A powerful story about the bond of sisterhood and how it can triumph against any adversity, from the Sunday Times bestselling author Val Wood. Hull, 1852. Matty has had to care for her three younger sisters ever since their mother's death ten years ago.
She and the girls' beloved father have worked hard to keep the family together and now it's time to celebrate as Matty turns eighteen.
But their joy is short-lived when tragedy suddenly strikes and their father disappears on his way to London.
The sisters have no way of knowing what has happened to him - only that he hasn't returned home.
With little money left they're now forced to battle life's misfortunes alone...