Helpless: A True Short Story

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Publisher Description

A dramatic short story from experienced foster carer Rosie Lewis.

Baby Sarah is born to a crack-addicted mother on a freezing cold night in December. Rosie is woken a few short hours later, at 1am, and taken to the maternity unit by police escort to collect the infant and take her to a place of safety.

But it soon becomes clear that Sarah is suffering from severe withdrawal symptoms. Knowing that separation is inevitable, Rosie tries to maintain a professional distance but that’s easier said than done.

About the author

Rosie Lewis is a full-time foster carer. She has been working in this field for over a decade. Before that, she worked in the special units team in the police force.

Based in northern England, Rosie writes under a pseudonym to protect the identities of the children she looks after.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2013
5 December
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
32
Pages
PUBLISHER
HarperCollins
SELLER
HarperCollins Australia Pty Limited
SIZE
958.8
KB

Customer Reviews

Angymill ,

Pets

Pets can be dogs or cats

MisMellyB ,

Great descriptive read

Great short read. Rosie paints a descriptive picture of not only what it's like to be a foster carer with a family but a clear picture of the vulnerable children that come in to care. Can't wait for the other books.

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