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Summary

The true story of a six-year-old boy with a dreadful secret.

Oskar's school teacher raises the alarm. Oskar's mother is abroad, and he has been left in the care of friends, but has been arriving in school hungry, unkempt and with bruises on his arms, legs and body. Experienced foster carer Cathy Glass is asked to look after him, but as the weeks pass, her concerns deepen. Oskar is far too quiet for a child of six and is clearly scared of something or someone.

And who are those men parked outside his school watching him?

©2020 Cathy Glass (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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another brilliant life lesson...

since cathy's first memoir, i have been challenged to take a slower look at the things i pass by too quickly. it is critical that people know the real world and she brings that to us, once again. thanks for opening up your world so i could open mine...the tears and the joy....

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Another fantastic Cathy Glass book.

I love the way Denica Fairman gets into each character with accents/ emotion... brilliant. Heartbreaking stories but so gripping.

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so sad, but written with such compassion.

cathy glass is an amazing lady, whom I would be glad to know. her books are sad but written with such compassion. these beautiful children flourish under her care.
Denica is amazing at bringing the book to life.

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Didn’t feel the book was about the boy

Got the overall impression it was more about how wonderful compassionate and clever the foster career was. Won’t be reading any more of her books

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Another great fostering story from Cathy.

I thoroughly enjoyed this audio production and was sorry when the book ended. I can't wait for the next one!

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To scared to tell by Cathy glass

Fantastic book like all her books are. She's such a fantastic writer the best I no off...

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loved it

one of Cathy's best! ** small spoiler** the end will have you in happy tears

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Brilliant just brilliant

Amazing book brilliant content easy to listen to and get lost in for hours and hours will be getting more and highly recommended

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Cathy glad never ceases to amaze, as per usual, I listened to this book from start to finish in one sitting. Her story telling and absolute love for the children she fosters restores my faith in humanity with every single book.

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outstanding

heart wrenching listening to this story but such a beautiful ending we need people like yourself in the world thank you

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  • sondra laco
  • 14-07-20

Another cannot put down book!

All I can truly say is Thank God for a wonderful, exceptional life changing woman! I have read ALL of Cathy Glass's books and she is most definitely an angel here on earth! Such heartbreaking situations these children are in and I wish NO child to ever be harmed but I thank god there are people like her! Also as always the narrator is wonderful!

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  • P&M mommy
  • 29-03-20

Not my favorite but still good

I’m a huge fan of Glass books, but this one wasn’t at the top of my list. Still a good one, just not as captivating as her other books.

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  • SMSGTLISA
  • 21-07-21

Loved it!

Cathy Glass knows how to write a story that gets to your heart. I loved the little boy Luca in this story! I loved the ending too. Great Job Cathy!!!!

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  • bookreader
  • 16-04-21

Not credible

I found the story hard to believe.
The child’s mother should have been helped by social services

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  • momm243
  • 21-02-21

excellent

Cathy Glass Nevers fails to intrigue with her stories. she's an exceptional woman and caregiver.

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  • Carole
  • 17-10-20

excellent

love the story. love the story teller. all around a very interesting time in the life of a foster parent

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-05-20

Heart-wrenching with a sweet ending

Denics Fairman has a soothing sweet voice. Cathy Glass writes such detailed and inspiring memoirs that you feel you are right there through it all. Though this story was heart wrenchingly sad, the end cheered me up a bit as they usually do.

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  • jocelyn ackerman
  • 05-05-20

all of her books are wonderful

Cathy is an amazing author. Every one of her books are deeply meaningful. If you haven't listened to any of her books, you are missing out! She takes her listeners along with her trials and tribulations.

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  • Deanna Holbrook
  • 03-03-20

Full of compassion and impossible to put down!

This book is another well written, exciting, thought provoking, and heart wrenching book. Ms Glass has outdone herself. I wait on tenterhooks for the next book.

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  • Wikidride
  • 28-02-20

need tissues...

I loved it, although extremely sad in the beginning, it brings better feelings in the end.