Cathy Glass
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Cathy Glass

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I live in England and have three children, two birth children and one adopted. When I left school I held a clerical position in the civil service, which I left to start a family. At the same time I became a foster carer, which is the inspiration for much of my writing. I have been a foster carer for over twenty-five years and am what's known as a specialist foster carer, sometimes referred to as a level 3 carer. This is in recognition of my experience and qualifications and means that I am often asked to look after children with complex needs or very challenging behaviour. I have a degree in education and psychology which I was awarded as a mature student.

I have always been a writer - from when I was at school, with poems in the school magazine. In my teens I began writing short stories, articles, a few radio plays, and entering writing competitions. Like many writers it was a hobby - something I did almost furtively in my spare time, while working, and then later fostering and looking after my family. The two halves of my life - writer and foster carer - came together in 2007 when I wrote about a child I'd fostered and the book immediately became a number one best seller. Since then there have been many bestsellers, thanks to you, my readers. I really appreciate all your support and best wishes.

I also write thriller books under the pen name Lisa Stone: www.lisastonebooks.co.uk

Best wishes
Cathy x

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Best Sellers

    • Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 238

    Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read, listen

    • By tonya cary on 10-27-18

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Where Has Mommy Gone?

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    The true story of Melody, aged eight, the last of five siblings to be taken from her drug dependent single mother and brought into care....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful read!

    • By tanya nix on 09-24-18

    Regular price: $14.18

    • A Long Way from Home

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    The true story of two-year-old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book!

    • By annnamarie bailey on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Girl in the Mirror

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The Girl in the Mirror is a moving and gripping story of a young woman who tries to piece together her past and uncovers a dreadful family secret that has been buried and forgotten....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 👍 loved it

    • By tonya cary on 11-06-18

    Regular price: $16.77

    • I Miss Mummy: The true story of a frightened young girl who is desperate to go home

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 63

    In her new book, Cathy Glass, the number one best-selling author of Damaged, tells the story of the Alice, a young and vulnerable girl who is desperate to return home to her mother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart Wrenching!

    • By Gloria Burkhart on 03-23-16

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Another Forgotten Child

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 118

    A new memoir from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Cathy Glass. Eight-year-old Aimee was on the child protection register at birth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • such a great story!

    • By Samantha on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Mummy Told Me Not to Tell

    • The True Story of a Troubled Boy with a Dark Secret
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 106

    When Reece arrives at Cathy's door aged 7 years old, he has already passed through the hands of four different carers in four weeks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fab book

    • By Munchie on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $16.77

    • A Baby's Cry

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 69

    What could cause a mother to believe that giving away her newborn baby is her only option?....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A baby's cry

    • By Sandy Banfield on 02-12-18

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Will You Love Me?

    • The Story of My Adopted Daughter Lucy
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 79

    The 11th memoir and latest title from the internationally bestselling author and foster carer Cathy Glass. This book tells the true story of Cathy's adopted daughter Lucy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart warming, page turner

    • By Lauraji on 01-25-15

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Nobody's Son

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Born in a prison and removed from his drug-dependent mother, rejection is all that 7-year-old Alex knows....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent read

    • By Randi shelton on 02-28-17

    Regular price: $13.85

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