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Neglected, unloved and rejected. A little girl desperate for a home to call her own.

At just 10 years old, Kirsty has already suffered a lifetime of heartache and suffering. Neglected by her teenage mother and taken into care, Kirsty thought she had found her forever family when she is fostered by Pat and Mike, whom she comes to see as her real mum and dad.

But when Pat has a heart attack and collapses in front of her, Kirsty's foster family say it's all her fault. They blame her temper tantrums for putting Pat under stress, and they don't want Kirsty in their lives anymore.

Kirsty is still reeling from this rejection when she comes to live with foster carer Maggie Hartley. She acts out, smashing up Maggie's home, and even threatens to hurt the baby boy Maggie has fostered since birth. Social Services must take Kirsty's threat seriously and Maggie is forced to choose between eight-month-old Ryan, who she's grown to love, or angry Kirsty, who will most likely end up in a children's home if Maggie can no longer care for her.

Maggie is in an impossible position, one that calls in to question her decision to become a foster carer in the first place....

©2017 Maggie Hartley (P)2017 Orion Publishing House

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I cried so many times especially at the end. I loved this book so much!

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  • 01-22-19

I love Maggie Hartley's books

A must read...I have loved reading Maggie Hartley's books and this is another great read!!!

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So easy to fall in love with people in her books

Written with so much detail, Maggie Hartley’s books suck you into her world, making you love these children as much as she does. Be prepared to rejoice in their victories, and weep for their losses, to feel happy, sad, fear and frustration. Every child should have the opportunity to feel the love and safety that Maggie gives “her” kids.

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Happy ending!

I'm so glad that she found her forever home.😊
I can't imagine all the trauma she's been through.

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  • 05-26-18

Who will love me now.

I felt that this was a good insight into the ups and downs of being a foster carer. Very honest and informative.

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  • Amy
  • 09-06-21

LOVE Maggie Hartleys books

Really enjoyed Maggie Hartleys books. Nearly finished them all now. Would recommend this and any other of her books. All gripping, emotional and warming. Brilliant lady.

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  • Reeree
  • 04-05-21

another great read

Once again another superb reading , didn't want to put the book down on to the next one

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  • Pixie
  • 10-12-20

not her best

constantly complained about how difficult the child was to deal with after describing a few bad temper tantrums. I don't know how maggie ever supposedly dealt with really troubled children after complaining about this kid so much :'(

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  • c a.
  • 09-19-19

One to read/listen

Amazing story, perfectly written and told. Another Maggie Hartley book exceeding expectations. On to the next one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-07-19

So emotional but great!

Cried my eyes out at the end of this! Such a brilliant read!! One my favourites

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  • Heather
  • 01-28-19

Excellent

Another excellent book by Maggie Hartley.
Penny MacDonald narrates the story really well glad Kirsty and Ryan both for their happy endings

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  • Jules
  • 12-01-18

Inspirational read

This is one remarkable lady. Onto my 5th book next,can't wait.
Narator is amazing too

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  • lynn deeks
  • 12-01-18

Excellent

As a foster carer myself,I completely related to this story and loved the way Maggie dealt with different situations. I have already started another of her books. Thank you Maggie for an excellent book.

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  • joanne wilson
  • 01-25-18

Fantastic

Maggie is a brilliant foster carer, it was nice that Kristy found her loving family. Brought tears to my eyes .

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  • Tracey
  • 10-25-21

Good read

Ok storyline
Really disliked the narrator!!! She sounded to old for the character of this book, almost gave up. However I did like the book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-29-18

Heartwrenching .

A heartwrenching story of an amazing woman who gives all to the children who need it most.