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Publisher's Summary

"I'm going to love my baby and give her lots of attention," Jade said. "I'll show my mum she's wrong."

Jade, 17, is pregnant, homeless, and alone when she's brought to live with Cathy. Jade is desperate to keep her baby, but, little more than a child herself, she struggles with the responsibilities her daughter brings.

Cathy is worried as soon as Jade arrives: she's never looked after a pregnant teenager before, but none of the mother-and-baby carers is free, and - 17 years old, seven months pregnant, and homeless - Jade is in a desperate situation.

But Jade doesn't want to listen or advice, and although her daughter is born safely it isn't long before Jade's in trouble with the police.

Cathy knows that Jade loves her daughter with all her heart, but will she be able to get through to Jade in time to make her realise just how much she might lose?

©2015 Cathy Glass (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Amazing story

I really enjoyed this book. It gave me hope, that not all babies get taken from their moms, and placed for adoption.

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Sad but glad

Was a sad story to listen to... but so glad that Jade and Courtney made it!

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An Absorbing Book with Outstanding Narration!

This book held my interest throughout: I really worried about the eventual outcome for this young mother and child....even for her younger boyfriend involved too. There was something so adorably human about the protagonist teen, namely -- It's not that Jade was necessarily lazy but she preferred to sleep in (when she could) and let the foster mother change and feed Baby, LOL. Ditto when she was sometimes napping. HAHA. Also, she drank alcohol and smoked, a definite no-no. I did complete the story many months ago so I forget a lot of the details but the plot certainly had twists & turns which made it exciting to follow. I think you will grow to care about what happens to all the main characters in this true story too. Personally, I really loved this audible.com book and I thought Denica Fairman was (and still is) a brilliant narrator/performance artist.

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great book

Actually made me cry can't wait to go on website to see how they are doing

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  • Jacqueline
  • 02-19-17

Another brilliant read

I found myself hoping that Jade would make the right decisions. You always feel part of the journey in all novels by Cathy Glass.

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  • 05-19-16

A brilliant story to read and listen too.

A very good book to listen to. It is something that I can relate to in my life and I enjoyed reading this book too as I have it in hardback.

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  • Donna ramsay
  • 04-18-16

Truely amazing Cathy

Brilliant brilliant brilliant no other words can describe this book I love all of cathys books and look forward to hearing more
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  • jacqueline
  • 04-01-16

lovely story

Just like all cathy glass books it's a lovely touching story looking forward to next book

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  • Mrs. J. Grist
  • 04-21-15

Don't take my baby!

A somewhat sad story as are all of Kathy Glass's books but I still enjoy them! A good story and well narrated!

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  • mia
  • 03-02-15

Another fantastic book

Iv always have been a big fan of Cathy glass's books. Another well written book and one I could not stop listening to. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-30-17

cathy glass

if you want to feel good at the end of a book cathy glass makes you happy