This eleventh memoir and latest title from the internationally bestselling author and foster carer Cathy Glass can either be read as a full eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. Will You Love Me tells the true story of Cathy’s adopted daughter Lucy.
Lucy was born to a single mother who had been abused and neglected for most of her own childhood. Right from the beginning Lucy’s mother couldn’t cope, but it wasn’t until Lucy reached eight years old that she was finally taken into permanent foster care.
By the time Lucy is brought to live with Cathy she is eleven years old and severely distressed after being moved from one foster home to another. Withdrawn, refusing to eat and three years behind in her schooling, it is thought that the damage Lucy has suffered is irreversible.
But Cathy and her two children bond with Lucy quickly, and break through to Lucy in a way no-one else has been able to, finally showing her the loving home she never believed existed. Cathy and Lucy believe they were always destined to be mother and daughter – it just took them a little while to find each other.
REVIEWS FOR DAMAGED:
'Cannot fail to move those who read it.'
‘A truly harrowing read that made me cry.’
'A true tale of hope. ****.'
‘Foster carers rarely get the praise they deserve, but Cathy Glass’s book should change all that.****’
‘A hugely touching and emotional true tale.’
About the author
Cathy has been a foster carer for over 30 years, during which time she has looked after more than 150 children, of all ages and backgrounds. She has three teenage children of her own; one of whom was adopted after a long-term foster placement. The name Cathy Glass is a pseudonym.
As a carer myself I love that this is a reminder that there are happy endings for children in care. I love all your books Cathy and am grateful to you for exposing the reality of the care system and for helping remove the negative stigma that is placed on children in care. Thanks for sharing. xx
Pretty much as expected
Pretty much as expected. Average work