• Broken

  • A traumatised girl. Her troubled brother. Their shocking secret.
  • By: Rosie Lewis
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Gould
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-28-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.8 (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Nine-year-old Archie and his five-year-old sister, Bobbi, are taken into emergency police protective custody after an incident of domestic violence at their family home.
Rosie collects the children from their out-of-hours foster carer on New Year's Day and instantly recognises Archie from a domestic violence workshop she helped with. Rosie remembers that when asked what he enjoyed most about the course, Archie said, 'The biscuits'.
Social workers are concerned that Archie and Bobbi have been neglected. As Rosie gets to know the children, she begins to suspect that something far more disturbing lies in their past.
Archie, jovial and polite, bats away Rosie's attempts to talk to him about anything serious with witty one-liners and sophisticated distractions. Bobbi reacts violently, lashing out and throwing herself around. Rosie has never seen a child as young a Bobbi behaving so viciously, but it is Archie she is most concerned about as the weeks go by.
After a worrying incident at school, Archie tearfully discloses the truth - a shocking secret that has left him and his sister traumatised. Horrified at what she learns, Rosie is determined to help the young siblings find a forever home that will provide them with the love and care they deserve.
©2017 Rosie Lewis (P)2017 HarperCollins
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5 out of 5 stars
By linda chenapa on 07-11-18

a must read

A wonderful story, well wriyand week read. A must read but make sure you have tissues ready!

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3 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 01-03-18

Good but not great

I love Rosie's writing, but the ending of this book felt incredibly rushed. One minute everything hangs precariously in the balance, the next it's a happy ending for all involved. It was the first time one of her books disappointed me.

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