A collection of inspiring and moving real life short stories from foster carer and New York Times bestselling author Casey Watson.
Darby, whose parents keep her locked in her bedroom, and who arrives pale and terrified one Christmas Eve.
Nathan, who lives with his cruel, violent father, and no longer knows who he is.
Paulie, just five, who’s been rejected by his mother, and accused of a sickening crime.
Connor, who, at only eight years of age, is delivered to the Watsons in a secure prison van.
Scarlett, who, along with her twin sister, Jade, carries the weight of a devastating secret.
About the author
Casey Watson, who writes under a pseudonym, is a specialist foster carer. She and her husband, Mike, look after children who are particularly troubled or damaged by their past. Before becoming a foster carer Casey was a behaviour manager for her local comprehensive school.