Detective Sergeant Harry Keeble's bestselling books, Baby X and Little Victim described
his early years in Hackney's Child Protection Unit, as he battled to get to grips
with cases of horrific child abuse.
In Hurting Too Much, a more experienced Harry relates a series of extraordinary cases
he encountered with Ella, a young and newly qualified social worker. Together, Harry
and Ella face the violence of forced marriage, the horror of maternal incest and
the cruelty of child slavery.
As the unrelenting caseload threatens to push the inexperienced Ella over the edge,
Harry uncovers one of the most shocking cases of child abuse he's ever witnessed,
forcing the duo to tread new ground in the search for justice.
Harry's searing account reveals why working in Child Protection has never been so
tough. It also shows why, despite the fact that so many courageous people are ready
and willing to meet impossible challenges, we are still unable to reach all of the
children who so desperately need our help.