1930's London - A backstreet saga full of hopes, dreams and the fight for survival. Perfect for the fans of Rosie Clarke and Lindsey Hutchinson.
Work at Price's Candle Factory in Battersea is tedious for intelligent, seventeen-year-old Hillie Hardwick, but she knows she is lucky to have a job at all.
Her home life is no better, as she constantly battles with her exacting and bullying father in order to protect her mother and five younger siblings from his abuse.
Her only solace is her loving relationship with the chaotic Parker family and her best friend, Gert Parker.
When matters violently escalate for Hillie, smitten Jack-the-Lad Jimmy Baxter seems her only salvation.
But could this be the biggest mistake of her life, and should she be looking for protection nearer home?
A story that crackles with unease where courage and friendship are the only hope.
What readers are saying:
'This is a great saga that packs so much emotion and passion into it that you are swept away' Dash Fan Book Reviews.
'This is a wonderful saga... In my opinion, this is her best book yet. I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending this one as a truly great read' Good 'N Ready.
'I really enjoyed this book, it has some great characters and I loved the setting!' Donna's Book Blog.
'For me it was a fast read, really well written storyline with characters you get invested in' Holly Senecal, NetGalley.