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Child abuse true stories presents: volume 2 of Kat Ward's sensational autobiography!

Being a teenager isn't easy. Even kids who grow up in happy, loving households encounter all manner of problems during adolescence. But children who were abused, raped, bullied, mistreated, or neglected during their earliest years, face the transition at an even greater disadvantage. For they not only come completely ill-prepared, but also badly scarred, and often are still licking the wounds from their childhoods.

This second volume of Kat Ward's sensational autobiography covers her plight as she grew in stature, and began to challenge the authority structures that had ruled over her young life so cruelly up until that point. It was a desperate rebellion in true teen spirit, but even with all the will in the world, she was still a child in a world full of grown-ups. And if there's one thing an abuser knows all too well, it's how to wield their power over the powerless...

Disclaimer: This is a true story of child abuse. Discretion is advised.

©2014 Kat Ward (P)2019 Opal Audio

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Bitter truth!!!

I originally listened to Keri 1 and was horrified to the levels of abuse she endured. When I saw there was a Keri 2 I had to purchase to finish out the story! If you're are searching for a story about a young girl making her way through life surrounded by incompetent/abusive adults, this is it!

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Excellent

A powerful and strong book for any survivor of child abuse absolutely riveting and honest

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Infuriating and heartbreaking!

All I wanted to do was hug this dear child and tell her all adults are not so heartless.

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Amazing works. The story and narriation are amazin

Absolutely amazing and I will be listening to the rest of the series. I will be listening to the rest of the series

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This makes me so very angry

I just cannot stand thinking of a world that has failed this girl at every turn. I hate thinking of all the many people that have come in contact with Keri but refuse to believe her simply based on the fact that her mother says otherwise!! Even when the people in authority were faced with undeniable proof, they still chose to deny it and it makes my heart weep for this girl and so many others like her!!! I’m happy she eventually found happiness but I know even that comes with torment because of all the things that came before it. I am at least grateful for the few people that did come into Keris life who DID believe her without question!!! I just wish there would have been more that could have taken action!!!

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On to Book 3!

Fantastically Told!
As terrible as the story is, the author tells it in a way that keeps you wanting to know more. After I read the first I couldn't wait for the free credit to read more so I purchased this one! About to purchase Book 3.

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loved it

Loved it. it's very emotional and heartbreaking what she endured throughout her life. After reading Keri 1 I had to continue on to the other series. The way she tells her story is very vivid and the narrator did not disappoint, she transformed the voice of every character so well.

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Excellent and Horrible at the same time

The content is eerily intriguing. Makes you not want to hear anymore because of how horrible it is, but you can't stop. The writing is impeccable, and one can clearly envision everything described. I almost felt like I would be able to walk up to some of the locations mentioned and recognize them out of a lineup. The narration is SPOT ON! Bravo!!!!

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Great Story!

It is very sad to know children go through such horrible situations. Great book sad story

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Love the narrator... Love Ma’am and Tramp. SOOOO utterly upset, disgusted, and mad at Nana😔

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  • Rosie
  • 05-27-19

unbelievable

lovely but sad. ♥️ looking forward to the 3rd one.
can't believe how some mother's are.

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  • Sue B.
  • 06-12-19

I need to read more!!

Fantastic story but need 3,4 &5 to be available on Audible please.
Heart warming at times but also very sad.

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  • joanna potter
  • 02-21-19

Couldn't stop listening

This series is brilliant I can't wait for Keri 3 to come on audible! Really gripping and was really rooting for Keri. A must buy!

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  • Amy Gibbons
  • 08-12-19

gripping

couldn't put it down. the frustration with authority who let this girl down time and time again is indescribable. praying for her happiness

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  • cherfee
  • 07-27-19

Great book

Loved it, but sad as its a true story. So unfair on the child. Sad

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  • kirsty
  • 07-22-19

amazing story. need book 3 now!!

amazing story
when is book 3 out! i need to know what happens next
gripping from start to end.

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  • Jacqueline
  • 07-12-19

So brave

what a heartbreaking life you have lived. so brave to write this and face the past.

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  • Amy O
  • 05-31-21

Sensational

This makes for compelling listening.
If I miss a bit I absolutely have to go back because I already love keri so much from the first book. At every stage I find I am rooting for the girl....go keri

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  • Lucy E.
  • 11-09-20

Gripping

Powerful and dramatic , hoping Keri's life takes a happier turn and she finds a happy home life at last

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  • Donna Fogden
  • 08-09-20

Gripping!

Totally gripping. Utterly heartbreaking but left me desperate to know how she gets on in life!
Bless this poor woman.. What a life to live!
I'm hoping she finds some happiness.. on to books 3 and 4 to find out !

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-08-20

Omgosh

Omgosh I was left on the edge with this book
What this woman went through was just horrific