After her mother dies, Livvie Bone knows it's down to her to support her family and protect her younger siblings from their drunken father. But life in Wood Green in 1913 is hard and full of danger, and one night she needs protection herself. When the mysterious Joe Hunter steps in to help her, Livvie can't help but be drawn to him in spite of his unsavoury reputation. Then Livvie is offered the chance to work at the Barratt's Sweet Factory. Suddenly she has a chance to better herself - and to offer her family a way out
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Olivia had turned her back on the factory and shifted to one side, out of sight of the men loading up the boxes of sweets. She knew her father didn't like his kids anywhere near the factory, in case they were asked questions about him. But she had questions about him and she wished she could find the words to ask them because not knowing was driving her mad.
'Looking for work?'
Olivia's fierce concentration was rudely interrupted. She whipped about, gazing up into a handsome face set with a pair of dark blue eyes.
Praise for Kay Brellend:
'A compelling wartime drama' Lovereading.co.uk
'Her descriptions of the area [and] the feelings of her characters really transport you back in time . . . I felt as if I was a part of the story' Book Addicts Shaun
[could the design on the cover wrap around on the back please so that the bottom half of this back cover is covered by the street illustration?]