Run, Mummy, Run

Run, Mummy, Run

By Cathy Glass

  • Release Date : 2011-04-14
  • Genre : Short Stories
  • FIle Size : 2.48 MB
Score: 4.5
From 94 Ratings
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Run, Mummy, Run From the author of Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Damaged, the gripping story of a woman caught in a horrific cycle of abuse - and the desperate lengths she must go to, to escape.

When Aisha spots an ad for a 'personal introductory service for professionals' in the newspaper, she could never have guessed it would lead to such a perfect marriage. But you should be careful what you wish for…

Mark is sorry the first time he hits Aisha. His tears make her all the more determined to be a better wife; not to let herself down again. But however hard Aisha tries, she can't live up to Mark's impossible expectations – or escape his terrifying, violent temper. Soon she is trapped in a cycle of horrific abuse and imprisonment. And with two young children to protect, Aisha must draw on what strength she has left to find an escape.

What follows is something so devastating it plunges Aisha into her darkest days yet. Is the price she must pay for freedom too high?


Reviews for Damaged

'Cannot fail to move those who read it.' Adoption-net

'Heartbreaking.' The Mirror

'A truly harrowing read that made me cry.' The Sun

'A true tale of hope. ****.' OK!

'Foster carers rarely get the praise they deserve, but Cathy Glass's book should change all that.****' First Magazine

'A hugely touching and emotional true tale.' Star Magazine

About the author

Cathy has been a foster carer for over 20 years, during which time she has looked after more than 70 children, of all ages and backgrounds. Cathy runs training courses on fostering for her local Social Services, and helps draft new fostering procedures and guidelines. She has three teenage children of her own; one of whom was adopted after a long-term foster placement. The name Cathy Glass is a pseudonym.


  • younger generation opinions

    By trinaa'chloee
    so this was the first book I ever properly read. It was amazing, has so much emotional impact on your lives definetly worth a read☺️
  • Good read

    By Bobobeck
    Enjoyed the book but thought it was true so disapointed it wasnt !! Prefer cathys other books about fostering.
  • Unexpected

    By CherryCola86
    Not what I expected from Cathy Glass, being used to her usual styles. However, this novel is just as gripping as her other books. I couldn't put it down until I knew Aisha's fate.
  • Run mummy run cathy glass

    By Suckley85
    As always, very good read!!
  • Gripping story

    By Jenw09
    Another great read from cathy glass very gripping story must read :)
  • Heart felt story

    By nicola snelgrove
    Very sad story with a lovely ending, I really hope if people are in the same situation or similar it helps them speak out and know they are not alone :-)
  • Very good book

    By Steffy-1
    Very much enjoyed this book. Thought it might have had a better more happier ending but it was still good. Well worth reading!
  • I didn't understand

    By Rach2k36
    Cathy glass has always wrote her books on children that she has fostered and about her family , but this book isn't anything to do with that, it's a good book , but wasn't her normal book :-/
  • Hooked on Cathy Glass x

    By Poppylolli97
  • Run, mummy, run

    By Dollipops
    Not cathy's usual foster children stories, but a real page turner and you really feel for the main character! Highly recommend