The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved: Free Sampler

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The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.
This is PART 1 of 3.

Eight-year-old Keeley looks like the sweetest little girl you could wish to meet, but demons from the past make her behaviour far from angelic. She takes foster carer Angela on a rocky and very demanding emotional ride as she fights daily battles against her deep-rooted psychological problems. Can the love and specialist care Angela and husband Jonathan provide help Keeley triumph against the odds?

About Angela Hart

I live in England with my husband Jonathan. We met at a village dance when we were teenagers in the seventies, and shortly afterwards we both moved away from our home town for work. I loved the bright lights of the city, and my demanding job in a bank. We stayed for ten years before returning home to take over the family floristry business from my parents.

One day an advert in the local paper caught my eye: 'Foster Carers Wanted'. I knew straight away it was something I'd love to do. As a child I had a friend whose family took in foster children and I had often asked my mother if we could do the same, but she always said she wasn't cut out for it, and didn't have the patience. After living a fast-paced life I felt I could easily manage to sell flowers and care for youngsters. Having a family was something Jonathan and I planned for the future; surely fostering was just like bringing up your own children, if not easier?

Looking back, I was incredibly naïve. I was convinced fostering kids would be like caring for flowers: if we provided the right environment, nourished the children well and treated them with love and respect, everything would be rosy. We could foster for a few years, and maybe even carry on when we started our own family. Of course, it wasn't like that at all! Each child had a unique set of problems, some incredibly sad, others very shocking. We found ourselves immersed in a care system we knew nothing about, yet soon found impossible to leave.

I thrived on the challenges and rewards of being a foster carer, went on to train as a specialist carer for teenagers with complex needs, and have never looked back. Jonathan and I have fostered more than fifty children over the past twenty-seven years. I hope you will enjoy reading about some of the wonderful children we have been privileged to have in our lives.

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The Girl Who Ran Away
The Girl Who Ran Away
The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved
The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved
The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved Part 3 of 3
The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved Part 3 of 3
The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved Part 2 of 3
The Girl Who Just Wanted To Be Loved Part 2 of 3
The Girl With No Bedroom Door
The Girl With No Bedroom Door
Terrified Part 3 of 3
Terrified Part 3 of 3
Terrified
Terrified
Terrified Part 2 of 3
Terrified Part 2 of 3
Terrified: Free sampler
Terrified: Free sampler