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Too Scared to Tell

A True Story
Narrated by: Denica Fairman
Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
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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 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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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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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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Avery heartbreaking story with a calming end

I generally love books from Cathy Glass but that one was one of her best books. I was crying several times and my heart went out to Oskar but thanks god his abusers were prisioned and the end was calming for me. Hopefully his life will go on without any harms and he can enjoy to live with his extended family forever.

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what a book!

loved it such a lovely story and happy ending. and cant wait for the next book.

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Brave Boy

What a brave little boy Oscar is. It still sickens me to the core that there are some people out there who believe they have the right to abuse children and I am so sad he had to go through that, but what a brave soldier he is. The ending made my heart soar, all the best to Oscar and the wheelchair wizard!

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Sucj an amazing, heart warming story, and so sad and heart wreatching at the same time x

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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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  • 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.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-02-20

Her memoirs get better and better with each book

Being a huge Cathy Glass fan, I have listened to all of her books, so when this one was released for preorder I bought it immediately. It did not disappoint. My heart broke along with Cathy’s when she told Oskar’s story. She is an amazing human being in the way she deals with these kids and their tragic stories. Danica Fairman is a great narrator, and give life the stories. I can’t wait for the next book!!!

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  • ashleigh byrne
  • 25-02-20

not what I expected

I bought this book thinking it was going to be a thriller but instead it was an account of foster care and a heartbreaking story I've been abused little boy it wasn't a bad book but it was definitely not what I wanted

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  • Rachael and Max
  • 24-02-20

Soul warming

I love this story. Cathy has a way of telling true stories that can impact any reader. This book has left my heart warmer and my soul lighter.

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  • Rachel
  • 21-02-20

Another great book

Cathy Glass and Denica Fairman are an unbeatable combination! This was a wonderful book! Felt that I actually met all the characters. A really wonderful uplifting story!