Count to Ten (Old Version)
(Note: This book is an old/unedited version. I have posted the newer/better version already. It makes more sense and flows nicer than this version. So please, don't read this one and go to the other one, I'm honestly embarrassed about this version.)
'My life... has been defined by mistakes... Wrong decisions. Wrong choices.' -- Sarah Baker.
Once you realize your life will never go back to the way things used to be, the sooner you're able to move on. Sarah Baker learns this earlier than anyone should have to. At eight years old her parents are taken from her, suddenly and unfairly, leaving her with the guilt and mistakes that took place that day. Now, nine years later she's gone through poverty, neglect and abuse all provided by her grandmother, Sarah has become cold and heartless knowing life gives you nothing but bad hands and hoping for the right one is a waste of time. But one day everything changes for her. She is brought into the life that she once had a glimpse of. An old family friend takes her in and gives her the opportunity for her to hope for a normal life. Thinking she can relax from the craziness that is her life her thoughts are thrown back in her face as she learns, on the plane ride to a small town called Cloverdale that she will no longer be an only child. No, she will be there including her new adoptive brothers, all nine of them. Ten kids in the house; there's bound to be lies, danger, love and secrets. But out of all of this, is it possible for Sarah to know what a family is again? Or will her past come back to haunt her?
'Fate made them family. Love made them more...'