Maggie Hartley - A Desperate Cry for Help - Orion Publishing Group

A Desperate Cry for Help

Rejected by her family, Meg is lashing out. And now Maggie and her other foster children are in danger…

By Maggie Hartley

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The lives of foster carer Maggie Hartley and the children in her care are put at risk in one of Maggie's toughest placements yet. Can Maggie reach this damaged little girl before it's too late? A new short story from foster carer Maggie Hartley.

Twelve-year-old Meg arrives at Maggie's after a fire destroys the children's home she's been living in. Terrified and having lost most of her possessions, Maggie must work hard to make the vulnerable young girl feel at home.

But traumatised by the fire, and angry and vulnerable, having been put into care by her mother, Meg is lashing out at everyone around her.

Can Maggie reach this damaged little girl before it's too late? And before Meg's destructive behaviour puts Maggies life - and the lives of the other children in her care - at risk?

Biographical Notes

Maggie Hartley has fostered more than 300 children while being a foster carer for over twenty years. Taking on the children other carers often couldn't cope with, Maggie helps children that are deemed 'unadoptable' because of their behaviour or the extreme trauma they've been through. She's looked after refugees, supported children through sexual abuse and violence court cases, cared for teenagers on remand and taught young mums how to parent their newborn babies.

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  • ISBN: 9781409188988
  • Publication date: 24 Jan 2019
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