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The second novel, and first quick read title, from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling 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. In an attempt to make friends, and discourage the school bullies from picking on him, Ryan tells his peers that his dad is a policeman. When the police actually turn up on Ryan's doorstep, to take him away from his alcoholic mother and put him in care, his life crumbles. It's not long before Ryan has run away, taking a long bus ride back across the city, desperate to get back to the inner-city life he knows. Keeping a low profile, and sneaking in to his best friend's house late a night for shelter, he soon discovers that he's not the only one who appears to be stretching the truth about the happiness of his home life.

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My Dad’s a Policeman
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My Dads A Policeman
April 10th, 2015
Again, this book i have thoroughly enjoyed by the Author. Straight to thr point, emotional & truthful as always. If you have never read any of these books before. They really are worth it.
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My dad's a policeman
October 25th, 2014
Nice bed time read
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Great read
August 20th, 2014
This book had me gripped striaght from the start couldnt put it down a excellent gripping story :) :)
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Touching story
January 25th, 2014
Gave an incite into workings of a young boy and how he explains his life events and protects his younger brother.
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January 22nd, 2014
Really good book. It was nice to know the little boy found a loving home in the end.
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My dads a policeman
January 6th, 2014
My type of book enjoyed it
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My dad is a policeman.
November 22nd, 2013
Short story but a happy ending for Ryan and Tommy non the less.
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Beautifully written!!
October 30th, 2013
Amazingly written; love how you can get read further updates!
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June 26th, 2013
Its nice to know there are nice ppl in the world
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