring her here? Woken each night by the screams of Halima's nightmares, Maggie is desperate to reach this damaged young girl. But without a shared language, she fears that she may never uncover the truth behind her terror. Can Maggie help Halima recover from the horrors she has endured, and help her build a new life for herself? Or will Halima forever be haunted by the ghosts of her past? A true story of hope from Sunday Times bestselling author Maggie Hartley, a foster carer for over 20 years. 'A gripping story' 5* Amazon reader review
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- ISBN: 9781409197430
- Number of pages: 240
- Weight: 213g
- Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 26 mm