By Casey Watson
Bestselling writer and instructor Casey Watson stocks the frightening actual tale of Kiera Bentley, a 12-year-old woman with a deeply surprising mystery she’s too younger to even understand.
When Casey first meets Kiera, a small mild lady who’s simply lashed out at a fellow student in meeting, she instantly senses something’s improper. whatever in Kiera’s eyes signals Casey that this can be an “old head on younger shoulders”, and with Kiera’s consistent tiredness and self-soothing behavior of pulling her hair out, she follows her intuition and takes Kiera less than her wing.
At first the reply turns out easy sufficient; Kiera’s mom and dad aren’t jointly they usually don’t get on, which makes existence demanding for Kiera as she’s so with reference to her dad. yet because the weeks roll on, Casey starts off to appreciate that there’s anything a lot darker occurring in the back of closed doorways. And while she ultimately learns the reality, she’s terrified she won’t be ready to retailer Kiera from it.
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A Stolen Childhood: A Dark Past, a Terrible Secret, a Girl Without a Future by Casey Watson