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    • Where Has Mommy Gone?

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    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. When Cathy is told about Melody’s terrible childhood, she is sure she’s heard it all before. But it isn’t long before she feels there is more going on than she or the social services are aware of. Although Melody is angry at having to leave her mother, as many children coming into care are, she also worries about her obsessively – far more than is usual....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nothing worked out how I thought

    • By SushisArmy on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $14.18

    • 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 235
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 212

    Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass. At the Social Services office, Cathy (an experienced foster carer) is pressured into taking Jodie as a new placement. Jodie's challenging behaviour has seen off five carers in four months. Despite her reservations, Cathy decides to take on Jodie to protect her from being placed in an institution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book to listen to!

    • By Anonymous User on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $13.08

    • 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 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The true story of two-year-old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage. Elaine and Ian had travelled halfway round the world to adopt little Anna. She couldn't have been more wanted, loved and cherished. So why was she now in foster care and living with me? It didn't make sense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book!

    • By annnamarie bailey on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • My Dad's a Policeman

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The second novel and first quick-listen title from Sunday Times and New York Times best-selling author Cathy Glass. My Dad's a Policeman is a dramatic and engaging story of a young boy with an alcoholic mother. Lonely, bullied and desperate for a life of happiness and security he tells everyone he meets his dad's a policeman. Fast paced and compelling, this short story from Cathy Glass follows the experiences of a Ryan, a small and lonely 12-year-old boy who struggles to fit in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful book as always

    • By gina on 01-16-18

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Can I Let You Go?

    • A Heartbreaking True Story of Love, Loss and Moving On
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 43

    An Impossible Decision is the true story of Faye, a wonderful young woman who may never be able to parent her unborn child. Faye is 24 and pregnant and has learning difficulties as a result of her mother's alcoholism. Faye is gentle, childlike and vulnerable and normally lives with her grandparents, both of whom have mobility problems. Cathy and her children welcome Faye into their home and hearts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing

    • By Rachael and Max on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $13.85

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    • Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
    • By: Anna Funder
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police could become a museum literally overnight, and one in 50 East Germans were informing on their fellow citizens, there are thousands of captivating stories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Important book

    • By Jane on 01-27-10
    • Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
    • By: Anna Funder
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 11-23-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 310 ratings

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Cut: The true story of an abandoned, abused little girl who was desperate to be part of a family

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    In her new book, the Sunday Times and New York Times best-selling author of Damaged tells the story of the Dawn, a sweet and seemingly well-balanced girl whose outward appearance masks a traumatic childhood of suffering at the hands of the very people who should have cared for her. Dawn was the first girl Cathy Glass ever fostered. Sweet and seemingly well balanced girl, Dawn's outward appearance masked a traumatic childhood so awful, that even she could not remember it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorites by Cathy Glass

    • By Lauraji on 03-27-15

    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 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Born in a prison and removed from his drug-dependent mother, rejection is all that 7-year-old Alex knows. When Cathy is asked to foster little Alex, aged seven, her immediate reaction is: Why can't he stay with his present carers for the last month? He's already had many moves since coming into care as a toddler and he'll only be with her a short while before he goes to live with his permanent adoptive family. But the present carers are expecting a baby and the foster mother isn't coping, so Alex goes to live with Cathy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent read

    • By Randi shelton on 02-28-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Child Bride

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 84

    Cathy Glass, international best-selling author, tells the shocking story of Zeena, a young Asian girl desperate to escape from her family. When 14-year-old Zeena begs to be taken into care with a non-Asian family, she is clearly petrified. But of what?Placed in the home of experienced foster carer Cathy and her family, Zeena gradually settles into her new life, but misses her little brothers and sisters terribly.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart wrenching story

    • By LaughingSun on 05-06-17

    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 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 60

    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. Alice, aged four, is snatched by her mother the day she is due to arrive at Cathy's house. Drug-dependent and mentally ill, but desperate to keep hold of her daughter, Alice's mother snatches her from her parents' house and disappears.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart Wrenching!

    • By Gloria Burkhart on 03-23-16

    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: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 98

    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. As the details of his short life emerge, it becomes clear that to help him, Cathy will face her biggest challenge yet. The latest title from the author of Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Damaged. Reece is the last of six siblings to be fostered. Having been in care for four months his aggressive and disruptive behaviour has seen him passed from carer to carer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fab book

    • By Munchie on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Cruel to Be Kind

    • Saying No Can Save a Child's Life
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: DeNica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 81

    Cruel to Be Kind is the true story of Max, age six. He is fostered by Cathy while his mother is in hospital with complications from type 2 diabetes. Fostering Max gets off to a bad start when his mother, Caz, complains and threatens Cathy even before Max has moved in. Cathy and her family are shocked when they first meet Max. But his social worker isn't the only one in denial; his whole family are, too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A++

    • By Joy on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Where Has Mummy Gone?

    • A Young Girl and a Mother Who No Longer Knows Her
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Cathy is told about Melody’s terrible childhood, she is sure she’s heard it all before. But it isn’t long before she feels there is more going on than she or the social services are aware of. Although Melody is angry at having to leave her mother, she also worries about her obsessively - far more than is usual. Amanda, Melody’s mother, is also angry and takes it out on Cathy at contact, which again is something Cathy has experienced before. When Amanda misses contact, it is assumed she has forgotten, but nothing could have been further from the truth.

    Regular price: $14.18

    • Run, Mummy, Run

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    From the author of Sunday Times and New York Times best seller Damaged, the gripping story of a woman caught in a horrific cycle of abuse - and the desperate lengths she must go to in order to escape. When Aisha spots an ad for a 'personal introductory service for professionals' in the newspaper, she could never have guessed it would lead to such a perfect marriage. But you should be careful what you wish for.... Mark is sorry the first time he hits Aisha.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Daddy's Little Princess

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    Beth is a sweet-natured child who appears to have been well looked after. But it isn't long before Cathy begins to have concerns that the relationship between Beth and her father is not as it should be. Little Beth, aged 7, has been brought up by her father Derek after her mother left when she was a toddler. When Derek is suddenly admitted to hospital with psychiatric problems, Beth is taken into care and arrives at Cathy's.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Particularly addicting.

    • By Lauraji on 05-01-15

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Please Don't Take My Baby

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 56

    "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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story

    • By Munchie on 06-23-15

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Second Husband

    • By: Louise Candlish
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    When her ten-year marriage to Alistair ends with his infidelity, Kate Easton vows she will not make the same mistake twice. She will never put herself - or her two children - through a relationship again. Then Alistair announces that his new wife is pregnant and he intends to cut his financial support to Kate. To keep her home she must divide it up and make way for a lodger. Enter Davis Calder, a glamorous and charismatic tutor with a failed marriage of his own behind him.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Painful. Not fun.

    • By richard/sharon on 09-27-12

    Regular price: $20.65

    • True Horror Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    A girl murders her own father and mother in cold blood. A whole village of people disappears without trace, and all anyone saw were strange lights in the sky. An Egyptian mummy, disturbed after thousands of years, leaves a trail of horrible disasters. Incredible? Impossible? Too awful to imagine? But someone, somewhere has sworn that each of these sinister stories is true...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling and Well Done

    • By Anne on 07-28-12

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Hidden

    • Betrayed, Exploited and Forgotten - How One Boy Overcame the Odds
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    From the author of Number One bestseller Damaged comes the poignant and shocking memoir of Cathy's recent relationship with Tayo, a young boy she fosters whose good behaviour and polite manners hide a terrible past. Tayo arrives at Cathy's with only the clothes he stands up in. He has been brought to her by the police, but he is calm, polite, and very well spoken, and not at all like the children she normally fosters. The social worker gives Cathy the forms which should contain Tayo's history, but apart from his name and age, it is blank.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the happiest stories I've read in a long time

    • By Randi shelton on 05-03-16
    • Betrayed, Exploited and Forgotten - How One Boy Overcame the Odds
    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 07-24-14
    • 5 out of 5 stars 81 ratings

    Regular price: $16.77

    • The Night the Angels Came

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 57

    A new memoir from Sunday Times and New York Times best-selling author Cathy Glass. When Cathy receives a call about a terminally ill widower terrified of leaving his son all alone in the world, she is wracked with sadness and indecision. Can she risk exposing her own young children to a little boy on the brink of bereavement? Eight-year-old Michael is part of a family of two, but with his beloved father given only months to live and his mother having died when he was a toddler, he could soon become an orphan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • different heartbreak

    • By SushisArmy on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $16.77

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