When Bonnie runs away from home she leaves her mother Grace and sister Rita heartbroken.
Each of their lives are in turmoil but their love for each other will see them through the most troubled of times.
Worthing, 1947 Widowed Grace Roberts comes home from her factory job one day to find that her eldest daughter Bonnie has run away to London.
Utterly distraught she has no choice but to carry on with her life, struggling to make ends meet for her and youngest daughter Rita.
Her boss, Norris Finley is a powerful and calculating man.
He promises to assist Grace, but his help will come at a hefty price...Pregnant Bonnie arrives in London eager to be reunited with George so they can begin their new life together.
But while she waits anxiously on the platform at Victoria station, he never turns up.
Unable to return home as she can't bear the thought of bringing shame to her family, she is left to fend for herself and her unborn baby.
Disturbed by the apparent relationship between her mother and Norris, Rita flees home and meets Emilio who she marries.
Yet Emilio is guarding a deep secret and when Rita uncovers the truth, she is left heartbroken. Caught in the very worst of times and separated from one another, can the strong bond of family love eventually bring Grace, Bonnie and Rita back together again?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 12/04/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781847562685