As a child Sarah Brown was abandoned and grew up in a Sunderland orphanage run by a cruel matron. Sarah goes to London to enter service but her new master is a rapist and terrible violence ensues. She is driven to unravel the mysteries of her past.
'Catherine Cookson fans will enjoy discovering a new author who writes in a similar vein' Home and Family
'If you like gritty, rags-to-riches Northern sagas, you'll enjoy this' Family Circle
'Displaying an uncanny ability to spin a good yarn' Sunderland Echo