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True Life Stories: My Past Shadows of Fear

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Where is Lucy Pocklington?

This was the question in the hearts and on the lips of those closest to her. For over 20 years, Lucy was missing and presumed dead, having vanished without a trace after being kicked out of her home by her father at the tender age of fifteen.

Like so many people in our world, Lucy has a story - hers is simply different from what one would expect. W
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Kindle Edition, 358 pages
Published December 22nd 2012 by Prose Publishing (first published November 21st 2012)
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Lynda Kelly
Aug 09, 2013 Lynda Kelly rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I packed this in at 26%. I found it all a little too embellished and contrived for a true life story.
You were led to believe in the synopsis that Lucy ran away from home aged 15 but she didn't really. Her father told her to leave and she did but went off with her boyfriend of the time.
I got a little bored reading of her father's Canadian adventures. It went on a bit and I almost packed it in. She also said her father had never given her respect since she was a toddler. I find that a strange rema
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Holly
Sep 11, 2013 Holly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting read. A bit of a charmed life for a runaway, am guessing she had more troubles than she wrote about. Glad she had such a good ending
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Loved it. was not hard to get involved in Lucy's life. Truly amazing fight for survival.
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A very interesting read about this lady's life. A bit long-winded in places, but enjoyable.
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I just could not get into this book. Only read about 13%. Perhaps later on I mite try it again.
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Lucy Ann Boutaleb lives with her husband Bob in Kent, England. Lucy was prompted to write this book "My Past Shadows of Fear" - Missing Presumed Dead by the sheer worldwide interest in her story that was reported by the world media, including television, radio and newspapers; but what started pen-to-paper, was when a major International features agency approached her, expressing a keen interest in ...more
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