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A MURDER OF CROWSBY SONJA LOUISE HALLA original story written in two distinctive parts, with part one being the true story of the authors childhood and events.A family are in transit, living in temporary accommodation while waiting to be housed onMoreA MURDER OF CROWSBY SONJA LOUISE HALLA original story written in two distinctive parts, with part one being the true story of the authors childhood and events.A family are in transit, living in temporary accommodation while waiting to be housed on one of the new council estates being developed in the seventies, in the counties that surround the city.Sarah Higgins, seven years old, lies in the family room of a low budget Bed & Breakfast in inner city London when she is sexually assaulted for the first time by her mothers new husband while her mother-a matron- works a night shift at a hospital and her ten year old brother sleeps. Shortly afterwards they are allocated a house in Cambridgeshire and although glad to have left the harsh school and squalid B & B she must endure the assaults for another four years.During that time, Sarah forms her own opinions on how justice should be served, by other things that affect her own formative years, when she meets another pervert, deals with school life and isconfronted by the cruel randomness of life and death when a tragic plane crash, that narrowly misses her house, crushes three tiny children (An actual event ).Sarah finds herself enjoying a short spell of happiness before her life is turned upside down and she is ripped from everything she knows and loves.She left a girl. She came back as a woman. A new woman, who begins her mission to settle the score but complictes things by falling in love.Sarahs vision of a confrontation that should end in the murder of her abuser is complicated by her feelings of guilt over deceiving the guy she loves and his love for the unsuspecting stepfather who, she is determined to exact her revenge on.Cruelty, violence and trauma continue to be the order of the stepfathers way of life and he doesnt intend that to change, not for anyone.