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Forces at Work is Social work fiction set in the northern town of Moorton where deprivation is rife and community life is being infiltrated by drug gangs.

Paige

Paige's social work training didn't prepare her for the caseload she was soon to manage. More...

Ruth

Under-resourced and over-worked, Ruth's role as a child protection investigator was a daily challenge. More

Clynton

Even Clynton didn't know his true heritage and when he found out, it changed things forever. More...

Darryl

Darryl first appeared to be a victim of circumstances, but what is his true story? More...

Jaxon

Jaxon's sudden admission to foster care exposed him to serious dangers. More...

Colton

Colton's recreational drug use suddenly became more sinister when he was recruited as a county lines dealer. More...

Casper

After leaving care and becoming homeless, Casper's life went into a downward spiral taking down those around him. More...

Barbara

Managing a child care team presented Barbara with a daily challenge of upholding social work values and ethics. More...