A gritty, engrossing saga that will leave readers wanting more.
In south London, at the beginning of the twentieth century, poverty haunts young Mabel Court’s family. Mabel acts as a ‘little mother’ to her brothers and sisters. But her family loses the battle to stay respectable when tragic circumstances tear it apart. Mabel is thrown upon the dubious mercy of her grandmother, the sinister Mimi Court, who has her own dark secrets.