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While evaluating a child accused of murder, Dr. Allyson Freemont unravels a cycle of family abuse, forcing her to confront her own haunting emotional issues. Suffer the Little Children is the story of a child's innocence lost in the power and control of domestic violence. Confounded by love and hate, those involved with this boy struggle to save him from self destruction.

©2011 Valerie Allen (P)2015 Valerie Allen

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Shared Suffering Review

Where does Suffer the Little Children rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Somewhere near the top

What was one of the most memorable moments of Suffer the Little Children?

The most memorable moment in the book for me was Faith's murder.

Which character – as performed by Sheila Cavalette – was your favorite?

My favorite character as performed by Sheila Cavalette is Angelo. Unfortunately Angelo is also one of my least favorite characters

If you could rename Suffer the Little Children, what would you call it?

Shared Suffering

Any additional comments?

Although I was disturbed by some of what I listened to, I really enjoyed the storey. It held my interest all the way to the end. I will have to check out some more of this authors work.

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The Affects of Domestic Violence

I wasn't sure what to expect when I got this book but it was an interesting, yet sad, look into the domestic violence of one family and how it impacted the lives of so many other people. It was well written, and the narration was well done. This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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  • 11-01-16

Understanding the Suffer the Little Children - 😕



Suffer the Little Children by Valerie Allen

Dr. Allyson Fremont is sent to collect her findings of a child who has been accused of murder.

As she dissects the case, her own demons come knocking.

Will she find a way from innocence, abuse and violence back to a place where some innocence remains.?

I enjoyed the narration by Sheila Cavalette. It was straightforward and empathetic to the material of the book.

I would recommend to my friends but only if they are aware that it is a somber book.

If this were a movie it would be rated PG for the unsettling nature of the topic at hand.

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Great listen

What made the experience of listening to Suffer the Little Children the most enjoyable?

The narrator has a soothing, calm voice so this was a relaxing listening experience. Will listen to more of the same narrator,