A Long Way From Home by Cathy Glass

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Inspirational foster carer Cathy Glass is back with her latest heartbreaking true story. This shocking and moving account reveals the extreme highs and lows of the process of adoption, through the eyes of an experienced foster carer who has been called in to help.

How many heartbreaks can a little girl take?

British couple Elaine and Ian are desperately hoping to start a family of their own, and they travel half way around the world to meet little Anna, who was abandoned by her birth parents and left alone in a neglected orphanage.

But what they find at the orphanage is truly devastating…

Can little Anna find a happy home with Elaine and Ian? And why has Cathy been asked to step in and help?

We have 5 packs of 10 reading group copies to giveaway. Once you’ve read it, please do tweet us @HarperNonFic or Cathy herself @CathyGlassUK #ALongWayFromHome


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