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Mummy Knew: A terrifying step-father. A mother who refused to listen. A little girl desperate to escape.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2011

    painful life

    This book was at times hard to read. The writer does a good job of thoroughly explaining without being terribly graphic. This is one of the few books of this type I've read where the writer actually pressed charges on her attacker....what a courageous thing to do!!

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    The book started off really well and I truly felt sick and asham

    The book started off really well and I truly felt sick and ashamed that her own mother could treat and do what she did to her, allowing her to be abused by this despicable man. The mother is to be blamed for everything. A mother's love for a child is unconditional. My heart went out to her especially after everyone left her on her own. Shameful!!! In my view I would have loved to hear a little more about her survival after escaping the disgusting family life she led and getting onto the path of recovery. The author should be proud of herself for being a brave and wonderful mum to her children. Although this book is difficult to read because it challenges all sensibilities, and I certainly understand how some just cannot stomach the terror, I am happy I read it. With all she endured, she made it out of the dark and into the light. It says a lot about the human spirit and what it can survive. She is a survivor. And may something so terrible never happen to another single child.  The contempt and hatred I feel for her mother is as strong as that which I feel for her step-father. How a mother could allow that to happen to her own child, is the question that kept coming back to me as I read, and again after I finished the book. As a mother of three myself, I would gladly give up my own life to save any of my children. This "mother" put her baby in the line of fire every day. How a monster can abuse a child endlessly for years and never get caught is absolutely beyond my comprehension. I struggled reading all of the details, but as one reviewer wrote, no abuser is going to censor his words or actions. Lisa was telling her story, in all of its gruesome detail.   

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    Got more than I expected

    Wonderful book, the author does a stupendous job of creating imagery. This is one of those books you could have read 10 years ago and still remember how moving it was today.

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 21, 2014

    This is the saddest and most diturbing of all the books about ab

    This is the saddest and most diturbing of all the books about abuse that I have read yet. People like this should not be allowed to have children......period!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2014

    Very interesting whole way through

    My heart breaks to think of the things that happened to lisa. I hope she finds peace.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2013

    Wow

    VERY hard to read. I am almost done. Sure hopin her mother & step father got punished. Will make me reading it worth it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 11, 2012

    Is this a innaproprate book

    Does this book contain any sexual content?

    1 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2014

    Wow

    Absolutely terrifying to realize the evil of some people

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2014

    Good

    Enjoyed it. Incredibly sad but well written and engaging.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2014

    Really ina pro pro

    This book is very inapro pro and i do not recomend it to kids under, like 12 years old!!!!! But is is a very addicting story and the end is only good because she got to be free in the end! I hate ho mean and terrible her parents are! But i would hate to know that this would actually happen to a little girl over the course of years. . . I put one tar becausvit broke my heart and it was too descriptive!

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2013

    Anonymous december 29,2013

    This book is very good and I love how lisa finally got justice!! At times this book was be so unimaginary that I couldn't believe that it was happening! But over all a wonderful book!:)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    Ko

    Father died

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2013

    Mummy knew

    Mummy knew is about a 4-yearold girl lisa who lived with her nanny.One day while Lisa is at daycare the nanny falls and is rushed to the hospital.The nanny is unable to watch Lisa,so Lisa has to go live with her mom.Her mom doesn't really like her .Lisa shares a room with her older brother.Lisa also has two teenage sisters who share a room.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    ?...

    What did the father do

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2012

    !

    It is so scary,to think that ould happen to a child

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2012

    Good book

    It was kind of innapropriate but very good

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted September 24, 2011

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    Posted March 7, 2012

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    Posted February 8, 2013

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