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  • Billy's Story

  • Thrown Away Children, Book 6
  • By: Louise Allen
  • Narrated by: Melanie Crawley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)

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Billy's Story

By: Louise Allen
Narrated by: Melanie Crawley
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Summary

From the bestselling author of the Thrown Away Children series comes another heartbreaking story of life in foster care.

Louise has trouble on her hands from the first moment that 5-year-old Billy Blackthorn comes to stay. He is one of more than 20 children taken into care from a single family, and erupts into the Allen household with a volatility that is frightening and disturbing in equal measure. It is only as Louise begins to uncover the secrets of Billy's dark past that she begins to understand what made his family 'untouchable'.

©2022 Louise Allen (P)2022 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Great author

Listened to all of her books, really admire Louise for all her hard work helping these children.

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Another heartbreaking story

1st of all I would like to thank Louise for her open and fresh honesty of her books . This book gets truly harrowing so please dig deep before you delve in to this exceptional true story about monsters than live among us . No wonder some people become loners thank you to all who helped the children caught up in breeding farm . I hope they got justice but knowing our system probably not. There should definitely be some form of therapy for Foster carers who have to live and try to help these children through this evil and not just left till next child arrives god bless you Louise and Lloyd and family and all the other families like yours . You are amazing people l.

The narrator was fantastic as usual thank you

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  • Terri
  • 10-12-22

No spoilers

Okay so I want to say such a good book because it is but it is a dark. I’ve listened to all the well known foster carers like Cathy Glass and etc and honestly this is the craziest story I’ve ever read about a child background. Louise is so hilarious though with her sarcasm and sassy commentary.

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  • Jeff Smith
  • 10-12-22

thank you for sharing

help to inspire and remind me why we support and nurture all children. hope

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  • Denise Szopinski
  • 25-11-22

Very difficult to follow

Very difficult to follow therefore hard to stay interested. I have like most of the others so hopefully this is just a week one.